Michael Rooker is an American actor who is known for his amazing performance in various films. He has also appeared in several video games. He lives in Tujunga, California with his wife and two daughters.
He made his acting debut in 1986’s Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer. Since then, he has appeared in numerous action movies such as Sea of Love, Cliffhanger, Days of Thunder, and Tombstone.
Born on April 6, 1955 in Jasper, Alabama
Michael Rooker is an American actor and has been in the film industry for decades. He made his debut in 1986 with the movie Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer. He then acted in movies like Eight Men Out, Mississippi Burning, and JFK. Later, he played roles in various action movies such as Cliffhanger and Tombstone. He also did comedy movies like Mallrats and Rosewood.
He is an alumnus of Wells Community Academy High School and attended DePaul University for his higher studies. He has a sister who is yet to be revealed to the public and eight brothers. He is an Aries and he has been married to Margot Tsuru LaRose since June 22, 1979. They have two daughters named Alynne and Gillian.
He is a famous face of The Walking Dead where he plays the character Merle Dixon. He also starred in the 2014 movie Guardians of the Galaxy. He also works as a voice actor for some video games.
Married to Margot Tsuru LaRose
Rooker was born and raised in Jasper, Alabama, but after his parents divorced, he moved with his mother to Chicago. He began acting in local stage productions and then made his way to films. He first broke through with a starring role in 1986’s Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer. It was his intensity and “don’t-mess-with-me” good looks that brought him wide recognition.
Since then, he has starred in movies such as Walter Hill’s Streets of Fire, Eight Men Out, Mississippi Burning, Cliffhanger, Days of Thunder, and Oliver Stone’s JFK. He has also appeared in a number of video games.
Rooker is married to Margot Tsuru LaRose, with whom he has two daughters, Alynne and Gillian Rooker. The couple has been together for more than four decades, and they lead a very private life. Neither has ever been linked to any rumors of affairs or scandals. They are also not known to have any public social media accounts.
Father of two daughters
Michael Rooker is an actor and has starred in several movies since 1986. His debut movie Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer was based on the confessions of serial killer Henry Lee Lucas and gave him a big boost in his career. He then took on more dramatic roles in movies like Eight Men Out, Mississippi Burning, and JFK. He has also acted in action films such as Days of Thunder, Cliffhanger, Tombstone, and Sea of Love. He has a long list of TV series credits as well and voice acting engagements in video games like Chainsaw Lollipop, The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay, and Call of Duty: Black Ops.
Michael Rooker is a proud father of two daughters. He is also an athlete and holds a black belt in the Kyokushin Karate system. He has a muscular physique and stands at 5 ft 10 inches tall. He is a dedicated family man and has not been involved in any controversies or rumors.
Favorite movie genre
Michael Rooker is an action star and has performed in a number of popular films. He has also voiced a character in a number of video games. He has earned a lot of money from his acting career and has a very large following on social media. He is also an avid target shooter and owns a range in Los Angeles.
He made his debut in 1986 with John McNaughton’s psychological horror film Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, which was loosely based on real-life serial killer Henry Lee Lucas. His intense look and “don’t mess with me” good looks made him a favorite of directors and audiences.
His performance in the film led to roles as brutish Klan members, psychopathic husbands and even an assistant district attorney in Oliver Stone’s JFK. He also appeared in several high-grossing movies like Mississippi Burning, Sea of Love, Cliffhanger and Tombstone.
He has also performed on television shows such as Law and Order, CSI, and Las Vegas. He is well-known for his role as Merle Dixon on the AMC series The Walking Dead and Yondu Udonta in Guardians of the Galaxy.