This article is part of NBC News’ series, “Most Popular Man.”
The series, produced by The Ringer and launched on July 1, 2018, will examine the most popular men in history and how they have shaped our culture.
The first episode features actor Michael Pitt, who is a frequent contributor to NBC’s Today Show and has appeared in every episode of the Today Show since its debut.
Pitt is currently starring as a fictionalized version of himself on NBC’s The Biggest Loser, and he recently joined the cast of the upcoming movie version of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Read more