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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 2 Oscars. Another 68 wins & 123 nominations. See more awards »

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Commercial: [3 December 2003] - Guinness's "The Things That Matter" advertising campaign: "The Quarrel" - Directed by John Brown, music: Mic Christopher. (The Quarrel ad was mainly filmed in Ireland and is the first of Guinness's new "The Things That Matter" campaign). See more »

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

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6' (1.83 m)
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I lost about 14 kilos and weighed 59 kilos by the end. It was the only way we could do it and make it convincing (on portraying hunger-striker Bobby Sands in Hunger (2008)). See more »

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Despite achieving worldwide fame and success, he still lives in the same modest flat in the Hackney area of London that he had when he was a struggling actor. See more »

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Often works with Steve McQueen See more »

Nickname:

Fassy

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Aries

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