Friday, October 22

Tag: actor

Episode 63 – James Duval
actor, podcast

Episode 63 – James Duval

You know James from one of his most iconic roles - Frank, from Donnie Darko. I had the pleasure of working with him for a bit on a film called Beast Mode. James is very chill and down-to-earth and he took a moment between projects to sit down with us and talk about his career - and his new film Beast Mode. https://open.spotify.com/episode/0jKIm99cZY25et4WE47Jkq?si=u-AVg8imQge1KVbsgyrA0Q Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/twGRiXkzKCA Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Born in Detroit, Michigan in 1972. He moved to Los Angeles, California in 1974. He attended Gladstone High School in Covina, California from 1986 to 1989 as well attending Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, and Fair Valley in Covina. Although he was trained as a ...
Episode 53 – Brent M. Bailey
actor, podcast

Episode 53 – Brent M. Bailey

You know Brent Bailey as the Shell Gas spokesperson, but I know him as a friend and an actor. We met a few years ago on the set of a vampire film in Montana called CRIMSON WINTER. He is a cool guy and I wanted to sit with him and catch up on what he is up to these days. https://open.spotify.com/episode/61Qm6qSvXKiYKDAlD7PZjh Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/1cEo5aYfPjU Mimosas with Michael on Youtube BIO Born in Tucson, Arizona, Brent Bailey spent his childhood in Texas and Arizona, graduating from high school in Scottsdale. After attending college and earning his Master's in Business, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting. Brent has been on your TV constantly whether you realized it or not. He has done roughly 100 commercials and currently is ...
Episode 48 – Charles Chudabala
actor, book, film, Film Festival, horror, podcast

Episode 48 – Charles Chudabala

Charles and I have been friends for a while. We both run around the horror circuit a lot, even being a part of the same horror anthology book. After we both acted in the same film [The Central Authority] it made sense to have him on the show! https://open.spotify.com/episode/1v3em8dmzOOwj5fIh2SpIJ Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/F0LVN0m5t_c Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Charles Chudabala is an actor and producer, known for The Gallows Act II (2019), Fameless (2015) and Ugly Sweater Party (2018).
Episode 44 – Camden Toy
interview

Episode 44 – Camden Toy

Camden has been on such shows as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the Emmy winning series The Bay. We have the same manager and we never had a chance to talk, so we sat down and had a conversation over zoom! https://open.spotify.com/episode/67kclWTPhgphEgWWaJ5ghI?si=zeqPBPGKQleaMD6rouCL6Q Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/92J5MaitmQI Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO: Camden Toy is best known for playing some of the creepiest and scariest villains on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He played one of the Gentlemen in the Emmy Award nominated episode "Hush", the skin eating demon Gnarl, and the recurring role of the all powerful Ubervamp. He also appeared on the fifth season of Angel as The Prince of Lies. Toy was a series regular on both the Emmy Award winning series The ...
Episode 43 – Marco Parra
interview, podcast

Episode 43 – Marco Parra

Interviewed actor Marco Parra. We talk about life in quarantine and being a Latino actor in Los Angeles, especially during a global pandemic, how important diversity is - and how his favorite actor is Al Pacino! https://open.spotify.com/episode/4PPb6H0hm5GdFqulV1KNgY?si=b-YMgvxTR021uVj-vwwWSA Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/w-wAp0a7wmA Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Marco Parra is an American actor, born and raised in Nogales Arizona. Marco credits include network shows such as: Showtimes critically acclaimed series SHAMELESS, John Singleton’s FX crime-drama SNOWFALL, and most recently, Hulu/Freeform’s new series Party of Five. Marco started his career acting in over 10 national commercials and as a regular sketch performer on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Oth...
Episode 41 – Cale Hammond
interview, podcast

Episode 41 – Cale Hammond

I had the opportunity to meet and work with Cale Hammond on the tennis drama pilot AD Out, that I directed for Troy Akin. Cale is cool as fuck and I was grateful to direct him in his first acting project. Cale is one of the nicest guys I have ever met but plays the best douche in the show.  In real life he is an athlete and a social media coordinator for The Tennis Channel https://open.spotify.com/episode/2bJ5DsHX3B4pp0ROb5nE7K Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/tg1lFSoXXuM Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO: Tennis Channel Writer, Reporter, Social Media Coordinator Cale Hammond on Instagram Cale Hammond on Twitter https://youtu.be/Uh1UWiCjCjo watch Cale Hammond in Ad Out
Episode 40 – Jake Jensen
athlete, interview, podcast

Episode 40 – Jake Jensen

Jake and I were friends on Instagram first.  Then we got to work together when Troy Akin brought him in to act in the web series AD Out, which I directed. Since Jake is an athlete including tennis, it was an obvious fit. So Jake came on the show to talk about his career and his experience on the set of AD Out. https://open.spotify.com/episode/5Tnll8IR8cRCMHebOSug2C Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/HgbzCU8l1Gs Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Jake is an actor, musician, screenwriter, and producer. He has a PhD in Sport Psychology and specializes in mindfulness training for athletes, actors, and others. His experiences while attending graduate school in east Tennessee helped fuel the development of Marmousch, set in Nashville, which is about a southe...
Episode 38 – Justin Chamberlain
director, interview, life, love, friendship

Episode 38 – Justin Chamberlain

I met Justin Chamberlain through my friend (and frequent guest host) Richard Trejo. Justin came and worked on the short film STALK I directed for Horror House. https://open.spotify.com/episode/37XrsCNIjfh3mymxdjKVO1 Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/3GDxdTDgqvw Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO: Justin Chamberlain grew up in Lake Jackson, Texas and was born on June 15, 1992. At the age of 15, he began directing and acting in videos for his school, and developed an interest in filmmaking which he carried with him through his education. He studied and observed emotion and behavior over the following years, which brought him from Texas, to Tennessee, to Arkansas, to Colorado, to Utah, to Argentina, and finally to Los Angeles, California. His first film was The Ca...
Episode 36 – Jason Gustavo Mercado
athlete, interview, life, love, friendship

Episode 36 – Jason Gustavo Mercado

Jason has been a big supporter of me as a writer and a filmmaker. Now it is my turn to support him and give him a big shout out on this week's episode of Mimosas With Michael.   https://open.spotify.com/episode/1NYEDTk7vaR9BQQM37RlfF Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/v6ZVGoI29FM Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO: Jason Mercado is an accomplished actor whose credits include television and theatre . Mr. Mercado is known to be a talented model whose credits include many print campaigns and runway modeling shows. Jason was raised between Argentina and New York and has a background on music and arts . He has been coached by some of the top mentors in the industry .. He study performing arts in New York City and also was a student at the prestigious New York Film Ac...