Michael Sheen Bio, Height, Underworld, Net Worth, Wife, Twitter

Who is Michael Sheen?

Michael Christopher Sheen is a well known Welsh performing artist prestigious for his works in both stage preparations and movies. He is known for his splendid exhibitions in plays like ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and some more.

Michael Sheen Bio :

Michael Sheen was conceived on February 5, 1969, in Newport, Wales, to Irene Thomas and Meyrick. His mom was a secretary and father, a British Steel Corporation chief. He has a more youthful sister called Joanne. When he was five, the family moved to Wallasey, and following three years, moved to Port Talbot, and settled there. He went to Blaenbaglan Primary School and Glan Afan Comprehensive School. At Neath Port Talbot College, he examined English, human science and show.

What is Michael Sheen’s Height?

Michael has a height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs 71 kg. He hair color is dark brown and has brown eyes.

Michael Sheen Career, Underworld :

Michael Sheen predominantly worked in theaters amid the underlying long periods of his profession. In 1991, while he was still in his last year at RADA, he played out his first expert job in ‘When She Danced’ at the Globe Theater. In 1992, he did the play ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ and ‘Don’t Fool With Love’ the next year. In 1993, he showed up in Harold Pinter’s ‘Moonlight’, and furthermore made his TV debut in BBC smaller than usual arrangement ‘Gallowglass’.

In 1994, he sacked the title job in the play ‘Peer Gynt’. Around the same time, he performed in ‘Le Livre de Spencer’ at a Paris theater, and showed up in ‘Charley’s Aunt’ at the Royal Exchange. He acted in the play ‘The Seagull’ in 1995, and furthermore coordinated and featured in ‘The Dresser’.

That year, he made his film debut in ‘Othello’ inverse Kenneth Branagh. In 1996, he showed up in ‘The Ends of the Earth’. His most critical stage execution so far came in 1997 with the title job in ‘Henry V’. Around the same time, he showed up in Harold Pinter’s ‘The Homecoming’. In 1997, he likewise did the true to life film ‘Wilde’, where he played Robbie Ross.

In 2004, he featured in ITV’s ‘Messy Filthy Love’, a comic film. He was universally perceived in 2006 for his depiction of Tony Blair in ‘The Queen’. That year, he assumed the job of a corrupt precious stone merchant in ‘Blood Diamond’, and featured as the comic on-screen character Kenneth Williams in BBC Four’s ‘Fantabulosa!’ He likewise featured in ‘Nero in Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire and ‘HG Wells:

In 2008, he reprised the role of David Frost in the film ‘Frost/Nixon’. In 2009, he portrayed football manager Brian Clough in ‘The Damned United’. The same year, he also appeared in ‘Underworld: Rise of the Lycans’. In 2010, he played a supporting role in the science fiction film ‘Tron: Legacy’. In the same year, he appeared as a terrorist in ‘Unthinkable’. He also performed in Peter Morgan’s Blair trilogy, ‘The Special Relationship’. In 2011, he served as the creative director, and also starred in the stage production ‘The Passion.’ Besides the professional cast, about 1000 local amateurs performed in the play!

In 2008, he repeated the job of David Frost in the film ‘Frost/Nixon’. In 2009, he depicted football supervisor Brian Clough in ‘The Damned United’. That year, he likewise showed up in Underworld: Rise of the Lycans. In 2010, he assumed a supporting job in the sci-fi film ‘Tron: Legacy’. Around the same time, he showed up as a fear-based oppressor in Unthinkable.

Michael Sheen Relationship, Kate Beckinsale :

From 1995 to 2003, Michael Sheen was involved with performer Kate Beckinsale. Their little girl, Lily Mo Beckinsale-Sheen, was conceived in 1999. He had a long-separate association with ballet artist Lorraine Stewart from 2004 till 2010. He likewise once dated Canadian on-screen character Rachel McAdams. In 2014, he dated American performer Sarah Silverman.

What is Michael Sheen’s Net Worth?

He has made a decent income from his successful career. As of 2018, he has an estimated net worth of $9 million.

Is Michael Sheen active on Twitter?

He is active on social media. He has more than 6K followers on Instagram and has 304K followers on Twitter. Likewise, he has more than 28K followers on his official Facebook account.

Facts of Michael Sheen

Full NameMichael Sheen
Net Worth$9 Million
Date Of BirthFebruary 5, 1969
Age52 years 8 months
Place Of BirthNewport, United Kingdom
Height1.75 m
ProfessionVoice Actor, Film director, Television producer
EducationGlan Afan Comprehensive School, Neath Port Talbot College, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)
PartnerSarah Silverman, Sarah Silverman
SpouseSarah Silverman
ChildrenLily Mo Sheen
ParentsIrene Sheen, Meyrick Sheen
SiblingsJoanne Sheen
AwardsLos Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor (2006), British Independent Film Award, Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Best Actor (2004), Toronto Film Critics Association Award, Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor (2004)
NominationsGolden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series, Pr...
MoviesSlaughterhouse Rulez (2018), Apostle (2018), Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! (2006), Lost in France (1998), The Battle for Rome (2006), My Last Five Girlfriends (2009), Beautiful Boy (2010), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Blood Diamond (2006), TRON: Legacy (2010), Midnight in Paris (2011)
TV ShowsRomeo and Juliet (1992, stage), The Seagull (1995, stage), Henry V (1997, stage), Masters of Sex (2013-2016), The Spoils Before Dying (2015), The Spoils of Babylon (2014), Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue (2010), Doctor Who (2011), Mystery!: Gallowglass (1993), 30 Rock (2010, TV Series)
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TwitterMichael Sheen Twitter
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Quotes of Michael Sheen

1There's a great deal to be said about talent and inspiration but hard work is the most important in terms of being able to do anything well.
2I'm definitely passionate and obsessed, and maybe that is a result of where I grew up. There was a real anger to south Wales in the 1970s and '80s when industries were dismantled and people's livelihoods were being messed up. There was a lot of unemployment and depression. I look at actors like Burton and Hopkins, and what they have in common is a dark anger that comes out in their acting. They're at their best when they're letting all that anger go. I can also see that in me.
3I do think there's a kind of a dark energy in Port Talbot. It's dominated by the steelworks, where there's this fire that's pumping out energy every day, and I think that is a good symbol for a kind of restless, fiery energy.
4My job takes me away from my daughter Lily a lot, so when I am with her the time is precious. When I'm filming I try to speak to her every day and let her know that I'm thinking of her and hopefully stay a presence in her life. I want Lily to have a parent who is enjoying and is passionate about their work but at the same time I don't want it to be something that takes me away from her too much.
5Having played a lot of characters that are dangerously close to caricature, there's something I've always found, and that is: everything you do has to be connected to the source of what the character really is.
6[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.
7It's interesting that in searching for monsters to play you often end up playing leaders.

Quick Facts of Michael Sheen

2Played both a vampire elder and werewolf elder in separate movie series. In the Underworld series, he was the first werewolf who could turn from human into werewolf and back at will, leading a war against the vampire covens who had oppressed werewolves, but in the Twilight series, he was the head of a vampire coven who fought against werewolves, and the vampires who sided with them.
3In a relationship with Sarah Silverman since January 2014.
4He has said that his favorite film of all time is Stairway to Heaven (1946).
5As of 2014, has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: The Queen (2006), Frost/Nixon (2008) and Midnight in Paris (2011).
6Finishing his run as David Frost in the West End production of "Frost/Nixon", and preparing for its Broadway transfer. [February 2007]
7Central London, England [December 2008]
8Two of his paternal great-great-great-grandparents, Edward Sheehan and Catherine Hickey, were Irish. The surname "Sheehan" was later changed to "Sheen".
9Was in a relationship with actress Rachel McAdams from July 2010 until 2013.
10Shared a flat in London with good friends and fellow Welsh actors Ioan Gruffudd and Matthew Rhys.
11Lived with fellow Welsh actor and friend Matthew Rhys for some time in Los Angeles. They had previously shared a flat when living in London.
12Has played both a werewolf (in Underworld series) and a vampire (in Twilight Saga).
13His favorite film is Stairway to Heaven (1946). Other favorite films include Apocalypse Now (1979), Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Twelve Monkeys (1995), and The Last Temptation of Christ (1988).
14He 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.
15His father works as a professional Jack Nicholson look-a-like.
16One of 115 people invited to join AMPAS in 2007.
17Brought up in Port Talbot, the Welsh town that famously produced Richard Burton and Anthony Hopkins.
18In 1997, as both actor and director, he ran "Thin Language", a Welsh theatre company co-jointly with Simon Harris, and mounted a production (directed by Sheen) of Harris's play "Badfinger" at the Donmar. He also joined forces with Helen McCrory and Robert Delamere to set up a new writing production company called "Foundry" that same year.
19Portrayed British Prime Minister Tony Blair three times. In The Deal (2003), The Queen (2006) (both directed by Stephen Frears) and in The Special Relationship (2010).
20Primary residence is in London, England. He also has an apartment in Los Angeles so he can spend time with his daughter.
21Graduated from RADA.
22Became an Associate Member of RADA.
23He was awarded the 2003 London Critics Circle Theatre Award and the Evening Standard Drama Award as Best Actor for his performance in Caligula at the Donmar Warehouse.
24He was nominated for a 2004 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actor of 2003 for his performance in "Caligula" at the Donmar Warehouse.
25He was nominated for a 1999 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Supporting Performance of 1998 for his role in "Amadeus".
26He was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 2000 (1999 season) for Best Actor for his performance in "Look Back in Anger" at the Royal National Theatre, Lyttelton stage.
27He has a daughter, Lily Mo Sheen, born January, 1999 with his former long time girlfriend Kate Beckinsale. Lily lives with her mother.
28Brother of Joanne Sheen.

Trademarks of Michael Sheen

1Known for playing real-life figures such as David Frost and Tony Blair.

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