Having been Mike’s personal manager and talent agent for many years he was one of the funniest talents I had the opportunity to work with in Hollywood. I was introduced to Mike through Said Faraj another actor I represented. Unfortunately, Mike passed away in his sleep of a heart attack.
Mike Batayeh is a native of Detroit and resides in Los Angeles. As an actor he has guest starred and recurred on several television shows including notable appearances on Everybody Loves Raymond, The Sheild, Sleeper Cell,Touch and Breaking Bad. He has co-starred in films including, American Dreams, Gas, American East, Don’t Mess With The Zohan and his leading role in Detroit Unleaded. As a Comic, Mike has performed and headlined all over the USA at reputable Comedy clubs such as Gotham in NYC, LA clubs such as Laugh Factory(regular), Comedy Store, Improv and Icehouse. He was part of the first wave of western comics to perform for local audiences, in the middle east in such places as Dubai, where he filmed a comedy special for Showtime Arabia, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, where he was invited 2yrs in a row by royal family for the Amman international Comedy Festival and Nazareth.