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Macaulay Culkin Biography

Birth Name:
Macaulay Carson Culkin
Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • Took ballet lessons as a child
  • Made his film debut in the 1988 drama Rocket Gibraltar
  • Earning about $8 million for one movie, he was the highest paid child star of all time
  • Tap danced with Bob Hope in one of Hope's Christmas specials
  • Left acting when he was 14; came out of retirement nine years later to star in the 2003 drama Party Monster
  • Got married at 17, was separated two years later and then divorced
  • Published a book in March 2006 called Junior; it included quizzes, poems, letters and sketches
  • Is the godfather to two of Michael Jackson's children


  • 1991Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: nominated