Culkin, Rory 1989–

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CULKIN, Rory 1989–


Full name, Rory Hugh Culkin; born July 21, 1989, in New York, NY; son of Chris "Kit" Culkin (an actor and personal manager) and Patricia Brentrup; brother of Macaulay Culkin, Shane Culkin, Kieran Culkin, and Christian Culkin (all actors) and Dakota Culkin and Quinn Culkin (both actresses); nephew of Bonnie Bedelia (an actress). Religion: Roman Catholicism. Avocational Interests: Playing the drums, drawing.

Addresses: Agent—Endeavor, 9701 Wilshire Blvd., 10th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Emily Gerson Saines, Brookside Artists Management, 250 West 57th St., Suite 2303, New York, NY 10107.

Career: Actor.

Awards, Honors: Critics Choice Award nomination, best child performer, and Fennecus Award nomination, best juvenile performance, both 2000, Young Artist Award, Young Artist Foundation, best performance in a feature film—supporting young actor, and Independent Spirit Award nomination, Independent Features Project/West, best debut performance, both 2001, all for You Can Count on Me; Young Artist Award nomination, best performance in a television movie or special—leading young actor, 2002, for Off Season; Young Artist Award nomination, best performance in a feature film—leading young actor, 2003, for Signs.


Film Appearances:

Richard in the picture, The Good Son, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1993.

Young Richie, Richie Rich, Warner Bros., 1994.

Rudy Prescott, You Can Count on Me, Paramount, 2000.

Igby at age ten, Igby Goes Down, United Artists, 2002.

Morgan Hess, Signs (also known as M. Night Shyamalan's Signs), Buena Vista, 2002.

Eli Gromberg, It Runs in the Family, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2003.

Johnny Parish, In Control of All Things (also known as In Control of All Things: The Zodiac Murders), Shadow Machine Films, 2004.

Lonnie, Down in the Valley, Element Films, 2004.

Sam, Mean Creek, Paramount, 2004.

Charlie Stuffle, The Chumscrubber, El Camino Pictures/Equity Pictures, 2005.

Lymelife, Cappa Productions/What Exit Films, c. 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Jackson Mayhew, Off Season, Showtime, 2001.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Davey McNeil, "Elizabeth," The Job, ABC, 2001.

Craig Hansen, "Azoth the Avenger Is a Friend of Mine," The Twilight Zone, UPN, 2002.

Davey McNeil, "Neighbor," The Job, ABC, 2002.

Joe Blaine, "Manic," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2003.

Himself, The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2004.

Appeared in episodes of other series, including Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC.



You Can Count on Me: A Look Inside, Independent Features Project/Independent Film Channel, 2001.



New York Times Magazine, November 3, 2002.

People Weekly, December 4, 2000, p. 163.

Time, September 23, 2002, p. 13.

Toronto Sun, September 11, 2000.