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Michael Rapaport is an American actor, writer, director, comedian, and podcast host

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BirthdayMarch 20, 1970
NationalityAmerican
FamousFilm & Theater Personalities, Actors, Comedians
City/StateNew York City, New Yorkers
SpousesNichole Beattie (m. 2000–2007)
SiblingsClaudia Lono, Eric Rapaport
Known asMichael David Rapaport
Childrens Julian Ali Rapaport, Maceo Shane Rapaport
Birth PlaceNew York City
Height193cm
GenderMale
FatherDavid Rapaport
MotherJune Brody
Sun SignPisces
Born inNew York City
Famous asActor
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Who is Michael Rapaport?

Michael Rapaport is an American actor, writer, director, comedian, and podcast host. He has given notable performances in more than 60 movies. He has acted in several TV series, too. Starting his career as a stand-up comedian, Rapaport gradually made a successful film and TV career. His childlike charm has helped him perform exceptionally well in comic roles. He was part of the popular movies ‘Deep Blue Sea,’ ‘The 6th Day,’ and ‘Dr. Dolittle 2.’ Rapaport has also directed a documentary. He has his own production company. He hosts podcast shows such as the ‘I Am Rapaport Stereo Podcast.’ Rapaport has been surrounded by a number of controversies but continues to perform well in his entertainment career.

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Childhood & Early Life

Michael David Rapaport was born on March 20, 1970, in New York City, US. His mother, June Brody, was a radio personality in New York. His father, David Rapaport, was a radio executive and the general manager of the ‘All-Disco’ format at the radio station ‘WKTU Disco 92.’ He has a brother, Eric Rapaport, and a half-sister, Claudia Lonow. Claudia is also an actor and a TV producer. Rapaport’s parents later divorced, and his mother married comedian Mark Lonow.

Michael Rapaport spent his childhood in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan. His family has roots in Russia and Poland. They are Ashkenazi Jews.

Rapaport initially attended ‘Erasmus Hall High School’ in Brooklyn but was expelled from the school. However, he continued his studies and graduated from ‘Martin Luther King High School’ in New York City.

Career

In 1989, at the age of 19, Michael Rapaport moved to Los Angeles, hoping to become a stand-up comedian. His stepfather, Mark Lonow, was the co-owner of the comedy club franchise ‘The Improv.’ This helped Rapaport get an opening as a comedian. For three years, Rapaport performed stand-up comedy.

In 1990, Rapaport made his TV debut, with the series ‘China Beach.’ He played ‘Kravits’ in the episode ‘One Small Step.’ In 1999, Rapaport played ‘Gary’ in four episodes of the popular ‘NBC’ comedy series ‘Friends.’

In 1993, Rapaport played a supporting role in the crime movie ‘True Romance.’ In 1999, he bagged the role of ‘Tom Scoggins’ in the science-fiction horror movie ‘Deep Blue Sea.’

In 2000, Rapaport played a major role in the movie ‘The 6th Day,’ starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as ‘Adam.’ The movie featured Rapaport as ‘Hank Morgan,’ the best friend of the protagonist.

In 2001, Rapaport lent his voice to ‘Joey,’ a raccoon, in the comedy ‘Dr. Dolittle 2.’ From 2001 to 2004, Rapaport appeared in the ‘Fox’ drama ‘Boston Public.’ He played ‘Danny Hanson,’ a teacher in a public school in Boston.

In 2005, Rapaport joined the cast of the American sitcom ‘The War at Home,’ in which he played the lead, ‘David Gold.’ The series narrated the story of a dysfunctional family struggling with their problems. ‘David’ was portrayed as an insensitive and cynical person. Rapaport performed the role brilliantly, and was part of the show till its end in 2007.

From 2007 to 2008, Rapaport played the recurring character ‘Frank Stump’ in the series ‘My Name Is Earl.’ From 2008 to 2009, he was part of the cast of the ‘Fox’ crime-thriller series ‘Prison Break.’ He played ‘Homeland Security Agent Don Self’ in this series.

From 2010 to 2013, Rapaport lent his voice to ‘Squirt,’ a Chihuahua, in the animation series ‘Pound Puppies.’ In 2011, he directed the documentary film ‘Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest.’ It was about the music group ‘A Tribe Called Quest.’

In 2010, Rapaport participated in the ‘NBA All-Star Weekend Celebrity Game’ and won the ‘Most Valuable Player’ (MVP) title for his defense against Terrell Owens. From 2012 to 2013, he played the recurring character ‘Paul Moretti’ in the TV series ‘The Mob Doctor.’

In 2013, Michael Rapaport played ‘Jason Mullins’ in the action–comedy movie ‘The Heat.’ In 2017, Rapaport was cast as ‘Doug Gardner’ in the ‘Netflix’ series ‘Atypical.’

Michael Rapaport hosts the ‘I Am Rapaport Stereo Podcast’ on the ‘CBS Local’ radio network. He has also appeared on other podcasts such as ‘The Monday Morning Podcast,’ ‘The Adam Carolla Show,’ and ‘Pardon My Take.’

Personal Life

In 2000, Rapaport married writer and producer Nichole Beattie. Soon, they had two sons, Julian Ali Rapaport, and Maceo Shane Rapaport. The couple divorced in 2007.

In 2016, Rapaport married Kebe Dunn, who was his girlfriend for a long time. They have no children.

In 1997, Rapaport was arrested for harassing his former girlfriend Lili Taylor. He pleaded guilty in court. He was not jailed for the offense but was ordered to undergo counseling sessions.

Trivia

As a youngster, Michael Rapaport was an ardent admirer of Eddie Murphy and would often dress up like him. He also had dreams of becoming a basketball player.

Rapaport has a thick New York accent. He has always been proud of being a New Yorker.

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Michael Rapaport biography timelines

  • // 20th Mar 1970
    Michael David Rapaport was born on March 20, 1970, in New York City, US. His mother, June Brody, was a radio personality in New York. His father, David Rapaport, was a radio executive and the general manager of the ‘All-Disco’ format at the radio station ‘WKTU Disco 92.’ He has a brother, Eric Rapaport, and a half-sister, Claudia Lonow. Claudia is also an actor and a TV producer. Rapaport’s parents later divorced, and his mother married comedian Mark Lonow.
  • // 1989
    In 1989, at the age of 19, Michael Rapaport moved to Los Angeles, hoping to become a stand-up comedian. His stepfather, Mark Lonow, was the co-owner of the comedy club franchise ‘The Improv.’ This helped Rapaport get an opening as a comedian. For three years, Rapaport performed stand-up comedy.
  • // 1990 To 1999
    In 1990, Rapaport made his TV debut, with the series ‘China Beach.’ He played ‘Kravits’ in the episode ‘One Small Step.’ In 1999, Rapaport played ‘Gary’ in four episodes of the popular ‘NBC’ comedy series ‘Friends.’
  • // 1993 To 1999
    In 1993, Rapaport played a supporting role in the crime movie ‘True Romance.’ In 1999, he bagged the role of ‘Tom Scoggins’ in the science-fiction horror movie ‘Deep Blue Sea.’
  • // 1997
    In 1997, Rapaport was arrested for harassing his former girlfriend Lili Taylor. He pleaded guilty in court. He was not jailed for the offense but was ordered to undergo counseling sessions.
  • // 2000
    In 2000, Rapaport played a major role in the movie ‘The 6th Day,’ starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as ‘Adam.’ The movie featured Rapaport as ‘Hank Morgan,’ the best friend of the protagonist.
  • // 2000 To 2007
    In 2000, Rapaport married writer and producer Nichole Beattie. Soon, they had two sons, Julian Ali Rapaport, and Maceo Shane Rapaport. The couple divorced in 2007.
  • // 2005 To 2007
    In 2005, Rapaport joined the cast of the American sitcom ‘The War at Home,’ in which he played the lead, ‘David Gold.’ The series narrated the story of a dysfunctional family struggling with their problems. ‘David’ was portrayed as an insensitive and cynical person. Rapaport performed the role brilliantly, and was part of the show till its end in 2007.
  • // 2013 To 2017
    In 2013, Michael Rapaport played ‘Jason Mullins’ in the action–comedy movie ‘The Heat.’ In 2017, Rapaport was cast as ‘Doug Gardner’ in the ‘Netflix’ series ‘Atypical.’
  • // 2016
    In 2016, Rapaport married Kebe Dunn, who was his girlfriend for a long time. They have no children.

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  • What is Michael Rapaport birthday?

    Michael Rapaport was born at 1970-03-20

  • Where is Michael Rapaport's birth place?

    Michael Rapaport was born in New York City

  • What is Michael Rapaport nationalities?

    Michael Rapaport's nationalities is American

  • Who is Michael Rapaport spouses?

    Michael Rapaport's spouses is Nichole Beattie (m. 2000–2007)

  • Who is Michael Rapaport siblings?

    Michael Rapaport's siblings is Claudia Lono, Eric Rapaport

  • Who is Michael Rapaport childrens?

    Michael Rapaport's childrens is Julian Ali Rapaport, Maceo Shane Rapaport

  • How tall is Michael Rapaport?

    Michael Rapaport's height is 193

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    Michael Rapaport's father is David Rapaport

  • Who is Michael Rapaport's mother?

    Michael Rapaport's mother is June Brody

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