Student, San Diego State University, 1960-1965.
Singer, drummer, The Strangers, Ravens, San Diego, 1958-1967; musical sound producer, Marino Brothers Records, San Diego, San Francisco, 1967-1975; film producer-director, Jim Marino Prodns., San Diego, 1975-1978; video and film producer-director, Jim Marino Prodns., San Diego, 1978-1982; owner, producer, director, Frontline Video & Film Inc., Delmar, California, since 1982; established, J.F.M. International Prodns., since 1996.
Son of Frank and Rose (Pugliese) M. Married Julie Ann Buchanan, May 30, 1963 (divorced 1975). Children: Marc James, Marcella Joann, Monette Jolene, Merrick Jon.
Married Barbara Jane Onyse, June 20, 1981.