Manasseri, Michael 1974–

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MANASSERI, Michael 1974–

(Machel Manasseri)


Born February 28, 1974; brother of Mark Manasseri (an actor). Education: Trained at Theatre Learning Center, Fresh Meadows, NY. Religion: Church of Scientology.

Addresses: Agent—TalentWorks, 3500 West Olive Ave., Suite 1400, Burbank, CA 91505.

Career: Actor, writer, producer, and director. Smash Productions, vice president. Appeared in commercials.


Television Appearances; Series:

Jack Miller, Raising Miranda, CBS, 1988.

Dean Cafferty, Peaceable Kingdom, CBS, 1989.

Paul Hoover, Charlie Hoover, Fox, 1991–1992.

Wyatt Donnelly, Weird Science, USA Network, 1994–1997.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Al, Crossing the Mob, NBC, 1988.

Gogol, When Danger Follows You Home, USA Network, 1997.

Television Appearances; Specials:

"Testing Dirty," ABC Afterschool Specials, ABC, 1990.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Mark Hooper, "Walk Out," The Wonder Years, ABC, 1989.

Michael Colfax, "Fair Exchange," Charles in Charge, syndicated, 1990.

Kennith "Kenny" McElvey, "All in the Family," Wings, NBC, 1991.

Kennith "Kenny" McElvey, "Friends or Lovers?," Wings, NBC, 1991.

Kennith "Kenny" McElvey, "Love Means Never Having to Say Geronimo," Wings, NBC, 1991.

Kennith "Kenny" McElvey, "My Brother's Back—and There's Gonna Be Trouble," Wings, NBC, 1991.

Gary Stein, "Strike," The Jackie Thomas Show, ABC, 1993.

Jerry, "Return of the Evil Leaper—October 8, 1956," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1993.

Michael Kenny, "9 1/2 Hours" (also known as "Growing Up"), ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1994.

Todd, "Where There's Smoke, You're Fired," Bless This House, CBS, 1995.

Voice, "The Color of Naught," Duckman (animated), USA Network, 1996.

Bobby Hawkes, "A Current Affair," Sliders, Fox, 1999.

Horned demon, "Enemies," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as Buffy and BtVS), The WB, 1999.

Voice of Bing (a monkey), "Monkey See, Monkey Don't," The Wild Thornberrys (animated), Nickelodeon, 2000.

Dr. Trabert, "Doctor, Doctor," Yes, Dear, CBS, 2001.

Jerome Harrison, "Chapter Thirty–Two," Boston Public, Fox, 2002.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Voice of Rusty, Hound Town (animated), NBC, 1989.

Film Appearances:

Charles, License to Drive, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1988.

Ivan, Chick Flick, Total Film Group, 1998.

(As Machel Manasseri) Boy, Psycho Beach Party, Strand Releasing, 2000.

David James, Thank Heaven, Heaven Sent/Lesli Masoner Productions, 2001.

Packard Walsh, Sunstorm, First Look Home Entertainment, 2001.

Film Work:

Director, Two Faced, 2002.

Producer, Dirty Love, 2003.

Stage Appearances:

Boy at workhouse, member of Fagin's gang, and understudy for the Artful Dodger, Oliver! (musical), Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Major Tours:

Appeared in a touring production of the musical The King and I.



Two Faced, 2002.

Enduring Freedom, 2003.

Murder on the Hudson, Hoboken Pictures, 2005.



Michael Manasseri's Personal Web Site,, June 30, 2004.