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Kieran Kyle Culkin (born September 30, 1982) is an American actor. He began his career as a child actor, acting alongside his older brother Macaulay in the Home Alone
Home Alone
franchise (1990–1992) before going on to feature in films including the 1991 film Father of the Bride and its 1995 sequel, My Summer Story
My Summer Story
(1994), the sequel to A Christmas Story, The Mighty
The Mighty
(1998), She's All That, The Cider House Rules (1999), The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), and Movie 43. His breakout role in Igby Goes Down
Igby Goes Down
(2002) received critical acclaim and he was nominated for a Best Actor Golden Globe Award, as well as winning a Critics' Choice Movie Award
Critics' Choice Movie Award
and Satellite Award. He has also acted on-stage, most notably in several productions of the Kenneth Lonergan
Kenneth Lonergan
play This Is Our Youth. In 2015, he portrayed Rye Gerhardt in the second season of the critically acclaimed FX series Fargo.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career 3 Filmography

3.1 Film 3.2 Television 3.3 Stage

4 References 5 External links

Early life[edit] Culkin was born in New York City, the son of Patricia Brentrup and Kit Culkin, a former stage actor with a long career on Broadway.[1] He is the fourth of seven children. He has four brothers: Shane (born 1976), Macaulay (born 1980), Christian (born 1987), and Rory (born 1989), and sister Quinn (born 1984). His sister Dakota (born 1979), died in a car accident in 2008.[2] Career[edit]

Culkin at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con

Culkin's first film role was a small part alongside his brother, Macaulay, in Home Alone
Home Alone
as cousin Fuller McCallister. He continued acting as a child and teenager, mainly working in comedies, including Home Alone
Home Alone
2: Lost in New York and Father of the Bride and its sequel. He also played a role in She's All That
She's All That
as Laney's younger brother, Simon. As a teenager, he alternated between lead roles in independent films and small parts in mainstream films. He played the title role in the film Igby Goes Down,[3] for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award; and previously appeared in the Academy Award-nominated movie Music of the Heart. He also had the lead role in The Mighty
The Mighty
as Kevin Dillon.

Culkin at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival

He played Buff in Eric Bogosian's updated version of SubUrbia
SubUrbia
at the Second Stage Theatre
Second Stage Theatre
in New York; in 2010, Culkin played Scott Pilgrim's 'cool gay roommate' Wallace Wells in the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. In 2015, he portrayed Rye Gerhardt in the second season of the critically acclaimed FX series Fargo. Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1990 Home Alone Fuller McCallister

1991 Only the Lonely Patrick Muldoon Jr.

1991 Father of the Bride Matty Banks Nominated — Young Artist Award
Young Artist Award
for Best Young Actor Co-starring in a Motion Picture

1992 Home Alone
Home Alone
2: Lost in New York Fuller McCallister

1993 Nowhere to Run Mike "Mookie" Anderson

1994 My Summer Story Ralph "Ralphie" Parker

1995 Father of the Bride Part II Matty Banks

1996 Amanda Biddle Farnsworth

1998 The Mighty Kevin Dillon Nominated — Young Artist Award
Young Artist Award
for Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actor

1999 She's All That Simon Boggs

1999 Music of the Heart Lexi at 15

1999 The Cider House Rules Buster Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

2002 The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys Tim Sullivan

2002 Igby Goes Down Jason "Igby" Slocumb, Jr. Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Young Performer Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Youth in Film Satellite Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated — Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance

2008 Lymelife Jimmy Bartlett

2009 Paper Man Christopher

2009 Three Stories About Joan

2010 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Wallace Wells Nominated—Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble

2011 Margaret Paul

2011 Hero Squad Clarken Voice

2013 Movie 43 Neil Segment: "Veronica" Nominated — Golden Raspberry Award
Golden Raspberry Award
for Worst Screen Combo (along with the entire cast)[4]

2015 Quitters Mr. Becker

2016 Wiener-Dog Brandon

2017 Infinity Baby Ben

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1991 Saturday Night Live Froggy Episode: "Macaulay Culkin/Tin Machine"

1996 Frasier Jimmy (voice) Episode: "The Impossible Dream"

1999 The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns Barney O'Grady 2 episodes

2001 Go Fish Andy "Fish" Troutner 5 episodes

2015 Fargo Rye Gerhardt 2 episodes

2015 Long Live the Royals Peter (voice) 4 episodes

2018 Succession Roman Roy

Stage[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

2000 The Moment When Wilson Playwrights Horizons, New York

2003 This Is Our Youth Warren Garrick Theatre, London

2004 After Ashley Justin Hammond Vineyard Theatre, New York Obie Award
Obie Award
for Performance

2007 subUrbia Buff Second Stage Theatre, New York

2012 This Is Our Youth Dennis Sydney Opera House, Sydney

2014 This Is Our Youth Dennis Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago

2014 This Is Our Youth Dennis Cort Theatre, New York

References[edit]

^ Kieran Culkin
Kieran Culkin
Biography (1982-) ^ Ken Lee. "Macaulay Culkin's Sister Killed in Traffic Accident". People.  ^ "Movie Review: Igby Goes Down, On the Outs With Almost Everything," Stephen Holden, New York Times, September 13, 2002 ^ ""Grown Ups 2" leads Razzies worst film list". CBS News. 15 January 2014. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 

External links[edit]

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Kieran Culkin
Kieran Culkin
on IMDb Kieran Culkin
Kieran Culkin
at the Internet Broadway Database
Internet Broadway Database
Kieran Culkin
Kieran Culkin
at Internet Off-Broadway Database

Awards for Kieran Culkin

v t e

Critics' Choice Movie Award
Critics' Choice Movie Award
for Best Young Performer

Jonathan Lipnicki
Jonathan Lipnicki
(1996) Jurnee Smollett
Jurnee Smollett
(1997) Ian Michael Smith (1998) Haley Joel Osment
Haley Joel Osment
(1999) Jamie Bell
Jamie Bell
(2000) Dakota Fanning
Dakota Fanning
(2001) Kieran Culkin
Kieran Culkin
(2002) Keisha Castle-Hughes
Keisha Castle-Hughes
(2003) Freddie Highmore
Freddie Highmore
/ Emmy Rossum
Emmy Rossum
(2004) Freddie Highmore
Freddie Highmore
/ Dakota Fanning
Dakota Fanning
(2005) Paul Dano
Paul Dano
/ Abigail Breslin
Abigail Breslin
(2006) Ahmad Khan Mahmidzada / Nikki Blonsky
Nikki Blonsky
(2007) Dev Patel
Dev Patel
(2008) Saoirse Ronan
Saoirse Ronan
(2009) Hailee Steinfeld
Hailee Steinfeld
(2010) Thomas Horn (2011) Quvenzhané Wallis (2012) Adèle Exarchopoulos
Adèle Exarchopoulos
(2013) Ellar Coltrane
Ellar Coltrane
(2014) Jacob Tremblay
Jacob Tremblay
(2015) Lucas Hedges
Lucas Hedges
(2016) Brooklynn Prince (2017)

v t e

Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture

Musical or Comedy (1996–2010, retired)

Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
(1996) Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
(1997) Ian Bannen
Ian Bannen
(1998) Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman
(1999) Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
(2000) Ewan McGregor
Ewan McGregor
(2001) Kieran Culkin
Kieran Culkin
(2002) Bill Murray
Bill Murray
(2003) Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx
(2004) Terrence Howard
Terrence Howard
(2005) Joseph Cross (2006) Ryan Gosling
Ryan Gosling
(2007) Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais
(2008) Michael Stuhlbarg
Michael Stuhlbarg
(2009) Michael Cera
Michael Cera
(2010)

Motion Picture Drama (1996–2010, retired)

Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Rush
(1996) Robert Duvall
Robert Duvall
(1997) Edward Norton
Edward Norton
(1998) Terence Stamp
Terence Stamp
(1999) Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Rush
(2000) Brian Cox (2001) Michael Caine
Michael Caine
/ Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis
(2002) Sean Penn
Sean Penn
(2003) Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle
(2004) Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman
(2005) Forest Whitaker
Forest Whitaker
(2006) Viggo Mortensen
Viggo Mortensen
(2007) Richard Jenkins
Richard Jenkins
(2008) Jeremy Renner
Jeremy Renner
(2009) Colin Firth
Colin Firth
(2010)

Motion Picture (2011–present)

Ryan Gosling
Ryan Gosling
(2011) Bradley Cooper
Bradley Cooper
(2012) Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey
(2013) Michael Keaton
Michael Keaton
(2014) Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio
(2015) Andrew Garfield
Andrew Garfield
/ Viggo Mortensen
Viggo Mortensen
(2016) Gary Oldman
Gary Oldman
/ Harry Dean Stanton
Harry Dean Stanton
(2017)

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