Dino May Management West
12348 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA, 91604
Founder & Talent Manager
Dino of Dino May Management has been a talent manager for well over 25 years and has had extreme success. With a small roster of clients including Multi-Platinum, grammy nominated recording artist Samantha Mumba who has appeared in films such as Steven Spielberg’s THE TIME MACHINE with Guy Pearce, his roster also includes the young star, Jesse James. Jesse has starred in numerous films like AS GOOD AS IT GETS next to Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt, THE AMITYVILLE HORROR, BUTTERFLY EFFECT, BLOW, and many, many more. Jesse has numerous television credits as well as co-producing with Dino. The list continues with all three Sweeten Kids (Madylin, Sawyer, & Sullivan) who were Series Regulars on the number one television show of all time EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND as Ray Romano’s children.
Dino is responsible for finding talent such as Garrett Hedlund who starred with Brad Pitt in the movie TROY. Garrett also went on to star with Billy Bob Thornton in the feature film FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS. There is also Sean Faris who has starred in numerous television shows including being Series Leads in REUNION (Fox) and LIFE AS WE KNOW It (ABC), and has also starred in films such as PAWN, YOURS MINE & OURS, SLEEPOVER, FOREVER STRONG as well as FREERUNNER, THE LOST VALENTINE, BROOKLYN TO MANHATTAN, KING OF FIGHTERS, AND GHOST MACHINE. Sean was also the lead in NEVER BACK DOWN and recently seen on PRETTY LITTLE LIARS. Dino's client Judson Mills was a series regular on WALKER TEXAS RANGER. Dino theatrically handles music sensation JR Richards of the band DISHWALLA, whose album went triple platinum. Recently discovered Graham Rogers is best know for his “Can I Get a Hot Tub” State Farm commercials as well as having a series regular role on the JJ Abrams produced REVOLUTION. There's also Blake Jenner who won THE GLEE PROJECT and went on to a series regular role on GLEE.
Prior to management, Dino worked as a photographer primarily from 1980 to 1990. Influenced by then mentor Natalie Cole, Dino went on to photographing the likes of Michael Jackson, Prince, Bette Midler, Dionne Warwick, Barry White, The Bee Gees, Ashford and Simpson, Ray Charles, Rick James, Andy Gibb, New Kids on the Block, Luther Vandross, Chita Rivera and the list goes on. During this time, Dino also shot actor head shots of then no name actors such as Luke Perry, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Fox, and Mario Lopez. It was at this time where he wandered into the idea of managing actors. Dino has been featured in several industry publications, including THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, VARIETY, and DEADLINE.com for his excellence in placing clients in major roles.
In addition to being Executive Producer on several released features, Dino has been busy with scribing and producing a lifestyles television show as well as several more features. Please check out the the Productions page for more information on both past and future projects.