|Michael Sheen Wiki/Profile|
|Name/Famous as||Michael Sheen|
|Birthday||February 5, 1969|
|Age||50 years old|
|Other Name||Michael, Sheen|
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Michael Sheen Biography
Michael Sheen is best known as a Movie Actor. Known for his roles as Tony Blair in The Queen and David Frost in Frost/Nixon. He also appeared in the 1992 stage adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and played a role in the 2010 film, The Special Relationship. In 2013, he began playing Dr. William Masters on the Showtime series Masters of . Michael Sheen was born on February 5, 1969 in Newport, Wales. He spent a year employed at a Welsh fast-food restaurant called Burger Master to support his acting career. Michael Sheen is one of the most successful Movie Actor. He has ranked on the list of famous people who were born on February 5, 1969.
Michael Christopher Sheen OBE (born 5 February 1969) is a Welsh actor and political activist. After training at London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), he worked mainly in theatre throughout the 1990s and made notable stage appearances in Romeo and Juliet (1992), Don’t Fool With Love (1993), Peer Gynt (1994), The Seagull (1995), The Homecoming (1997), and Henry V (1997). His performances in Amadeus at the Old Vic and Look Back in Anger at the National Theatre were nominated for Olivier Awards in 1998 and 1999, respectively. In 2003, he was nominated for a third Olivier Award for his performance in Caligula at the Donmar Warehouse.
Sheen’s breakthrough role was as British politician Tony Blair in 2003’s The Deal. The Channel 4 film explored the so-called Granita pact made by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown prior to the 1994 Labour Party leadership election, and was the actor’s first collaboration with screenwriter Peter Morgan. Director Stephen Frears cast him because “he was in Mary Reilly and I knew he was brilliant.” Filmed while he was playing Caligula nightly on stage, Sheen has remarked, “It’s interesting that in searching for monsters to play, you often end up playing leaders.” The Daily Telegraph praised his “earnest, yet steely, portrayal” while The Guardian found him “excellent. This is intelligent and honest casting.” In 2004, Sheen starred in ITV’s Dirty Filthy Love, a comic film about a man dealing with OCD and Tourette’s after a marital separation. Sheen spoke of “treading a fine line” because “a lot of the symptoms are intrinsically comical”. He was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Television Actor and a RTS Best Actor Award. Also in 2004, Sheen played a pompous rock star in the romantic comedy Laws of Attraction and produced and starred in The Banker, which won a BAFTA Award for Best Short Film. In 2005, Sheen starred in the National Theatre’s production of The UN Inspector, a David Farr adaptation of The Government Inspector. The Times wrote of “a scathingly brilliant and inventive performance” while Variety noted that the actor “adds comic finesse to his apparently ceaseless repertoire”. The Evening Standard, while conceding that the performance was “technically brilliant”, expressed bemusement as to why “one of the most mercurial and inspiring actors we have seems set on impersonating Rik Mayall throughout”. Also that year, he took part in the Old Vic’s 24 Hour Play, in which The Daily Telegraph felt he “dazzled”. In 2005 film work, Sheen starred in Dead Long Enough, a small-budget Welsh/Irish film, with his longtime friend, Jason Hughes. In addition, he had a supporting role in Ridley Scott’s Kingdom of Heaven, made a cameo appearance in The League of Gentlemen’s Apocalypse and starred in the short film The Open Doors.
He also has a position among the list of Most popular Movie Actor. Michael is 1 of the famous people in our database with the age of 50 years old.
Family: Parents, Children & Relatives
His parents, Irene Thomas and Meyrick Sheen, both worked as actors. He had a daughter named Lily with actress Kate Beckinsale, whom he was in a long term relationship with. He also dated actresses Rachel McAdams and Sarah Silverman. In 2019, he began dating Anna Lundberg. He has not shared enough information about family details. However, our team currently working, we will update Family, Sibling, Spouse and Childrens information.
Sheen was raised in a theatrical family, his parents both being involved in local amateur operatics and musicals and, later in life, his father worked as a part-time professional Jack Nicholson lookalike. In his teenage years, Sheen was involved with the West Glamorgan Youth Theatre and, later, the National Youth Theatre of Wales. “It was a brilliant youth theatre”, Sheen has said, “and it taught me not only a lot about acting, but also about work ethic; it was very disciplined.” He was influenced by the performances of Laurence Olivier and the writings of theatre critic Kenneth Tynan, saying “the combination of those two things kind of blew my head off.” Sheen was educated at Blaenbaglan Primary School, Glan Afan Comprehensive School and, finally, Neath Port Talbot College where he sat A-levels in English, Drama and Sociology. He considered studying English at university but instead decided to attend drama school. He moved to London in 1988 to train as an actor at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), having spent the previous year working in a Welsh fast-food restaurant called Burger Master to earn money. Sheen was granted the Laurence Olivier Bursary by the Society of London Theatre in his second year at RADA. He graduated in 1991 with a BA in Acting.
At this point in his career, Sheen began to devote more time to film work. Heartlands, a little-seen 2002 film about a naive man’s road trip in the Midlands, was his first leading film role. While The Guardian dismissed the “cloying bittersweet-regional-lottery-Britfilm”, it noted that “Sheen himself has a childlike, Frank Spencer-ish charm”. “It was great to do something that was so different”, Sheen has said of the role. “I usually play very extreme characters.” Also in 2002, he had a minor role in the action-adventure film The Four Feathers. In 2003, Sheen appeared in Bright Young Things, the directorial debut of his Wilde co-star, Stephen Fry. An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s novel, the film followed high society partygoers in decadent, pre-war London. Sheen played a gay aristocrat in an ensemble cast which included James McAvoy, Emily Mortimer, David Tennant, Dan Aykroyd, Jim Broadbent and Peter O’Toole. While the Los Angeles Times said he “shone”, The Guardian felt the role “drastically under-uses his talents”. Sheen described his character as “possibly the campest man in cinema history” and relished a scene “where I do drugs with [a then 95-year-old] Sir John Mills.” In other 2003 film work, Sheen portrayed the werewolf leader Lucian in Underworld and made a brief appearance in the sci-fi film Timeline.
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Sheen worked predominantly in theatre in the 1990s and has since remarked that he will always feel “slightly more at home” on stage. “It’s more of an actor’s medium. You are your own editor, nobody else is choosing what is being seen of you.” His first professional role, while still in his third and final year at RADA, was in When She Danced at the Globe Theatre in 1991. He later described the role as “a big break. One day, I was at RADA doing a movement class, the next I was at a read-through with Vanessa Redgrave and Frances de la Tour.” Milton Shulman of the Evening Standard praised an “excellent” performance while The Observer wrote of “a notable West End debut”. In 1992, Sheen’s performance in Romeo and Juliet at the Royal Exchange received a MEN Theatre Award nomination and led theatre critic Michael Coveney to declare him “the most exciting young actor of his generation … a volatile, electrifying and technically fearless performer”. His 1993 turn as Perdican in Alfred de Musset’s Don’t Fool With Love at the Donmar Warehouse was nominated for the Ian Charleson Award. and was described by The Independent as “quite thrilling”. Also in 1993, Sheen appeared in the world premiere of Harold Pinter’s Moonlight at the Almeida Theatre and made his television debut in the 1993 BBC mini-series Gallowglass.
Age, Height & Measurements
Michael Sheen current age 50 years old years old. He born under the Aquarius horoscope as Michael's birth date is February 5. Michael Sheen height 6 Feet 3 Inches (Approx) & weight 102 lbs (46.2 kg) (Approx.). Right now we don't know about body measurements. We will update in this article.
In addition to theatre, film and television credits, Sheen has also appeared in many radio productions, particularly in the early years of his career. Notable radio play appearances include Strangers on a Train (1994) opposite Bill Nighy, The Importance of Being Earnest (1995) opposite Judi Dench, Romeo and Juliet (1997) opposite Kate Beckinsale, Troy (1998) and The Pretenders (2004) both opposite Paul Scofield. He has narrated five novels for BBC Radio 4 and Naxos AudioBooks: Crime and Punishment (1994), The Idiot (1995), The Picture of Dorian Gray (1995), A White Merc With Fins (1997), Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011) and The Ocean at the End of the Lane (2013).
|Height||6 Feet 7 Inches (Approx)|
|Weight||149 lbs (67.5 kg) (Approx)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||9.5 (US), 8.5 (UK), 43.5 (EU), 27.5 (CM)|
Sheen played the title role in Peer Gynt in 1994. The Yukio Ninagawa production was staged in Oslo, Tokyo and at the Barbican Centre, London. The Times praised Sheen’s “astonishing vitality” while The Independent found him “sensationally good” and noted that “the Norwegian press were grudgingly captivated by the mercurial Welsh boyo”. In other 1994 work, Sheen appeared in Le Livre de Spencer at the Odéon-Théâtre de l’Europe, Paris and starred in the cross-dressing farce Charley’s Aunt at the Royal Exchange. In 1995, he appeared opposite Kate Beckinsale in a production of The Seagull at the Theatre Royal, Bath and, with the encouragement of Thelma Holt, directed and starred in The Dresser at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth. In addition, Sheen made his film debut that year, appearing opposite Kenneth Branagh in Othello. 1996 saw Sheen at the National Theatre for The Ends of the Earth, an original play by David Lan. A minor role in Mary Reilly marked the first of three film collaborations with director Stephen Frears. Sheen’s most significant appearance of 1997 was the title role in Henry V, staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) at their Stratford-upon-Avon theatre, which earned him a second Ian Charleson Award nomination. The Times praised “a blisteringly intelligent performance”. Also in 1997, he appeared in a revival of Harold Pinter’s The Homecoming at the National Theatre, directed by Roger Michell, and directed Badfinger, starring Rhys Ifans, at the Donmar Warehouse. The latter was staged by the Thin Language Theatre Company, which Sheen had co-founded in 1991, aiming to further Welsh theatre. He then appeared in the biographical film Wilde, playing Robbie Ross to Stephen Fry’s Oscar Wilde. In early 1998 Sheen formed a production company, The Foundry, with Helen McCrory and Robert Delamere to promote the work of emerging playwrights, and produced A Little World of Our Own at the Donmar Warehouse, which gave Colin Farrell his West End debut.
Michael Sheen Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth: $1-2 Million
Michael Sheen net worth has been growing significantly. Michael Sheen’s most of wealth comes from being a successful Movie Actor. We have estimated Michael's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth||$1-2 Million|
|Source of Income||Movie Actor|
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Sheen was in a relationship with English actress Kate Beckinsale from 1995 until 2003. They met when cast in a touring production of The Seagull in early 1995, and began living together shortly afterwards. Their daughter, Lily Mo Beckinsale-Sheen, was born in 1999 in London, England. The actress has said she was “embarrassed” that Sheen never proposed, but felt as if she were married. Their relationship ended in January 2003, soon after the couple moved to Los Angeles from London. Beckinsale had persuaded director Len Wiseman to cast Sheen in Underworld; but while on set, she and Wiseman fell in love, and subsequently married in 2004.
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From 1998 to 1999, Sheen starred as Mozart in a successful revival of Amadeus. The Peter Hall-directed production was staged at the Old Vic, London and later transferred to the Music Box on Broadway. Ben Brantley, chief theatre critic for The New York Times, was particularly vocal in his praise. He noted that “Mr. Sheen elicits a real poetry from the role” and felt that, while watching him, “you start to appreciate the derivation of the term star. This actor is so luminous it’s scary!” The Independent found him “quite stunning as Mozart. His fantastically physical performance convinces you of his character’s genius and the play catches fire whenever he’s on stage.” Sheen was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Supporting Performance and an Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actor. In 1999, Sheen explored the role of Jimmy Porter in the National Theatre’s production of Look Back in Anger. In 2003, Sheen described the production as “the most enjoyable thing I’ve ever done … everything came together”. The Daily Mail declared him a “definitive Jimmy Porter… simply exhilarating in his great jazz riffs of speeches, mercurial and irresistible.” “Sheen has cornered the market in explosive energy”, said The Independent, “but this thrilling performance is his finest yet.” The Financial Times noted: “As Jimmy Porter, a role of staggering difficulty in every way, Michael Sheen gives surely the best performance London has yet seen from him … You hang on every word he utters … This is a dazzlingly through-the-body performance.” He was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor and an Evening Standard Award for Best Actor.
Sheen has become better known as a screen actor since the 2000s, in particular through his roles in various biographical films. With writer Peter Morgan, he has starred in a trilogy of films as British politician Tony Blair: the television film The Deal in 2003, followed by The Queen (2006) and The Special Relationship (2010). For playing Blair, he was nominated for both a BAFTA Award and an Emmy. He was also nominated for a BAFTA as the troubled comic actor Kenneth Williams in BBC Four’s 2006 Fantabulosa!, and was nominated for a fourth Olivier Award in 2006 for portraying the broadcaster David Frost in Frost/Nixon, a role he revisited in the 2008 film adaptation of the play. He also starred as the controversial football manager Brian Clough in The Damned United (2009).
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