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Mike Kimmel is an experienced actor, speaker,
playwright, teacher and audition coach. He is a
twenty-plus year member of SAG-AFTRA with
extensive experience in both the New York and
Los Angeles markets. He worked with directors
Francis Ford Coppola, Robert Townsend, Craig
Shapiro, and Christopher Cain.  TV credits include
Game of Silence, Zoo, In Plain Sight, Treme,
Cold Case, Breakout Kings, Memphis Beat, and
Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He was a regular sketch
comedy player on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
for eleven years, and is a full voting member of the
Television Academy.

Mike is a Broadway and Off-Broadway veteran
and performed on stage at Radio City Music Hall.
He trained with Michael Shurtleff, William Hickey,
Ralph Marrero, Gloria Maddox, Harold Sylvester,
Wendy Davis, Amy Hunter, Bob Collier, and Stuart
Robinson.  He has a B.A. from Brandeis University
and an M.A. from California State University.
Mike taught at Upper Iowa University, University
of New Orleans, University of Phoenix, Nunez
Community College, Delgado Community College,
and in the Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and Burbank
California public schools. He is a two-time past
president of New Orleans Toastmasters, the public
speaking organization, and the 2014 recipient of the
Excellence in Teaching Award from Upper Iowa
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