STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 249 this week

Michael Rooker (I)


Michael Rooker was born in 1955 in Jasper, Alabama. When he was 13 his parents divorced and he went with his mother to live in Chicago. He caught the acting bug while attending college, and began appearing in local stage productions. On first breaking into film, his intensity and "don't-mess-with-me" good looks were highlighted to chilling effect ... See full bio »

Justin Timberlake Discusses His First Oscar Nomination

We talk to Justin Timberlake about his hit song "Can't Stop the Feeling" from Trolls. Plus, find out which fellow nominee makes a surprise appearance during our interview.

Watch our interview with Justin Timberlake

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 people
created 16 Apr 2013
 
a list of 40 people
created 01 May 2013
 
a list of 22 people
created 06 Jul 2013
 
a list of 36 people
created 12 Jan 2015
 
a list of 48 people
created 4 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Michael Rooker's work have you seen?

User Polls

4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Guardians of the Galaxy
(2014)
Cliffhanger
Cliffhanger Hal Tucker
(1993)
Jumper
Jumper William Rice
(2008)
The Bone Collector
The Bone Collector Captain Howard Cheney
(1999)

Filmography

To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Actor: Movie (59 credits)
 2016 The Belko Experiment
Bud Melks
 2013/I Brother's Keeper
Chief Carver
 2012 The Lost Episode
Dr. Death
 2011 Mysteria
Captain McCarthy
 2010 Hypothermia
Ray
 2010 Atlantis Down
Father / Alien
 2010/I Super
Abe
 2010 Blood Done Sign My Name
Defense attorney Billy Watkins
 2010 Freeway Killer
Det. St. John
 2009/I Penance
Mann
 2007/I Whisper
Sidney
 2006 Lenexa, 1 Mile
Russ
 2005 Chasing Ghosts
Mark Spencer
 2004 The Eliminator
Miles Dawson
 2003/I The Box
Detective Stafford
 2002 Undisputed
A.J. Mercker
 2001 Replicant
Det. Jake Riley
 2000 Table One
Rowdy
 2000 Newsbreak
John McNamara
 2000 Here on Earth
Malcolm Arnold
 1999 A Table for One
Matt Draper / Dr. Matthew Swan
 1998 Brown's Requiem
Fritz Brown
 1998 Shadow Builder
Father Vassey
 1997 Song of Hiawatha
Bertrand
 1997 Deceiver
Det. Edward Kennesaw
 1997 Rosewood
Sheriff Walker
 1997 Meet Wally Sparks (uncredited)
 1996 The Trigger Effect
Gary
 1994 The Hard Truth
Jonah Mantz
 1989 Music Box
Karchy Laszlo
 1988 Retreads
 1988 Above the Law
Man in Bar
 1987 Rent-a-Cop
Joe
 1987 Light of Day
Oogie
Show Show Actor: TV (40 credits)
Show Show Actor: Video Game (6 credits)
Show Show Actor: Short (5 credits)
Show Show Actor: Video (4 credits)
Show Show Producer: Movie (2 credits)
Show Show Director: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Video (1 credit)
Show Show Self: TV (21 credits)
Show Show Self: Video (6 credits)
Show Show Self: Documentary (3 credits)
Show Show Self: Short (3 credits)
Show Show Self: Video Game (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (9 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Official Sites:

| | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(On almost not being cast in Eight Men Out (1988)) I was one of the last ballplayers to be cast. They couldn't find this guy, Chick Gandil, anywhere. They had called up several theaters around town. They got my name a few times. So they called my house after getting my number from some of the theater directors. They wanted me to send in a tape for this role. I think it was one of the smaller ... See more »

Trivia:

He has appeared in two films whose plot centered around Human Cloning: The 6th Day (2000) and Replicant (2001). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays law enforcement or military characters See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

Contribute to This Page