She made her film debut in Woody Allen's short film Oedipus Wrecks for the anthology film New York Stories (1989).
Culkin is repped by Paradigm and Brookside Artist Management.
Actors Rory Culkin and Emma Roberts attend NYLON Magazine May Young Hollywood Celebration Hosted by Emma Roberts and Rory Culkin Presented by Youtube and Onitsuka Tiger held at Bardot on May 4, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
"But I know since before we started dating, since I was like, 16, I told my dad, 'Just so you know, I don't believe in marriage.' And my dad's like, 'What did I just create?
' And then at one point I was like, 'I'll get married when gay people are allowed to marry.' I was like, 'This is not for me!
He began his career as a child actor, acting alongside his older brother Macaulay in the Home Alone franchise (1990–1992) before going on to feature in films including the 1991 film Father of the Bride and its 1995 sequel, My Summer Story (1994), the sequel to A Christmas Story, The Mighty (1998), She's All That, The Cider House Rules (1999), The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002), Scott Pilgrim vs. His breakout role in Igby Goes Down (2002) received critical acclaim and he was nominated for a Best Actor Golden Globe Award, as well as winning a Critics' Choice Movie Award and Satellite Award.