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Mike White was born on June 28, 1970 in Pasadena, California, USA as Michael Christopher White. He is a writer and producer, known for School of Rock (2003), Nacho Libre (2006) and The Good Girl (2002). See full bio »

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Known For

School of Rock
(2003)
Nacho Libre
Nacho Libre Writer
(2006)
The Good Girl
The Good Girl Writer
(2002)
Orange County
Orange County Writer
(2002)

Filmography

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 2017 Brad's Status
 2017 The Emoji Movie (screenplay by)
  School of Rock (TV Series) (based on the movie written by - 22 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (based on the screenplay by - 3 episodes, 2017) (story by - 1 episode, 2016) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2016)
- Don't Stop Believin' (2017) ... (based on the screenplay by)
- Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood (2017) ... (based on the screenplay by)
- Takin' Care of Business (2017) ... (based on the movie written by)
- Total Eclipse of the Heart (2017) ... (based on the screenplay by)
- Is She Really Going Out with Him (2016) ... (based on the movie written by)
 2017 Beatriz at Dinner (written by)
 2016 Mamma Dallas (TV Movie)
  Enlightened (TV Series) (creator - 18 episodes, 2011 - 2013) (written by - 17 episodes, 2011 - 2013) (story - 1 episode, 2011) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2011)
- Agent of Change (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- No Doubt (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- All I Ever Wanted (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Ghost Is Seen (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Follow Me (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2007/I Year of the Dog (written by)
 2006 Nacho Libre (written by)
  Cracking Up (TV Series) (creator - 12 episodes, 2004 - 2006) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2006)
- The Fixer (2006) ... (creator) / (teleplay)
- Pilot (2004) ... (creator)
- Daddy's Home (2004) ... (creator)
- Learning Disability (2004) ... (creator)
- Prom Night (2004) ... (creator)
 2005 Earth to America (TV Movie) (segment "writer")
 2003 School of Rock (written by)
  Pasadena (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (written by - 6 episodes, 2001 - 2002)
- Don't It Always Seem to Go? (2002) ... (creator) / (written by)
- A Lie Worth Fighting For (2002) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Truth Hurts (2002) ... (creator) / (written by)
- A River in Egypt (2002) ... (creator)
- Someone to Talk To (2002) ... (creator)
 2002 The Good Girl (written by)
 2002 Orange County (written by)
  Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 2000) (story by - 1 episode, 2000)
- The Little Things (2000) ... (story by)
- Kim Kelly Is My Friend (2000) ... (written by)
- We've Got Spirit (2000) ... (written by)
 2000 Chuck & Buck (written by)
  Dawson's Creek (TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes, 1998 - 1999) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1998)
- Rest in Peace (1999) ... (written by)
- A Perfect Wedding (1999) ... (written by)
- Uncharted Waters (1999) ... (written by)
- Sex, She Wrote (1999) ... (written by)
- Tamara's Return (1998) ... (written by)
 1998 Dead Man on Campus (screenplay)
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Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Whitey Michaels | Mike | Michael White

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

On Chuck & Buck: "The original nugget came from a scene early in the film where my character Buck grabs Chuck's balls. I thought it would be a real uncomfortable thing to start a movie off with a scene of a guy grabbing another guy's dick. Totally unrepentantly. Not like in your typical Dumb-and-Dumber-type comedy or an earnest gay movie. From that idea I started to ask myself, "What situation ... See more »

Trivia:

Son of Mel White. Until the early 1990s. Mel White was a speech and ghostwriter for such evangelical, far-right Christian figures as Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson, and Billy Graham. When Mel finally accepted his long-repressed homosexuality, he and his wife, Lyla, divorced amicably and Mel started a gay-rights organization called "Soulforce." Mike's mother, Lyla, later became executive director of... See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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