Mike Starr (actor)

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Mike Starr
Born Michael Starr
(1950-07-29) July 29, 1950 (age 67)
Flushing, New York, U.S.
Residence Riverdale, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1978–present
Spouse(s) Joanne Starr
Children 3
Relatives Beau Starr (brother)

Michael Starr (born July 29, 1950) is an American character actor. He is notable for his large size, standing 6 ft 3 12 in (192 cm) tall, and has typically been typecast as a thug or henchman.

Early life[edit]

Michael Starr was born in Flushing, New York, on July 29, 1950, the son of a retail employee mother and a meatpacker father. He is of Irish and Polish descent.[1] He graduated from Hofstra University. His older brother Beau Starr is also an actor.[2]


Starr has featured in notable films such as Goodfellas, The Bodyguard, Ed Wood, Miller's Crossing, Jersey Girl, Dumb and Dumber, and The Ice Harvest.

Personal life[edit]

Starr resides in Riverdale, New York with his wife, Joanne, and their three children.


Television appearances[edit]

In addition, Mike Starr has been featured on several episodes of Twilight Zone Radio Dramas.


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