Mark Meer is an Edmonton based actor, writer and improvisor. His totems are Jim Henson, John Cleese, Alan Moore, Doctor Doom, and Tom Waits.
Watch Mark Meer's improv skills in action, with this one take monologue, inspired by nothing more than a single prop handed to him right before the camera started rolling.
To delve further into the world of Mark's totem figures, watch the following video clips:
Tom Waits' most viewed performance on youtube
John Cleese talks about creativity
Jim Henson gives one of his last interviews
A guy with a geeky voice tells the story of Doctor Doom's origin.