Edit Mark Del Negro is the son of Michael (an Accountant/Businessman) and Florence "Cookie" (an Artist/Photographer) Del Negro, he is the youngest of four children. Born in Springfield, MA, attended private Catholic Schools in Springfield, MA until moving to nearby Agawam, MA situated on the Massachusetts - Connecticut border. Earned a Bachelor's of Science Degree from Northeastern University in Boston, MA, and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from American International College in Springfield, MA. Served in the U.S. Army Reserve as a Quartermaster from 2000 - 2004 during Operation Iraqi Freedom and The Iraq War. Broke into the film industry by placing in the top 5% of the 2011 Nicholl Fellowship with his World War 2 Drama "The Road Back Home."