Mad Dogs

Mad Dogs/AMAZON STUDIOS/2015-2016 (Dwarfism)

The Cat (Mark Povinelli), a dwarf hitman/assassin who wears a cat head in the commission of his crimes.


Born August 9, 1971), Mark Povinelli stands 3’ 9½” and weighs 75 pounds. His dwarfism (spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenita (SEDc) is a result of skeletal dysplasia which causes a mutation in the COL2A1 (type II collagen) gene.

Povinelli is a member of Little People of America, an organization that promotes awareness, advocacy and medical assistance for individuals with forms of dwarfism.

Mark is also affiliated with Willow Management, a dwarf acting agency based in the UK, looks after almost 250 clients across the world. Run by Peter Burroughs and Warwick  the agency arranges auditions for their clients and protects them from being exploited.

When not acting or doing occasional stunt work, Mark lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.


NOTE: The Amazon Studios MAD DOGS series is an American adaptation of Cris Cole’s UK TV series of the same name that aired on SKY-1 from 2011-2013.

Set in Belize, a group of longtime, forty-something friends—a mixture of single, married and recently divorced – reunite to celebrate Milo’s (Billy Zane) retirement. After things take a bad turn, secrets come out, and resentment festers among them.


The Menacing Dwarf Hit Man (Tomas Pozzi) in British Version

SeeMad Dogs Trailer – American VersionMad Dogs Trailer – British Version


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