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Michael Angarano

Born: December 3, 1987, Brooklyn, New York City, New York - USA

Michael Anthony Angarano is an American actor.

In the late 1990s, Angarano 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.

Angarano played the 11-year-old version of William Miller in Cameron Crowe's semi-autobiographical film “Almost Famous” in 2000.

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, from 2001 to 2006, he had a recurring role on “Will & Grace” as Elliott, the son of Jack McFarland, a role he reprised in an episode of the show's 2017 reboot.

In 2007, he appeared in four episodes of the show “24” as Scott Wallace, a teenager taken hostage by a terrorist.

From 2014 to 2015, he played Dr. Bertram “Bertie” Chickering, Jr. on Cinemax's period drama “The Knick”. Currently, Angarano plays Eddie Zeidel on the Showtime series “I'm Dying Up Here”.

In 2008, Kristen Stewart said she and Angarano were in a relationship.

During 2014, he was living in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, with his then-girlfriend, actress Juno Temple, whom he met in 2012 during the production of their film “The Brass Teapot”. As of 2016, they are no longer together.

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Gringo (2018)

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An exhilarating mix of dark comedy, white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue, Gringo joyrides into Mexico, where mild-mannered businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) finds himself at the mercy of his back-stabbing business colleagues back home, local drug lords and a morally conflicted black-ops mercenary. Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold battles to survive his increasingly dangerous situation in ways that raise the question: Is he out of his depth - or two steps ahead?

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In a Relationship (2018)

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Based on the short film of the same name.

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Sun Dogs (2018)

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A man eager to serve his country but rejected by the Marines pairs up with a young runaway to form an unlikely team on a misguided adventure.

76 2018 93
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Wild Card (2015)

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When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.

56 2015 92
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The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)

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This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.

69 2015 122
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The Knick (2014)

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Set in downtown New York in 1900, 'The Knick' is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics. John Thackery is a brilliant surgeon pioneering new methods in the field, despite his secret addiction to cocaine. He leads a team of doctors including his protégé Dr. Everett Gallinger; the young Dr. Bertie Chickering Jr. and Dr. Algernon Edwards, a promising surgeon who's been recently thrust upon him. The lively cast of characters at the hospital also includes Cornelia Robertson, the daughter of its benefactor, Captain August Robertson; surly ambulance driver Tom Cleary; Lucy Elkins; a fresh-faced nurse from the country; the crooked hospital administrator Herman Barrow; and Sister Harriet, a nun who isn't afraid to speak her mind.

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Empire State (2013)

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After failing to get into the police academy, Chris Potamitis (Hemsworth), settles for a security guard job with the EMPIRE STATE Armored Truck Company. He makes the mistake of mentioning the companys lax security to his best friend, Eddie (Angarano) & is unwittingly drawn into an elaborate scheme to rob the abundant amounts of cash being stored there - resulting in the largest cash heist in U.S. History. As the stakes continue to rise, Chris and Eddie must outwit James Ransone (Johnson), the veteran NYPD Detective hot on their trail, & the local crime bosses that want to know who pulled a job on their turf.

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The English Teacher (2013)

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Teacher Linda Sinclair (Julianne Moore) balances her staid home life with an incredible passion for her subject, but her routine is forever altered when a former star pupil and his unsupportive father reenter her life. Go-to television director Craig Zisk, whose credits include Scrubs, Weeds and United States of Tara, takes a turn on the big screen with this insightful comedy about self-discovery co-starring Greg Kinnear, Nathan Lane, Michael Angarano and Lily Collins.

58 2013 91
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The Brass Teapot (2012)

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When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go.

64 2012 100
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Haywire (2011)

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Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, she is double crossed and left for dead by someone close to her in her own agency. Suddenly the target of skilled assassins who know her every move, Mallory must find the truth in order to stay alive.

58 2011 93
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The Art of Getting By (2011)

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George, a lonely and fatalistic teen whos made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.

66 2011 83
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Ceremony (2010)

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Sam Davis (Michael Angarano) convinces his former best friend to spend a weekend with him to rekindle their friendship at an elegant beachside estate owned by a famous documentary filmmaker (Lee Pace). However, it soon becomes clear that Sam is secretly infatuated with his ex, Zoe (Uma Thurman), who is now the filmmaker’s fiancée, and that his true intention is to thwart their impending nuptials. As Sam’s plan begins to unravel, he is forced to realize how complicated love and friendship can be.

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Gentlemen Broncos (2009)

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A teenager attends a fantasy writers' convention where he discovers his idea has been stolen by an established novelist.

61 2009 90
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The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)

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An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the teenager unexpectedly finds himself travelling back to ancient China to join a crew of warriors from martial arts lore on a dangerous quest to free the imprisoned Monkey King.

66 2008 104
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Snow Angels (2007)

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Waitress Annie has separated from her suicidal alcoholic husband, Glenn. Glenn has become an evangelical Christian, but his erratic attempts at getting back into Annie's life have alarmed her. High school student Arthur works at Annie's restaurant, growing closer to a new kid in town, Lila, after class. When Glenn and Annie's daughter go missing, the whole town searches for her, as he increasingly spirals out of control.

70 2007 106
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Man in the Chair (2007)

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The story of an aspiring young filmmaker's encounter with a grumpy fount of movie lore.

72 2007 107
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Sky High (2005)

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Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.

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One Last Thing... (2005)

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Sixteen-year-old Dylan is dying of cancer. When a charitable organization offers to grant Dylan his final wish, the teen has a surprising request: to meet supermodel Nikki Sinclair. Much to his mother's dismay, Dylan, with the help of his best friends, goes to New York to fulfill his dream.

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Lords of Dogtown (2005)

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The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970's.

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Dear Wendy (2005)

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In a blue-collar American town, a group of teens bands together to form the Dandies, a gang of gunslingers led by Dick Dandelion. Following a code of strict pacifism at odds with the fact that they all carry guns, the group eventually lets in Sebastian, the grandson of Dick's childhood nanny, Clarabelle, who fears the other gangs in the area. Dick and company try to protect Clarabelle, but events transpire that push the gang past posturing.

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The Dust Factory (2004)

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Ryan is a teenager who lacks the ability to speak. One day, Ryan falls off a bridge and he finds himself transported to a strange fantasy world where he encounters his Grandpa Randolph (Armin Mueller-Stahl) and a pretty girl named Melanie (Hayden Panettiere); together, Ryan and Melanie learn to help one another with their problems, and they both discover the wisdom they can gain from elders like Grandpa Randolph.

62 2004 99
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Panic Room (2002)

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Trapped in their New York brownstones panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman (Jodie Foster) and her young daughter Sarah (Kristen Stewart) play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders - Burnham (Forest Whitaker), Raoul (Dwight Yoakam) and Junior (Jared Leto) - during a brutal home invasion. But the room itself is the focal point because what the intruders really want is inside it.

68 2002 112
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Almost Famous (2000)

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Almost Famous is an autobiographical inspired film about a 15-year-old who is hired by Rolling Stone magazine to follow and interview a rock band during their tour. A film about growing up, first love, disappointment, and the life of a rock star.

79 2000 164
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Music of the Heart (1999)

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Story of a schoolteachers struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids.

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