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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 12 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Passengers (filming)
 2015 Barbados (Short)
 2015 The Spoils Before Dying (TV Mini-Series)
Kenton Price
- The Biscuit Eaters (2015) ... Kenton Price
- The Trip Trap (2015) ... Kenton Price
- That's Jazz (2015) ... Kenton Price
- Fear Steps In (2015) ... Kenton Price
 2015 7 Days in Hell (TV Movie)
Caspian Wint
 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
 2012 The Gospel of Us
The Teacher
 2011 Resistance
Tommy Atkins
 2011 Few Options
 2011 Doctor Who (TV Series)
- The Doctor's Wife (2011) ... House (voice)
 2010 30 Rock (TV Series)
- I Do Do (2010) ... Wesley
- Future Husband (2010) ... Wesley
 2010 Alice in Wonderland (Video Game)
The White Rabbit (voice)
 2010 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Various Characters
- Harold Pinter: A Celebration (2010) ... Various Characters
 2009 A Child's Christmases in Wales (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2009 My Last Five Girlfriends
 2007 Airlock, or How to Say Goodbye in Space (Short)
Adam Banton
 2007 Music Within
 2006 Dead Long Enough
Harry Jones
 2006 The Battle for Rome (TV Mini-Series)
 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
 2002 Heartlands
 1999 Doomwatch: Winter Angel (TV Movie)
Angel (voice)
 1998 Animated Epics: Beowulf (TV Short)
Wiglaf (voice)
 1998 Lost in France (TV Short)
 1997 The Grand (TV Series)
Thomas Jordan
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Thomas Jordan
 1995 Othello
 1993 Maigret (TV Series)
- Maigret and the Night Club Dancer (1993) ... Philippe
 1993 Mystery!: Gallowglass (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Joe
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Joe
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Joe
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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 »

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


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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[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 »


Brother of Joanne Sheen. See more »


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

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