Michael Angarano

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Michael Angarano
Michael Angarano professional image (headshot).jpg
Angarano in 2009
Born Michael Anthony Angarano
(1987-12-03) December 3, 1987 (age 28)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1996–present

Michael Anthony Angarano (born December 3, 1987)[1] is an American actor.

Early life[edit]

Angarano was born in Brooklyn, New York[1] to Michael and Doreen Angarano; he has two sisters and a younger brother.[2] He is of Italian descent.[3]

His family owns and operates the dance studio Reflections in Dance in Canoga Park, California.[4] Angarano graduated from Crespi Carmelite High School.[5]


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, The Brass Teapot and Red State.

On television, he had a recurring role as Elliott, the son of Jack McFarland, on Will & Grace. In 2007, he appeared in four episodes of the show 24 as Scott Wallace, a teenager taken hostage by a terrorist. He is a regular on Cinemax's historical drama The Knick, where he plays Dr. Bertram "Bertie" Chickering, Jr.

Personal life[edit]

In 2008, Kristen Stewart said she and Angarano were in a relationship.[7] As of mid-2014, he lives in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, with his girlfriend, actress Juno Temple, whom he met in 2012 during production of their film The Brass Teapot.[8]



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 Christopher Archer


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Saturday Night Live David Duchovny's son 1 episode: "David Duchovny/Rod Stewart"
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
20 episodes
2014 Drunk History Walt Disney 1 episode: "Hollywood"


  1. ^ a b "Michael Angarano". TVGuide.com. Archived from the original on February 16, 2015. Retrieved February 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Acting of the Heart". YoungPerformer.com. 2001. Archived from the original on December 29, 2001. Retrieved 2010-05-08. 
  3. ^ Angarano, Michael (2001-04-14). "Re: Hi Mike, do you have ...". The Official Michael Angarano Web Site. Retrieved 2006-11-30. 
  4. ^ "Reflections in Dance official site". Archived from the original on September 11, 2014. Retrieved 2013-07-01. 
  5. ^ "Live Chat". KidActors via Michael Angarano official site. 2005-10-08. Archived from the original on February 17, 2015. Retrieved 2013-07-01. 
  6. ^ YouTube, youtube.com; accessed September 18, 2015.
  7. ^ "Q&A: Twilight's Kristen Stewart". Vanity Fair. November 5, 2008. Archived from the original on April 13, 2015. Retrieved June 23, 2015. 
  8. ^ Rafanelli, Stephanie (June 7, 2014). "Juno Temple, interview: 'I'm not the high-school catch'". The Telegraph. UK. Archived from the original on June 23, 2015. Retrieved June 8, 2014. 

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