Actor Mark Proksch Is A Master Of The Mundane

By Karl Christenson | October 23, 2019


Photo courtesy of Mark Proksch

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If you’re a fan of “The Office,” “Better Call Saul,” or the comedy horror series, “What We Do in the Shadows,” you’ve probably seen Mark Proksch.

A native of Onalaska, Wisconsin, Proksch didn’t grow up dreaming of becoming an actor. His accidental career path began with his awkward appearances on local TV morning shows as the so-called yo-yo expert, Kenny “K-Strass” Strasser.

BONUS: To hear the full conversation with Mark Proksch, check it out on WPR’s BETA. There, you can hear him talk about how his yo-yo videos went viral and landed him a role on The Office.

Karl Christenson

Karl Christenson

Karl Christenson is a producer at Wisconsin Public Radio. He enjoys taking his family on cross-country holiday road trips to theme parks and eating bologna sandwiches and parking in the last spot so he can get out of there first.

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