Ames McNamara is a high schooler from Hoboken, New Jersey. He has been acting in local musical theater since age 5 and professionally since age 8. He stars as Mark Conner-Healy on "The Conners." When he's not acting, McNamara likes to direct his friends in short movies, go on hikes with his family, read fantasy novels, and play tennis and soccer. He's a huge Premier League and Formula 1 fan. Besides continuing to act and direct, McNamara hopes to work in environmental justice when he's older, and ultimately to become president.