|Michael Rapaport Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||March 20, 1970|
Michael Rapaport is an American actor who is known to play Kravits on the drama series, China Beach in 1990 and Frank Stump on My Name Is Earl (2007-2008). He has appeared in several films including, True Romance (1993), Cop Land (1997), Deep Blue Sea (1999), The 6th Day (2000), Big Fan (2009), and The Heat (2013). Michael Rapaport has a massive fan base of more than 2m followers on Instagram, more than 400k followers on Twitter, and more than 500k followers on Facebook.
Michael David Rapaport
New York City, New York, United States
Brooklyn, New York, United States
In the 1980s, Rapaport went to Erasmus Hall High School before attending Martin Luther King High School in New York City.
Actor, Director, Podcast host, Comedian
- Father – David Rapaport (Radio Executive)
- Mother – June Brody (New York Radio Personality)
- Siblings – Eric Rapaport (Brother)
- Others – Claudia Lonow (née Rapaport) (Older Half-Sister), Comic Mark Lonow (Stepfather)
Michael Rapaport is represented by Brillstein Entertainment Partners.
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Michael Rapaport has dated –
- Lili Taylor (1996-1997) – Michael Rapaport started dating actress Lili Taylor in 1995. In 1997, the couple broke up and Lily filed two counts of aggravated harassment against Michael for which he got arrested on May 18, 1997.
- Nichole Beattie (2000-2007) – Michael married a writer and producer Nichole Beattie in 2000. The romance fizzled up after a 7-year long marriage. Both Nichole and Lili got separated in 2007. Their marriage produced 2 sons.
- Natasha Lyonne (2005) – Michael has a short term relationship with the actress Natasha Lyonne in 2005. Rapaport dislodged Lyonne from the property which was rented by him when she was dealing with the drug addiction issue. Both decided to be in touch with each other.
- Kebe Dunn (2016-Present) – After being in a long time relationship with each other, Michael and Kebe got married in 2016.
Race / Ethnicity
Michael has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.
- Freckles on face
- Bulbous Nose
Best Known For
- Playing Kravits in the One Small Step episode of the dramatic television series China Beach in 1990
- Enacting Danny Hanson on the drama series Boston Public (2001-2004) and Charlie Bullman on a ten-episode police drama series, Public Morals (2015)
Michael Rapaport made his theatrical film debut in the 1992 drama-romance film, Zebrahead as Zack.
First TV Show
He made his first TV show appearance in 1990, on a drama series China Beach as Kravits.
Michael Rapaport Facts
- He was brought up in the Upper-East side of Manhattan, New York, United States.
- Rapaport appeared in a music video for Sean Price titled Dead or Alive in 2017.
- He was motivated to be a basketball player.
- In 1989, Michael shifted to Los Angeles to begin his career as a stand-up comedian.
- He is best friends with Gerald Moody.
- Rapaport appeared as the villain, Daryl Crowe Jr, kingpin of the Crowe family, in the 5th season of the FX series Justified (2014).
- He has appeared in various music videos including Frank Zappa’s Civilization, Phaze III, Jay-Z‘s The City is Mine, Talib Kweli’s Waiting for the DJ, Jaylib’s McNasty Filth, and Sean Price’s Dead or Alive.
- In March 2021, he accused basketball player Kevin Durant of sending homophobic and misogynistic slurs in private messages to him by sharing their direct messages on Instagram.
Featured Image by Michael Rapaport / Instagram