Mike Quinn has made a significant name and reputation for himself in the world of film, but not in the traditional sense of being an actor or even a producer. Mike, instead, utilizes puppetry as his craft, and his work has been unknowingly seen by many. By creating an extensive and impressive portfolio of working for the Muppets to Star Wars, Mike has truly exemplified the ideals of working in show business. Originally from the United Kingdom, Mike discovered, at age 17, that his true calling was the art of puppetry. Later he moved to the U.S. to be a computer animator for Pixar characters,. Through the course of his career, Mike has warranted a very diverse career and also maintained several other personal interests, such as teaching puppetry classes and creating documentaries.
Make sure to tune in for all of this and more on this episode of The Biz Geek!
THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW
What was so special to Mike about working on the set of Star Wars?
Mike’s other “geeky” interests, including: who was the best Doctor Who?
How did growing up in the U.K. influence what Mike watched?
What has working on Star Wars done for Mike’s professional career?
Tweetable: “It’s not the years, it’s the mileage.”(Indiana Jones) Mike Quinn