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Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender was born in Heidelberg, Germany, to a German father, Josef, and an Irish mother, Adele (originally from Larne, County Antrim, in Northern Ireland). Michael was raised in the town of Killarney, Co. Kerry, in south-west Ireland, where his family moved to when he was two years old. His parents ran a restaurant (his father is a chef... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 58 wins & 88 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015/I Macbeth
 2014/II Frank
 2012/I Prometheus
 2011 Haywire
 2011 Pitch Black Heist (Short)
 2011 Shame
 2010 Fable III (Video Game)
Logan (voice)
 2010 Jonah Hex
 2009 Man on a Motorcycle (Short)
Man on a Motorcycle
 2009 Fish Tank
 2008 Eden Lake
 2007 Wedding Belles (TV Movie)
 2007 Angel
 2006-2007 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Douglas Nesbitt
- Sins of the Father: Part 2 (2007) ... Douglas Nesbitt
- Sins of the Father: Part 1 (2006) ... Douglas Nesbitt
 2006 300
 2005 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
George Abernethie
- After the Funeral (2005) ... George Abernethie
 2004-2005 Hex (TV Series)
- Where the Heart Is (2005) ... Azazeal (credit only)
- Noir (2005) ... Azazeal
- Ella Burns (2005) ... Azazeal
- Spiral (2005) ... Azazeal
 2005 Our Hidden Lives (TV Movie)
German POW
 2005 William and Mary (TV Series)
- Episode #3.3 (2005) ... Lukasz
 2004 Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (TV Movie)
Charles Allen
 2004 A Bear Named Winnie (TV Movie)
Harry Colebourn
 2004 A Most Mysterious Murder: The Case of Charles Bravo (TV Movie)
Charles Bravo
 2003 Carla (TV Movie)
 2002 Holby City (TV Series)
Christian Connolly
- Ghosts (2002) ... Christian Connolly
 2002 NCS Manhunt (TV Series)
Jack Silver
 2001 Hearts and Bones (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (2001) ... Hermann
- Episode #2.5 (2001) ... Hermann
- Episode #2.2 (2001) ... Hermann
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Theatre: 1999 - The Three Sisters - (Fedotik) - Dir: Dominic Drumgoole - The Oxford Stage Company See more »

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2 Interviews | 9 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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[on impersonating Ian McKellen's accent in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)] In the last film, Matthew (Vaughn, its director) said 'I like your accent, it's kind of weird - not really Irish, but there's this strange sort of James Bond edge'. So I didn't have to do any work on it. But here the performances needed to parallel each other, so rather than going up to Sir Ian and saying 'You need to ... See more »


Shifting between British films and American films, he resides in London, UK where he has lived for the last 15 years, while making career-related visits to Los Angeles, California. See more »


Often works with Steve McQueen See more »



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