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Amy's big brother Mark back treading the boards

HE'S just back from shooting upcoming biopic Noble In Vietnam.

And now Amy Huberman's elder brother Mark is treading the boards at the Gate Theatre.

The 36-year-old will star in Wayne Jordan's upcoming production of Henrik Ibsen's play An Enemy Of The People.

Mark will play the part of Billing – a rookie newshound working hard to make it to the top.

In the rehearsal shots, Mark is seen sitting at a typewriter and arguing with his co-stars.



A love of all things theatrical must run in the Huberman household – both Mark and Amy have well-established acting careers. Amy was the lead actress in Comedy central series Threesome, while Mark starred in acclaimed US production Band Of Brothers. And they've both appeared in Chris O'Dowd's Moone Boy.

Mark has landed some pretty impressive film and TV gigs; he starred in Samantha Mumba's horror flick Boy Eats Girl, has a role in Lenny Abrahamson's comedy Frank and shares the screen with budding ingenue Missy Keating in The Sea.

An Enemy Of The People opens on May 28.

"This is my first play in a long, long time and I've found rehearsals an adjustment," he said.

But The Gate is delighted to have Mark on board.

"We're incredibly excited about the production," a spokesperson for the theatre said. "It's going to be a great show."

Last year, Wayne Jordan directed sell-out Abbey show Alice In Funderland.

"Wayne is incredibly passionate and we're very excited to have his work on The Gate stage," the spokesperson added.