Michael Tollin biography
Date of Birth: 1956
Best known in the film industry for his work as a producer, Tollin began
his film career late in life at the age of 39. Beginning with the film
The Show, he co-created and co-produced a number of kids' television shows
including All That and Kenan & Kel. Always striving to
create quality kid-oriented programming, he and partner Brian Robbins
became founding board members of Children Now.
His work as a producer and part-time director has earned him three Emmy
awards, as well as an Academy Award nomination and a Peabody Award for his
documentary Hand Aaron: Chasing the Dream.
Continuing his producing talents into the new millennium with such films
as Varsity Blues (1999), Ready To Rumble (2000), Hardball
(2001) and television comedy series such as The Nightmare Room and
Smallville, Tollin decided to make his directorial feature film
debut with Summer Catch in 2001.
Michael Tollin Filmography