What are some facts about Macaulay Culkin?


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Macaulay Culkin was born in 1980 and quickly rose to fame as a child actor, appearing in hit movies such as "Home Alone," "Home Alone 2: Lost in New York," "My Girl" and "Richie Rich." He was nominated for one Golden Globe and won an American Comedy Award.

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Macaulay Culkin was born in New York City and has six siblings. His father and mother were never married. Culkin started acting at the age of 4. He attended the Professional Children's School of New York and studied ballet at the School of American Ballet.

Culkin retired from acting at the age of 14. Afterwards, his personal life became the center of tabloid headlines. He was briefly married to actress Rachel Miner between 1998 and 2002. From 2002 to 2010 Culkin dated actress Mila Kuniz. In 2004, Culkin was arrested for the possession of marijuana, alprazolam and clonazepam, for which he was ultimately sentenced to three one-year suspended prison terms. There were media reports of family struggles, including his estrangement from his father.

Culkin was friends with Michael Jackson and was a witness at Jackson's child molestation trial. He admitted to sharing a bed with the singer but denied all allegations of molestation.

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