Michael Rooker Biography, Facts & Life Story

Michael Rooker American Actor

Quick Facts


Full Name:Michael Rooker



Age:66 years old (in 2022)

Date of Birth:April 6, 1955

Birthplace:Jasper, Alabama, United States


Zodiac Sign: Aries

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 Feet 10 Inches (1.78 m)

Weight:86 kg (190 lbs)

Chest:44 Inches

Waist:34 Inches


Biceps:14 Inches

Hair Color:Brown

Eye Color:Blue

Michael Rooker is an American actor, popular for his wonderful roles as Henry in ‘Henry: a portrait of a Serial Killer’, (1986), ‘Chick Gandil in Eight Men Out’ (1988), and many others that are worth sharing to watch. Rooker is one of the most acclaimed actors who is known for his tremendous performances and dedication towards his career.


Michael Rooker acted in many acting projects including ‘Terry Cruger in Sea of Love’ (1989), ‘Rowdy Burns in Days of Thunder’ (1990), ‘Bill Broussard in JFK’ (1991), ‘Hal Tucker in Cliffhanger'(1993), ‘Sherman McMaster in Tombstone’ (1993), ‘Jared Svenning in Mallrats’, (1995), and many more that are worth watching.

Among other acting credits, Michael Rooker became famous for appearing in ‘Detective Howard Cheney’ in ‘The Bone Collector’ (1999), ‘Grant Grant in Slither’ (2006), and many others.

Additionally, Rooker has acted as Merle Dixon in AMC’s The Walking Dead (2010–2013), Yondu Udonta in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), and its sequel, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017).

Also, he has acted in the animated series What If…? (2021). In the same year, he also appeared as Savant in ‘The Suicide Squad’.

Since 2006, he has been a regular collaborator of filmmaker James Gunn and has made appearances in all five film directorial projects.


Michael Rooker has received overwhelming feedback from the viewers for giving heart-winning performances throughout his acting career. And that’s what he calls the biggest life achievement.

Michael Rooker Education

School: The Theatre School
William H. Wells Community Academy High School

College: Junior college

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Michael Rooker Career

Profession: Actor

Debut: Film: Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer 1986

Salary: Under review

Net Worth: USD $8 million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Brother(s): Not Known

Sister(s): Not Known

Marital Status: Married

Spouse: Margot Rooker (m. 1979)

Children: 2

Son(s): Not Known

Daughter(s): Alynne Rooker, Gillian Rooker

Michael Rooker Favorites

Hobbies: Not Known

Favorite Food: Vegetable

Favorite Color: Black

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