Macaulay Culkin was born on August 26, 1980 in New York City. He is an American actor.
Biography and Career
Macaulay Culkin was born and raised in New York City. He is a son of Patricia Brentrup and Kit Culkin, a former stage actor known for his productions on Broadway. He was the couple's third of seven children; he has four brothers: Shane, Kieran, Christian and Rory, and two sisters:
Dakota and Quinn. He is also the nephew of actress Bonnie Bedelia, who is his father's sister. He was raised an Irish Catholic and attended a Catholic school before moving on to Professional Children's School. He also studied ballet at the School of American Ballet.
Culkin began acting at the age of four. Early roles seen him appearing in a stage production of Bach Babies at the New York
Philharmonic. He continued appearing in roles on stage, television, and in films throughout the 1980s. Notable parts in this period included an episode of the popular action series
The Equalizer in which he played the victim of a kidnapping. He also appeared in the movie Uncle Buck in which his character probed John Candy's title character over his background on the basis that I'm a kid - that's my job.
He rose to international fame with his lead role as Kevin McCallister in the blockbuster film Home Alone, where he was reunited with Uncle Buck's writer and director John Hughes.
In 1992, he reprised the role of Kevin in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. Around the time of the first Home Alone movie, He also became close friends with pop legend Michael Jackson, making an appearance in the "Black or White" music video.
His brothers, Shane and Kieran would occasionally join them. He was later selected by Jackson to be the godfather of his children.
Culkin married actress Rachel Miner in 1998.
They separated in 2000 and divorced in 2002. At the height of his fame he was regarded as the most successful child actor since Shirley Temple. He was also considered one of late entertainer Michael Jackson's best friends until the date of the pop star's death.
Birth Name: Macaulay Carson Culkin
Birth: August 26, 1980
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