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Michael Rooker is a Actor American born on 6 april 1955 at Jasper (USA)

Michael Rooker

Michael Rooker
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Nationality USA
Birth 6 april 1955 (64 years) at Jasper (USA)

Michael Rooker (born April 6, 1955) is an American actor, best known for his roles as Henry in Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Merle Dixon in The Walking Dead, Yondu Udonta in Guardians of the Galaxy, Frank Bailey in Mississippi Burning, Hal Tucker in Cliffhanger and Jared Svenning in Mallrats.


Rooker is married to Margot Rooker. They have two daughters.

Best films

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Cliffhanger (1993)
Jumper (2008)
Days of Thunder (1990)
The Bone Collector (1999)
Mississippi Burning (1988)

Usually with

James Gunn
James Gunn
(5 films)
Tyler Bates
Tyler Bates
(5 films)
Stan Lee
Stan Lee
(3 films)
Gregg Henry
Gregg Henry
(5 films)
Ray Griggs
Ray Griggs
(1 films)
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Filmography of Michael Rooker (57 films)

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Bolden (2019)

Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical
Actors Gary Carr, Ian McShane, Michael Rooker, Reno Wilson, Yaya DaCosta, Robert Ri'chard
Roles Pat McMurphy
Rating55% 2.765152.765152.765152.765152.76515
Un biopic sur Buddy Bolden, le premier jazzman de la Nouvelle Orléans.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, 2h17
Directed by James Gunn
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Dans l'espace, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, David Bautista, Benicio del Toro
Roles Yondu Udonta
Rating76% 3.801273.801273.801273.801273.80127
Après leurs premières aventures où ils ont affronté Ronan, les Gardiens de la Galaxie voyagent entre les planètes et vendent leurs services. Ils vont découvrir la mystérieuse filiation de Star-Lord.
The Belko Experiment, 1h28
Directed by Greg McLean
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Horror
Actors John Gallagher, Jr, Tony Goldwyn, Melonie Diaz, Adria Arjona, Michael Rooker, John C. McGinley
Roles Bud Melks
Rating61% 3.0500353.0500353.0500353.0500353.050035
Dans un grand building isolé de tout en Amérique du Sud, précisément à Bogotá, en Colombie, une journée de travail ordinaire comme toutes les autres commence pour les employés de l’entreprise Belko. Pourtant, le bâtiment est soudainement scellé et une mystérieuse voix surgit des haut-parleurs internes pour soumettre un dilemme crucial aux 83 expatriés américains : soit ils doivent s'entretuer dans un temps imparti ou bien, s'ils refusent, ils mourront aléatoirement.
Guardians of the Galaxy, 2h1
Directed by James Gunn
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Films about terrorism, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Comedy science fiction films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, David Bautista, Michael Rooker, Damion Poitier, Lee Pace
Roles Yondu Udonta
Rating79% 3.999023.999023.999023.999023.99902
In 1988, following his mother's death, a young Peter Quill is abducted from Earth by the Ravagers, a group of space pirates led by Yondu Udonta. Twenty-six years later on the planet Morag, Quill steals an orb, after which Korath, a subordinate to the fanatical Kree, Ronan, intercepts him. Although Quill escapes with the orb, Yondu discovers his theft and issues a bounty for his capture, while Ronan sends the assassin Gamora after the orb.
Rogue River
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Actors Michelle Page, Chris Coy, Michael Cudlitz, Lucinda Jenney, Bill Moseley, Michael Rooker
Roles Gas Attendent
Rating43% 2.1692152.1692152.1692152.1692152.169215
Mara se retrouve seule au fin fond de l'Oregon à Rogue River pour disperser les cendres de son père dans la rivière.
Hypothermia, 1h12
Directed by James Felix McKenney
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Themes Films about animals, Natural horror films
Actors Michael Rooker, Blanche Baker, Greg Finley, Larry Fessenden
Roles Ray Pelletier
Rating39% 1.9623251.9623251.9623251.9623251.962325
On an icy lake, Ray Pelletier scouts out a good ice fishing spot for his family. He spots something bloody on the ice near a hole, walks toward it and falls through when the ice breaks. Back at the cabin, his wife Helen, son David and his son's girlfriend Gina are waiting for him. Ray has been struggling for hours to get out of the hole. Helen asks David and Gina what their plans are after college, and they mention that they will be joining the Peace Corps and going to Uganda following graduation.
Cell 213
Cell 213 (2011)

Directed by Stephen T. Kay
Origin Canada
Genres Horror
Actors Eric Balfour, Michael Rooker, Bruce Greenwood, Conrad Coates, Tamara Gorski, Rob Ramsay
Roles Ray Clement
Rating50% 2.5224252.5224252.5224252.5224252.522425
Lawyer Michael Grey (Balfour) is summoned to an isolated prison to defend a murderer. When the murderer violently kills himself during their interview, all eyes are on Grey and he is soon sentenced in the same prison, South River State Penitentiary. Forced to deal with a sadistic guard (Rooker) and an enigmatic Warden (Greenwood) and locked in Cell 213, the same as the murderer who put him in prison, God and the devil battle for Grey's soul.
Mysteria (2011)
, 1h38
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Robert Miano, Billy Zane, Danny Glover, Martin Landau, Michael Rooker, Carlucci Weyant
Roles Captain McCarthy
Rating39% 1.9802351.9802351.9802351.9802351.980235
A once famous and now a washed-up Hollywood screenwriter is fighting to finish his latest script with an unrealistic deadline. He finds himself in the center of a murder investigation involving a prominent politician's wife. The surrounding events feed him inspiration for his script.
Super (2010)
, 1h36
Directed by James Gunn
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action
Themes Superhero films
Actors Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Kevin Bacon, Nathan Fillion, Michael Rooker
Roles Abe
Rating66% 3.3494053.3494053.3494053.3494053.349405
Short-order cook Frank Darbo (Rainn Wilson) says in voice-over that he has only two good memories from a disappointing life: marrying his beautiful wife, Sarah (Liv Tyler), and an incident in which he directed a police officer to catch a purse snatcher. Frank immortalizes these two events in a pair of crayon drawings that he hangs on his wall for inspiration.
DC Showcase: Jonah Hex, 12minutes
Genres Action, Animation, Western
Themes Superhero films
Actors Thomas Jane, Linda Hamilton, Jason Marsden, Michael Rooker, Michelle Trachtenberg
Roles Red Doc (voice)
Rating72% 3.6439553.6439553.6439553.6439553.643955
Red Doc, an outlaw that claims he can take on anyone and anything, arrives in town looking for more booze and more action. Madame Lorraine spots him, and after inviting him upstairs, kills him, takes his money and has two of her henchmen dispose of the body.
Freeway Killer, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Serial killer films
Actors Michael Rooker, Eileen Dietz, Thomas Curtis, Tyler Neitzel, James Babson
Roles Det. St. John
Rating54% 2.705812.705812.705812.705812.70581
William Bonin (Scott Anthony Leet) recollects his life to Ruth Slobod (Debbon Ayer), the mother of one of his victims.
Blood Done Sign My Name, 2h8
Directed by Jeb Stuart
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Political films
Actors Rick Schroder, Omar Benson Miller, Lee Norris, Michael Rooker, Nick Searcy, Lela Rochon
Roles Defense attorney Billy Watkins
Rating65% 3.2933053.2933053.2933053.2933053.293305
A drama based on the true story in which a black Vietnam-era veteran is allegedly murdered by a local white businessman who is later exonerated. The plot focuses on the role of a local high-school teacher and the civil unrest that followed the acquittal.
Penance (2009)

Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Marieh Delfino, Jason Connery, Michael Rooker, Graham McTavish, Alice Amter, Tracy Coogan
Roles Mann
Rating34% 1.725761.725761.725761.725761.72576
A young mother decides to become a stripper to earn some fast cash only to find her worst nightmares are about to begin when she falls into the hands of a religious fanatic intent on changing her "evil" ways.
Super Capers, 1h38
Directed by Ray Griggs
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Superhero films
Actors Justin Whalin, Danielle Harris, Sam Lloyd, Tom Lister, Jr., Ryan McPartlin, Michael Rooker
Roles Judge / Dark Winged Vesper
Rating31% 1.570571.570571.570571.570571.57057
Un jeune homme très ordinaire et sans histoire, Ed Gruberman, rejoint un groupe de super-héros, les Super Capers, pour affronter un ennemi redoutable…
The Marine 2, 1h35
Directed by Roel Reiné
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Temuera Morrison, Lara Cox, Michael Rooker, Robert Coleby
Roles Church
Rating50% 2.505622.505622.505622.505622.50562
Joe Linwood (Ted DiBiase) of the United States Marine Corps attempts to rescue his wife Robin and other guests from a hotel which has been taken over by a gang of bloodthirsty terrorists. The Linwoods are vacationing at the lavish Thailand resort when the terrorists invade during the hotel's grand opening. Joe escapes the initial onslaught and must find a way to save his wife and the other hostages.