Mike Weinberg (Michael Andrew Weinberg)
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BiographyLos Angeles, California, USA
Mike Weinberg wrapped his role as Adam in Irwin Winkler's Life as a House (2001) on February 16, 2001, his eighth birthday. It wasn't Mike's first role in a feature film. He made his acting debut when he accompanied his older brother Matt to Vancouver in 1998 and scored a minor role in the independent feature film Spooky House (2002), starring Matt Weinberg, Ben Kingsley and Mercedes Ruehl. The small role was enough to whet his appetite for the business and upon returning from Canada, Mike began auditioning for his own roles. Read more... winning guest roles on a host of successful television shows. Mike has been a guest lead on Fox's Dark Angel (2000), where he portrayed a boy whose intelligence and skills have been enhanced by a genetic engineering; on CBS's Family Law (1999), where he played a boy whose aunt believes he is the illegitimate son of a famous televangelist; and on PAX's Chicken Soup for the Soul (1999), where he was a boy whose gives up his security blanket to keep his dad safe on a business trip. Mike has been a guest star on NBC's ER (1994), where he portrayed a boy so anxious to see Santa at the mall he zips a sensitive part of his anatomy into his snowsuit requiring a trip to the hospital. Another guest star turn, this time on CBS's Judging Amy (1999) saw Mike play one of three angry children divided in their opinion as to which fighting parent they want to live with. Mike has comedy co-star credits as well. He played a little boy who notices that the fire station is on fire on ABC's Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (1998) and played a 5 year-old in a flashback on Lifetime's hit series Oh Baby (1998). Mike Weinberg has numerous commercials to his credit as well, including a national McDonald's commercial that debuted between the Superbowl and Survivor II in January 2001. Marnie Cooper is Mike Weinberg's acting coach; Larry Moss has been his dialect coach. He is represented by Innovative Artists for theatrical work and Abrams Artists for commercials. His personal manager is Elissa Leeds of Reel Talent Management, Inc. A student at a Los Angeles public school, Mike is also the starting shortstop for his little league team, the Cubs. He lives in Los Angeles with his mom, Dana; his dad, Larry, a public relations executive; his brother Matt, 10; three dogs, one frog and one lizard.