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It’s truly remarkable that every generation seems to produce its own cult-like iconic character. Humphrey Bogart, James Dean, Marlon Brando—the list goes on. And now a name that’s on everyone’s lips is Gregory Sestero, the actor, model and author best known for his role as Mark in the 2003 cult movie The Room. He is the best friend of Tommy Wiseau’s character, Johnny. Sestero is also highly lauded for his 2013 memoirs, The Disaster Artist, which he wrote about his experience making The Room. Wiseau cut a deal with Sestero to have him replace the original actor for the movie if Sestero was able to raise funds to cover the cost of filming. The rest is movie-making history! Get the look of the cult-classic role with this Greg Sestero costume guide.
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Greg Sestero was born in Walnut Creek, California. Even at the tender age of 12, he had the ambition to write a sequel to the then-recently released 1990 film Home Alone, casting himself in the lead role. After submitting the screenplay to Hughes Productions, Sestero received a letter of commendation from film-maker John Hughes. Years later, during his junior year in high school, Sestero had stints modeling and working in Milan and Paris for designers such as Giorgio Armani and Gianfranco Ferre. He later enrolled in the American Conservatory in San Francisco to focus on a career in acting. Shortly after he met Tommy Wiseau.
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Greg Sestero Costume Tips & FAQs
Dive into the enigmatic and memorable world of Greg Sestero’s character, Mark, from “The Room” with our comprehensive costume guide FAQ. Perfect for fans looking to capture the essence of Mark’s iconic style, this guide answers your most pressing questions about replicating his distinct look.
Mark's outfit in "The Room" is famously casual yet iconic. It typically includes a dark-colored, unbuttoned shirt over a light-colored t-shirt, paired with comfortable jeans. The look is completed with simple, casual footwear like loafers or sneakers.
Mark is known for his medium-length, slightly messy hair. To emulate this, aim for a relaxed, tousled hairstyle. If your hair is naturally straight, consider using a bit of hair product to add texture and a slight wave.
While Mark's style is quite minimalist, he is occasionally seen wearing understated accessories like a simple wristwatch or a thin necklace. These can add a subtle touch to the costume without overpowering the casual feel.
Look for a dark-colored, preferably black or navy, button-down shirt that can be worn unbuttoned. Underneath, wear a plain, light-colored t-shirt, such as white or grey. The key is to keep it simple and casual, mirroring Mark's laid-back style.
Bringing Mark's character to life isn't just about the outfit; it's also about capturing his memorable dialogues. Some of his famous lines include: "Oh hi, Mark.," "It's not true! It's bullshit! I did not hit her. I did not.," "You are tearing me apart, Lisa!," "Anyway, how is your sex life?" and "It's over! It's not over! Everybody betrayed me! I fed up with this world!" These quotes are iconic and instantly recognizable to fans of "The Room", adding authenticity and a bit of fun to your portrayal of Mark.
About Greg Sestero
The Room got off to a less than desirable start when first released. It initially received negative reviews from movie audiences because of the relatively poor production values. However, The Room turned around pretty quickly and it soon became a cult classic with late-night screenings at theaters all over the United States. Audiences began showing up in wigs to look like their favorite characters even go as far as throwing footballs and plastic cutlery all over the theater! This was how insane the cult-like following had become. The movie was soon after released for viewing abroad and received even greater acclaim.
In October 2013 Sestero’s book, The Disaster Artist, was released and it won the award for Best Non-Fiction at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. That same year, Seth Rogen’s production company was given the rights to create a film adaptation of Greg Sestero’s book, The Disaster Artist. The film starred Dave Franco as Sestero and James Franco as Wiseau. The film won a Golden Globe.