Milo Manheim

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Milo Manheim
Born (2001-03-06) March 6, 2001 (age 18)
Venice, California, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active2009–present
Parent(s)Camryn Manheim
Websitemilomanheim.com

Milo Manheim (born March 6, 2001[1][2][3]) is an American actor. He is known for his starring role as Zed in the 2018 Disney Channel Original Movie, Zombies. He finished in second place on season 27 of Dancing with the Stars with Witney Carson as his dance partner.

Personal life[edit]

Manheim was born and raised in Venice, Los Angeles in California.[4] He is the son of actress Camryn Manheim.[1] His mother states that Manheim was "bar mitzvahed in a secular Jewish community school".[5]

Manheim plays guitar, drums, piano, and ukulele, and he dabbles in various wind instruments and enjoys playing volleyball, soccer and skiing.[6][7]

Career[edit]

Manheim's acting career began, at the age of six,[1] in a local after-school program in Culver City. Since 2008, he starred in 20 different musicals with Liza Monjauze Productions.[8] In 2009, he appeared in a three-line guest appearance on the CBS television series Ghost Whisperer alongside his mother.[1]

In 2017, Manheim won "Best Leading Actor" at the 2017 New York Musical Theatre Festival for his role in the musical "Generation Me".[9] He followed this up by being cast in a lead role in the Disney Channel television movie, Zombies, which premiered on February 16, 2018.[10]

On September 11, 2018, Manheim was announced as one of the celebrities to compete on season 27 of Dancing with the Stars. He was paired with professional dancer Witney Carson.[11] On November 19, 2018, Manheim and Carson finished the competition in second place, losing to radio personality Bobby Bones.[12]

On February 11, 2019, it was announced that a sequel to Zombies had gone into production with Manheim set to reprise his role as Zed in the film. The announcement was confirmed through a video the actor posted on Instagram.[13]

Filmography[edit]

Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Ghost Whisperer Riley Episode: "Dead Listing"
2017 Disney Parks Magical Christmas Celebration Himself Television special
2018 Zombies Zed Disney Channel Original Movie
2018 Dancing with the Stars Himself Contestant on Season 27 (runner-up)
2018 American Housewife Pierce Episodes: "Enemies: An Otto Story", "The Code"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2017 New York Musical Theatre Festival Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role Generation Me Nominated [9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Eric Hegedus (July 27, 2017). "Camryn Manheim's son is a Broadway baby in more ways than one". New York Post. Retrieved 2018-03-02.
  2. ^ "Milo (@milomanheim)". March 6, 2018. Retrieved March 7, 2018.
  3. ^ "Disney Channel on Twitter: "HBD @MiloManheim! #DisneyZOMBIES... "". March 6, 2018. Retrieved March 7, 2018.
  4. ^ "Find Out All About 'Zombies' Star Milo Manheim". Sweety High. Retrieved 2018-02-28.
  5. ^ Mike Bloom (February 26, 2018). "Camryn Manheim Talks Comedy and Religion with Living Biblically". Parade. Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  6. ^ 30 Things About Milo | ZOMBIES| Disney Channel. Disney Channel. February 6, 2018. Retrieved 2018-03-04 – via YouTube.
  7. ^ Do You Know Your Co-Star Challenge | ZOMBIES | Disney Channel. Disney Channel. February 10, 2018. Retrieved 2018-03-04 – via YouTube.
  8. ^ How It Happened: Milo Manheim | ZOMBIES | Disney Channel. Disney Channel. February 15, 2018. Retrieved 2018-02-28 – via YouTube.
  9. ^ a b Adam Hetrick (August 7, 2017). "2017 New York Musical Festival Awards for Excellence Announced". Playbill. Retrieved 2018-03-02.
  10. ^ Kirsten Chuba (January 5, 2018). "TV News Roundup: Disney Sets Premiere Date for Zombies Original Movie". Variety. Retrieved 2018-03-02. Disney Channel will premiere a new original movie "Zombies" on Feb. 16 at 8 pm. ET/PT. The TV movie, which stars Milo Manheim and Meg Donnelly...
  11. ^ "Disney star Milo Manheim to hit the dance floor with Witney Carson on 'Dancing With the Stars'". ABC News. September 11, 2018.
  12. ^ Murphy, Desiree; Seemayer, Zach (November 19, 2018). "'Dancing With the Stars' Crowns Season 27 Champion - Find Out Who Took Home the Mirrorball Trophy!". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved November 20, 2018.
  13. ^ Bruce Haring (February 11, 2019). "Disney's Zombies 2 Sequel Heads into Production with Returning Stars, Director, Writers". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 11, 2019.

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