Macaulay Culkin to star in new dark comedy

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Macaulay Culkin is set to star in "Sex and Breakfast," a dark comedy that was written by and is being directed by Miles Brandman.

McCauley Culkin says work is scarce

NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) -- At age 25, former child star Macaulay Culkin describes himself as "the most out-of-work actor I know."

Child star Macaulay Culkin turns author

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Actor Macaulay Culkin has penned his first book, a semi-autobiographical novel about a troubled father-son relationship.

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VH1: Gary Coleman top children's star

NEW YORK, June 11 (UPI) -- U.S. cable's VH1 has crowned Gary Coleman, of "Diff'rent Strokes" fame, the top children's star, followed by "Home Alone" star Macaulay Culkin.

Culkin gets suspended sentence for drugs

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 8 (UPI) -- Actor Macaulay Culkin pleaded guilty in Oklahoma City Wednesday to two counts of drug possession.

Culkin testifies on behalf of Jackson

SANTA MARIA, Calif., May 11 (UPI) -- Former child star Macaulay Culkin testified at Michael Jackson's California child molestation trial, calling the charges against the pop star "ridiculous."

Defense begins in Jackson abuse trial

SANTA MARIA, Calif., May 5 (UPI) -- The California judge in pop star Michael Jackson's child molestation trial Thursday denied a defense request to have the charges against him dismissed.

Macaulay Culkin may testify for Jackson

SANTA MARIA, Calif., May 3 (UPI) -- Actor Macaulay Culkin may be one of the first three witnesses for the defense to take the stand in the California molestation trial of Michael Jackson.

Macaulay Culkin to testify for Jackson?

SANTA MARIA, Calif., April 21 (UPI) -- A publicist for former child movie star Macaulay Culkin denies he plans to testify for Michael Jackson in the singer's California child molestation trial.

Source: Culkin may testify for Jackson

SANTA MARIA, Calif., April 20 (UPI) -- A source close to the Michael Jackson child molestation trial has said actor Macaulay Culkin plans to testify on behalf of the singer, CNN reported.

Macaulay Culkin may testify at trial

SANTA MARIA, Calif., March 29 (UPI) -- Macaulay Culkin may testify during the California molestation trial of Michael Jackson, ABC reported Tuesday.

Macaulay Culkin seeks plea deal in Okla.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Oklahoma prosecutors and lawyers for actor Macaulay Culkin are working on a plea deal to settle his drug possession case. The "Home Alone" actor, 24, was arrested last year in Oklahoma City after being found with drugs in a car, E! Online said Friday.

Culkin will not testify in Jackson trial

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Despite reports to the contrary, actor Macaulay Culkin will refuse to testify if he is called during Michael Jackson's trial on child molestation charges.

Macaulay Culkin arrested on drug charge

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Actor Macaulay Culkin, star of "Home Alone," has been charged in Oklahoma City with marijuana possession and possession of a controlled substance.
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Macaulay Culkin
(L to R) Matthew Broderick, Macaulay Culkin, Ally Sheedy, Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson, Jon Cryer and Anthony Michael Hall appear backstage at the 82nd Academy Awards in Hollywood on March 7, 2010. The actors, all of whom starred in "Brat Pack" movies, participated in a tribute to director John Hughes. UPI/Jim Ruymen

Macaulay Carson Culkin (born August 26, 1980) is an American actor. He became widely known for his portrayal of Kevin McCallister in Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. At the height of his fame, he was regarded as the most successful child actor since Shirley Temple.

Culkin was ranked No. 2 in VH1 and E!'s respective lists, the "100 Greatest Kid-Stars" and "50 Greatest Child Stars".

Culkin was born in Manhattan, New York City, and raised in Yorkville. He is the son of Patricia Brentrup and Kit Culkin, a former stage actor known for his productions on Broadway. Culkin was raised Roman Catholic; he attended a Catholic school (St. Joseph's School of Yorkville) for 5 years before moving on to Professional Children's School. Culkin also studied ballet at the School of American Ballet. Culkin was the third of seven children, five boys and two girls: Shane (born 1976), Dakota (1978–2008), Kieran (born 1982), Quinn (born 1984), Christian (born 1987), and Rory (born 1989). Culkin is the nephew of actress Bonnie Bedelia, his father's sister. During Culkin's early childhood, the family lived in a small apartment; his mother was a telephone operator and his father worked as a sacristan at a local Catholic church.

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