Mini Bio (1)
Mel England has starred on Screen and Stage, Off Broadway, internationally and across the USA. In title role of "Ron and Laura Take Back America", England won Best Acting Ensemble, two Best Actor nominations, and the film which he co-wrote and co-directed, earned 14 other wins and nominations, including Best Comedy & Best Director, and it co-stars Golden Globe Best Actress Nominee Irene Bedard. He stars in the feature "Best Day Ever" (available worldwide on Amazon), winner Best LGBT Film (IndieFest USA), and appears alongside Academy Award Best Actress Nominee and Golden Globe Winner Sally Kirkland in "Archaeology of a Woman". He recently signed to star with Kirkland in the upcoming film "Love Anonymous." England also stars in indie hit "Little Big Top" (released worldwide on Netflix & Amazon) with Horror film star Sid Haig in the indie hit "Little Big Top", also starring Jacob Zachar of TV's "Greek", as the scary Mr. Ghoulden in the upcoming dark comedy "Persona Au Gratin", and "Highlights", Best Drama nominee in the Moviefone Short Film Festival.
On Stage, England has performed Off Broadway, regionally and internationally. In 2009, England's solo show "Swimming with the Polar Bears" premiered Off Broadway at the Lynn Redgrave Theatre in New York as part of a benefit for The Climate Project, which featured posters of the show signed by former Vice President Al Gore, and then toured world-wide, in Los Angeles, the National Mall in Washington DC for the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day, and at the 2009 UN Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen. England's first solo show "Navajo Memoirs", premiered in 2001 in New York, exploring his Native American heritage and identity (and the convergence of Hollywood and History), and was dubbed "Ingenious" by Backstage. Other Off Broadway credits include "Hecuba", "Marriage" & "Imaginary Invalid." England starred in the NY and LA premieres of Israel Horovitz's "3 Weeks After Paradise." Notable productions include "Lucky Man" (Best Acting Ensemble, NY Fringe), "A Shayna Maidel" (Best Play of the Year, Denver), and he was a proud part of the original NY productions of Chris Sanderson's "Midsummer Night's Dream", "Sea Monkeys" by Tony Nominee Chad Beguelin, "The Honeysuckles" (developed for TV by FOX), and "King of Connecticut" with Phillip Seymour Hoffman.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Laura Schumann