MICHAEL ANGARANO (Scott) As one of the most gifted actors of
his generation, Michael Angarano is making his mark on Hollywood with diverse
roles that have established him as a respected and sought after young actor.
Angarano recently wrapped production on Craig Zisk's "The English Teacher,"
starring opposite Julianne Moore, Nathan Lane, and Greg Kinnear. Angarano plays
a failed playright who returns to to his hometown, and unwittingly upends the
life of his former high school English teacher (Moore), who falls for him.
Additionally, he will be seen upcoming in Ramaa Mosley's "The Brass Teapot"
opposite Juno Temple. The film follows a young married couple (Angarano and
Temple) who are trying to break out of poverty when they find a mysterious
teapot that will grant them unlimited money in exchange for someone else's
suffering. The film is to be released in 2012.
Recently, Angarano starred opposite Melissa Leo and John Goodman in "Red
State," which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and was released on
October 19th, 2011. Additionally, he appeared in Gavin Wiesen's "The Art of
Getting By" opposite Emma Roberts and Freddie Highmore and Max Winkler's
"Ceremony" opposite Uma Thurman. "Ceremony" follows a young guy (Angarano) who
tries to crash the wedding of a thirty-something woman (Thurman) with whom he's
His breakthrough performance came in Wes Craven's "Music of the Heart,"
opposite Meryl Streep, in 1999. Shortly after, he starred in Cameron Crowe's
Academy Award nominated film Almost Famous opposite Frances McDormand, Kate
Hudson, Billy Crudup, Zooey Deschanel and Patrick Fugit. Angarano played the
role of young William (Patrick Fugit's character) and shared many of his scenes
with acclaimed actress Frances McDormand.
Angarano's other film credits include Jared Hess' "Gentlemen Broncos"
opposite Sam Rockwell and Jemaine Clement; David Gordon Green's "Snow Angels"
opposite Sam Rockwell and Kate Beckinsale; "Rob Minkoff's "The Forbidden
Kingdom" opposite Jackie Chan and Jet Li; Catherine Hardwicke's Lords of Dogtown
opposite Heath Ledger and Emile Hirsch; Mike Mitchell's Sky High opposite Kurt
Russell and Kelly Preston; Brad Gann's "Black Irish; Alex Steyermark's One Last
Thing opposite Cynthia Nixon; Thomas Vinterberg's Dear Wendy; Gary Ross'
Seabiscuit opposite Tobey Maguire and Jeff Bridges; David Evans "The Final
Season" opposite Sean Astin and Rachael Leigh Cook; and Michael Schroeder's "Man
in the Chair" opposite Christopher Plummer. On television, Angarano appeared in
a four-episode arc on FOX's hit drama 24 opposite Kiefer Sutherland. He also
guest starred on NBC's Emmy winning comedy Will and Grace as Elliot', the son
of Jack McFarland (Sean Hayes). Angarano's other television credits include
E.R., CSI, "Less Than Perfect," "Summerland, and Kevin Hill."
Angarano was born in Brooklyn, New York and currently resides in Los Angeles.
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