Mark Salling Biography
Birthday: August 17, 1982 (Leo)
Born In: Dallas, Texas
Mark Wayne Salling was an American actor, singer and musician. He was best known for his role of a musically-inclined football player, ‘Noah ‘Puck’ Puckerman,’ in the TV series ‘Glee.’ He was born and raised in Dallas, US, in a strict Christian family. He was interested in music from early childhood and played piano as well as wrote songs. Initially he worked as a child artist in a few films, and then moved to California where he joined the ‘Los Angeles Music Academy’ in Pasadena. With the stage name ‘Jericho,’ he recorded his own songs and released a solo album ‘Smoke Signals’ in 2008. Later he got a regular role of ‘Noah ‘Puck’ Puckerman’ in the ‘Fox TV’ series ‘Glee.’ The successful series brought him recognition, but after 5 seasons his role was changed from a regular one to a guest star. In 2010, he released his second album, ‘Pipe dreams’ under his own label, ‘Pipe Dreams Records.’ In 2013, he was charged with sexual battery, but he settled the case out of court. He was arrested in 2015 for possession of thousands of illegal images of child pornography. He pleaded guilty, but weeks before sentencing, he died due to asphyxia by hanging.