|Birth place||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Profession||Motion picture director and producer|
|Years active||1958 to 2002|
|Role|| Unit Production Manager|
|Seasons||1, 2, 5, 6, 7, & 8|
|First episode||"Day One"|
|Credits||134 episodes (see below)|
He was born in 1922 in Los Angeles, CA the son of Joseph and Pauline Salamunovich. He was the third of five siblings, John, George, Joseph Jr., and Paul Salamunovich.
He attended Redondo Beach Union High School where he played football for the Seahawks. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Navy where he served during World War II in the Pacific as a signalman aboard the USS Sea Snipe.
After his discharge from the Navy, he married Patricia Barrett of Hollywood on August 7, 1948 and the couple made their home in West Los Angeles.
Mike enjoyed a remarkable career in film and television production as a member of the Directors Guild of America until his retirement at age 80.