Blu Mankuma

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Blu Mankuma (born July 5, 1948) is an American actor. He has appeared in numerous Canadian and American productions filmed in Canada.

Mankuma was born in Seattle, Washington. Among Mankuma's film credits are Tin Man, The Russia House, Another Stakeout, Harmony Gate, Bird on a Wire, Harmony Cats, Cadence, Look Who's Talking, Connor's War, Shoot to Kill, Blacktop, Eureka, 2012 and G-Saviour The Movie, the first attempt so far at a live action G-n-am Movie. Television credits include continuing roles on M.A.N.T.I.S., Forever Knight, Madison, Love on the Run (1994), Street Justice, Mom P.I., 21 Jump Street, Huckleberry Finn and His Friends, RoboCop and his role as host of the seven-part series Diversity. Individual television episodic credits include the series The X-Files, The Outer Limits, Supernatural, Kung Fu, North of 60, The Round Table, Hat Squad, Scene of The Crime, Booker, Wiseguy, MacGyver, Walt Disney's Davy Crockett, Blue's Folly, Stargate SG-1 and Jack.

Mankuma is widely-known as the voice of Tigatron, Tigerhawk and one of the Vok in Beast Wars. Other notable roles include Gigabyte in ReBoot, Heavy Duty in G.I. Joe: Spy Troops and G.I. Joe: Valor vs. Venom, and Anubis in the 1997 cartoon Mummies Alive!.

He also done voices on other animated films and television shows including Spider-Man Unlimited, Extreme Dinosaurs, Fat Dog Mendoza, RoboCop: Alpha Commando, NASCAR Racers, Scruff, G.I. Joe Extreme, Captain N: The Game Master, Trollz, The Animated Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Space Strikers, Double Dragon, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Madeline, Inspector Gadget's Last Case, Ultimate Book of Spells, Shadow Raiders, X-Men Evolution, Being Ian, Sabrina, the Animated Series, Sonic Underground, The Littlest Angel, Barbie: Mermaidia, Firehouse Tales, The Wacky World of Tex Avery, Littlest Pet Shop, Card Captors, CatDog, Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century, Gadget Boy, Yvon of the Yukon, Billy the Cat, Super Duper Sumos and A Hollywood Hound's Christmas.

Mankuma became an internet celebrity in 2010 for his seminal work in "Sex Ed Video: Puberty," a YouTube sensation from San Francisco to Columbus, Ohio.

Mankuma is an avid musician, singer, songwriter and stage actor. He and his family currently reside in Vancouver.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Blu Mankuma, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Blu Mankuma (born July 5, 1948) is an American actor. He has appeared in numerous Canadian and American productions filmed in Canada.

Mankuma was born in Seattle, Washington. Among Mankuma's film credits are Tin Man, The Russia House, Another Stakeout, Harmony Gate, Bird on a Wire, Harmony Cats, Cadence, Look Who's Talking, Connor's War, Shoot to Kill, Blacktop, Eureka, 2012 and G-Saviour The Movie, the first attempt so far at a live action G-n-am Movie. Television credits include continuing roles on M.A.N.T.I.S., Forever Knight, Madison, Love on the Run (1994), Street Justice, Mom P.I., 21 Jump Street, Huckleberry Finn and His Friends, RoboCop and his role as host of the seven-part series Diversity. Individual television episodic credits include the series The X-Files, The Outer Limits, Supernatural, Kung Fu, North of 60, The Round Table, Hat Squad, Scene of The Crime, Booker, Wiseguy, MacGyver, Walt Disney's Davy Crockett, Blue's Folly, Stargate SG-1 and Jack.

Mankuma is widely-known as the voice of Tigatron, Tigerhawk and one of the Vok in Beast Wars. Other notable roles include Gigabyte in ReBoot, Heavy Duty in G.I. Joe: Spy Troops and G.I. Joe: Valor vs. Venom, and Anubis in the 1997 cartoon Mummies Alive!.

He also done voices on other animated films and television shows including Spider-Man Unlimited, Extreme Dinosaurs, Fat Dog Mendoza, RoboCop: Alpha Commando, NASCAR Racers, Scruff, G.I. Joe Extreme, Captain N: The Game Master, Trollz, The Animated Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Space Strikers, Double Dragon, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Madeline, Inspector Gadget's Last Case, Ultimate Book of Spells, Shadow Raiders, X-Men Evolution, Being Ian, Sabrina, the Animated Series, Sonic Underground, The Littlest Angel, Barbie: Mermaidia, Firehouse Tales, The Wacky World of Tex Avery, Littlest Pet Shop, Card Captors, CatDog, Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century, Gadget Boy, Yvon of the Yukon, Billy the Cat, Super Duper Sumos and A Hollywood Hound's Christmas.

Mankuma became an internet celebrity in 2010 for his seminal work in "Sex Ed Video: Puberty," a YouTube sensation from San Francisco to Columbus, Ohio.

Mankuma is an avid musician, singer, songwriter and stage actor. He and his family currently reside in Vancouver.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Blu Mankuma, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 77

Birthday 1948-07-05

Place of Birth Seattle - Washington - USA

Adult Actor False

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2013 Delete as Gen. Cassius Giles USAF
2013 Delete(2 episodes) as Gen. Cassius Giles USAF
2012 Upside Down as Albert
2010 Smoke Screen as Detective Clark
2010 The Final Storm as Charles Booker
2009 2012 as Harry Helmsley
2007 Tin Man(3 episodes) as Tutor / Toto
2007 Tin Man as Toto
2006 Connors' War as Brooks
2006 Barbie Fairytopia: Mermaidia as Deep Bibble
2005 Supernatural(2 episodes)
2004 G.I. Joe: Valor vs. Venom as Heavy Duty (voice)
2004 Jack as Coach
2004 The Collector(2 episodes)
2004 Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss as Police Chief
2003 G.I. Joe: Spy Troops as Heavy Duty (voice)
2003 Dead Like Me(1 episode)
2002 Inspector Gadget's Last Case as Velvetmobile (voice)
2002 Groove Squad as Coach
2002 The Twilight Zone(1 episode)
2002 K-9: P.I. as Captain Thomas
2002 Breaking News(1 episode)
2002 The Dead Zone(1 episode)
2002 Joe as Joe Fortes
2002 Joe
2001 Reboot - Daemon Rising as Killabyte / Gigabyte
2001 Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge as Gort
2001 Night Visions(1 episode)
2000 X-Men: Evolution(1 episode)
2000 Andromeda(1 episode)
2000 Convergence as John Fellons
2000 Mermaid as Caretaker
1999 Relic Hunter(1 episode) as Abdulla
1999 Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge as D.A. Stevens
1999 Atomic Train as Reuben Castillo
1998 Da Vinci's Inquest(2 episodes)
1998 Seven Days(1 episode)
1998 RoboCop: Alpha Commando(42 episodes)
1998 Every Mother's Worst Fear as Detective Maris
1998 Welcome to Paradox(1 episode)
1998 The Animated Adventures of Tom Sawyer as Jim (voice)
1998 Bone Daddy as Trent
1998 Creature as Rollie Gibson
1997 Earth: Final Conflict(1 episode)
1997 Extreme Dinosaurs(52 episodes)
1997 A Call to Remember as Hank McTier
1997 Intensity as Ethan Trevaine
1997 Stargate SG-1(1 episode)
1997 Bliss as Nick
1996 Murder at My Door as Det. Mike Ferguson
1996 Beast Wars: Transformers(1 episode)
1995 A Child Is Missing as Police Chief
1995 G.I. Joe Extreme(27 episodes)
1995 The Outer Limits(2 episodes)
1995 RoboCop: The Future of Law Enforcement as Sergeant Stanley Parks
1994 ReBoot(2 episodes)
1994 M.A.N.T.I.S.(25 episodes)
1994 RoboCop: The Series(22 episodes)
1994 Viper(1 episode)
1993 Madison(2 episodes)
1993 The X-Files(2 episodes)
1993 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues(1 episode)
1992 Mortal Sins as Det. Rollie
1992 Forever Knight(76 episodes) as Capt. Joe Reese
1991 A Mother's Justice as Det. Roy Bogardus
1991 K2 as Man on Wheelchair
1990 Cadence as Eugene 'Spoonman' Bryce
1990 Mom P.I.(23 episodes)
1988 Watchers as Cliff
1988 Davy Crockett: Rainbow in the Thunder as Butler
1987 Wiseguy(3 episodes)
1987 The New Adventures of Beans Baxter(3 episodes)
1987 21 Jump Street(1 episode)
1987 The Stepfather as Lt. Jack Wall
1985 MacGyver(3 episodes)
1985 Stingray(1 episode)
1985 Brotherly Love as Wineman
1980 Huckleberry Finn and His Friends(26 episodes)

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