The onetime child star – a 1990 box-office sensation – is old enough to be home alone

By People Staff
August 26, 2010 01:45 PM
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It may not happen to Peter Pan, but it has to Macaulay Culkin – he’s all grown up.

Forever known for his starring role as the abandoned 9-year-old Kevin McCallister in 1990’s Home Alone – the highest-grossing live-action comedy in Hollywood history – and its subsequent 1992 sequel, the former child star turned the big 3-0 on Thursday.

Though Culkin has maintained a low-profile in recent years, he had a close friendship with Michael Jackson, married in 1998 (and divorced in 2002) actress Rachel Miner, and has been in a relationship with actress Mila Kunis for eight years.

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Looking back at his life and career when he 25, Culkin, who left the profession at age 14 only to return at 21, said, “I’m the most out-of-work actor I know.”
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