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Mike Scanlan was born on April 4, 1962 in Long Island, New York, USA. as Michael Edmund Mud Scanlan. He is an actor and special effect, known for Link (1986), Dream Demon (1988), The Outer Limits (1995), The Indian in the Cupboard (1995), Arthur (1996), The Quest (1996), The Last Samurai (2003) and Smosh (2006). See full bio »

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Known For

Apocalypto Makeup Department
Little Shop of Horrors Special Effects
The Last Samurai Special Effects
Bicentennial Man Special Effects


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 2011 Mars Needs Moms (special effects)
 2009 Where the Wild Things Are (mechanics: Jim Henson's Creature Shop - as Michael Scanlan)
 2003 The Last Samurai (animatronic designer)
 2002-2003 Dinotopia (TV Series) (animatronic designer - 6 episodes)
- Car Wars (2003) ... (animatronic designer)
- LeSage (2003) ... (animatronic designer)
- Night of the Wartosa (2002) ... (animatronic designer)
- The Big Fight (2002) ... (animatronic designer)
- The Matriarch (2002) ... (animatronic designer)
 2002/II Dinotopia (TV Mini-Series) (animatronic designer - 2002)
 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (animatronic designer: Jim Henson's Creature Shop - as Michael Scanlan)
 2001 Monkeybone (animatronics supervisor)
 1999 Bicentennial Man (animatronics engineer: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.)
 1998 Doctor Dolittle (lead mechanic: Jim Henson's Creature Shop - as Michael Scanlon)
 1997 George of the Jungle (lead mechanic: Jim Henson's Creature Shop)
 1996 The Phantom (mold and foam crew: Jim Henson's Creature Shop)
 1995 Murder in the First (animatronic designer)
 1991 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (mechanics: Jim Henson's Creature Shop)
 1990 Mother Goose Stories (TV Series) (animatronic designer - 1987)
 1990 Gophers! (TV Series) (animatronic designer - 11 episodes)
- Halloween (1990) ... (animatronic designer - uncredited)
- Booglers and Aliens (1990) ... (animatronic designer - uncredited)
- The Invasion of Cockroaches (1990) ... (animatronic designer - uncredited)
- The Birthday Party (1990) ... (animatronic designer - uncredited)
- A Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body (1990) ... (animatronic designer - uncredited)
 1988 Dream Demon (animatronic technician)
 1986 Little Shop of Horrors (animatronics technician - as Michael Scanlan)
 1986 Link (animatronic technician)
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Alternate Names:

Michael Scanlan | Michael Scanlon

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