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Birth NameMichael Harrison Bendall
Nickname Mike
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

He was born Michael Harrison Bendall on March 5,1962 at Baylor Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He has an older sister and younger brother and a younger step sister and three younger step brothers. His father, Fred H. Bendall was a medic in the Army and his mother, the late Linda Sue Mann lost her life to liver cancer. She had spent her career building and approving PC boards for Space Shuttles for NASA. Michael left high school for a tour in the United States Navy. He worked as a news anchor for the site-TV news on-board his command. He sailed Pacific and Indian oceans. He began acting in local theater with The Blackland Players. Actor and director Joe Asbury gave him his start by playing the Russian spy in the comedy, "See How They Run". He then moved to Tyler,Texas and joined the Tyler Theatre In-The-Round located at the beautiful rose gardens. He then embarked on his professional acting career signing on with SAG agent Michael Tomas. Michael began his professional acting career working on Walker, Texas Ranger starring Chuck Norris. In addition, he was taken in under the wing by stuntman Greg Elam opening up the door performing utility stunts. He has appeared in numerous TV commercials and made for TV feature films. In 2001 he became a professional truck driver traveling to 48 states and Canada, during which time he took breaks from the road to appear in the independent film Bobby Speaking and the movie trailer A Good Man's Decision. He suffered a heart attack 2007, and then a stroke in January 2014 which ended his trucking career. Now days he is taking it easy and enjoys his other passion as a screenwriter.

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