Paris Themmen appeared as a child actor in three Broadway shows, two dozen commercials and various television shows including Star Trek: Voyager but he is best known as Mike Tee Vee, one of the five lucky Golden Ticket winners in the (1971) cult-classic film, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.

As an adult he has had a variety of careers in Travel, Real Estate, Finance, Imagineering and Film Production. An avid traveler, he has backpacked through 61 countries on 6 continents. He currently resides with his wife, Nikki Grillos and two kittens, Lilibet and Winston in Los Angeles.