Mike C. Manning
Mike C. Manning is an actor and producer in film and television. 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., which he also produced, and in the Tribeca film "Folk Hero & Funny Guy," with Wyatt Russell and Melanie Lynskey.
Up next, Manning has an assortment of projects including the highly-anticipated Spike Lee and Barry Alexander Brown film "Son of the South," the WWII drama "D-Day" and the YouTube series "Hidden Springs." Additional credits include: "Hawaii Five-0" on CBS, "Major Crimes" on TNT, "Crash & Bernstein" on Disney XD, "Ice the Movie," Hallmark's "Operation Cupcake," Amazon's "Six Degrees of Separation," and Johnny Martin's "Delirium." Manning also took to the stage opposite Rae Dawn Chong in Lisa Phillips Visca's screenplay "Climax" at the Santa Monica Playhouse, where his performance received raved reviews.
Mike began his producing career with the documentary "Kidnapped for Christ" alongside Lance Bass and Tom DeSanto ("Transformers"). After winning several awards, it premiered on Showtime television network. Since then, Mike has been involved behind the camera on dozens of films including "Jinn" (named one of 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, 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, CA, Mike has worked with non-profit organizations throughout the country. He's on the board of Thirst Project and an ambassador for Boo2Bullying.