May 8, 1981 |
Westport, Connecticut US
Micah Sloat (pronounced /ˈmiːkə/; born May 8, 1981) is an American theatre actor and musician, largely known for his leading role as the fictional version of himself in the 2007 hit horror film, Paranormal Activity. He appeared in the horror sequel in 2010, Paranormal Activity 2 and cameos in the Latino spin-off, Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, in 2014.
Life and career
Sloat plays both rock and blues on the guitar and also sings with the world champion Westminster barbershop chorus. In 2005, Sloat moved to Los Angeles and attended the Musicians Institute in Hollywood and began studying acting.
He was still taking classes when he noticed a casting advertisement for Paranormal Activity in the spring of 2006. The ad asked for unknown actors with the ability to improvise who could work during the night without knowing what the next scene would entail.
Released widely in 2009, Paranormal Activity proved to be an unexpected hit at the box office, grossing more than $190 million worldwide. He returned to the Paranormal Activity franchise in the film's prequel, and had a cameo appearance in the series' LA-based spin-off, Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, in 2014.
|2007||Paranormal Activity||Micah Sloat||2010 Teen Choice Awards Nominated – Choice Movie Actor Horror/Thriller|
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|2014||Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones||Micah Sloat|
- Fernandez, Jay A. (October 29, 2009). "'Paranormal' star signs with Innovative; Micah Sloat keeping options open after box office success". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on February 28, 2010. Retrieved 2009-11-15.
- Villareal, Yvonne (October 26, 2009). "A spine-tingling ending for 'Paranormal Activity'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2009-11-15.
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