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Michael Sheen

1969-02-05 Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK

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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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Public Service Broadcasting - BBC Proms - This New Noise - Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2022-09-02
2020: The Movie COVID-19 2021-03-19
Last Train to Christmas Tony Towers 2021-12-18
National Theatre Live: Under Milk Wood Owain Jenkins 2021-06-16
Faith Healer Francis Hardy 2020-09-16
Good Omens: Lockdown Aziraphale 2020-05-01
Dolittle Dr. Blair Müdfly 2020-01-01
How to Build a Girl Sigmund Freud 2020-09-24
7 Up & Me Self - Actor 2019-06-03
Apostle Malcolm Howe 2018-09-21
Pantomime in Port Talbot: Balls of Steel Narrator 2018-12-17
Slaughterhouse Rulez The Bat 2018-10-31
To Provide All People Porter 2018-06-28
Home Again Austen Bloom 2017-09-07
Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special Carl Flossy 2017-02-07
Brad's Status Craig Fisher 2017-09-14
Passengers Arthur 2016-12-21
Nocturnal Animals Carlos Holt 2016-11-04
Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer Philip Cohen 2016-04-14
Alice Through the Looking Glass White Rabbit (voice) 2016-05-25
Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously Self 2016-07-08
You Can Never Really Know Someone Henry 2016-04-13
Aberfan: The Green Hollow 2016-10-21
7 Days in Hell Caspian Wint 2015-07-11
A Life On Screen: Stephen Fry Himself 2015-12-29
Barbados David 2015-09-11
Far from the Madding Crowd William Boldwood 2015-04-23
Valley's Rebellion 2015-02-24
Attacking the Devil: Harold Evans and the Last Nazi War Crime Himself - Narrator 2014-06-09
Under Milk Wood First Voice 2014-06-01
War of Words: Soldier-Poets of the Somme Narrator (voice) 2014-11-15
Kill the Messenger Fred Weil 2014-10-09
Admission Mark 2013-03-21
The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box Charity 2013-12-05
Jesus Henry Christ Dr. Slavkin O'Hara 2012-05-04
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Aro Volturi 2012-11-13
Heroes and Demons 2012-12-12
The Gospel of Us The Teacher 2012-04-13
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 Aro 2011-11-16
Resistance Tommy Atkins 2011-11-25
Midnight in Paris Paul 2011-05-11
Beautiful Boy Bill Carroll 2010-09-12
Unthinkable Steven Arthur Younger 2010-06-14
TRON: Legacy Castor / Zuse 2010-12-14
My Last Five Girlfriends Burnam 2010-03-19
Alice in Wonderland The White Rabbit (voice) 2010-03-03
Harold Pinter: A Celebration 2010-01-24
Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue Dr. Griffiths (voice) 2010-07-29
The Special Relationship Tony Blair 2010-05-29
The Twilight Saga: New Moon Aro 2009-11-18
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans Lucian 2009-01-22
A Child's Christmases in Wales Narrator (voice) 2009-12-17
The Damned United Brian Clough 2009-03-27
Frost/Nixon David Frost 2008-10-15
Airlock, or How to Say Goodbye in Space Adam Banton 2007-08-20
Music Within Art 2007-01-05
The Path to Redemption Self 2006-01-01
Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! Kenneth Williams 2006-03-16
HG Wells: War with the World H.G. Wells 2006-01-01
Blood Diamond Simmons 2006-12-07
Underworld: Evolution Lucian 2006-01-12
The Queen Tony Blair 2006-09-15
Dead Long Enough Harry Jones 2006-12-01
Kingdom of Heaven Priest 2005-05-03
The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse Jeremy 2005-06-03
Dirty Filthy Love Mark Furness 2005-05-24
The Banker The Banker 2004-11-19
The Open Doors Framton Nuttel 2004-01-01
Laws of Attraction Thorne Jamison 2004-04-04
Heartlands Colin 2003-04-27
Timeline Lord Oliver 2003-11-26
The Deal Tony Blair 2003-09-28
Underworld Lucian 2003-09-19
Bright Young Things Miles Maitland 2003-10-03
The Four Feathers William Trench 2002-09-08
Doomwatch: Winter Angel Angel 1999-12-07
Animated Epics: Beowulf Wiglaf ( voice ) 1998-01-01
Wilde Robbie Ross 1997-09-01
Mary Reilly Bradshaw 1996-02-23
Othello Lodovico 1995-12-15
Heart of Darkness (voice)
The Price of Admission
Green River Killer Gary Ridgway