Michael Angarano

Michael Angarano is a native of New York City, and his earliest roles were for TV shows and films shot within the city's limits. The actor took to his craft at an early age, making his television debut at age eight ... Read more »
Born: 12/03/1987 in Brooklyn, New York, USA


Actor (43)

The Knick 2013 - 2016 (TV Show)


The Stanford Prison Experiment 2015 (Movie)

Christopher Archer (Actor)

Wild Card 2015 (Movie)

Cyrus Kinnick (Actor)

The Empire State 2013 (Movie)


The English Teacher 2013 (Movie)

Jason Sherwood (Actor)

Haywire 2012 (Movie)

Scott (Actor)

Ceremony 2011 (Movie)

Sam Davis (Actor)

Red State 2011 (Movie)

Travis (Actor)

The Art of Getting By 2011 (Movie)

Dustin (Actor)

The Brass Teapot 2011 (Movie)

John (Actor)

Gentlemen Broncos 2009 (Movie)

Benjamin (Actor)

Snow Angels 2008 (Movie)

Arthur Parkinson (Actor)

The Forbidden Kingdom 2008 (Movie)

Jason Tripitikas (Actor)

Black Irish 2007 (Movie)

Cole (Actor)

Man in the Chair 2007 (Movie)

Cameron Kincaid (Actor)

The Final Season 2007 (Movie)

Mitch Akers (Actor)

Bondage 2006 (Movie)


One Last Thing 2006 (Movie)

Dylan Jamieson (Actor)

Speak 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)


Will & Grace 2001, 2003 - 2004, 2006 (Tv Show)


Dear Wendy 2005 (Movie)

Freddie (Actor)

Lords of Dogtown 2005 (Movie)

Sid (Actor)

Sky High 2005 (Movie)

Will Stronghold (Actor)

Less Than Perfect 2004 (Tv Show)


The Dust Factory 2004 (Movie)

Rocky Mazzelli (Actor)

Seabiscuit 2003 (Movie)

Young Red Pollard (Actor)

Little Secrets 2002 (Movie)

Philip (Actor)

7 Days 1996 - 1997, 1999 - 2001 (Tv Show)


CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)


Cybill 1996 - 1997, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)


Almost Famous 2000 (Movie)

Young William (Actor)

The BRAINIACS.COM 2000 (Movie)

Matt Tyler (Actor)

Extreme Adventures of Super Dave 1999 (Movie)


Grace & Glorie 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)


Music of the Heart 1999 (Movie)

Nick--Youth (Actor)

River Red 1998 (Movie)

Young Tom (Actor)

Childhood's End 1997 (Movie)

1st Boy (Actor)

For Richer Or Poorer 1997 (Movie)

Sammy (Actor)

I'm Not Rappaport 1996 (Movie)

3-Year-Old Cowboy (Actor)

New York News 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)


Stranger in My Home (TV Show)



Michael Angarano is a native of New York City, and his earliest roles were for TV shows and films shot within the city's limits. The actor took to his craft at an early age, making his television debut at age eight, playing the son of David Duchovny when the "The X-Files" star hosted "Saturday Night Live." The next year, Angarano broke into film with a small role in 1996's "I'm Not Rappaport," the touching tale of senior moments and friendship based on the Tony Award-winning play of the same name by Herb Gardner. Angarano eventually moved to Los Angeles to pursue film and television acting, and became a series regular role on the short-lived crime saga "Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family." His first major film role was in the family comedy "Little Secrets," which starred a young Evan Rachel Wood as a child entrepreneur who keeps secrets for a price, and he had a recurring part on the wildly popular sitcom "Will & Grace," playing the meek son of the outrageous Jack McFarland. Each of these increased the young actor's visibility, and in short order he was landing lead roles in big-budget productions like the Disney superheroes adventure "Sky High," the action-packed Jackie Chan/Jet Li martial arts film "The Forbidden Kingdom," and indie productions like the offbeat comedy "Gentlemen Broncos," and the small-town drama "Snow Angels." Subsequently, Angarano toplined Kevin Smith's horror comedy "Red State" and appeared in Steven Soderbergh's all-star thriller "Haywire."


Michael Angarano

Owned and operated four successful dance studios in New York and LA called Reflections in Dance

Doreen Angarano

Owned and operated four successful dance studios in New York and LA called Reflections in Dance

Andrew Angarano


Erica Angarano

Trains at parents' dance studio Reflections in Dance

Kristen Angarano

Worked at parents' dance studio Reflections in Dance

Kristen Stewart Actor

Co-starred in "Speak" (2004) Confirmed they were dating to Vanity Fair magazine June 2008 No longer together as of 2009



Landed a recurring role on Cinemax's historical medical drama "The Knick"


Joined an all-star cast including Ewan McGregor, Michael Douglas, Bill Paxton, and Antonio Banderas in "Haywire," directed by Steven Soderbergh


Co-starred with Juno Temple in the fantasy-thriller "The Brass Teapot"


Appeared in the Kevin Smith-directed action-horror "Red State"


Co-starred with Jackie Chan and Jet Li in the fantasy adventure "The Forbidden Kingdom"


Cast in the romantic drama "Snow Angels" opposite Kate Beckinsale and Sam Rockwell


Played a young kid from a dysfunctional family struggling to be a successful baseball pitcher in "Black Irish"


Played a 16-year-old with terminal brain cancer in Alex Steyermark's "One Last Thing"


Portrayed a champion skateboarder dying of a brain tumor in "Lords of Dogtown"


Starred as the teenage son of superheroes in "Sky High"


Played young Red Pollard in "Seabiscuit"


First major film role, "Little Secrets" opposite Evan Rachel Wood


Landed a recurring role as Sean Hayes' son Elliot on "Will & Grace" (NBC)


Cast as a young William in Cameron Crowe's "Almost Famous"


Appeared in "Cover Me," a critically-acclaimed show on the USA Network


Played Meryl Streep's son in "Music of the Heart"


Played Steven Michael Frame on the NBC daytime soap "Another World"


Made his feature debut in "I'm Not Rappaport," helmed by Herb Gardner

Began his career as New York City Ford Model

Bonus Trivia


Angarano was one of several actors to be seriously considered to play the role of young Anakin Skywalker in 1999's "Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace."


In 2012 Angarano started dating actress Juno Temple. The two met while filming the fantasy thriller "The Brass Teapot" (2012).


Angarano almost replaced Michael Cera on Fox's "Arrested Development" (2003-06) after the Canadian actor was nearly denied entry into the U.S. due to problems with his work visa.


"The moment that you start to read a script, you’re watching the movie in your mind, and that’s the one moment that you have. Then, you go off to make the movie and you become so lost in it. With everything, it’s just a matter of finding whether I can bring anything new and different. I never really want to repeat myself, obviously, but even if I do, it’s because it is a choice." -- from www.collider.com, April 5, 2013


"A lot of really great actors I've worked with tend to be older, and I think the better you know yourself as a person, the better an actor you can be. So as I've gotten to know myself as a person and grown up, I've realized that." -- from www.vulture.com, July 20, 2015


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