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Mark Locher (May 1, 1956 - January 7, 1994) was a thirteen year veteran of the Screen Actors Guild, where he became the national director of communications.

Mark Ross Locher, a native of Hollywood, graduated from Occidental College and earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from Northwestern University in 1980. He then joined the guild and in 1985 was named national communications director.

He also established the Screen Actors Guild Archives, a repository of photographs, papers and videotapes documenting the union's history.

He died on January 7, 1994, at Hollywood Community Hospital in Hollywood. He was 37 and lived in Los Angeles. The cause was AIDS, the performers' union said.

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  1. https://ew.com/article/1994/12/02/faces-aids-1994/
  2. https://variety.com/1994/scene/news/sag-names-medved-communications-chief-119556/
  3. https://www.nytimes.com/1994/01/13/obituaries/mark-r-locher-37-actors-guild-official.html