Macaulay Carson Culkin (born August 26, 1980) is an American actor who enjoyed huge success as a child star in the 1980s and 1990s, starring in films such as Uncle Buck, Home Alone, Home Alone 2, My Girl, The Good Son, Richie Rich, Getting Even with Dad and The Pagemaster.
Fed up with his Stage Dad and his exhaustive schedule, Culkin quit acting at age 15 and has only made infrequent film and television appearances since (mostly low budget independent films). Now the quintessential Former Child Star, he devoted most of his energy in recent years to his comedy band Pizza Underground note . He is also guilty of occasional Adam Westing.
In 2017, he started a comedy website meant to be a parody of many health and lifestyle blogs named Bunny Ears, which is still going strong to this day.
Since 2018, he has collaborated with RedLetterMedia and Cinemassacre by guest starring in Half in the Bag, Best of the Worst, The Angry Video Game Nerd, James and Mike Mondays, and Cinemassacre Rental Reviews.
He has two younger brothers who became actors, Kieran and Rory.
Notable film credits:
- Uncle Buck (1989)
- Jacob's Ladder (1990)
- Home Alone (1990)
- My Girl (1991)
- Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
- The Good Son (1993)
- Richie Rich (1994)
- The Pagemaster (1994)
- Getting Even with Dad (1994)
- Party Monster (2003)
- Saved! (2004)