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Mike C. Manning is an actor, writer and producer of award-winning film and television content. Mike was 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.
Manning recently wrapped production on the Jeff Grace-directed film Folk Hero & Funny Guy, with Wyatt Russell, Melanie Lynskey, and New Girl’s Hannah Simone. In addition to acting, he is an executive producer on the film. Prior to that, he starred in I Do alongside Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Alicia Witt, The Hallmark Channel's Operation Cupcake, as well as Black Hearts. Additional credits include: Hawaii Five-0 on CBS, Crash & Bernstein on Disney XD, Case #13, and the award-winning teen soap Youthful Daze.
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. Under the production company Chhibber Mann Productions, Mike is producing the documentary film Lost in America, a film following the stories of homeless youth in America, as well as the documentary film An Act of Love with actress Pauley Perrette (NCIS).
Finding a passion for volunteering at a young age, Mike has worked with many non-profit organizations throughout the country. 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." He currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.