Marvin is an accomplished actor, acting teacher, director and musician whose honors include a Drama-Logue Award for Best Actor in a Stage Production. He has taught acting at ACT, Berkeley Rep, the Academy of Art University and Voice One in San Francisco, among others. A graduate of Brown University in English literature, Marvin received his M.F.A. in theater from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. He has performed in regional theater, voice-over, television and film. As a musician, he has led and joined jazz and blues bands at clubs, festivals and concerts throughout the United States. His past jobs have included bartender, New York City taxi driver and coal miner.