A native New Yorker, Michael Rapaport got his break at the 1993 Sundance Film Festival in the award winning film Zebrahead. Since then, Rapaport has appeared in over 40 notable films including, True Romance, Higher Learning, Beautiful Girls, Copland and Woody Allen's Mighty Aphrodite and Small Time Crooks. In 2006, he earned critical acclaim for his performance in the film Special, which premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. Rapaport has also had many standout appearances on hit television shows such as Friends, Boston Public and My Name is Earl. A lifetime hip-hop fan, Rapaport made his directorial debut with the award-winning documentary Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest. Most recently he played "Jason Mullins" in the hit feature comedy The Heat and stars in the upcoming independent comedy My Man is a Loser.