Michael Angarano

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Michael Angarano
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Born Michael Anthony Angarano
(1987-12-03) December 3, 1987 (age 26)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997– present
Height 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)[1]
Weight 135 pounds (61 kg)

Michael Anthony Angarano (born December 3, 1987) is an American actor.


In the late 1990s, Michael was one of the finalists for the role of young Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, but lost to Jake Lloyd.[2]

In 2000, 12-year old Angarano acted in Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family. The following year, he landed his first major film role in Little Secrets, opposite Evan Rachel Wood and David Gallagher.

Michael then starred in a 2003 film named Maniac Magee as Jeffery Lionel Magee, a 12-year-old boy who finds his way into Two Mills, Pennsylvania, a place divided by racial prejudice. It premiered on Nickelodeon.

In 2004, he appeared in the movie version of the critically acclaimed novel Speak, which costarred Kristen Stewart. Angarano was the lead role in Sky High and had a major role in Lords of Dogtown, both of which were released in the summer of 2005. Other film roles include parts in The Bondage, Black Irish, Man in the Chair, Snow Angels, The Final Season, One Last Thing... and The Forbidden Kingdom.

On television, Angarano had a recurring role as Elliott, the son of Jack McFarland, on the television series Will & Grace. In 2007, Angarano appeared in four episodes of the hit 24 as Scott Wallace, a teenager taken hostage by a terrorist.

In 2008, Angarano was featured in Vanity Fair as one of Hollywood's "New Wave" young stars.

He filmed Gentlemen Broncos, from Napoleon Dynamite director Jared Hess. The comedy film was released in October 2009. In 2010 he had the lead role in Ceremony, and in 2011, Angarano starred in the horror-thriller film Red State as "Travis".

Personal life[edit]

In an interview with Vanity Fair, actress Kristen Stewart stated that she dated Angarano, her co-star from Speak.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
1997 For Richer or Poorer Sammy Yoder
1999 Music of the Heart Nick at 7
Baby Huey's Great Easter Adventure Nick
2000 Almost Famous Young William
The Brainiacs.com Matt Tyler
2001–2006 Will & Grace Elliot television, 11 episodes
2002 Little Secrets Philip
2002 The New Kid Austin
2003 Seabiscuit Young Red Pollard
Maniac Magee Jeffrey Lionel Magee television movie
2004 The Dust Factory Rocky Mazzelli limited release
Summerland Jeb Ekhart television, two episodes
Speak David Petrakis
2005 Dear Wendy Freddie limited release
Sky High Will Stronghold lead role
Lords of Dogtown Sid
2006 One Last Thing... Dylan limited release
Less than Perfect George Denton television, two episodes
2007 The Final Season Mitch Akers
Man in the Chair Cameron
Snow Angels Arthur independent film
24 Scott Wallace television, 4 episodes
Black Irish Cole
The Bondage Charlie
2008 The Forbidden Kingdom Jason Tripitikas lead role
2009 Gentlemen Broncos Benjamin Purvis
2011 The Art of Getting By Dustin
Red State Travis
Noah's Ark: The New Beginning Townsman animated
Ceremony Sam Davis
2012 Haywire Scott
Rugrats Tommy Pickles short film
The Brass Teapot John
2013 The English Teacher Jason Sherwood
Empire State Eddie
2014 Heat Cyrus Kinnick Completed


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