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Michael Pitt (II)

Michael Carmen Pitt (born April 10, 1981) is an American actor, model and musician. He is of English and Italian heritage. A casting agent, whom Pitt mistook as a police officer attempting to arrest him, noticed him and recommended him for a guest role on the television series Dawson's Creek (he played Henry Parker in 15 episodes between 1999 and ... See full bio »
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 2016 You Can't Win (completed)
Jack Black
 2015 Criminal Activities
 2015 Asphalte
John McKenzie
 2014 The Smell of Us
Street Musician (uncredited)
 2014 Hannibal (TV Series)
Mason Verger
- Tome-wan (2014) ... Mason Verger
- Ko No Mono (2014) ... Mason Verger
- Naka-Choko (2014) ... Mason Verger
 2014 I Origins
 2008 T Takes: Michael Pitt (Video short)
The Guest in Room 113
 2008 T Takes: Room 113 (Video short)
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 2007 Funny Games
 2005 Last Days
 2004 Jailbait
 2003 Wonderland
Gopher (scenes deleted)
 2003 Rhinoceros Eyes
 2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Harry Baker
- Prodigy (2002) ... Harry Baker
 2001 The Yellow Bird (Short)
 2000 Mambo Café
Teenage Male
 1998 Hi-Life
Boy Teen
 1998 54
Dance Student (uncredited)
 1998 Law & Order (TV Series)
- Carrier (1998) ... Andy
 1997 Dellaventura (TV Series)
- Above Reproach (1997) ... Babyface
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The face of the 'Emporio Armani Dreamers' campaign with his co-stars Eva Green and Louis Garrel of Bertolucci's film 'The Dreamers'. See more »

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4 Interviews | 7 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 11" (1.8 m)

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[on his director, Bernardo Bertolucci]: There are two kinds of directors: There's the kind where two plus two equals four, and you have to help them figure it out. And then there's the kind that throws you in a room, locks the door, sets the house on fire and films it. See more »


He moved to New York City from West Orange, New Jersey, when he was 16 with two cents, a ball of lint, and no place to stay. He got a job as a bike messenger. He studied for a while at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He was cast as Henry in Dawson's Creek (1998) after someone from the series saw him in the play, "The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek" at New York Theatre Workshop. See more »


Often plays characters that are twisted or troubled. For example, Paul in Funny Games (2007), Blake in Last Days (2005) and James in Boardwalk Empire (2010).

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