Marc Singer was born January 29, 1948 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is the son of symphony conductor Jacques Singer and his pianist wife Leslie. His siblings also chose the arts as a profession: brother Gregory is a violinist, brother Claude is a writer, and sister Lori is an accomplished cellist and also an actress, perhaps best known for her roles in the TV series "Fame" and the movie "Footloose
". Marc is married to actress Haunani Minn ("Young Doctors in Love", "Alien Nation: Dark Horizon").