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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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 2015 7 Days in Hell (TV Movie)
TV Host
 2014 Barbados (Short)
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)
 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 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:

Played Martin Remington Gammon in the 2005 premiere of "The U.N. Inspector" (a new adaptation of Gogol's "The Government Inspector") at the National Theatre in London. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm definitely passionate and obsessed, and maybe that is a result of where I grew up. There was a real anger to south Wales in the 1970s and '80s when industries were dismantled and people's livelihoods were being messed up. There was a lot of unemployment and depression. I look at actors like Burton and Hopkins, and what they have in common is a dark anger that comes out in their acting. ... See more »

Trivia:

Lived with fellow Welsh actor and friend Matthew Rhys for some time in Los Angeles. They had previously shared a flat when living in London. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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