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Michael Sheen

Michael Christopher Sheen (born 5 February 1969) is a Welsh actor and political activist. After training at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), he worked mainly in theatre throughout the 1990s and made notable stage appearances in Romeo and Juliet (1992), Don't Fool With Love (1993), Peer Gynt (1994), The Seagull (1995), The Homecoming (1997), and Henry V (1997). His performances in Amadeus at the Old Vic and Look Back in Anger at the National Theatre were nominated for Olivier Awards in 1998 and 1999, respectively. In 2003, he was nominated for a third Olivier Award for his performance in Caligula at the Donmar Warehouse. He has become better known as a screen actor since the 2000s through his roles in various biographical films. He has starred in a trilogy of films as British politician Tony Blair: the television film The Deal (2003), followed by The Queen (2006) and The Special Relationship (2010). For the role, he was nominated for both a BAFTA Award and an Emmy. He was also nominated for a BAFTA as the troubled comic actor Kenneth Williams in BBC Four's 2006 Fantabulosa!, and was nominated for a fourth Olivier Award in 2006 for portraying the broadcaster David Frost in Frost/Nixon. He starred as the controversial football manager Brian Clough in The Damned United (2009). In 2009, he appeared in two fantasy films, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans and The Twilight Saga: New Moon. He also appeared in the science-fiction film Tron: Legacy (2010), and Midnight in Paris (2011). He directed and starred in National Theatre Wales's The Passion (2011). He also played a lead role in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 in 2012. In 2013, he received a Golden Globe nomination for his role in Showtime's television drama Masters of Sex (2013–2016). He played an incarcerated serial killer surgeon in Fox's 2019 drama, Prodigal Son, an angel in the 2019 BBC/Amazon Studios miniseries Good Omens, and appeared as Chris Tarrant in Quiz in 2020. Description above is from the Wikipedia article Michael Sheen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Feb 5, 1969 In Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
61
First Appeared:
In the movie The Price of Admission
Latest Project:
Movie Heart of Darkness 2022
Known For
Filmography
Movie The Price of Admission 2022
Movie Heart of Darkness (voice) 2022
Series Quiz Chris Tarrant 2020-04-13
Movie Dolittle Dr. Blair M├╝dfly 2020-01-01
Movie Good Omens: Lockdown Aziraphale 2020-05-01
Movie How to Build a Girl Sigmund Freud 2020-09-24
Series Staged Michael 2020-06-10
Movie 7 Up and Me Himself 2019-06-03
Series Good Omens Aziraphale 2019-05-30
Movie Slaughterhouse Rulez The Bat 2018-10-31
Movie To Provide All People Porter 2018-06-28
Movie Apostle Malcolm Howe 2018-09-21
Movie Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special Carl Flossy 2017-02-07
Movie Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer Philip Cohen 2017-04-14
Movie Sarah Silverman: A Speck of Dust Himself (Credited 'with thanks') 2017-05-30
Movie Brad's Status Craig Fisher 2017-09-14
Movie Home Again Austen Bloom 2017-09-07
Movie You Can Never Really Know Someone Henry 2016-04-13
Movie Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously Self 2016-07-08
Movie Aberfan: The Green Hollow 2016-10-21
Movie Passengers Arthur 2016-12-21
Movie Nocturnal Animals Carlos Holt 2016-11-04
Movie Far from the Madding Crowd William Boldwood 2015-04-23
Movie A Life On Screen: Stephen Fry Himself 2015-12-29
Movie 7 Days in Hell Caspian Wint 2015-07-11
Series The Spoils Before Dying Chet 2015-07-08
Series The Spoils of Babylon Chet Halner 2014-01-09
Movie Kill the Messenger Fred Weil 2014-10-09
Movie Admission Mark 2013-03-21
Series Masters of Sex William Masters 2013-09-29
Movie The Gospel of Us The Teacher 2012-04-13
Movie The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Aro Volturi 2012-11-13
Movie The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 Aro Volturi 2011-11-16
Movie Midnight in Paris Paul 2011-05-11
Movie The Special Relationship Tony Blair 2010-05-29
Movie Alice in Wonderland The White Rabbit (voice) 2010-03-03
Movie TRON: Legacy Castor / Zuse 2010-12-15
Movie Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue Dr. Griffiths (voice) 2010-07-29
Movie Unthinkable Steven Arthur Younger 2010-06-14
Movie Underworld: Rise of the Lycans Lucian 2009-01-22
Movie The Twilight Saga: New Moon Aro Volturi 2009-11-18
Movie Frost/Nixon David Frost 2008-10-15
Movie HG Wells: War with the World H.G. Wells 2006-01-01
Movie The Path to Redemption Self 2006-01-01
Movie Underworld: Evolution Lucian 2006-01-12
Movie Blood Diamond Simmons 2006-01-26
Movie The Queen Tony Blair 2006-09-15
Movie Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! Kenneth Williams 2006-03-16
Movie Dead Long Enough Harry Jones 2006-12-01
Movie Dirty Filthy Love Mark Furness 2005-05-24
Movie Laws of Attraction Thorne Jamison 2004-04-04
Movie Heartlands Colin 2003-04-27
Movie Bright Young Things Miles Maitland 2003-05-16
Movie Timeline Lord Oliver 2003-11-26
Movie Underworld Lucian 2003-09-19
Movie The Four Feathers William Trench 2002-09-08
Movie Animated Epics: Beowulf Wiglaf ( voice ) 1998-01-01
Movie Wilde Robbie Ross 1997-09-01
Movie Mary Reilly Bradshaw 1996-02-23
Movie Othello Lodovico 1995-12-15
Series Gallowglass Joe 1993-01-10