Michael Sheen

Michael Sheen


Michael Sheen is a famous Welsh actor renowned for his works in both stage productions and films born on 5 February 1969, In Monmouthshire, Wales.

Family Background:

He is the son of Meyrick Sheen who is a British Steel Corporation manager and Irene Sheen, who was a secretary. He has one younger sister Joanne.

Personal Life:

From 1995 to 2003, Michael Sheen had been in a relationship with actress Kate Beckinsale. They had a daughter, Lily Mo Beckinsale-Sheen who was born in 1999. In 2004, He had dated ballet dancer Lorraine Stewart till 2010. After that, he involved in many relationships.


In 1988, He had attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). He also worked in a fast food restaurant to earn money to fund his studies. In his second year at RADA, The Society of London Theatre had allowed the Laurence Olivier Bursary to him. In 1991, He completed his graduation with BA in Acting.


Michael Sheen had largely worked in theatres during the initial years of his career. In 1991, while He had been still in his final year at RADA, He had performed his first professional role in ‘When She Danced’ at the Globe Theatre. In 1992, He did the play ‘Romeo and Juliet’, and ‘Don’t Fool With Love’ the next year. In 1993, He had appeared in Harold Pinter’s ‘Moonlight’, and also made his television debut in BBC mini-series ‘Gallowglass’. In 1995, He had acted in the play ‘The Seagull’ and also delivered and starred in ‘The Dresser’. The same year, He had made his film debut in ‘Othello’ opposite Kenneth Branagh. In 1996, He had starred in ‘The Ends of the Earth’. In 1997, His most important stage performance so far came with the title role in ‘Henry V’. In 1998, He had co-founded a production company ‘The Foundry’, to promote the works of new playwrights, and produced ‘A Little World of Our Own’ at the Donmar Warehouse. From 1998 to 1999, He had described Mozart in ‘Amadeus’. In 1999, He had played Jimmy Porter in ‘Look Back in Anger’. In 2004, He had worked in ITV’s ‘Dirty Filthy Love’, a comic film. He had been internationally known in 2006 for his portrayal of Tony Blair in ‘The Queen’. In 2010, He had played a helping role in the science fiction film ‘Tron: Legacy’ In the same year, He had performed as a terrorist in ‘Unthinkable’. He had also worked in Peter Morgan’s Blair trilogy, ‘The Special Relationship’.

Michael Sheen

Unknown Facts:

  • Christopher is his middle name.
  • He is well recognized for playing a political figure.

Master Stroke:

  • His performance in ‘Fantabulosa 1’ had been stated as “mesmerizing” by ‘The Times’. He had been reported by ‘Wall Street Journal’ as a “brilliant actor” in ‘Frost-Nixon’.

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 1992, He had received the nomination M.E.N. Theatre Award for Best Actor in Romeo and Juliet.
  • In 1999, He had been nominated for Laurence Olivier Award for Best Supporting Performance for ‘Amadeus’.
  • In 2004, He had been nominated for a BAFTA Award.

What can we learn from Him??

Like Michael Sheen, Live simple, Alway be humble to all. give respect to all.

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