Chauncey Leopardi

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Chauncey Leopardi
Born (1981-06-14) June 14, 1981 (age 37)
United States
Residence Los Angeles, CA
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Years active 1990-present
Known for Michael "Squints" Palledorous
The Sandlot
Spouse(s) Ellona Vi
Stephanie Leopardi (div. 2013)
Children Paige and Shia

Chauncey Leopardi is an American former actor known for playing Michael "Squints" Palledorous in the 1993 movie The Sandlot.


Leopardi has been in films since he was 5, and is known for his role at eleven years old as Michael "Squints" Palledorous in the 1993 film The Sandlot.[1][2] Leopardi also made a single appearance in Boy Meets World, in the pilot episode. He also appeared in runs as bully Alan White on the short-lived NBC series Freaks and Geeks and as the geeky Navy sailor, Kyle, on The CW network's Gilmore Girls. He has appeared in various other films and television series, including the 1995 comedy Houseguest. In 2007, he reprised his role of Michael 'Squints' Palledorous in the third installment of The Sandlot series, fourteen years after the original movie. During the late 1990s, he played a recurring role as Otto the Nome Prince in the ABC cartoon series The Oz Kids.


Commercial appearances[edit]

  • KFC-Snacker Commercial (2008) - Friend with back pack on
  • 7-up Commercial (1998) - Stand in


  1. ^ Hicks, Chris (April 9, 1993). "Sandlot stardom: Baseball yarn filmed last year in Utah tells of new kid's efforts to fit in". Deseret News. Retrieved 2009-08-27. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Howe, Desson (April 9, 1993). "'The Sandlot' (PG)". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 

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