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Blu Mankuma

Blu Mankuma, actor,

B: July 5, 1948 in Seattle, Washington

Blu Mankuma above on the right in a publicity still from the 2010 film, Fathers & Sons. Mankuma is an actor,singer/songwriter, director and musician. Born in Seattle, Washington where he lived for many years, he studied acting in high school and college. He moved to Vancouver in 1969 to hone his acting skills with Ernie King and The Sepia Players. He won Vancouver’s Jessie Award for his role in the long running musical Ain’t Misbehavin’ at The Arts Club. After playing Othello under Antony Holland’s direction at Vancouver’s Langara College Studio 58, Blu Mankuma launched his film and television career when he landed a small role opposite Art Carney in the 1979 production Letters From Frank.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Letters from Frank (TV-1979)

The Plutonium Incident (TV-1980)
Mr. Patman (1980)
Secrets of a Married Man (TV-1984)
Rainbow War (1985)
Brotherly Love (TV-1985)
High Stakes (1986)
The Girl Who Spelled Freedom (TV-1986)
Firefighter (TV-1986)
The Stepfather (1987)
Malone (1987
Hands of a Stranger (TV-1987)
Stakeout (1987)
After the Promise (TV-1987)
Body of Evidence (TV-1988)
Deadly Pursuit (1988)
The Red Spider (TV-1988)
Watchers (1988)
Cold Front (1989)
Look Who’s Talking (1989)
Immediate Family (1989)

Angel Square (1990)
Sky High (TV-1990)
Bird on a Wire (1990)
Cadence (1990)
The Russia House (1990)
Lighthouse (1991)
Bingo (1991)
K2 (1991)
A Mother’s Justice (TV-1991)
Knight Moves (1992)
Mortal Sins (TV-1992)
Breaking Point (1993)
Harmony Cats (1993)
Miracle on Interstate 880 (TV-1993)
Another Stakeout (1993)
A Stranger in the Mirror (TV-1993)
For the Love of Aaron (TV-1994)
Love on the Run (1994)
Whale Music (1994)
Dog Hermit (TV-1995)
Family of Cops (TV-1995)
Murder at My Door (TV-1996)
Dead Silence (TV-1997)
That Old Feeling (1997)
Bliss (1997)
Intensity (TV-1997)
A Call to Remember (TV-1997)
Final Descent (TV-1997)
The Littlest Angel (voice, VR-1997)
The Sleep Room (1998)
Mummies Alive! The Legend Begins (voice, VR-1998)
Creature (TV-1998)
Bone Daddy (1998)
The Animated Adventures of Tom Sawyer (voice, 1998)
Every Mother’s Worst Fear (TV-1998)
The Color of Courage (TV-1998)
Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge (TV-1999)
Atomic Train (TV-1999)
Don’t Look Behind You (TV-1999)
Convergence (1999)
As Time Runs Out (TV-1999)

Gundam Savior (TV-2000)
Mermaid (TV-2000)
Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace (2000)
Middlemen (2000)
Blacktop (TV-2000)
Holiday Heart (TV-2000)
Flight of the Reindeer (TV-2000)
Ladies and the Champ (TV-2001)
Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge (TV-2001)
ReBoot: Daemon Rising (voice, TV-2001)
Fade to Black (2002)
Roughing It (TV-2002)
K-9: P.I. (VR-2002)
Johnson County War (TV-2002)
Inspector Gadget’s Last Case: Claw’s Revenge (voice, TV-2002)
The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
Jasper, Texas (TV-2003)
G.I.Joe: Spy Troops the Movie (voice, TV-2003)
Joe (voice, 2003)
On Thin Ice (TV-2003)
The Final Cut (2004)
Jack (TV-2004)
Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss (TV-2004)
G.I. Joe: Valor vs. Venom (voice, VR-2004)
Fierce People (2005)
Murder at the Presidio (TV-2005)
Barbie Fairytopia: Mermaidia (voice, VR-2006)
Presumed Dead (TV-2006)
Like Mike 2: Streetball (VR-2006)
Connors’ War (VR-2006)
2012 (2009)

At Jesus’ Side (VR-2010)
Final Storm (2010)
The Last Rites of Ransom Pride (2010)
Fathers & Sons (2010)
Smoke Screen (TV-2010)
Wait for Rain (2011, short)
Jake and Jasper: A Ferret Tale (2011, short)
I Shoot UBCP (VR-2012, short)
Girl in Progress (2012)
Upside Down (2012)
Bedbugs: A Musical Love Story (2014, short)
Bad City (2014)
The Arrangement (2014)
Hustle vs. Heartache (2016)
Havana Hustle (2017, short)
Volition (2019)

TV Series – Cast:
21 Jump Street (1987-1990)
RoboCop (1994)
G.I. Joe Extreme (1995)
Space Strikers (1995)
Forever Knight (1995-1996)
Beasties (voice, 1996-1999)

Sabrina’s Secret Life (voice 2003-2004)
Tin Man (2007, mini-series)

Delete (2013, mini-series)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Huckleberry Finn and His Friends (1980)
Danger Bay (1986)
Stingray (1987)
The New Adventures of Beans Baxter (1987)
Wiseguy (1987, 1989)
Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color (1988)
MacGyver (1989, 1991)

Mom P.I. (1990)
Booker (1990)
The Black Stallion (1990)
The Round Table (1992)
North of 60 (1992)
Street Justice (1992, 1993)
Madison (1993, 1995)
The X-Files (1993, 1998)
M.A.N.T.I.S. (1994, 1995)
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1995)
The Outer Limits (1995, 1997, 2000)
ReBoot (995)
Two (1996)
Mummies Alive! (voice, 1997)
Dead Man’s Gun (1998)
Earth: Final Conflict (1998)
Welcome to Paradox (1998)
RoboCop: Alpha Commando (voice, 1998)
Night Man (1998)
Viper (1998)
Sabrina the Animated Series (voice, 1999)
Sonic Underground (voice, 1999)
Shadow Raiders (voice, 1999)
Da Vinci’s Inquest (1999)
First Wave (1999)

Seven Days (2000)
2gether: The Series (2000)
Relic Hunter (2000)
Night Visions (2001)
X-Men: Evolution (voice, 2001)
Ultimate Book of Spells (voice, 2001)
Stargate SG-1 (2002)
The Dead Zone (2002)
Stargate: Infinity (voice, 2002)
Breaking News (2002)
The Twilight Zone (2002)
Masters of the Universe vs. the Snake Men (2003)
Dead Like Me (2003)
Andromeda (2004)
The Collector (2004)
Trollz (voice, 2005)
Saved (2006)
Supernatural (2006)
Blood Ties (2008)
The League of Super Evil (voice, 2009)

Smallville (2010)
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (voice, 2010)
Chasing Mood (2010, 2011)
Fringe (2012)
Alcatraz 2012)

Volition, movie, poster