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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 Capture Anthologies: The Dimensions of Self
Adam Banton (segment "Airlock or how to say goodbye in space")
 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
 2004 The Banker (Short)
The Banker
 2004 The Open Doors (Short)
Frampton Nuttel
 2003 Bright Young Things
Miles
 2002 Heartlands
Colin
 2000 Gladiator
Man who tried to execute Maximus (uncredited)
 1995 Othello
Lodovico
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He acted in Henrik Ibsen's play, "Peer Gynt," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Catherine White, Paola Dionisotti, Bronagh Gallagher, Espen Skjonberg, Miriam Kelly and Haruhike Joh in the cast. Yukio Ninagawa was director. See more »

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

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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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 »

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Brought up in Port Talbot, the Welsh town that famously produced Richard Burton and Anthony Hopkins. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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