Arthur Ronald Marks (August 2, 1927 – November 13, 2019) was an American movie and television director, writer, and producer. He was best known for his work in the blaxploitation genre. He was born in Los Angeles, California
His best known movies are Bonnie's Kids, Detroit 9000, Friday Foster, Bucktown, The Monkey Hu$tle and J. D.'s Revenge. He also directed and produced many episodes of the American legal drama Perry Mason, as well as episodes of Starsky & Hutch, Mannix, I Spy, My Friend Tony ,The Dukes of Hazzard", Steve Canyon , and Young Daniel Boone.
Marks died on November 13, 2019 in Los Angeles at the age of 92.