Macaulay Culkin is an American actor. He was born on August 26, 1980, in New York, New York USA as the third of seven children to Christopher "Kit" Caulkin, a former stage actor and Patricia Brentup. Macaulay first started acting at the age of 4, appearing in Bach Babies at the New York Philharmonic. By the time he was 8 years old he landed a starring role in the film Rocket Gibraltar (1988). He then landed the role of Billy Livingstone in See You In The Morning (1989). In this film he and his co-stars received rave reviews from the New Yorker and the New York Times.
John Hughes soon took a liking to Macaulay after directing him in several off-broadway plays. John Hughes then cast Macaulay as Miles Russell in Uncle Buck (1989). After being impressed by Culkin's performance Hughes then wrote Home Alone with Macaulay in mind. Chris Columbus then approved Macaulay for the role of Kevin MacAllister. Before he went to Chicago to shoot the movie Macaulay played the role of Gabe in the hard hitting drama Jacob's Ladder. After the release of Home Alone Culkin's career took off.
Macaulay was soon cast as Billy Muldoon in the Chris Columbus directed Only the Lonely. After this Macaulay starred in My Girl as Thomas J. Sennett. Then he would reprise his role of Kevin MacAllister in the box-office-smash, Home Alone: Lost in New York. 1993 would prove to be a productive year as Macaulay starred in the hit, the Good Son as Henry Evans and the commercial let down, the Nutcracker as the Nutcracker Prince. In 1994 he played Timmy Gleason in Getting Even with Dad, Richard Tyler in the Pagemaster, and Richie Rich in Richie Rich. After all these films did fairly well in box-office but made less then expected.
At the age of 14 Macaulay's parents began a custody battle over Macaulay and his siblings. Macaulay then took his parents to court for control over his earnings and won. At the age of 17 he married his high school girlfriend and actress, Rachel Miner. However the two divorced after 2 years of marriage.
In 2003 Macaulay returned to the movie screen playing Michael Alig in Party Monster. He then played the role of Roland in the cult classic, Saved!. Macaulay will next take on the role of James in a movie called Sex and Breakfast in 2007.… Expand
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