Mike C. Manning is an Actor, Writer and Producer of award-winning film and television content. Mike was recently seen starring in the Disney Channel Original Movie "Cloud 9." His role as Nick Swift played well to Manning’s strengths and interests in extreme sports including skydiving, bungee jumping and snowboarding.
In 2014, Mike executive produced the film Kidnapped for Christ alongside Lance Bass (N'Sync) and Tom DeSanto (Transformers). It debuted at the Slamdance Film Festival where the documentary received raved reviews and premiered on Showtime television network in July, 2014. Manning recently wrapped production as the lead role in Johnny Martin’s Case Number 13, a horror film taking place in the famous Dunsmuir Hellman Mansion. Prior to that, he starred in I Do alongside Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Alicia Witt, The Hallmark Channel's Operation Cupcake directed by Bradford May, as well as Black Hearts, in which he acted and produced. Additional credits include: Campsite Killer (writer/producer), Hawaii Five-0 on CBS, Crash & Bernstein on Disney XD, and the award-winning teen soap Youthful Daze (actor/executive producer). Under the newly-formed production company "Chhibber Mann Productions," Mike is developing two television pilots with Pivot TV/Participant Media as part of the Pivot Creative Collective.
Finding a passion for volunteering at a young age, Mike has worked with many non-profit organizations throughout the country. In high school he was part of Positive PE, a program that helped mentally challenged kids with physical education. He is now an official ambassador for "Boo 2 Bullying" along with actress Cassie Scerbo, a contributor to the "My Life My Power" campaign in schools, and a mentor and actor on behalf of the "Young Storytellers Foundation."
After living in Florida, Colorado and Mexico, Mike moved to Washington D.C. to make a difference with philanthropy. He was active with the "Energy Action Coalition" and the "Human Rights Campaign." He currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.