Mike Batayeh is a native of Detroit, Michigan who is of Jordanian descent. He currently resides in Los Angeles, CA where is a working Comedian/Actor/Writer. As a writer he has two screenplays, one of which is in process to be produced. He was also, co-writer of a one person show, entitled" Machomen and The Women That Love Them", which was filmed at the Kodak Theater (Home of the Academy Awards) available at all major retail stores as well as Amazon.com. Mike has guest starred in several televison shows for all major networks with notable appearances on "Everybody Loves Raymond", "The Shield", CSI Miami" "Breaking Bad" as well as a recurring role on Showtimes critically acclaimed series, "Slepper Cell". Mike has co-starred with in films such as, American Dreams" with Hugh Grant and Dennis Quad, Don't M ess with Zohan", with Adam Sandler and " American East" with Tony Shaloub. Mike can be seen in his first lead role in a movie entitled, Detroit Unleaded" to be released in theaters in 2012
As a comic, Mike has performed at all the major comedy clubs in LA including, Comedy Store,Flappers and The Laugh Factory, where is a paid regula, and Icehouse( filmed Latin Loco Fiesta vol.8). He also travels all over the country perfoming in theaters and comedy clubs. Internationally, Mike has performed for audiences in Egypt, Jordan, Nazareth, Lebanon and Dubai, where he filmed a comedy special on Showtime Arabia called "Friday Night Live". He has had the distinct homor of being part of the first wave of western comedians to perform in these regions. Mike's unique and exciting brand of comedy leaves audiences in the States and abroad anxiously awaitng for another opportunity to see this engaging and exciting performer.
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