Michael Mandaville

Producer | Production Manager | Writer
Visit on IMDb
KNOWN FOR 
Taken (2008) | Taken 2 (2012) | Taken 3 (2014)
AKA 
Michaël Mandaville
HEIGHT *
5' 11" (1.80m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 45-50
GUILDS *
Producers Guild of America | SAG | DGA
ETHNICITY *
Caucasian
HAIR *
Brown (Chin Length)
EYES *
Blue
PHYSIQUE *
Heavyset
VOICE TYPE *
Tenor
ATHLETICS *
Martial Arts
ACCENTS *
Russian | German | Irish | Scottish | British  Less
WORK HISTORY *
Internet | Film | Television
JOB TYPES *
Producing | Directing | Writing | Production  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
US (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
https://www.imdb.me/michaelmandaville
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

Filmography Filter

Projects in Development (27 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (37 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Above SuspicionAbove Suspicion Additional Photography, Line Producer  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for ApparitionApparition Production Consultant  Less 2015 $3MM
  • Primary photo for Taken 3Taken 3 Line Producer (United States)  Less 2014 $48MM $89MM / $267MM
  • Primary photo for Wicked BloodWicked Blood (Video) Co-Producer  Less 2014 $3.5MM
  • Primary photo for American FederaleAmerican Federale Producer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Taken 2Taken 2 Line Producer  Less 2012 $45MM $140MM / $376MM
  • Primary photo for Deep in the HeartDeep in the Heart Thanks  Less 2012 $819K / —
  • Primary photo for One Hero RememberedOne Hero Remembered (Video) Director, Editor, Producer, Sound Editor, Digital Effects  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Guards of HonorGuards of Honor (Short) Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Producer  Less 2009 $2K
  • Primary photo for TakenTaken Line Producer (USA) (as Michaël Mandaville)  Less 2008 $25MM $145MM / $227MM
  • Primary photo for Spiritual WarriorsSpiritual Warriors Unit Production Manager  Less 2007 $2.5MM
  • Primary photo for The Big BucksThe Big Bucks (Short) Lead, Director, Editor, Producer, Writer (screenwriter)  Less 2006 $400
  • Primary photo for Winning the RaceWinning the Race (Short) Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Writer  Less 2006 $100
  • Primary photo for HavocHavoc Unit Production Manager  Less 2005 $9MM
  • Primary photo for The KissThe Kiss (Video) Still Photographer (Paris), Unit Production Manager  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for First WatchFirst Watch (Video) Line Producer, Unit Production Manager  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Farewell, My LoveFarewell, My Love Production Bonding (Motion Picture Bond Company)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The ApostateThe Apostate Production Bonding (Motion Picture Bond Company)  Less 2000 $3.4MM
  • Primary photo for The Egg Plant LadyThe Egg Plant Lady Unit Production Manager  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for WildflowersWildflowers Production Bonding (Motion Picture Bond Company)  Less 1999 $5K / —
  • Primary photo for Can't Be HeavenCan't Be Heaven Production Bonding (Motion Picture Bond Company)  Less 1999 $2MM — / $7MM
  • Primary photo for I Woke Up Early the Day I DiedI Woke Up Early the Day I Died Production Bonding (Motion Picture Bond Company)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for American History XAmerican History X Production Supervisor  Less 1998 $7.5MM $6.7MM / $24MM
  • Primary photo for LovelifeLovelife Unit Production Manager  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Price of KissingThe Price of Kissing Unit Production Manager (Reshoots)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Children of the Corn: The GatheringChildren of the Corn: The Gathering (Video) Second Unit Director  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Almighty FredAlmighty Fred TV Director, Unit Production Manager  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for SensationSensation Line Producer, Unit Production Manager  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Hail CaesarHail Caesar Production Manager  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for WetWet (Short) Line Producer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Pumpkinhead II: Blood WingsPumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (Video) Grizzled Man, Line Producer, Unit Production Manager  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Double 0 KidThe Double 0 Kid (Video) Production Manager  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Brain DonorsBrain Donors Production Staff (uncredited)  Less 1992 $918K / —
  • Primary photo for Spirit of the EagleSpirit of the Eagle Production Manager  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Girlfriend from HellGirlfriend from Hell Associate Producer, Production Manager (second unit)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The TunnelThe Tunnel Executive In Charge Of Production  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Keys to FreedomKeys to Freedom Executive In Charge Of Production  Less 1988
Past Television (6 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Rock of AgesRock of Ages (TV Movie) Special Thanks  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Conviction: Murder in the ParkConviction: Murder in the Park (TV Series) Thomas Van Der Wall, Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2016– 
  • Primary photo for Got Karma?Got Karma? (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 2011), Producer (3 episodes, 2011), Writer (3 episodes, 2011), Uncle Mike (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 3
    • Fire Down Below (Sep 9, 2011) Director, Producer, Writer  Less
    • Time's Up (Sep 9, 2011) Director, Producer, Writer  Less
    • Don't Get Wet!!! (Sep 9, 2011) Uncle Mike, Director, Producer, Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for The Haunted HeartThe Haunted Heart (TV Short) Unit Production Manager  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Secret of the HorseSecret of the Horse (TV Short) Line Producer, Production Manager  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Taylor's WallTaylor's Wall (TV Short) Line Producer, Unit Production Manager  Less 2001

Filter by:

Select: All | None

Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Taken 3 * – Line Producer Europacorp

Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • UCSB * – B.A. Philosophy Santa Barbara,CA
  • Columbia College * – B.A. Hollywood
  • USC * – M.A. Professional Writing Los Angeles, CA
SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • Second City * – Improv, Kirk Van Heuvel 2012 Hollywood
  • Edgemar Center for the Arts * – Acting Classes, Michele Danner 2010 Los Angeles
  • Greg Dean Standup Comedy * – Standup Comedy, Greg Dean Hollywood
  • Improv For The People * – Improv Work, Matt Moore 2015 Los Angeles

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

Novels - Available on Amazon
  • * "A Cold Death" - An Aristotle Witzer Mystery in Paris

    "Stealing Thunder" - Tom Clancy-like Thriller

    "Overwatch" - A John Blaine Novel (Series)

    "Dragon Rising" - A John Blaine Novel (Series)

    "Slingshot" - A John Blaine Novel (Series)

* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
Edit Page Submit additional information and/or report errors on this page. If it is approved by IMDb database managers, it will be added to the page in a future update.
Become an IMDbPro Member Today
Get access to the industry's most essential research tool
Get Connected Detailed contact & representation data
Stay Informed IMDb trends, shared credits & industry news
Discover New Opportunities In-Development projects & casting notices
Showcase Your Talent Enhanced profile control with photos, demo reels, & bio