A. Michael Baldwin

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A. Michael Baldwin
Born Michael M. Baldwin
(1963-04-04) April 4, 1963 (age 55)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, producer, screenwriter
Years active 1976–present

A. Michael Baldwin (born Michael M. Baldwin; April 4, 1963)[1] is an American actor, producer, and screenwriter. He came to public notice as a child actor, appearing as Mike Pearson in Phantasm (1979) and its sequels.


Baldwin was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of deceased animator Gerard Baldwin, who worked on classic shows such as The Jetsons, Rocky and Bullwinkle, and George of the Jungle.[2] Michael Baldwin began acting in his teens and was also a member of the Teenage Drama Workshop at California State University. He is best known for his roles as Mike in the Phantasm films (except for Phantasm II).[3] Baldwin practices Eastern Mysticism, and in the 1980s temporarily left acting to explore his spirituality. Some of his latest accomplishments are writing, producing, and appearing in Vice Girls, and its sequel. He has also taught acting classes and workshops in Los Angeles. In May 2015 Baldwin was part of the Phantasm Reunion at Texas Frightmare Weekend.[4] He currently lives in Austin, Texas, with his two children and fiancé.

Personal life[edit]

As of March 2005, he teaches acting in Austin, Texas.


Year Title Role Notes
1976 Kenny & Company Doug
1979 Phantasm Mike Pearson
1994 Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead Mike Pearson
1996 Vice Girls Tralaine
1998 Phantasm IV: Oblivion Mike Pearson
2001 Virtual Girl 2: Virtual Vegas Dr. Pierson
2012 Brutal Carl Gibson
2013 It Came from the Dead The Conjurer Short film
2014 Welcome to the Dauntless Motel Sheriff Westlake Short film
2014 The Pick-Axe Murders Part III: The Final Chapter Sheriff Matthews
2016 Phantasm: Ravager Mike Pearson
2017 Flay Billy Salcedo


  1. ^ "The Birth of Michael M. Baldwin". California Birth Index. Retrieved July 22, 2018.
  2. ^ The Austin Chronicle: Screens: Inside the Actor's Superego: How A. Michael Baldwin got here (hint: It involves a showbiz upbringing, Oreo cookies, and shrieking armadas of flying, brain-sucking spheres)
  3. ^ Texas Frightmare: Phantasm Reunion
  4. ^ Texas Frightmare Weekend Shores Up 2015 Guest List

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