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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 14 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Kingdom of Heaven
(2005)
Midnight in Paris
(2011)
Underworld
Underworld Lucian
(2003)
Frost/Nixon
Frost/Nixon David Frost
(2008)

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Other Works:

Appeared with actress Anna Friel as a pair of chess players in the Manic Street Preachers' music video: "(It's Not War) Just the End of Love". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Michael

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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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:

He was nominated for a 2004 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actor of 2003 for his performance in "Caligula" at the Donmar Warehouse. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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