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Michael Pitt

Michael Pitt in GQ
Born April 10, 1981 (1981-04-10) (age 26)
West Orange, New Jersey
Years active 1998–present
Notable roles Justin Pendleton in Murder by Numbers
Matthew in The Dreamers

Michael Carmen Pitt (born April 10, 1981 in West Orange, New Jersey) is an American actor. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (812x1113, 150 KB) Summary This image is of a magazine cover, and the copyright for it is most likely owned by either the publisher of the magazine or the individual contributors who worked on the cover depicted. ... GQ can refer to several things: Gentlemens Quarterly, a mens magazine The ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Equatorial Guinea GQ, a replacement Quake 1 game engine This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Map of West Orange Township in Essex County West Orange is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean by UNESCO. [1]. // Coated in ice, power and telephone lines sag and often break, resulting in power outages. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Dreamers is a 2003 English/French drama film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Map of West Orange Township in Essex County West Orange is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ...

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Biography

Born in West Orange, New Jersey, Pitt is the youngest of four children. At age 10, he announced to his parents that he wished to become an actor. He moved to New York City from New Jersey when he was 16 years old, where he took a job as a bike messenger and lived in a one-bedroom apartment with nine others. During this period, Pitt spent time living on the streets near the New York University recreation center. Map of West Orange Township in Essex County West Orange is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... Nickname: Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1625 Government  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area  - City  468. ... Bicycle messengers (also known as cycle couriers) have carried packages by bicycle for more than a century, but it wasnt until the 1980s and 1990s that bicycle messengers became cultural icons. ... New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational institution in New York City. ...


In 1999, Pitt made his off-Broadway debut in the play The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek at the New York Theatre Workshop. A casting agent, whom Pitt mistook as a police officer attempting to arrest him, noticed him and recommended him for a role on the television series Dawson's Creek. His breakout role as the lover of a transgendered rock star in Hedwig and the Angry Inch in 2001 led to supporting roles in Bully and in mainstream Hollywood fare such as Murder by Numbers, as well as the lead in Bernardo Bertolucci's The Dreamers. His role in The Dreamers was notable in that he had a couple of full frontal nude scenes, including one close-up scene, which is very rare for American actors. Off-Broadway plays or musicals are performed in New York City in smaller theatres than Broadway, but larger than Off-Off-Broadway, productions. ... The New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) is a non-profit off-Broadway theater in New York City. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Dawsons Creek Dawsons Creek is an American primetime television drama, which first aired from January 20, 1998, to May 14, 2003, on The WB network. ... Transgender (IPA: , from trans (Latin) and gender (English) ) is a general term applied to a variety of individuals, behaviors, and groups involving tendencies that diverge from the normative gender role (woman or man) commonly, but not always, assigned at birth, as well as the role traditionally held by society. ... Hedwig and the Angry Inch is an off-Broadway musical theater play (premiered 1998) and film (premiered 2001) about a fictional rock and roll band fronted by an East German transgender singer. ... For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey // August 8 - Actor Tom Cruise and actress Nicole Kidman get divorced. ... Bully is a 2001 movie, based on actual events, which stars Brad Renfro, Rachel Miner, Bijou Phillips, Nick Stahl, and Michael Pitt. ... ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Bernardo Bertolucci. ... The Dreamers is a 2003 English/French drama film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. ... The Dreamers is a 2003 English/French drama film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. ...


In Last Days, he plays a rock star based on former Nirvana frontman, Kurt Cobain. He performed all of the songs himself and closely resembles Cobain's guitar and singing styles. On set, he met Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, who had been hired by Gus Van Sant to serve as the film's music consultant. The pair formed a close bond, with Moore writing, "[Gus] wanted me to hang out with Michael and talk about his character, and let him be in character. We ended up spending a lot of time together. My daughter Coco still relates to Michael as Blake from Last Days." [1] Last Days (2005) is a film by director Gus Van Sant, and is a fictionalized account of the last days of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. ... Nirvana was an American alternative rock band originating from Aberdeen, Washington. ... Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – c. ... Sonic Youth is a seminal American alternative rock group formed in New York City in 1981. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


In 2007, he will star opposite Keira Knightley in Silk, adapted from the novel by Alessandro Baricco. He will play the lead role of Hervé Joncour, a French silkworm smuggler who falls in love with a baron's concubine while in Japan. Filming began in mid-2006. This section does not cite any references or sources. ... Keira Christina Knightley (pronounced ;[1] born 22 March 1985) is an English[2] film and television actress. ... Silk is the film adaptation of Italian author Alessandro Bariccos novel of the same name. ... Alessandro Baricco (b. ... Binomial name Bombyx mori Linnaeus, 1758 For other senses of this word, see silkworm (disambiguation). ... A swampy marsh area ...


He also stars in the romantic-comedy Delirious. He plays the lead role of Toby Grace, a homeless, young man who befriends paparazzi member Les Galantine (Steve Buscemi) and falls into the celebrity lifestyle when he meets and falls in love with pop singer K'harma Leeds (Alison Lohman). The movie appeared at the Sundance Film Festival. Steven Vincent Buscemi (born December 13, 1957) is an Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated American actor and film director. ... Alison Marion Lohman (born September 18, 1979) is an American movie actress. ...


He sings and plays guitar in his band Pagoda, whose self-titled debut album has been released by Universal / Fontana / Ecstatic Peace. Pagoda is a band from Brooklyn, New York with Michael Pitt as vocalist and guitarist, Ryan Donowho on drums, and Luca Amendolara on bass. ...


Though they share the same last name, Michael is unrelated to fellow actor Brad Pitt. William Bradley Brad Pitt(born December 18, 1963) is an American actor and film producer. ...


Selected Filmography

Michael Pitt in The Dreamers
Year Film Role
2007 Pericle Frank White
Silk Hervé Joncour
2006 Delirious Toby Grace
The Hawk Is Dying Fred
2005 Last Days Blake
2004 The Village Finton Coin
The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things Buddy
Jailbait Randy
2003 Wonderland Gopher
Rhinoceros Eyes Chep
The Dreamers Matthew
2002 Murder by Numbers Justin Pendleton
2001 Bully Donny Semenec
Yellow Bird Stuff
Hedwig and the Angry Inch Tommy Gnosis
2000 Finding Forrester John Coleridge
1999 Even Housewives in Minnesota Have Those Daydreams Petey
1998 Hi-Life Boy Teen
54 Dance Student (uncredited)

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Trivia

  • With the Twins Of Evil, he performed "Hey Joe" which can be heard in Bernardo Bertolucci's The Dreamers.
  • Has stated that My Own Private Idaho is his favorite film.
  • Appeared with then-girlfriend Alexis Dziena in the 2002 video for Joey Ramone cover of "What a Wonderful World."
  • Purported to be a close friend of enigmatic author, JT LeRoy. His name appears in the acknowledgements of The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things and has gone on to play a role in the film adaptation.
  • Is often noted for his uncanny resemblance to Leonardo DiCaprio.
  • A leading member of The Eastsiders, the group of New York actors that formed in the loft of Lori Eastside's NYC Casting loft. The group also included Alexis Dziena, Ryan Donowho, and Rodrigo Lopresti.

Hey Joe is an American popular song from the 1960s that has become a rock standard, and as such has been performed in a multitude of musical styles. ... The Dreamers is a 2003 English/French drama film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. ... My Own Private Idaho is a 1991 gay-themed independent film written and directed by Gus Van Sant, loosely based on Shakespeares Henry IV, part 1. ... Alexis Dziena in Invasion. ... Joey Ramone (May 19, 1951 – April 15, 2001), born as Jeffry Ross Hyman, was a Jewish American vocalist and songwriter best known for his work in the legendary punk rock group the Ramones. ... What a Wonderful World was written by songwriters Bob Thiele and George David Weiss, first performed by Louis Armstrong, and released as a single in early fall 1967. ... Jeremy Terminator LeRoy is the name used by an American author who originally published as Terminator and later JT LeRoy. ... Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (born November 11, 1974[1]) is a three-time Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning American actor well known for his roles in blockbuster movies such as William Shakespeares Romeo + Juliet (1996), Titanic (1997), Catch Me If You Can (2002), Gangs of New York... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Alexis Dziena in Invasion. ... Ryan as Johnny Harper in The O.C. Ryan Wayne Donowho (born September 20, 1980) is an American actor and musician. ...

References

  1. ^ Interview at UKULA by Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth.

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