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Kieran Culkin

Kieran Culkin made a formidable impression on film audiences in the title role in Burr Steers' Igby Goes Down, for which he was honored with a Golden Satellite Award, a Critics' Choice Award and a Golden Globe nomination. His recent work includes the independent feature Lymelife, which co-starred Alec Baldwin and Cynthia Nixon and was directed by Derick Martini.

Culkin co-starred opposite Jodie Foster and Jena Malone in the Foster-produced feature film The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys. His other features include The Cider House Rules, opposite Michael Caine and Tobey Maguire, and Music of the Heart, opposite Meryl Streep, both for Miramax. Culkin made his starring-role debut, opposite Sharon Stone, in the film The Mighty as a young Einstein with a degenerative growth disorder who forms a close bond with his next-door neighbor as they both discover the true meaning of friendship. Culkin appeared in his first motion picture as Fuller McAllister in the John Hughes international mega-hit Home Alone, followed by its sequel, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. His other films include She's All That, Nowhere to Run, It Runs in the Family, Father of the Bride and Father of the Bride Part II.

On stage, Culkin starred in Eric Bogosian's production of Suburbia at Second Stage Theatre and in the London production of Kenneth Lonergan's play This is Our Youth.


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Kieran Culkin Facts

Birth NameKieran Kyle Culkin
OccupationActor
BirthdaySeptember 30, 1982 (35)
SignLibra
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA
Height5' 7½" (1m71)  How tall is Kieran Culkin compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Wiener-Dog
Father Of The Bride/Father Of The Bride 2 2-Movie Collection
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Movie 43
The Mighty
Father of the Bride
She's All That
Father Of The Bride Part II
The Cider House Rules
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