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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". Sheen was born in Newport, Wales, the only son of Irene (Thomas) and Meyrick Sheen... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 13 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2015 7 Days in Hell (TV Movie) (pre-production)
 2014 Barbados (Short) (post-production)
David
 2014 Kill the Messenger
Fred Weil
 2014 Under Milk Wood (TV Movie)
First Voice
 2014 The Spoils of Babylon (TV Mini-Series)
Chet Halner
- The Foundling (2014) ... Chet Halner (credit only)
 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 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
 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 Mystery!: 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:

Appeared as "Peer Gynt" in a 1994 revival of Henrik Ibsen's "Peer Gynt" (adaptation by Frank McGuinness, Yukio Ninagawa - director) for the National Theatre Endemble at the Barbican Theatre, London and in Oslo, Norway and Tokyo, Japan. 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:

My job takes me away from my daughter Lily a lot, so when I am with her the time is precious. When I'm filming I try to speak to her every day and let her know that I'm thinking of her and hopefully stay a presence in her life. I want Lily to have a parent who is enjoying and is passionate about their work but at the same time I don't want it to be something that takes me away from her too much. See more »

Trivia:

In 1997, as both actor and director, he ran "Thin Language", a Welsh theatre company co-jointly with Simon Harris, and mounted a production (directed by Sheen) of Harris's play "Badfinger" at the Donmar. He also joined forces with Helen McCrory and Robert Delamere to set up a new writing production company called "Foundry" that same year. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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