Thomas Wayne Markle is an American retired television lighting director and director of photography.
He was awarded a Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award in 1975 for his work on the Made in Chicago television program. He also received two Daytime Emmy Awards in co-recipient for his work on General Hospital in 1982 and 2011.
In the 1970s, Markle was WTTW-TV Channel 11’s lighting director. He was awarded the Chicago / Midwest Emmy Award in 1975 for Outstanding Achievement in Individual Excellence: Non-Performers for his work in lighting design on the channel’s Made in Chicago show.
He was a television producer for the series Married… with Children and General Hospital. Not only that, but he was also responsible for lighting the 1984 Summer Olympics.
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Last month Mr Markle said he was planning to fly to the UK in June for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in the hope of seeing his estranged daughter and the grandchildren he has never met, Archie and Lilibet.
The Duchess of Sussex’s father, Thomas Markle, has been rushed to the hospital after suffering a stroke.
Paramedics were called, and he was taken by ambulance to Tijuana with oxygen. A mask tied around his face took him around 9.30 pm to a hospital across the border in Chula Vista, California.
His two oldest children, Meghan, who is also out of the conversation, are next to him. His 55-year-old son, Thomas Markle Jnr, now lives near his father, while his eldest daughter Samantha, who is currently 57 years, is flying from her home in Florida to her father.