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Michael Shannon

Michael Corbett Shannon (born August 7, 1974) is an American actor and musician. He made his film debut opposite Bill Murray in Groundhog Day (1993) and received widespread attention for his performance in 8 Mile (2002), where he portrayed the boyfriend of Eminem's character's mother (Kim Basinger). Shannon is known for his on-screen versatility, performing in both comedies and dramas. Notable projects include Pearl Harbor (2001), Bad Boys II (2003), Bug (2006), Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007), The Iceman (2012), Man of Steel (2013) and Elvis & Nixon (2016). He is a frequent collaborator with Jeff Nichols, appearing in all of his films: Shotgun Stories (2007), Take Shelter (2011), Mud (2012), Midnight Special and Loving (both 2016). He is also known for his role as Nelson Van Alden/George Mueller in the HBO period drama series Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014). Shannon has been twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, first for Revolutionary Road (2008) and again for Nocturnal Animals (2016). 99 Homes (2014) further earned him nominations for a Screen Actors Guild Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Shannon, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Aug 7, 1974 In Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Rock Follies 1976-02-24
Latest Project:
Movie Bullet Train 2022
Known For
Poster of Knives Out
Poster of 12 Strong
Poster of Man of Steel
Poster of Michael Shannon Reads the Insane Delta Gamma Sorority Letter
Series Nine Perfect Strangers Napoleon 2022
Movie Bullet Train Unknown 2022
Movie Afterward Edward Boyne 2022
Movie Shriver Unknown 2022
Movie Canterbury Glass Unknown 2022
Movie Swing Coach Jack Murphy 2022
Movie The Quarry Chief Moore 2020-04-17
Movie Making a Murder Self 2020-02-07
Movie Echo Boomers Mel Donnelly 2020-11-13
Movie The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts Don McGahn 2019-06-24
Movie State Like Sleep Edward 2019-01-04
Movie The Current War George Westinghouse 2019-07-18
Movie Knives Out Walt Thrombey 2019-11-27
Movie National Theatre Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 2018-02-22
Series Waco Gary Noesner 2018-01-24
Movie 12 Strong Chief Warrant Officer Hal Spencer 2018-01-16
Movie Fahrenheit 451 Captain Beatty 2018-05-12
Movie What They Had Nicky 2018-10-19
Series The Little Drummer Girl Martin Kurtz 2018-10-28
Movie Poor Boy Blayde Griggs 2018-07-13
Movie Friedkin Uncut Himself 2018-11-05
Movie Long Way Back Home Stanton 2018-08-20
Movie Ballad of a Righteous Merchant Himself 2017-08-01
Series Room 104 Nathan 2017-07-28
Movie Bob Dylan: Trouble No More Himself 2017-10-02
Movie Pottersville Maynard Greiger 2017-11-10
Movie The Shape of Water Richard Strickland 2017-12-01
Movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Zod 2016-03-23
Movie Elvis & Nixon Elvis Presley 2016-03-22
Movie Complete Unknown Tom Brayton 2016-08-26
Movie Midnight Special Roy Tomlin 2016-02-12
Movie Nocturnal Animals Bobby Andes 2016-11-04
Movie Wolves Lee Keller 2016-10-25
Movie Salt and Fire Matt Riley 2016-12-07
Movie Frank & Lola Frank Reilly 2016-12-09
Movie Loving Grey Villet 2016-11-04
Series Lip Sync Battle Himself 2015-04-02
Movie She's Funny That Way Policeman Macy's 2015-04-22
Movie The Night Before Mr. Green 2015-11-20
Movie Freeheld Dane Wells 2015-10-02
Series Off Camera with Sam Jones Himself 2014-02-06
Movie They Came Together Spike 2014-06-27
Movie Young Ones Ernest Holm 2014-06-28
Movie 99 Homes Rick Carver 2014-10-09
Movie Michael Shannon Reads the Insane Delta Gamma Sorority Letter Unknown 2013-04-22
Movie Mud Galen 2013-04-26
Movie The Harvest Richard 2013-10-19
Movie Man of Steel General Zod 2013-06-12
Movie Choose You Avicii 2013-11-03
Movie Dark Shadows Board Member #2 2012-05-09
Movie Premium Rush Bobby Monday 2012-08-24
Movie The Broken Tower Emile 2012-04-27
Movie The Iceman Richard Kuklinski 2012-09-01
Movie Happy Hour Just Mike 2012-10-12
Movie Machine Gun Preacher Donnie 2011-09-23
Movie Return Mike 2011-02-10
Movie Take Shelter Curtis LaForche 2011-09-30
Movie Touch of Evil The Tycoon 2011-12-06
Movie Herbert White Herbert White 2010-02-13
Movie 13 Henry 2010-03-12
Series Boardwalk Empire Nelson Van Alden 2010-09-19
Movie The Runaways Kim Fowley 2010-03-19
Movie Jonah Hex Doc Cross Williams 2010-06-18
Movie The Missing Person John Rosow 2009-01-16
Movie Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans Mundt 2009-05-21
Movie The Greatest Jordan Walker 2009-01-17
Movie My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done Brad McCullum 2009-12-11
Movie 13 Scarier Movie Moments Self 2009-10-10
Movie Marvelous John 2008-02-08
Movie Revolutionary Road John Givings 2008-12-19
Movie Lucky You Ray Zumbro 2007-05-01
Movie You've Got a Friend Brayton Jennings 2007-06-09
Movie Blackbird Murl 2007-03-12
Movie Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Dex 2007-09-26
Movie Shotgun Stories Son Hayes 2007-10-01
Movie World Trade Center Dave Karnes 2006-08-09
Movie Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut President's Aide (archive footage) 2006-11-02
Movie Bug Peter Evans 2006-11-11
Movie Let's Go to Prison Lynard 2006-11-17
Movie American Gun Jerry 2005-01-01
Movie Grand Theft Parsons Larry Oster-Berg 2004-06-18
Movie Zamboni Man Walt 2004-01-26
Movie Criminal Gene 2004-10-07
Movie The Woodsman Rosen 2004-12-24
Movie Dead Birds Clyde 2004-10-31
Movie Water Bobby Matherson 2004-11-25
Movie Kangaroo Jack Frankie Lombardo 2003-01-17
Movie Bad Boys II Floyd Poteet 2003-07-18
Movie High Crimes Troy Abbott 2002-04-05
Movie 8 Mile Greg Buehl 2002-11-08
Movie Vanilla Sky Aaron 2001-01-22
Movie Pearl Harbor Gooz Wood 2001-05-21
Movie New Port South Stanton 2001-09-07
Series Crossing Jordan Philip Corday 2001-09-24
Movie Mullitt Unknown 2000-01-20
Movie The Photographer Maurice 2000-04-15
Movie Cecil B. Demented Petie 2000-05-17
Movie Tigerland Sgt. Filmore 2000-10-06
Movie Jesus' Son Dundun 1999-09-05
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie Chicago Cab Crack Head 1997-01-01
Series The View Himself 1997-08-11
Movie The Ride Jimmy 1997-10-01
Movie Chain Reaction D.C. Flower Delivery Man 1996-08-02
Series Early Edition Unknown 1996-09-28
Movie Night Watch Martin Schraeder 1995-10-04
Movie The Affair Capt. Ford 1995-10-14
Movie Fatherland US Ambassador 1994-11-26
Movie Groundhog Day Fred 1993-02-11
Movie Overexposed Young Man 1992-10-11
Movie Angel Street Patrick Mulligan 1992-09-15
Series The Big Battalions David 1992-11-19
Movie Pride and Extreme Prejudice Chapinski 1990-01-17
Movie Death of an Angel Bishop Holmes 1986-03-07
Series Riker Brice Landis 1981-03-14
Series Future Cop 1977-03-05
Series Rock Follies 1976-02-24
Series Nouvelles d'Henry James James Sinclair 1976-03-13