Manny Elias (born in 1953) is an Indian-born English drummer, notable for being the original drummer with Tears for Fears during the 1980s.
Originally a member of the rock band Interview from Bath, Somerset. Elias began working with Tears For Fears in 1982 and drummed on the albums The Hurting and Songs From The Big Chair, as well as participating in their subsequent tours. Elias is credited as an official member of Tears for Fears on those two albums, and appears in six of the band's promotional videos from that era. In addition to this, he has co-writing credits on "The Way You Are" and "The Working Hour".