Michael Elias, the ultimate renaissance man, has been a world-renown figure in the world of show business for decades. From his early years as an actor, to becoming one of the premier writers, directors and producers in the Film and Television Industry, Elias has more credits to his name than can be listed here.
In filmography, a few of Elias’ credits include: The Jerk (screenplay co-writer with Steve Martin), Lush Life (writer and director), and The Frisco Kid (co-writer w/Gene Wilder). He also co-wrote, Back to School, which starred Rodney Dangerfield,
In television, Michael’s credits include: Head of the Class (Co-creator and Executive Producer), The Bill Cosby Show (writer), The New Dick Van Dyke Show (writer and producer), Steve Martin: A Wild and Crazy Guy (writer), and Black Bart, Based on Blazing Saddles (writer and producer), to name a few
In his early years, Michael began his career as a stage actor and also formed a comedy team with Frank Shaw called Elias and Shaw, appearing twice on The Tonight Show.
As an author, Elias’ novels include The Last Conquistadorand You Can Go Home Now.
Michael lives in Los Angeles and Paris, France.
So be sure to join Billy and Frank, as they interview the iconic Michael Elias on the January 12 episode of A Mick A Mook and A Mic.