Mark & Alex broke up in june of 2008 - Mark Crisman still does music. Mark Crisman was the first half of Mark & Alex. He was born in California and is now living in Beverly hills. He is currently a UCLA student. He is 20 years old. music has always been his passion, which is one of the biggest reason why he's currently studying music history. He once recorded many demos, but decided not to do anything big with them.