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Mike Starr (actor)

Mike Starr (actor)

American actor
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro American actor
A.K.A. Michael "Mike" Starr
Countries United States of America
Occupations Actor Television actor
Gender male
Birth 29 July 1950 (New York City, New York, U.S.A.)
Education Hofstra University
The details
Biography

Michael Starr (born July 29, 1950) is an American character actor. Starr is notable for his large size, standing 6 ft 3 12 in (192 cm), and has typically been typecast as a thug or henchman.

Of Polish and Irish descent, Starr was born in Flushing, Queens, New York, to a retail employee mother and a meatpacker father. A graduate of Hofstra University, he and his family reside in Riverdale, New York. His older brother Beau Starr is also an actor.

He has featured in notable films such as Goodfellas, The Bodyguard, Ed Wood, Miller's Crossing, Jersey Girl, Dumb and Dumber, and The Ice Harvest.

Filmography

  • Cruising (1980)
  • Bushido Blade (1981)
  • The Natural (1984)
  • The Last Dragon (1985)
  • Cat's Eye (1985)
  • The Protector (1985)
  • The Money Pit (1986)
  • Off Beat (1986)
  • Violets Are Blue (1986)
  • King Kong Lives (1986)
  • Nasty Hero (1987)
  • Radio Days (1987)
  • Magic Sticks (1987)
  • Who's That Girl (1987)
  • Five Corners (1987)
  • Frank Nitti: The Enforcer (1988)
  • The Chair (1988)
  • White Hot (1988)
  • Funny Farm (1988)
  • The Appointments of Dennis Jennings (1988)
  • Punchline (1988)
  • Kojak: Ariana (1989)
  • Kojak: Fatal Flaw (1989)
  • New York Stories (1989)
  • Lean on Me (1989)
  • Collision Course (1989)
  • Uncle Buck (1989)
  • Prime Target (1989)
  • White Hot (1989)
  • Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)
  • Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
  • Blue Steel (1990)
  • A Shock to the System (1990)
  • Goodfellas (1990)
  • Miller's Crossing (1990)
  • The 10 Million Dollar Getaway (1991 TV)
  • Billy Bathgate (1991)
  • Freejack (1992)
  • Mac (1992)
  • The Bodyguard (1992)
  • Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
  • Night Trap (1993)
  • Son of the Pink Panther (1993)
  • Me and Veronica (1993)
  • Cabin Boy (1994)
  • The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
  • Trial by Jury (1994)
  • Ed Wood (1994)
  • On Deadly Ground (1994)
  • Dumb & Dumber (1994)
  • Baby's Day Out (1994)
  • The Shamrock Conspiracy (1995)
  • A Pyromaniac's Love Story (1995)
  • Clockers (1995)
  • Two If by Sea (1996)
  • James and the Giant Peach (1996)
  • Blood and Wine (1996)
  • Just Your Luck (1996)
  • River Made to Drown In (1997)
  • Flipping (1997)
  • Hoodlum (1997)
  • The Deli (1997)
  • Lesser Prophets (1997)
  • The Adventures of Ragtime (1998)
  • Animals with the Tollkeeper (1998)
  • Frogs for Snakes (1998)
  • Snake Eyes (1998)
  • Taxman (1999)
  • Murder in a Small Town (1999)
  • Gloria (1999)
  • Summer of Sam (1999)
  • The Lady in Question (1999)
  • The Cactus Kid (2000)
  • Backflash (2001)
  • 3 A.M. (2001)
  • Tempted (2001)
  • Recess: School's Out (2001) (voice)
  • Knockaround Guys (2001)
  • The Next Big Thing (2001)
  • Anne B. Real (2003)
  • Under the City (2004)
  • Jersey Girl (2004)
  • Mickey (2004)
  • Elvis Has Left the Building (2004)
  • Jane Doe: The Wrong Face (2005)
  • The Ice Harvest (2005)
  • Jesse Stone: Night Passage (2006)
  • Hot Tamale (2006)
  • The Black Dahlia (2006)
  • The Darkness (game) (2007)
  • Lone Rider (2008)
  • Osso Bucco (2008)
  • Black Crescent Moon (2008)
  • Black Dynamite (2009)
  • I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)
  • Chicago Overcoat (2009)
  • Lonely Street (2009)
  • Wrong Turn at Tahoe (2009)
  • BuzzKill (2009)
  • Ca$h (2010)
  • Tangled (2010) (voice)
  • Kill the Irishman (2011)
  • Mancation (2012)
  • The Wannabe (2015)
  • Dancer and the Dame (2015)
  • Small Fish (2016)
  • Bad Santa 2 (2016)

Television appearances

  • Hawaii Five-O ("Small Potatoes") (1979)
  • Crime Story (1987)
  • Wiseguy (1989)
  • Law & Order (1990, 1991, 1995)
  • Hardball (1994)
  • Ghostwriter (1994)
  • Frasier (1994)
  • 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
  • Early Edition (1996)
  • Home Improvement (1997)
  • Millennium ("Paper Dove") (1997)
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine ("Badda-Bing Badda-Bang") (1999)
  • The West Wing (2000)
  • Ed (2000–2002)
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2003)
  • Without a Trace (2003)
  • Scrubs (2004)
  • Joan of Arcadia (2004–2005)
  • NCIS (2005)
  • House M.D. (2005)
  • Stacked (2006)
  • Life On Mars (2008)
  • The Office (2009)
  • The Good Guys (2010)
  • Law & Order SVU (2010)
  • The Young and the Restless (2011)
  • Glee (2011)
  • Days of Our Lives (2011)
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2012)
  • The Mob Doctor (2013)
  • Chicago Fire (2013)
  • Psych (2013)
  • Elementary (2013)
  • Bones (2015)

In addition, Mike Starr has been featured on several episodes of Twilight Zone Radio Dramas.

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