Michael Schoeffling Wiki, Bio, Age, Net Worth, and Other Facts

Michael Schoeffling Wiki, Bio, Age, Net Worth, and Other Facts

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Michael Schoeffling was born on December 10, 1960 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA as Michael E. Schoeffling. He is an actor, known for Sixteen Candles (1984), Mermaids (1990) and Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken (1991). He is married to Valerie Carpenter Bernstein. They have two children.


Interesting Facts about Michael Schoeffling

  • Studied at the Lee Strasberg Institute.
  • Older brother Tom.
  • Was a member of the US Jr. Wrestling Team. Won a gold medal at the European Championships in Germany.
  • 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.
  • 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. [2006]
  • Younger brother Matt.
  • Born on the same date as Kenneth Branagh.
  • 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.
  • (1990s) Has a business building and selling handcrafted furniture in northeastern Pennsylvania.
  • Has two children.
  • Grew up in Southern New Jersey.
  • Resembled Matt Dillon (when he was acting).

Personal Quotes by Michael Schoeffling

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.

- Michael Schoeffling

In film work, you do the best you can under the given circumstances, but you don’t have control. At least, I don’t.

- Michael Schoeffling