- Date of Birth:
- 28 October 1978
- Mike Hatton will make you laugh... a lot. The actor, comedian, and on-air personality was born in the suburbs of Chicago (Hobart, Indiana) to a sarcastic Irish mother and a goofy Polish father. The combination would take well in the youngest of their four boys. As a child, Mike would often direct and star in improvised short sketches made with a home video camera. In high school, Mike continued his passion for the camera and starred in several school produced videos. He was also the host of the morning announcements. Mike got his professional start in television while in college at Indiana State University. He worked as a cameraman at WTHI-TV in Terre Haute, and would occasionally appear on-camera in light or humorous roles. After graduating, Mike moved to Palm Springs, California to become an advertising sales executive and help launch the desert's first CBS affiliate. Shortly after his arrival, he moved in front of the camera, as the entertainment and features reporter. He was dubbed "Special Correspondent" for his comedic coverage and commentaries. Mike is known for his funny, conversational, and sarcastic style and his ability to insert humorous characters and voices on the fly. While at KPSP, he developed and co-created several local programs. He is an alumnus of The Second City Conservatory and has further training from Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. He's contributed and reported for numerous TV and web outlets, starred in several feature films, and often performs live sketch and stand-up comedy.