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 the Disney Channel Original Movie “Cloud 9,” on MTV’s “Teen Wolf,” and in the SXSW film “M.F.A.” starring Francesca Eastwood and Clifton Collins Jr. Manning can also be seen in the Jeff Grace-directed film “Folk Hero & Funny Guy,” with Wyatt Russell, Melanie Lynskey, and Hannah Simone, which released in theaters Spring of 2017. Up next, Manning has an assortment of projects including the highly anticipated movie “Jinn” directed by Nijla Mu’min (named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “50 Most Anticipated American Films of 2018”), “God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness,” and the Amazon mini-series “Six Degrees of Separation.” 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 online series “Youthful Daze.” Manning also took to the stage recently opposite Rae Dawn Chong in Lisa Phillips Visca’s original screenplay “Climax” at the Santa Monica Playhouse, where his performance received raved reviews. Mike executive produced the documentary film “Kidnapped for Christ” alongside Lance Bass (“N’Sync”) and Tom DeSanto (“Transformers”). It debuted at the Slamdance Film Festival and premiered on Showtime television network. Mike is also producing “Lost in America” (a film following the stories of homeless youth) with singer Miley Cyrus and Rosario Dawson. Mike has worked with many non-profit organizations throughout the country. He is on the board of Boo 2 Bullying along with actress Cassie Scerbo and a mentor and actor on behalf of the Young Storytellers Foundation. Having lobbied Congress on behalf of several organizations in Washington, D.C., Mike now hopes to use art to create change and inspire others to do the same. He resides in Los Angeles, CA.