Character actor Michael Shannon has been nominated for his second Oscar for his role in the 2016 thriller Nocturnal Animals. "No Small Parts" takes a look at some of the other characters he's played in the past.
English character actor, trained at RADA. Started in repertory in Liverpool. By 1949, appeared on the West End stage. A self-confessed socialist, who never lost his Barnsley accent, he tended to specialise in playing working class men, such as cabbies, stewards or non-commissioned officers.