After participating in theater at a young age in his home state of Colorado, Mike C. Manning fell in love with performing and has been an actor and producer of film and television content ever since. On screen, Manning is most known for his role in Disney's "Cloud 9," on MTV's "Teen Wolf," and in the third installment of the blockbuster series "God's Not Dead." Manning is also seen in "M.F.A." starring Francesca Eastwood and Clifton Collins Jr., as the lead in Johnny Martin's horror film "Delirium," and Youtube's "Hidden Springs."
Up next, Manning has an assortment of projects including the highly anticipated Spike Lee / Barry Brown civil rights film "Son of the South," the WWII drama "D-Day," and Tyler Perry's "The Haves and the Have Nots." Additional credits include: "Hawaii Five-0" on CBS, "Major Crimes" on TNT, "Crash & Bernstein" on Disney XD, "Operation Cupcake" on The Hallmark Channel, and the Amazon series "Six Degrees of Separation." Manning also took to the stage opposite Rae Dawn Chong in "Climax" at the Santa Monica Playhouse, where his performance received rave reviews.
Behind the camera, Mike executive produced the Showtime documentary "Kidnapped for Christ" alongside Lance Bass and Tom DeSanto ("X-Men"), "Lost in America" featuring actresses Rosario Dawson, Halle Berry and Tiffany Haddish, Netflix Original "The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson" with Oscar-nominated director David France, the Tribeca comedy "Folk Hero & Funny Guy" with Wyatt Russell and Melanie Lynskey, and the SXSW award-winning film "Jinn."
Having lobbied Congress in Washington, D.C. before moving to Los Angeles, CA, Mike has worked with many non-profits throughout the country. He's on the board of Thirst Project, an ambassador for Boo2Bullying, and an actor for the Young Storytellers Foundation.
Height - 5'10"
Eye Color - Green
Hair Color - Brown