Isham, Mark Joseph

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Isham, Mark Joseph Gender: M
born on 21 December 1964 at 23:50 (= 11:50 PM )
Place Montpelier, Vermont, 44n16, 72w35
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 00°23' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 13°49 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 00°32'


American filmmaker known as the writer, producer and director of the 1998 short film The Cowboy and The Ballerina which won numerous international film festival awards and was acquired by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City for its permanent film and video collection.

He was also a competitive bodybuilder, who won the Mr. Arizona title in 1990. He ran his own business working as a private bodybuilding coach and personal fitness trainer.

Isham had bipolar disorder. He died on his 50th birthday, 21 December 2014, at 5 PM, by self-inflicted gunshot wound at the Papago State Park Amphitheatre in Phoenix, Arizona where one of his favourite scenes in The Cowboy and The Ballerina was filmed.


  • Death by Suicide 21 December 2014 (Gunshot wound, age 50)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file.


  • Traits : Body : Body builder
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Bi-Polar Disorder
  • Personal : Death : Suicide
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Personal Trainer
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award