Michael Sheen

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/05/1969, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor
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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 The Deal and again in the 2006 film The Queen.
  • Originated the role of David Frost in the 2006 West End production of Frost/Nixon; 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:
  • Meyrick Sheen - Father
  • Kate Beckinsale - Ex-significant Other
  • Irene Sheen - Mother
  • Rachel McAdams - Ex-significant Other
  • Lily Mo Sheen - Daughter
  • Caroline Sheen - Cousin
  • Joanne Maclennan - Sister
  • Lorraine Stewart - Ex-significant Other
  • Michael Sheen Awards:
  • 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
  • 2006 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • College:
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England (1991)

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