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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 71 wins & 130 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016/II Weightless (completed)
 2015/I Macbeth
Macbeth
 2014/II Frank
Frank
 2012/I Prometheus
David
 2011 Haywire
Paul
 2011 Pitch Black Heist (Short)
Michael
 2011 Shame
Brandon
 2010 Fable III (Video Game)
Logan (voice)
 2010 Jonah Hex
Burke
 2009 Man on a Motorcycle (Short)
Man on a Motorcycle
 2009 Fish Tank
Conor
 2008 Eden Lake
Steve
 2007 Wedding Belles (TV Movie)
Barney
 2007 Angel
Esmé
 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
Stelios
 2005 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
George Abernethie
- After the Funeral (2005) ... George Abernethie
 2004-2005 Hex (TV Series)
Azazeal
- 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)
Lukasz
- 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)
Rob
 2002 Holby City (TV Series)
Christian Connolly
- Ghosts (2002) ... Christian Connolly
 2002 NCS Manhunt (TV Series)
Jack Silver
 2001 Hearts and Bones (TV Series)
Hermann
- Episode #2.6 (2001) ... Hermann
- Episode #2.5 (2001) ... Hermann
- Episode #2.2 (2001) ... Hermann
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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 »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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[on creating his character David in Prometheus (2012) with Ridley Scott] We took inspiration from David Bowie and some of his looks as well. I liked the idea of having a feminine quality to him for sure. See more »

Trivia:

Introduced alongside his Macbeth (2015) co-star, Marion Cotillard, a Banksy painting donated by Leonardo DiCaprio for the amfAR Gala charity auction in Cannes, where it fetched $1 million. [May 21, 2015]. See more »

Trademark:

Wide, enthusiastic smile See more »

Nickname:

Fassy

Star Sign:

Aries

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