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Facts of Michael Rapaport Biography

OccupationActor, Director, Comedian
Place of birthUnited States

"I grew up in New York City in the '80s, and it was the epicenter of hip-hop. There was no Internet. Cable television wasn't as broad. I would listen to the radio, hear cars pass by playing a song, or tape songs off of the radio. At that time, there was such an excitement around hip-hop music."

Introduction and Early Life

Michael Rapaport was born on March 20 1970 in Manhattan,New York City.He is an American director,actor as well as comedian.His parents are June Brody and David Rapaport.Her mother June was a New York radio personality while his father David was a radio programmer.He was born Jewish from Poland and Russia.Robert De Niro and Christopher Walken were his idol actors when he was a teenager. During his high school days,he was expelled.The reason to be expelled is still to be unknown.

Early Career

He then tried to be stand-up comedian when he moved to Los Angeles,California. Michael got married to Nichole Beattie.The couple had two son together named Julian Ali and Maceo Shane.His second son name was named after the member of rap group De La Soul,Vincent Mason whose nickname is Maseo.He was in a relationship with Lili taylor who is an actress.They ended their relationship in 1997.He have appeared in the music videos like in the punk band H2o song What Happened and later in Jay-Z music video City is Mine.He also played in NBA All Star Weekend Celebrity Game where he won the MVP award for his defense on Terrell Owens.He is a football player. Michael have played many dramatic and comedic roles on television and films. He have starred in Metro alongwith Eddie Murphy.He then played as Wisecracking marinebiologist in Deep blue Sea.He also played in Higher Learning as a naive college student.He also acted in Zebrahead which is an independent film.

Career as an Actor

After the independent movie,he got many breakout role offered.He got his best role in True Romance.He potrayed as Dick Ritchie.He then co-starred in The War at Home.Later it was cancelled in May 2007.He then acted in a Tv drama Boston Public.He also did voice work as Troy Bradshaw in Saints Row on Xbox 360.He also voiced in the sequel of Saints Row 2 and as Joey Leone in Grand Theft Auto III.He also had guest role as Phoebe's police oficer boyfriend Gary on episode of Friends.He also acted as Frank in My Name is Earl.He also have played as the main character in Prison Break fourth season.He then played the guest role in the series Justified fifth season.He played the role of villian Daryl CroweJr.

Achievements and other Facts

In 2012 he was awarded with Black Reel Award as the Best Documentary.In 2011 he was nominated for Sound & Vision Award at CPH:DOX.He also won Enzian Award in 1994 at Florida Film Festival.In 2012 he was also nominated for Grammy Awards for Best Long Form Music Video.In 1993 he was nominated for Independent Spirit Award as Best male Lead.In 2012 he won PGA Award.He was also nominated for Teen Choice Award in 2006.

Micahel is 6 feet 4 inch tall.He is now 44 years old.He belongs to white ethnic background.He follows Jewish religion.His zodiac sign is Pisces.He holds American nationality. His net worth is about $12 million.

Updated On Tue Dec 16 2014 Published On Tue Dec 16 2014 By rajan

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