|Born||Michael Stephen Buccellato
April 19, 1973
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Michael Bacall (born Michael Stephen Buccellato; April 19, 1973) is an American screenwriter and actor, known for having co-written the films Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, 21 Jump Street, and Project X.
Life and career
Bacall was born in Los Angeles, California, to a family of Italian descent. He acted in movies and television from an early age. Turning to writing in the 2000s, he co-wrote and co-starred in Manic. As of 2007, Bacall has sold a number of scripts to major studios, including Psycho Funky Chimp and In Search of Captain Zero.
In June 2007, New Line announced that Bacall will be writing a feature adaptation of the documentary The King of Kong. He co-wrote the adaptation of the Canadian graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, with its director, Edgar Wright.
- 1989: Columbo Goes to the Guillotine as Tommy
- 1989: Wait Until Spring, Bandini as Arturo
- 1993: Free Willy as Perry
- 1993: This Boy's Life as Terry Taylor
- 1997: Buffy the Vampire Slayer – "Some Assembly Required" as Eric Gittleson
- 2000: Urban Legends: Final Cut as Dirk Reynolds
- 2001: Manic as Chad
- 2004: Undertow as Jacob
- 2007: Grindhouse – Death Proof as Omar
- 2009: Inglourious Basterds as Pfc. Michael Zimmerman
- 2012: Django Unchained as Smitty Bacall (uncredited)
- 2001: Manic
- 2003: Bookies
- 2010: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
- 2012: Project X
- 2012: 21 Jump Street
- 2014: 22 Jump Street
- TBA: Project X 2
- TBA: Weird Science
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- According to the State of California. California Birth Index, 1905-1995. Searchable at http://www.familytreelegends.com/records/39461
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