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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)

Filmography

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 2016/I Passengers
Arthur
 2016 Aberfan: The Green Hollow (TV Movie)
 2016 Norman
 2016 You Can Never Really Know Someone (Short)
Henry
 2015 Barbados (Short)
David
 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 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 Tron
Castor / Zuse
 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)
 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
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
 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:

His voice can be heard on several of the Naxos Audiobooks. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Alternate Names:

Michael

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

As a general thing, I've always been drawn to characters who appear to be one thing on the surface, but are actually something else underneath. See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2009 Queen's New Year Honours List for his services to Drama. See more »

Trademark:

Rich mellifluous voice, with a Welsh accent. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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