Mike C. Manning is an actor and Emmy-nominated producer on film, television and stage. 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 "God's Not Dead" blockbuster series. Manning's TV credits include "Hawaii Five-0" on CBS, "Major Crimes" on TNT, "Crash & Bernstein" on Disney XD, Hallmark's "Operation Cupcake" and Tyler Perry's "The Haves and The Have Nots."
Manning first fell in love with acting at an early age doing stage productions of classic musicals like "Oliver!," "The Secret Garden," "Camelot" and others at his high school in Colorado. More recently, Manning took to the stage opposite Rae Dawn Chong in Lisa Phillips Visca's original play "Climax" at the Santa Monica Playhouse, where his performance received raved reviews. He later performed the lead role in Visca's "Raise Me Up" on the same stage.
Up next, Manning has an assortment of projects including the highly anticipated Barry Alexander Brown film "Son of the South", executive produced by Oscar-winner Spike Lee. Additional credits include a recurring role on the Emmy-winning series "The Bay," YouTube's "Hidden Springs," Johnny Martin's "Delirium," and the SXSW award-winning film "M.F.A." He is also a lead English voice in the Netflix worldwide hit "Money Heist" (La Casa de Papel) in addition to working on several other Netflix shows.
In 2015, the NY Post referred to Manning as "an up and coming producer to remember," and he's continued to produce content with some of the biggest names in Hollywood ever since. He began his producing career with the Showtime documentary "Kidnapped for Christ" alongside Lance Bass and Tom DeSanto ("Transformers"). Since then, Mike has been involved behind the camera on dozens of films including "Jinn" (Filmmaker Magazine's "50 Most Anticipated American Films of 2018"), the Netflix Original "The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson" with Oscar-nominated director David France, the Tribeca comedy "Folk Hero and Funny Guy," and "Lost in America,” featuring Halle Berry, Rosario Dawson, Jewel, and Tiffany Haddish.
Having lobbied Congress in Washington, D.C. before moving to Los Angeles, Mike has worked with many non-profit organizations throughout the country. He's on the board of Thirst Project and an ambassador for Boo2Bullying.
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