Michael Rooker – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Michael Rooker American Actor

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 44-14-34 Inches
Bodytype Athletic
Height 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Weight 86 kg (190 lbs)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue
Nickname Michael
Gender Male
Age 69 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth April 6, 1955
Full Name Michael Rooker
Profession Actor
Nationality American
Birthplace Jasper, Alabama, United States
Religion Christianity
Published on October 7, 2019 on 08:31 PM
Zodiac Sign Aries

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

Michael Rooker Career

Profession: Actor


Film: Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer 1986

Net Worth: USD $8 million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Margot Rooker (m. 1979)

No. of Children: 2

Daughter: Alynne Rooker, Gillian Rooker

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Who is Michael Rooker?

Michael Rooker is an American actor, born on 06 April, 1955 in Jasper, Alabama, United States.

How old is Michael Rooker?

Michael Rooker is 69 years old as of June 2024.

How tall is Michael Rooker?

Michael Rooker is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m).

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