Mike Vitar Actor

Michael Vitar is an American former teen actor who most notably appeared as Benny "The Jet" Rodriguez in The Sandlot and as Luis Mendoza in D2: The Mighty Ducks and D3: The Mighty Ducks. He started acting at the age of 12 when a casting manager spotted him in line for a ride at a school carnival. He retired from acting after 1997, and since 2002, he has been a firefighter for the Los Angeles Fire Department. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife Kim, whom he married in 2007, and their sons Elias (born in 2007) and Wesley (born in 2009). He has two older siblings. His older brother, Pablo, played the older version of his character, Benny, in The Sandlot, after which he joined the Los Angeles Police Department in 1996. Pablo succumbed to colon cancer on February 5, 2008. Michael also has an older sister named Elizabeth. In 1996, he worked for Gerber Ambulance in Torrance as a stepping stool in the EMS field in order to move into his current career. He attended St. Francis High School in La Cañada, California, from which he graduated in 1997.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 21st, 1978
Nationality
United States of America

Family

Siblings
Spouse

Education

1. Saint Francis High School Private school

St. Francis High School is a Catholic preparatory high school for young men, located in La Cañada Flintridge, California, USA. Founded in 1946 on the lands bought from a golf club, it is owned and directed by the Capuchin Friars of the Western American Province of Our Lady of Angels.

Type Single-sex education
Institution colors
Founded
1946
Headquarters
200 North Foothill Boulevard, 91011 - La Cañada Flintridge, California
Official web page www.sfhs.net
Wikipedia article

People attended Saint Francis High School connected by profession and/or age

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Basketball Coach
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b. 1958.

Movie performances

Average rating by genre

GenreNum. of titlesAvg. rating
Drama36.27
Comedy36.27
Action25.5

1. D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996)

Action, Comedy, Drama
played Luis Mendoza
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
104.0
21 Show list

D3: The Mighty Ducks is 1996 American sports comedy film directed by Robert Lieberman. It is the third and final film in The Mighty Ducks trilogy and was produced by Walt Disney Pictures and distributed by Buena Vista Pictures Distribution.

Awards

Top cast

Fulton Reed
Gordon Bombay
Charlie Conway
Arcade Attendant
Lester Averman
Dean Buckley
Russ Tyler
Coach Ted Orion
Connie Moreau
Greg "Goldie" Goldberg
Dean Portman
Adam Banks
Guy Germaine
Scott
Dwayne Robertson
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

2. D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994)

Action, Comedy, Drama
played Luis Mendoza
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
107.0
25 Show list

D2: The Mighty Ducks is a 1994 American sports comedy film directed by Sam Weisman. It is a sequel to the 1992 film The Mighty Ducks and produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Avnet–Kerner Productions. In the United Kingdom and Australia, the film was titled The Mighty Ducks.

Awards

Top cast

Fulton Reed
Gordon Bombay
Charlie Conway
Celebrity at Party
Lester Averman
Russ Tyler
Connie Moreau
Coliseum Reporter #1
Coach Wolf Stansson
Iceland Goalie
Tibbles
Michele MacKay
Greg "Goldie" Goldberg
Dean Portman
Jan
Adam Banks
Guy Germaine
Jesse Hall
Gunnar Stahl
Gordon Bombay
Dwayne Robertson
Shopkeeper
Game Announcer
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Grania Preston
D2: The Mighty Ducks
Icelandic, English
United States of America

3. The Sandlot (1993)

Comedy, Drama, Family
played Benjamin Franklin Rodriguez
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
101.0
Dale De La Torre
,
William S. Gilmore
Robert Gunter
,
8 Show list

The Sandlot, known as The Sandlot Kids, is a 1993 American coming-of-age film Comedy directed by David M. Evans, which tells the story of a group of young baseball players during the summer of 1962. The filming location was in Glendale, Salt Lake City, Utah. The film was released with the title The Sandlot Kids in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Awards

Top cast

Mr. Mertle
Police Chief
Scotty Smalls
Hamilton 'Ham' Porter
Michael 'Squints' Palledorous
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Baseball
Grania Preston
English
United States of America

4. Sunset Grill (1993)

Thriller
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
104.0
1 Show list

Sunset Grill is a 1993 American neo-noir mystery film starring Peter Weller as a private detective in Los Angeles. The movie co-stars Lori Singer and Stacy Keach, and was directed by Kevin Connor.

Awards

Top cast

Harrison Shelgrove
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

Wikipedia

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