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Mike White

AKA Michael Christopher White

Born: 28-Jun-1970
Birthplace: Pasadena, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Screenwriter, Film/TV Producer, Actor
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Writer of School of Rock

Film and TV writer/producer and sometimes actor Mike White is best known for scripting The School of Rock, and playing the teacher impersonated by Jack Black in that film. He has said that he was first inspired to write by his second grade teacher, the mother of playwright Sam Shepard. White also competed in the 2009 edition of the reality show The Amazing Race, teaming up with his father.

Father: Mel White (Christian minister/gay rights activist, b. 1940)
Mother: Lyla White (theater manager, m. 1962, div.)
Sister: Erinn White
Father: Gary Nixon (stepfather, m. Mel White in 2008)

    High School: Polytechnic School, Pasadena, CA (1988)
    University: BA, Wesleyan University (1992)

    TELEVISION
    The Amazing Race Himself (2009)
    Pasadena Creator, Executive Producer (2001-05)
    Freaks and Geeks Supervising Producer (1999-2000)
    Dawson's Creek Writer (1998-99)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Year of the Dog (20-Jan-2007)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Gentlemen Broncos (24-Sep-2009) · Dusty
    Smother (31-Oct-2007)
    The Stepford Wives (6-Jun-2004) · Hank
    The School of Rock (9-Sep-2003) · Ned Schneebly
    The Good Girl (12-Jan-2002) · Corny
    Orange County (7-Jan-2002)
    Chuck & Buck (21-Jan-2000)
    Star Maps (Jan-1997) · Carmel County Writer


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