Birth Name: Michael Christopher Manning
Place of Birth: Thornton, Colorado, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 12, 1987
Ethnicity: English, German, Irish
Mike Manning is an American actor, producer, and television personality. He has appeared on the reality show The Real World: D.C., in the made-for-tv movie Cloud 9, on the series Youthful Daze, The Bay, yA, The Haves and the Have Nots, Days of Our Lives, and This Is Us, and in the films M.F.A., eCupid, God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness, Son of the South, The Call (2020), Slapface, The Dirty South, and The Bell Keeper. He is also known as Mike C. Manning.
He was raised in Colorado and Florida. He is married to Nick.
Mike’s paternal grandfather was John Francis “Jack” Manning (the son of John Thomas Manning and Lillian Gertrude Horrigan). Mike’s grandfather John was born in Michigan. Mike’s great-grandfather John was born in England, the son of John Manning and Ellen Poizer. Lillian was born in Massachusetts, the daughter of Patrick James Horrigan, whose parents were Irish, and of Lillian Louisa “Lillie” Shaw.
Mike’s paternal grandmother is Joan Lou Cornwall (the daughter of Hamilton Oxley Cornwall, and likely of Gertrude M. Tooley). Joan was born in New York. Hamilton was born in either New York or Illinois, the son of Benjamin Willis Cornwall and Christine May Oxley. Gertrude was born in New York, the daughter of John S. Tooley and Harriet Weeks, who were from Ontario, Canada.
Mike’s maternal grandfather was John William Frankenfield (the son of Henry Luther Frankenfield and Mary Catharine Quigley). John was born in Pennsylvania. Henry was born in Pennsylvania, the son of William L. Frankenfield and Sarah Alice Felker. Mary was born in Pennsylvania.
Mike’s maternal grandmother was Marie T. Welde (the daughter of Charles P. Welde and Helen/Ellen Husher). Marie was born in Pennsylvania. Charles was born in Pennsylvania, the son of William J. Welde and Pauline A. Weckneck. Helen was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Timothy Husher and Katherine/Catharin Drought.
Sources: Marriage record of Mike’s paternal great-grandparents, John Thomas Manning and Lillian Gertrude Horrigan – https://www.familysearch.org
Mike’s paternal grandmother, Joan Lou Cornwall, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Mike’s maternal grandfather, John William Frankenfield – http://www.yatesfuneralhome.com