Michael J. Nelson

Actor · Writer · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 57
Michael John Nelson is an American comedian and writer, most known for his work on the cult television series Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K). Nelson was the head writer of the series for most of the show's original eleven-year run, and spent half of that time as the on-air host, also named Mike Nelson. In addition to writing books, Nelson is... read more

Michael John Nelson is an American comedian and writer, most known for his work on the cult television series Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K). Nelson was the head writer of the series for most of the show's original eleven-year run, and spent half of that time as the on-air host, also named Mike Nelson. In addition to writing books, Nelson is currently part of the online movie riffing sites RiffTrax and The Film Crew with fellow MST3K alumni, Bill Corbett and Kevin Murphy.

Birth Name

Michael John Nelson

Born

Sunday, 11 October 1964

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Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

RiffTrax: Zombie Nightmare Self 2022
Rifftrax: Rapid Assault Self 2022
RiffTrax: Fugitive Rage Self 2022
RiffTrax Live: Amityville 4: The Evil Escapes Self 2021
Rifftrax Live: Hobgoblins Self 2021
Riftrax: Lycan Colony Self 2020
Rifftrax: Stitches Self 2020
RiffTrax: The Return Self 2020
Rifftrax: Attack of the Super Monsters Self - Host 2019
Rifftrax: Contamination Self 2019
RiffTrax Live: Giant Spider Invasion Self - riffer / Mike 2019
RiffTrax Live: Star Raiders Self - riffer 2019
Rifftrax: Blood Theatre Self 2019
RiffTrax LIVE! Octaman Self 2019
Rifftrax: Santa's Summer House Self 2018
The Rifftrax Yule Log Self 2018
RiffTrax: Ready Player One Self 2018
RiffTrax Live: Krull 2018
Rifftrax: Ice Cream Man Self 2018
Rifftrax Live: Space Mutiny Self 2018
Rifftrax: A Talking Cat!?! Self 2018
Rifftrax: The Dark Self 2018
RiffTrax: Gammera the Invincible Self 2018
Rifftrax: The House on Sorority Row Self 2018
Rifftrax: Fairy King of Ar Self 2018
Rifftrax: Dark Future Self 2018
Rifftrax: Godmonster of Indian Flats Self 2018
RiffTrax: Berserker - Hell's Warrior Self 2018
Rifftrax: Starship Invasions Self 2018
Rifftrax: A Christmas Carol Self 2018
Rifftrax: Jack Frost Self 2017
Rifftrax: Pressure Point Self 2017
RiffTrax: Oblivion Self 2017
RiffTrax: Final Justice Self 2017
Rifftrax Live: Summer Shorts Beach Party Himself 2017
RiffTrax: Star Games Self 2017
Rifftrax: Grizzly Self 2017
RiffTrax Live: Samurai Cop Himself / Self 2017
Rifftrax: Replica Self 2017
Rifftrax: The Wonderful Land of Oz Self 2017
RiffTrax: Kill and Kill Again Self 2017
Rifftrax: Christmas Circus Self 2016
RiffTrax Live: Carnival of Souls Self 2016
Rifftrax: Astro-Zombies Self 2016
Rifftrax: Ruby Self 2016
Rifftrax Live: Mothra Himself 2016
Rifftrax: Attack from Space Self 2016
RiffTrax Live: MST3K Reunion Self 2016
Rifftrax: The Last Shark Self 2016
Rifftrax: Hillbillys in a Haunted House Self 2016
RiffTrax Live: Time Chasers Himself / Self 2016
RiffTrax: Icebreaker Self 2016
RiffTrax Live: Night of the Shorts IV - SF Sketchfest 2016 Self / Himself 2016
Rifftrax: I Believe in Santa Claus Self 2015
RiffTrax Live: Miami Connection Self 2015
Rifftrax: Rollergator Self 2015
Rifftrax: The Magic Sword Self 2015
RiffTrax: Julie and Jack Self 2015
RiffTrax Live: Sharknado 2 Himself / Self 2015
RiffTrax Live: The Room Himself 2015
RiffTrax Live: Santa Claus Self 2015
RiffTrax Live: Night of the Shorts, A Good Day to Riff Hard - SF Sketchfest 2015 Self 2015
Rifftrax: No Retreat, No Surrender Self 2015
RiffTrax Live: Anaconda Self 2014
Rifftrax: Fun in Balloon Land Self 2014
RiffTrax Live: Godzilla Self 2014
Rifftrax: The Beast of the Yellow Night Self 2014
RiffTrax Live: Sharknado Himself / Self 2014
Rifftrax: Yambaó Self 2014
Rifftrax: Zindy the Swamp Boy Self 2014
Total Riff Off Self 2014
RiffTrax: Fist of Fury Self 2014
RiffTrax Live: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians Self 2013
RiffTrax Live: Night of the Living Dead Self 2013
Rifftrax: Supersonic Man Self 2013
RiffTrax Live: Starship Troopers Self 2013
RiffTrax: Firehead Self 2013
Rifftrax: Breaker! Breaker! Self 2013
RiffTrax Live: Night of the Shorts SF Sketchfest 2013 Self / Himself 2013
RiffTrax: Kingdom of the Spiders Self - Host 2013
RiffTrax Live: Birdemic - Shock and Terror Himself / Self 2012
Rifftrax: The Guy from Harlem Self 2012
Rifftrax: The Bermuda Triangle Self 2012
RiffTrax Live: Manos - The Hands of Fate Self 2012
Rifftrax: Bloody Pit of Horror Self 2012
RiffTrax: Curse of Bigfoot Self 2012
Rifftrax: Frankenstein Island Self 2012
Rifftrax: Ghosthouse Self 2012
Rifftrax: Brainiac Self - Host 2012
Rifftrax: Warriors of the Wasteland Self 2011
RiffTrax: Abraxas Self - Host 2011
RiffTrax Live: Jack the Giant Killer Self 2011
RiffTrax Live: Santa and the Ice Cream Bunny Self 2011
Rifftrax: Santa and the Ice Cream Bunny Self 2010
RiffTrax Live: House on Haunted Hill Self 2010
RiffTrax Live: Reefer Madness Self 2010
RiffTrax Live: Christmas Shorts-stravaganza! Himself / Self 2009
RiffTrax Live: Plan 9 from Outer Space Self 2009
The Best of RiffTrax Shorts: Volume Two Riffer 2009
Rifftrax: Plan 9 from Outer Space Self 2008
The Film Crew: The Giant of Marathon Self / Mike Nelson 2007
The Film Crew: Wild Women of Wongo Self / Mike Nelson 2007
The Film Crew: Hollywood After Dark Himself / Self 2007
The Film Crew: Killers from Space Self / Mike Nelson 2007
Heart of an Empire Self 2007
RiffTrax: Missile to the Moon feat. Fred Willard Self 2007
The Three Stooges in Color Self 2005
Mega64 Frankie 2004
Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker Mike Nelson 2004
Super Secret Movie Rules Self - Critic and Author, Self 2004
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Shorts Mike Nelson 1998
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie Mike Nelson 1996
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Mike Nelson, Observer / Mike Nelson, Hugh Beaumont, Dr. Peanut / Mike Nelson, Buddy the Space Child / Mike Nelson, Mike Nelson / Torgo, Glen Manning, Holo-clown, Torgo, Valeria, Virtual Comedy Heckler, Winky, Morrissey, Mothra, Officer Mike, Sorri Andropoli, Steve Reeves, Tony Travis, Torgo / Mike Nelson, Imperialistic Alien 1, Isaac Asimov Literary Doomsday Device, J.C., Jack Perkins, John Banner, Kenny, Larry Buchanan, Mega-Weapon, Michael Feinstein, Mike Nelson / Deep 13 Computer, Mike Nelson / Dr. Peanut, Mike Nelson / Eddie Nelson, Mike Nelson / Goosio, Mike Nelson / Mean Mike / Brad Roberts / Jeff Smith, Mike Nelson / Toblerone, Mike Nelson / Torgo the White, Custodian of the Seventh Galaxy from the Planet Ziffalodian, Gamera, Abe Vigoda, Aunt Catherine Wheel, Bruce 1988
Three Stooges: Greatest Routines Michael J. Nelson 1964

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1995 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing for a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1994 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
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