From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Michael Mike Starr Born on July 29, 1950 is an American actor. Known for his large size at 6 3 or 190 cm, he has typically been typecast as playing thugs or henchmen. Starr was born in Flushing, Queens, New York to a retail employee mother and a meatpacker father. His older brother Beau Starr is also an actor. Mike Starr is a graduate of Hofstra University. He and his family reside in Riverdale, New York.