Kieran Kyle Culkin (born September 30, 1982) is an American Golden Globe-nominated actor.
Culkin was born in New York City, the son of Patricia Brentrup and Christopher 'Kit' Culkin, a former stage actor with a long career on Broadway. He has four brothers, Shane Arliss (b. 1976), Macaulay Carson (b. 1980), Christian Patrick (b. 1987), and Rory Hugh Culkin (b. 1989), and two sisters, Dakota Ulissa (1979-2008) and Quinn Kay (b. 1984).
Kieran Culkin's first film role was a small part alongside his brother, Macaulay, in Home Alone as cousin Fuller McCallister. He continued acting as a child and teenager, mainly working in comedies, including Home Alone 2: Lost in New York and Father of the Bride and its sequel. As a teenager, he alternated between lead roles in independent films and small parts in mainstream films. His most notable role to date is probably the title character in the well received film Igby Goes Down, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. He has also appeared in the Academy Award-nominated movie Music of the Heart.