Macaulay Culkin

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Macaulay Carson Culkin (born August 26, 1980) is an American actor. He became famous for his role as Kevin McCallister in Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. He is also known for his roles in Richie Rich, Uncle Buck, My Girl, The Pagemaster, Party Monster, and the music video for Michael Jackson’s “Black or White”. At the height of his fame, he was regarded as the most successful child actor since Shirley Temple. Culkin ranked at number two on VH1’s list of the “100 Greatest Kid-Stars” and E!’s list of the “50 Greatest Child Stars”

Culkin was born in Manhattan and raised in Yorkville. His father, Christopher Cornelius “Kit” Culkin, is a former actor known for his productions on Broadway and is the brother of actress Bonnie Bedelia. His mother is Patricia Brentrup, who never married Culkin. He was raised Roman Catholic; he attended a Catholic school (St. Joseph’s School of Yorkville) for five years 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 saw him appearing in a stage production of Bach Babies at the New York Philharmonic. He continued appearing in roles on stage, television, and films throughout the 1980s. Notable parts in this period included an episode of the popular action series The Equalizer, in which he played a kidnapping victim, and in the TV movie The Midnight Hour. In 1989, he starred in Uncle Buck with John Candy