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Michael Cole Dinelli

Actor | Writer | Cinematographer
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KNOWN FOR 
Cash Deal (2004) | Blackout (2011) | Burning Down the House (2001)
AKA 
Michael Dinelli
HEIGHT *
5' 8" (1.73m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 45-55
GUILDS *
AEA | SAG | WGA | SAG-AFTRA  Less
ETHNICITY *
Caucasian
HAIR *
Salt/Pepper (Short)
EYES *
Hazel
WEIGHT *
160 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Average
VOICE TYPE *
Bass
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/michaelcoledinelli
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (16 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for DefeatedDefeated Tony's Friend - Michael, Camera Operator, Writer  Less 2016 $210K
  • Primary photo for Baked ZitiBaked Ziti (Short) Writer (story)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for My Brain as a HouseMy Brain as a House (Short) Cinematographer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for KeeperKeeper (Short) Co-Cinematographer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Lady KillerLady Killer (Short) Co-Cinematographer  Less 2013 $2K
  • Primary photo for Road to Los AngelesRoad to Los Angeles (Short) William  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for InflagrantiInflagranti (Short) Chief Foley  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for BlackoutBlackout (Short) Assistant Camera  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Mad Mad MichaelMad Mad Michael (Short) Cinematographer, Director  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for MissingMissing (Short) Cinematographer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for A Song for ObamaA Song for Obama (Video) Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Producer  Less 2009 $15K
  • Primary photo for Bred in the BoneBred in the Bone Eugene Palmentario  Less 2006 $5K
  • Primary photo for Cash DealCash Deal (Short) Director, Producer, Writer (based on his play)  Less 2004 $25K
  • Primary photo for Burning Down the HouseBurning Down the House Co-Producer, Writer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for MarsMars Male Nurse  Less 1997 $4.5MM
  • Primary photo for Infidelity/Hard FallInfidelity/Hard Fall Vinnie (as Michael Dinelli)  Less 1997
Past Television (3 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for DellaventuraDellaventura (TV Series) Writer ( 2 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997 2
  • Primary photo for The Fanelli BoysThe Fanelli Boys (TV Series) Patron #2 ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
    • Pilot (Sep 8, 1990) Patron #2 (as Michael Dinelli)  Less
  • Primary photo for ParoleParole (TV Movie) Jailhouse Lawyer (uncredited)  Less 1982
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Road To Los Angeles * – William Gary Hubb

Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • UCLA * – DIRECTING CERTIFICATE 2007 LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • Caragie Hall, Stella Adler Theater Insitute, Actors Studio * – Acting, Stella Adler, Wynn Handman, Lee Strasberg 1979 New York, New New York

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

Biography
  • * Raised in Queens, N.Y., at age fifteen Dinelli began studying acting at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He then went on to study at the famed "Actors Studio" After performing in an Off Broadway production of "In The Boom Boom Room" he was seen by the playwright David Rabe and was cast in the Tony Award winning Broadway production of "The Basic Training Of Pavlo Humell starring Al Pacino. He went on to work at The Hartford Stage Company, Yale Rep and West Coast Theater Ensemble where he won a Drama-Logue award for Best Actor in the play "Hunting Humans". At about this time he began writing and directing. His first play "Bernie Ludd" received it's L.A. premier at the "Actors Studio" His second play "High Tension In The Tropics was adapted into the movie "Burning Down The House" starring John Savage. He was staff writer on the television show "Dellaventura with Danny Aiello. He has since written and directed various shorts and documentaries winning numerous awards.

UPLOADED RESUME
  • *
    MICHAEL COLE DINELLI
    SAG/EQUITY/WGA
    http://web.mac.com/gravitywave
    Weight: 166 lbs.
    Hair: Dark Brown
    Height: 5' 8" Eyes: Dark Brown

    FILM:
    BRED IN THE BONES Lead Xristos Films Dir: Stan Harrington

    INFIDELITY Lead Foundation Films Dir: Jon Hess
    MARS Supporting Mahogany Films Dir: Jon Hess

    TELEVISION:
    DELLAVENTURA Guest Star CBS Dir: R. Rosenthall
    LAW & ORDER Guest Star NBC
    Dir. M Dinner
    THE EQUALIZER Guest Star CBS Dir: J. Hancock
    PAROLE Guest Star CBS Dir: Alan Riffman
    BLESSED BE THE ENEMY Co-Star PBS Dir: Greg Mills
    THE FAMOUS TEDDY Z Co-Star Columbia Dir: Richard Dubin
    THE FANELLI BOYS Featured Touchstone Dir: James Burrows

    THEATRE:
    BROADWAY:

    THE BASIC TRAINING OF PAVLO HUMMEL Starring Al Pacino (as Ryan) Longacre

    THEATRE

    REGIONAL AND OFF BROADWAY:

    EXTREMITIES Starring Farrah Fawcett (Raul) Westside Arts
    Theater

    HUNTING HUMANS (Fick) West
    Coast Theater Ensemble
    HIGH TENSION IN THE TROPICS (Jake) Lee Strasberg
    Theater
    IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Starring Jill Clayburgh (Ralphie) Long Beach Center
    Theater
    THEY'D COME TO SEE CHARILE (Vince) Hartford Stage
    Company
    GOOSE AND TOM TOM (Goose) New Play by
    David Rabe
    THE MAN OF DESTINY (Napoleon) Ensemble
    Studio Theatre
    AWAKE AND SING (Ralphie)
    Berkshire Theater Festival
    AN EVENING OF GERSHWIN AND ODETS (Young Hack) 18TH Street Playhouse
    IN THE CAVE OF THE ENORMOUS DWARF (Steve) Actors Studio
    PANETTAS PEOPLE (Jack)
    Collanades Theater

    TRAINING:
    American Academy of Dramatic Arts - Lee Strasberg - Wynn Handman - Jack
    Woltzer - Stella Adler

    Member of Actors Studio and West Coast Theater Ensemble
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* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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