Mike Altieri

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Mike Altieri
Born Michael Joseph Altieri
(1973-04-14) April 14, 1973 (age 41)
Kingston, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Other names Michael
Art
Occupation Actor/Producer
Years active 1988–present
Spouse(s) Shauna Marie McClure (1996–present)
Children Ruby Claire Altieri (2003–present)
Logan Michael Altieri (2006–present)
Awards New York International Independent Film and Video Festival award for Best Short Film
2000 On Duty
Student Short Film Festival in Toronto Official Selection
2006 Til Undeath Do Us Part
SoCal Indy Film Festival in Orange County Official Selection
2007 Revolver
FESTIVUS film festival in Denver, CO Official Selection
2008 Revolver

Michael Joseph "Mike" Altieri (born April 14, 1973) is a member of the Screen Actors Guild, the Actors' Equity Association and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. Altieri is a New York International Independent Film and Video Festival Award-winning producer.

Early life[edit]

Altieri was born in Kingston, Pennsylvania. Altieri is the son of Joseph Ronald Altieri, a musician, and Rita Claire Chico, a singer. In 1988 Altieri began studying Singing, Dancing and Acting at Frohman Academy in Carmel, California.

Altieri attended Monterey High School (Monterey, California) where he participated in high school theater productions. He graduated in 1991 and later enrolled in Monterey Peninsula College to continue studying Acting. He later left school to pursue an acting career.

In 1995 he continued his Acting training in Hollywood, California with Professional scene study coaches and improv experts. He also studied Producing at the American Film Institute. After finishing at AFI, Mike went on to produce and star in more independently produced films with "high production value". While in Hollywood he pursued auditions and supported himself with a variety of odd jobs, including waiter, real estate assistant, and real estate agent.

Career[edit]

Altieri independently produced and starred in the short film ON DUTY (2000) that won "Best Short Film" at New York International Independent Film and Video Festival in 2000.[1][2] Altieri went on to star in, the Student Short Film Festival in Toronto's "Official Selection", TIL UNDEATH DO US PART (2006), and later, REVOLVER (2007), "Official Selection" at the SoCal Indy Film Festival in Orange County, California in 2007,[3] and "Official Selection" at FESTIVUS film festival in Denver, Colorado in 2008. Most Recently, he Produced his wife's first Writing / Directing accomplishment, the short film POSITIVELY 4TH STREET (2007), her first challenge on the Steven Spielberg / Mark Burnett show, On the Lot.

While in Hollywood, California, Altieri took acting classes with Ivana Chubbuck among several other professional acting coaches and improv experts. He appeared in several student films and later landed a role in the Actors' Equity Association Knightsbridge Theatre production of The Pirates of Penzance. Altieri has appeared as an extra in several television and movie productions.

Entrepreneurship[edit]

Altieri currently runs his own production company, Around the Clock Productions. Altieri's production company, Around the Clock Productions, will produce his next movie, "The Trophy Case".[4]

Personal life[edit]

In 1996, he met his current wife, Shauna McClure, and celebrated 12 years together on September 12, 2008. At 7 years together they had their first child, a daughter, Ruby Claire, and 3 years later had their second child, a son, Logan Michael.

He has a scar on his left cheek, above the cheek bone, which he received as a child when swinging on a neighbors swing set.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Other notes
1995 Redwood Curtain featured USA/John Korty, dir.
Cross Town Traffic featured Spelling (pilot)/George Hickenlooper, dir.
Live Shot featured UPN/Vern Gillum, dir.
Days of our Lives featured Corday Prods./NBC, 1995 - '96 (5 episodes)
1996 Profiler shooter NBC/Kevin Hooks, dir.
One More Shot featured Robert McNamara, dir.
1998 Odd Man gangster AFI/Joachim Schoenfeld, dir.
Suicide King Johnny - Lead AFI/Gary Prebula, dir.
GShock Gentleman - Lead Columbia/Peter Todorovic, dir.
2000 On Duty John DeFranco - Lead also producer - Winner - Best Short Film New York International Independent Film and Video Festival Around the Clock Prods./Shauna McClure, dir.
2006 Til UnDeath Do Us Part Husband - Lead ShinDig Pictures/Brandon Fraley, dir.
2007 Revolver The Man - Lead ShinDig Pictures/Brandon Fraley, dir.
National Treasure: Book of Secrets FBI agent Jerry Bruckheimer, prod./Jon Turteltaub, dir.

Awards[edit]

Year Award Show Category Result
2000 New York International Independent Film and Video Festival Best Short Film for On Duty Won
2006 The Toronto Student Short Film Festival Official Selection for Til UnDeath Do Us Part
2007 SoCal Independent Film Festival Official Selection for Revolver
2008 FESTIVAS Film Festival Official Selection for Revolver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Monterey Herald 7 February 2000, Vol. D, Iss. Life, pg. D1, D3, by Jessa Netting "Take One"
  2. ^ Monterey Herald 5 May 2000, Vol. D, Iss. Life, pg. D1, by: Jessa Forte Netting "Local Effort: Best Short Film in the NY Festival"
  3. ^ Monterey Herald 7 September 2007, Vol. D, Iss. Life, pg. 1, 4, by: Marc Cabrera "Spaghetti Inspiration"
  4. ^ The Shag Bag Radio Show on 1460 am

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