Michael Angarano

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Michael Angarano
Michael Angarano professional image (headshot).jpg
Born Michael Anthony Angarano
(1987-12-03) December 3, 1987 (age 27)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997–present

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

Early life[edit]

Angarano was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Doreen and Michael P. Angarano.[1] He is of Italian descent.[2] His family owns and operates three successful dance studios; two in New York (Brooklyn and Staten Island) and one in California (Los Angeles) called Reflections in Dance.[3] His mother is the owner and director of all three. Kristen, his older sister, is the co-director of the LA studio and is the manager of the NY studios.[citation needed] Younger sister Erica teaches at the LA studio, while going to school at San Diego State University.[4] Angarano graduated from Crespi Carmelite High School in 2005 and currently has an apartment in Sherman Oaks in Los Angeles.[5]

Career[edit]

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.[6]

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. Three years later, he starred in the Nickelodeon TV-movie Maniac Magee. He played the lead role in 2005's Sky High. Other film roles include parts in The Bondage, Black Irish, Man in the Chair, Snow Angels, The Final Season, One Last Thing..., The Forbidden Kingdom, Ceremony, and Red State.

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 show 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 is currently a regular on Cinemax's historical drama The Knick, where he plays Dr. Bertram "Bertie" Chickering, Jr.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Childhood's End 1st Boy Uncredited
1996 I'm Not Rappaport 3-year-old Cowboy
1997 For Richer or Poorer Sammy Yoder
1998 River Red Young Tom
1999 Music of the Heart Nick at 7
1999 Baby Huey's Great Easter Adventure Nick
2000 Almost Famous Young William
2000 The Brainiacs.com Matt Tyler
2002 Little Secrets Philip
2002 The New Kid Austin
2003 Seabiscuit Young Red Pollard
2004 The Dust Factory Rocky Mazzelli Limited release
2004 Speak David Petrakis
2005 Dear Wendy Freddie Limited release
2005 Sky High Will Stronghold
2005 Lords of Dogtown Sid
2006 One Last Thing... Dylan Limited release
2006 The Bondage Charlie
2007 The Final Season Mitch Akers
2007 Man in the Chair Cameron
2007 Snow Angels Arthur
2007 Black Irish Cole
2008 The Forbidden Kingdom Jason Tripitikas
2009 Gentlemen Broncos Benjamin Purvis
2010 Ceremony Sam Davis
2011 The Art of Getting By Dustin
2011 Red State Travis
2011 Noah's Ark: The New Beginning Townsman Voice role
2011 Haywire Scott
2012 The Brass Teapot John
2013 The End of Love Himself Cameo
2013 The English Teacher Jason Sherwood
2013 Empire State Eddie
2015 Wild Card Cyrus Kinnick
2015 The Stanford Prison Experiment Filming

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1995 New York News 1 episode: "Welcome Back Cotter"
1997 Stranger in My Home Drew TV Movie
1997 Cybill Timmy 1 episode: "The Wedding"
1998 Grace & Glorie Bicycle Kid TV Movie
1998 The Pretender Patrick Harper 1 episode: "Stolen"
1999 As the World Turns Matthew John "M.J." Dixon
1999 Seven Days Evan Hamilton 1 episode: "For the Children"
2000-2001 Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family Chance Arno Main cast
25 episodes
2001 Say Uncle Nick TV Movie
2001–2006 Will & Grace Elliot 11 episodes
2003 Maniac Magee Jeffrey Lionel Magee TV Movie
2003 My Life with Men Ben TV Pilot
2003 ER Zack 1 episode: "The Greater Good"
2004 Less than Perfect George Denton 2 episodes: "The Crush", "Claude's 15 Minutes of Christmas"
2005 Summerland Jeb Ekhart 2 episodes: "Leaving Playa Linda", "Where There's a Will There's a Wave"
2005 Kevin Hill Ethan Claypool 1 episode: "Only Sixteen"
2007 24 Scott Wallace 4 episodes
2012 Entry Level Jake TV Movie
2014 The Knick Dr. Bertram "Bertie" Chickering, Jr. Main cast
10 episodes
2014 Drunk History Walt Disney 1 episode: "Hollywood"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "youngperformer.com". youngperformer.com. Retrieved 2010-05-08. 
  2. ^ Angarano, Michael (2001-04-14). "Re: Hi Mike, do you have ...". The Official Michael Angarano Web Site. Retrieved 2006-11-30. 
  3. ^ "Reflections in Dance". Reflectionsindance.info. Retrieved 2013-07-01. 
  4. ^ "Reflections in Dance". Reflectionsindance.info. Retrieved 2010-05-08. 
  5. ^ KidActors (2005-10-08). "The Official Michael Angarano Web Site : Live Chat". Michaelangarano.net. Retrieved 2013-07-01. 
  6. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZSnB7yGylc

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