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Michael Sheen


Even though he had burned up the London stage for nearly a decade--and appeared in several films--Michael Sheen was not really "discovered" by American audiences until his critically-acclaimed turn as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the 1999 Broadway revival of "Amadeus". The only son of Meyrick and Irene Sheen, the charming, curly-haired actor grew up ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Admission
Mark
 2012 The Gospel of Us
The Teacher
 2011 Resistance
Tommy Atkins
 2011 Few Options
Florist
 2011 Doctor Who (TV Series)
House
- The Doctor's Wife (2011) ... House (voice)
 2011 Made in Hollywood (TV Series)
- Episode #6.27 (2011)
 2011 Capture Anthologies: The Dimensions of Self
Adam Banton (segment "Airlock or how to say goodbye in space")
 2010 30 Rock (TV Series)
Wesley
- I Do Do (2010) ... Wesley
- Future Husband (2010) ... Wesley
 2010 Alice in Wonderland (Video Game)
The White Rabbit (voice)
 2009 A Child's Christmases in Wales (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2009 My Last Five Girlfriends
Burnam
 2007 Airlock, or How to Say Goodbye in Space (Short)
Adam Banton
 2007 Music Within
Art
 2006 Blood Diamond
Rupert Simmons
 2006 Dead Long Enough
Harry Jones
 2006 The Battle for Rome (TV Mini-Series)
Nero
 2004 The Banker (Short)
The Banker
 2004 Dirty Filthy Love (TV Movie)
Mark Furness
 2004 The Open Doors (Short)
Frampton Nuttel
 2003 The Deal (TV Movie)
Tony Blair
 2003 Bright Young Things
Miles
 2002 Heartlands
Colin
 2000 Gladiator
Man who tried to execute Maximus (uncredited)
 1999 Doomwatch: Winter Angel (TV Movie)
Angel (voice)
 1998 Animated Epics: Beowulf (TV Short)
Wiglaf (voice)
 1998 Lost in France (TV Short)
Owen
 1997 The Grand (TV Series)
Thomas Jordan
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Thomas Jordan
 1995 Othello
Lodovico
 1993 Maigret (TV Series)
Philippe
- Maigret and the Night Club Dancer (1993) ... Philippe
 1993 Gallowglass (TV Mini-Series)
Joe
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Joe
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Joe
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Joe
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Other Works:

As a member of the theatre company Check By Jowl, his credits include: "Don't Fool With Love" (Declan Donellan, 1993), Fred in "Moonlight" (a new play by Harold Pinter, David Leveaux - director at the Almeida Theatre, London). Sheen was nominated for Sunday Times Royal National Theatre Ian Charleston Award for his performance. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 17 Interviews | 22 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on playing "Castor" in TRON: Legacy (2010)] I wanted him to be like a sort of popular-culture jukebox program and, then underneath it all, there's something completely psychotic going on. See more »

Trivia:

Two of his paternal great-great-great-grandparents, Edward Sheehan and Catherine Hickey, were Irish. The surname "Sheehan" was later changed to "Sheen". See more »

Trademark:

Known for playing real-life figures such as David Frost and Tony Blair.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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