He also studied ballet at the School of American Ballet.
writer and director John Hughes and co-star John Candy.
While the director hesitated before casting him on the film, Culkin proved to be the best kid for the role.
He is best known for his role as Kevin Mc Callister in the Christmas films Home Alone (1990), for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992).
Along with the Home Alone series, Culkin also starred in the films My Girl (1991), The Good Son (1993), The Nutcracker (1993), Getting Even with Dad (1994), The Pagemaster (1994) and Richie Rich (1994).
He took a break from acting in 1994, and made his return in 2003 with a guest appearance on the television show Will and Grace and a role in the film Party Monster (2003).
He wrote an autobiographical book titled Junior, which was published in 2006.
In 1995 his parents, separated and a greedy legal battle over the custody of their kids and Culkin’s fortune ensued.
Thus, the young actor reportedly said he wouldn’t accept any roles until his parents settled their custody dispute.But after meeting 200 other hopefuls, he decided that none could play Kevin Mc Callister more than Macauley Culkin who was 10 at the time.Macaulay Carson Culkin was born on 26 August 1980 in New York City to Christopher Cornelius “Kit” Culkin who is a former actor known for his productions on Broadway and Patricia Brentrup, who never got married to Culkin’s father.Read Also: DJ Qualls Wife, Girlfriend, Sister, Height, Weight, Body Measurements Culkin grew up as a Roman Catholic and attended a Catholic school (St.Joseph’s School of Yorkville) for five years before moving on to Professional Children’s School.Culkin got married to actress Rachel Miner in 1998, but the couple separated in 2000 and divorced in 2002 because Rachel wanted to start a family and Culkin wanted to focus on acting.