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Michael Corbett Shannon was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Geraldine Hine, a lawyer, and Donald Sutherlin Shannon, an accounting professor at DePaul University. His grandfather was entomologist Raymond Corbett Shannon. Shannon began his professional stage career in Chicago. His first acting role was in "Winterset" at the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 26 wins & 43 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Poor Boy (post-production)
Blayde Griggs
 2016/I Wolves (post-production)
 2016 Midnight Special
Roy
 2016 Frank & Lola
Frank
 2016 Complete Unknown
Tom
 2015/II The Night Before
Mr. Green
 2014 She's Funny That Way
Policeman Macy's
 2014 They Came Together
Spike
 2014 Young Ones
Ernest Holm
 2013/I The Harvest
Richard
 2012 Mud
Galen
 2011 Machine Gun Preacher
Donnie
 2011 Return
Mike
 2010 Jonah Hex
Doc Cross Williams
 2010/I 13
Henry
 2009 My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done
Brad Macallam
 2009 The Greatest
Jordan Walker
 2009 The Missing Person
John Rosow
 2007 Blackbird
Murl
 2006 Let's Go to Prison
Lynard
 2006 Bug
Peter Evans
 2006 Marvelous
John
 2004/I Water
Bobby Matherson
 2004 Dead Birds
Clyde
 2004 Criminal
Gene
 2004 The Woodsman
Rosen
 2003 Grand Theft Parsons
Larry Oster-Berg
 2001 Vanilla Sky
Aaron
 2001 New Port South
Stanton (as Mike Shannon)
 2000 Tigerland
Sgt. Filmore
 2000 Cecil B. DeMented
Petie (as Mike Shannon)
 2000 The Photographer
Maurice (as Mike Shannon)
 1999 Jesus' Son
Dundun (as Mike Shannon)
 1997 Chicago Cab
Crack Head
 1997/II The Ride
Jimmy
 1996 Chain Reaction
D.C. Flower Delivery Man
 1993 Groundhog Day
Fred
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Other Works:

Starred in Martin McDonagh's play "The Pillowman" at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago. See more »

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1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mike Shannon

Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
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Personal Quote:

I guess if there's one thing that might surprise people about me, it's that I'm very obedient. I'm kind of like a dog. I look at acting as kind of a service industry. You're there to serve the writer and the director. I don't really look at it as an act of self-expression, like I'm going to say what's on my mind. Because you're not saying what's on your mind, you're saying what somebody else ... See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the 2013 Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Principal Actor in a Play for "Simpatico" at the A Red Orchid Theater in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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Often plays crazed characters See more »

Nickname:

Mike

Star Sign:

Leo

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