• 27 September 1977
  •  Brooklyn, New York, USA

Michael C. Maronna

Biography

Michael C. Maronna was born in Brooklyn, the oldest of 3 children, and began acting at the tender age of 5. He attended public schools in Brooklyn and Queens while working on commercials, soap operas, and eventually on Broadway. After beginning 7th grade at Hunter College High School in Manhattan, Michael was cast in the Nickelodeon TV show "The Adventures of Pete and Pete" in 1989 for what began as a sixty second show between cartoons. He also appeared in "Home Alone" and "Home Alone 2" as Jeff McCallister, Kevin's mean brother. "The Adventures of Pete and Pete" began series production in 1993, with Maronna in the title role, appearing on Nickelodeon for three seasons. After graduating from Manhattan's City-As-School, Michael began working with lights as an electric on films. His first electric job was on the film "Six Ways to Sunday", directed by Pete and Pete alumnus Adam Bernstein. Maronna had also auditioned for the lead role of Harry in "Six Ways to Sunday". Michael was accepted to SUNY-Purchase in Westchester County and studied Documentary Film in the Theater Arts and Film Conservatory from 1997-2001. He also appeared in several popular Ameritrade commercials in 1998 and 1999, leading to an appearance with President Bill Clinton in a White House Correspondents' Dinner video in the year 2000. While attending SUNY-Purchase, he played Jeff in "Slackers"(2002). Michael also did a memorable turn appearing as the Bagel Guy in the 2002 feature film "40 Days and 40 Nights". He has appeared in several independent films, including "What Alice Found" directed by A. Dean Bell and "Le New Yorker" directed by Benoit Graffin. Maronna joined Local 52 IATSE in 2007 as an Electric and has since been working on films and TV in the NYC area, as always. He lives in Brooklyn.

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Home Alone November 16, 1990
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York November 20, 1992