Michael Rooker Height Weight Age Net Worth

Michael Rooker

Michael Rooker
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Birth Date

April 6, 1955


67 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Light Brown

Eye color



5 ft 9 in | 175 cm

Net Worth

$4 Million


72 kg | 158.5 lbs

Shoe size

10 US | 43 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Michael Rooker was born in Jasper, Alabama, United States, on April 6, 1955, is an American actor.

Young Michael Rooker first started performing in local stage productions.

He made big screen debut in psychological horror crime film Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986) in role as Henry.

He got his television debut in NBC crime drama series Crime Story (1986) in episode "Pilot", in role as Lieutenant.

Michael's breakthrough performance came as Merle Dixon in AMC post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead (2010-2013).

Michael Rooker Height and Weight

How tall is Michael Rooker and what is his weight? Michael Rooker's height is 5' 9" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 175 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 158.5 іn pоunds or 72 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Michael Rooker Age

Michael Rooker is 67 years old.

Michael Rooker Net Worth

Michael Rooker net worth is around 4 million dollars.

Best Movies

He played Yondu Udonta in Marvel Studios films:

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), for which he was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor and a Teen Choice Award for Choice: Scene Stealer

He won the Fantasporto Award and a Golden Space Needle Award for Best Actor for his role as Henry in psychological horror crime film Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986), also was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead.

He was nominated for the Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Sheriff Alan Pangborn in horror film The Dark Half (1993).

He was nominated for the Chainsaw Award for Relationship from Hell (Shared with Elizabeth Banks) for his role as Grant Grant in science fiction black comedy horror film Slither (2006).

Sea of Love (1989) neo-noir thriller opposite Al Pacino and Ellen Barkin

Cliffhanger (1993) action thriller with Sylvester Stallone and John Lithgow

The Trigger Effect (1996) thriller opposite Kyle MacLachlan and Elisabeth Shue

Deceiver (1998) mystery with Tim Roth and Chris Penn

The Bone Collector (1999) crime thriller opposite Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie

The 6th Day (2000) science fiction action with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Michael Rapaport

Replicant (2001) science fiction action opposite Jean-Claude Van Damme and Catherine Dent

Super (2010) black comedy superhero with Rainn Wilson and Elliot Page

Love and Monsters (2020) monster adventure opposite Dylan O'Brien and Jessica Henwick

Fantasy Island (2020) supernatural horror with Michael Peña and Maggie Q

He portrayed Brian Durlin / Savant in superhero film The Suicide Squad (2021).

He voiced Lutador in animated musical comedy movie Vivo (2021).

White Elephant (2022) action opposite Olga Kurylenko and Bruce Willis

Best TV Shows

He won the CinEuphoria Merit Honorary Award and a Satellite Award for Best Cast – Television Series for his role as Merle Dixon in AMC post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead (2010-2013).

Thief (2006) FX thriller crime drama miniseries in role as Det. John Hayes

Meteor (2009) NBC disaster miniseries in role as Calvin Stark

True Detective (2019) HBO anthology crime drama series in role as Edward Hoyt

He voiced Yondu Udonta in Disney+ animated anthology series What If...? (2021).


Attended Wells Community Academy High School.

Graduated from Chicago's Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University.

Has nine brothers and sisters.

Has English, Irish, Scottish and Scots-Irish / Northern Irish ancestry.

He is trained in Japanese martial art of Aikido with Fumio Toyoda Shihan.

He voiced Merle Dixon in video game The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct (2013).

He voiced Mike Harper in video game Call of Duty: Black Ops II (2012), also motion capture.

He played himself in video game Call of Duty: Black Ops (2011).

Has a black belt in Kyokushin style of karate.

Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.


He married Margot Rooker in 1979, they have two daughters, Alynne Rooker and Gillian Rooker.

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