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Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales
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Michael Sheen Fast Facts:
Raised in Port Talbot, Wales, the same town that produced Richard Burton and Anthony Hopkins.
Father worked as a Jack Nicholson impersonator.
Was offered a place on the Arsenal youth team when he was 12, but turned it down because his father thought he was too young.
Known for playing real-life characters, such as Tony Blair in the 2003 TV-movie
and again in the 2006 film
Originated the role of David Frost in the 2006 West End production of
reprised the role in 2007 on Broadway and in the 2008 film version.
Awarded as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen's New Year Honours on December 31, 2008.
Michael Sheen Relationships:
Sarah Silverman - Significant Other
Joanne Maclennan - Sister
Lorraine Stewart - Ex-significant Other
Lily Mo Sheen - Daughter
Caroline Sheen - Cousin
Rachel McAdams - Ex-significant Other
Irene Sheen - Mother
Meyrick Sheen - Father
Kate Beckinsale - Ex-significant Other
Michael Sheen Awards:
2014 Critics' Choice Television Awards: Best Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
2010 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
2014 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
2006 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England (1991)
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