Mike Scanlan, also credited as Michael Scanlan, worked with Jim Henson's Creature Shop as one of the regular dinosaur builders on Dinosaurs (credited for the first two seasons only under the Creature Shop heading, and the final two as Mike "Mud" Scanlan).
Apart from the Creature Shop, Scanlan worked on the mechanical or technical aspects of animatronics in Little Shop of Horrors, Link, Dream Demon and the British TV series Gophers! He also worked on the alien effects for Alien³ and puppeteered on Monkeybone.
- Mother Goose Stories - Puppet builder
- Dinosaurs - Creature Shop animatronics/puppets
- For Our Children - Mechanical work on Baby Sinclair
- The Phantom - Mold and foam crew
- George of the Jungle - Lead mechanic/puppeteer
- Dr. Dolittle - Lead mechanic
- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - Animatronic designer
- Where the Wild Things Are - Mechanic