Michael Schoeffling is a former American actor who was likewise a model who rose to fame after playing the role of the character called Jake Ryan in the comedy movie named Sixteen Candles.
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Michael Schoeffling Bio, Age
He was born on 10th December 1960 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. His full name is Michael Earl Schoeffling. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He is American by nationality and his ethnic background is white. Michael has not talked about anything related to his parents at the moment. His other family member includes two brothers named Tom and Matt.
Discussing his education he studied at Cherokee High School situated in New Jersey and successfully finished his graduation. He additionally holds a major degree in Liberal Arts and he obtained it from Temple University situated in Philadelphia.
Michael Schoeffling’s Height
He has a tall height of 6 feet but his weight and other body measurements are unknown. His hair color is brown and has black eyes.
Michael Schoeffling Career
Michael Schoeffling is a model turned actor as he did some modeling jobs for GQ magazine in the year 1980s. He had the benefit of traveling across different places for his job as a model. In 1984, he started his acting career with the movie ‘Racing with the Moon’.
Moreover, he has also given admirable performances in movies like ‘Vision Quest’ in 1985 and ‘Mermaids’ in 1990. He played the role of Jan in the comedy-drama movie called ‘Slaves of New York’.
Likewise, he also appeared in the family-drama movie Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken as Al Carver. He has also acted in the TV series called ‘The Hitchhiker’ that aired on HBO.
Who is Michael Schoeffling’s Wife?
Michael Schoeffling is at present married to Valerie L. Robinson. The couple is blessed with two children, Scarlet and Zane.
What is Michael Schoeffling’s Net Worth?
Michael Schoeffling has made a decent income from his successful career. Starting in 2021, he has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand.
Is Michael Schoeffling active on Instagram?
Michael Schoeffling is not active on Instagram and Twitter but is active on Facebook only and has 8,047 likes on it.
Quotes of Michael Schoeffling
|1||Actors spend most of their time out of work, so I actually spend more time making furniture. The thing about furniture that's much better than acting is that it's just me. There's no director, no script - the concept is me, unless a client wants something.|
|2||In film work, you do the best you can under the given circumstances, but you don't have control. At least, I don't.|
Quick Facts of Michael Schoeffling
|1||(1990s) Has a business building and selling handcrafted furniture in northeastern Pennsylvania.|
|2||He and his family have been living quietly all these years in northeastern Pennsylvania, where the while teen dream operates a successful business building fine hand-crafted furniture. |
|3||Undecided as to his career, he moved to Europe and traveled throughout the continent for the next year & half. In the early 80s, he began modeling for GQ. Photographer Bruce Weber paid for his acting classes at Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in Manhattan. Besides income, modeling brought him worldwide travel for the next 2 yrs, as well as the attention of casting directors. Modeling not only altered Michael's work, but his personal life. He met his wife, Valerie Robinson, a model at the same agency, Zoli.|
|4||An accomplished youth and collegiate wrestler, Michael won medals in various national and international tournaments. He won a gold for the US in freestyle wrestling, as a member of the National Junior Wrestling Team in the European Championships held in Munich, Germany 1978. His considerable wrestling skills were downplayed as Kuch in Vision Quest, where he wrestled Matthew Modine, his teammate in the movie.|
|5||Older brother Tom.|
|6||Graduated from Cherokee High School in New Jersey. Majored in liberal arts at Temple University and continued his wrestling which he started in his youth.|
|7||Studied at the Lee Strasberg Institute.|
|8||Was a member of the US Jr. Wrestling Team. Won a gold medal at the European Championships in Germany.|
|9||Has two children.|
|10||Younger brother Matt.|
|11||Grew up in Southern New Jersey.|
|12||A GQ fashion model (photography by now-famous Bruce Weber) in the mid-eighties prior to and during his film career|
Filmography of Michael Schoeffling
|Let's Get Harry||1986||Corey Burck|
|Belizaire the Cajun||1986||Hypolite Leger|
|The Hitchhiker||1986||TV Series||Lance|
|Racing with the Moon||1984||Amputee Soldier (uncredited)|
|Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken||1991||Al Carver|
|Slaves of New York||1989||Jan|
|E! True Hollywood Story||2001||TV Series documentary||Himself|