Mark Rietman became known to the general public for his roles in Oud Geld (for which he won two awards) and for his role in Vuurzee (for which he received an Academy Award in 2010).
He won the Louis d’Or, the annual prize for the most impressive male actor, for his role in the play Raak me aan(2005, Het Toneel Speelt). He was also nominated for four Louis d’Ors, for Strange Interlude (2003, Het Nationale Toneel), Het Wijde Land (2006, De Theatercompagnie), Ghetto (2009, Het Toneel Speelt) and Gekluisterd (2011, Het Nationale Toneel). For his role in De Revisor (2016, Het Nationale Toneel), Mark was nominated for the Arlecchino.
In recent years, Mark has appeared in HNT plays, such as The Nation and Amadeus. This season he is starring in Dangerous Liaisons (Bos Theaterproducties).
Mark can often be seen in films and TV series. Recently he has appeared in the Zuidas, Penoza, Bloody Marie and April, May and June.