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Michael Sheen

 
Date Of Birth:
February 05, 1969 (53)
Birth Place:
Newport, Gwent, WALES
Bio:
Sheen is known for his starring roles in the Academy Award-nominated films "The Queen," "Frost/Nixon" and "Midnight in Paris." Other film credits include "The Twilight Saga" films, the "Underworld" franchise and the recent Netflix film "Apostle." He recently completed filming opposite Robert Downey ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: February 05, 1969 (53)

Birth Place: Newport, Gwent, WALES

Bio:
Sheen is known for his starring roles in the Academy Award-nominated films "The Queen," "Frost/Nixon" and "Midnight in Paris." Other film credits include "The Twilight Saga" films, the "Underworld" franchise and the recent Netflix film "Apostle." He recently completed filming opposite Robert Downey ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
David Frost
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Michael Sheen Biography

Sheen is known for his starring roles in the Academy Award-nominated films "The Queen," "Frost/Nixon" and "Midnight in Paris." Other film credits include "The Twilight Saga" films, the "Underworld" franchise and the recent Netflix film "Apostle." He recently completed filming opposite Robert Downey Jr. in "The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle."

On television, Sheen has earned multiple awards and nominations for his performances in "Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa!" and "Dirty Filthy Love," as well as his portrayal of Tony Blair in HBO's "The Special Relationship" and of Dr. Bill Masters in four seasons of the acclaimed Showtime series "Masters of Sex," of which he was also a producer. In addition, he has created memorable characterizations for NBC's "30 Rock," HBO's mockumentary "7 Days In Hell," the IFC miniseries spoof "Spoils of Babylon" and Michael Bolton's "Big Sexy Valentine's Day Special" for Netflix. He will next appear in Neil Gaiman's "Good Omens" for Amazon.

Michael Sheen Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best Actor
Michael SheenFrost/Nixon
 
Olivier Awards - 2004 - Best Actor
Michael SheenCaligula
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2003 - Best Actor Gold Star
Michael SheenCaligula
 
Olivier Awards - 2000 - Best Actor
Michael SheenLook Back In Anger
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Michael Sheen, Amadeus
 
Olivier Awards - 1999 - Best Supporting Performance
Michael SheenAmadeus

Michael Sheen News

PRIMA FACIE, Starring Jodie Comer, Will Open at the Golden Theatre Photo PRIMA FACIE, Starring Jodie Comer, Will Open at the Golden Theatre
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 15, 2022

Jodie Comer will make her highly anticipated Broadway debut in the US premiere of Prima Facie, a new play by Suzie Miller. Prima Facie opens on Sunday, April 23, 2023 at the Golden Theatre. Previews begin on Tuesday, April 11, 2023.

AMADEUS Full Cast Announced at Sydney Opera House Photo AMADEUS Full Cast Announced at Sydney Opera House
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

From 27 December, 2022 ‚Äď 21 January, 2023 a gripping new production of Peter Shaffer's Tony and Academy Award-winning masterpiece Amadeus will be staged in the Opera House's newly transformed Concert Hall.

Full Cast Announced For ORLANDO at the Garrick Theatre Photo Full Cast Announced For ORLANDO at the Garrick Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2022

The full company has been announced for Orlando ‚Äď joining Emma Corrin, in the title role, are Deborah Findlay (Mrs Grimsditch), Jessica Alade (Virginia, Drunken Tory), Debra Baker (Virginia, Favilla, The Captain), Akuc Bol (Virginia, Euphrosyne, Prue), Lucy Briers (Virginia, Queen Elizabeth, Officer), Richard Cant (Virginia, Harriet, Kitty), Melissa Lowe (Virginia, Drunken Tory), Jodie McNee (Virginia, Marmaduke), Oliver Wickham (Virginia, Clorinda), and Millicent Wong (Virginia, Sasha, Nell).

Lucy Eaton's Podcast 'Hear Me Out' Returns for a Second Series Photo Lucy Eaton's Podcast 'Hear Me Out' Returns for a Second Series
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Sep 26, 2022

Now one of the highest-rated theatrical podcasts on iTunes (top 10 theatre podcasts as ranked by Feedspot), the first series of Lucy Eaton‚Äôs podcast ‚ÄėHear Me Out‚Äô returns for a second series with the first three episodes featuring Joanna Vanderham, Sir Richard Eyre and Sanjeev Bhaskar now available to download.

Dates and Venue Announced for ORLANDO Starring Emma Corrin Photo Dates and Venue Announced for ORLANDO Starring Emma Corrin
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Aug 19, 2022

The Michael Grandage Company announced that their production of Orlando opens at the Garrick Theatre on 5 December 2022, with previews from 25 November, and runs until 25 February 2023. 

Taylor Kitsch, Kate Mara & More to Star in New Scripted Podcast KOZ Premiering in Sep Photo Taylor Kitsch, Kate Mara & More to Star in New Scripted Podcast KOZ Premiering in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

Audible Inc., the leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling, has announced a multi-project slate deal with AT WILL MEDIA, an award winning independently-owned podcast studio.

AT WILL MEDIA Strikes Worldwide Multi-Project Slate Deal with Audible Photo AT WILL MEDIA Strikes Worldwide Multi-Project Slate Deal with Audible
by Michael Major - Aug 17, 2022

Known for their scripted and non-fiction podcast originals, AT WILL MEDIA joined forces with Audible to launch their first Audible Original, Sorry Charlie Miller in 2021, starring Zachary Quinto, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Michelle Buteau, Ashley Benson and a full cast. Check out more upcoming Audible projects now!

Michael Grandage Will Direct Emma Corrin in Neil Bartlett's New Version of Virginia W Photo Michael Grandage Will Direct Emma Corrin in Neil Bartlett's New Version of Virginia Woolf's Novel ORLANDO
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2022

The Michael Grandage Company has announced that Emma Corrin will return to the London stage as the title role in Orlando, from the novel by Virginia Woolf in a new version by Neil Bartlett. Michael Grandage directs, reuniting him with Corrin, following their recent collaboration on the feature film My Policeman for Amazon.

Michael Sheen to Star in New Production of AMADEUS at Sydney Opera House Photo Michael Sheen to Star in New Production of AMADEUS at Sydney Opera House
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 11, 2022

Acclaimed Welsh actor and producer Michael Sheen (The Twilight Saga, Frost/Nixon, The Queen, Tron: Legacy, Masters of Sex, Good Omens, Amadeus) will star as Salieri in a gripping new production of Peter Shaffer‚Äôs Tony and Academy Award¬ģ-winning masterpiece Amadeus at the Sydney Opera House from 27 December, 2022 ‚Äď 21 January, 2023.

£77,500 in 2022 Laurence Olivier Bursaries Awarded to Talented Drama School Students Photo £77,500 in 2022 Laurence Olivier Bursaries Awarded to Talented Drama School Students Facing Financial Difficulties
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022

19 drama school students from across the UK have been awarded a total of £77,500 worth of bursaries by the Society of London Theatre (SOLT), to help them complete their training.           

Michael Sheen Videos

VIDEO: Catherine Zeta-Jones Says She's Eager to Return to Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: Catherine Zeta-Jones Says She's Eager to Return to Broadway

by Stage Tube - Apr 20, 2021

She won the Tony Award for Lead Actress in a Musical for her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music.

VIDEO: David Tennant Talks STAGED on THE LATE LATE SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: David Tennant Talks STAGED on THE LATE LATE SHOW

by Stage Tube - Mar 23, 2021

James Corden welcomes his friend David Tennant to the show, and David immediately sets the tone for a great chat thanks to his pink blazer. After the two discuss the pains of homeschooling, James asks David about Melissa Von Stressel, the name of his fake assistant that he used to get out of gigs and requests he didn't have the heart to say no to directly. And David talks about the process of making 'Staged' with his wife, Georgia, Michael Sheen and Simon Evans.

VIDEO: Michael Sheen Talks Performing to An Empty Old Vic Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: Michael Sheen Talks Performing to An Empty Old Vic Theatre

by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2021

James Corden connects with his friend Michael Sheen who is in quarantine in Saint Lucia awaiting clearance to resume filming 'Prodigal Son' in New York. James asks Michael about life with an impeccable beard, a beard so beautiful it's been named the best beard in the world, and Michael shares he's prepared to continue the journey with it. And Michael tells James about the experience of performing a play in an empty Old Vic.

VIDEO: Judi Dench Puts David Tennant and Michael Sheen in Their Place on STAGED Videoplay
VIDEO: Judi Dench Puts David Tennant and Michael Sheen in Their Place on STAGED

by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2020

BBC has released a new clip from episode 6 of Staged, featuring Judi Dench - watch as she puts the actors 'in their place' as only she can.

VIDEO: David Tennant and Michael Sheen Reunite For GOOD OMENS Lockdown Mini-Episode Videoplay
VIDEO: David Tennant and Michael Sheen Reunite For GOOD OMENS Lockdown Mini-Episode

by Stage Tube - May 2, 2020

A mini 3-minute episode of Good Omens has been released on YouTube, in honor of the 30th Anniversary of the original publication of Good Omens.

VIDEO: FOX Shares Preview of Final Two Episodes of PRODIGAL SON Videoplay
VIDEO: FOX Shares Preview of Final Two Episodes of PRODIGAL SON

by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2020

FOX has shared a preview of the return of PRODIGAL SON, on Monday, April 20th.

VIDEO: Robert Downey Jr. and the DOLITTLE Cast Secretly Slip Funny Words into Intervi Videoplay
VIDEO: Robert Downey Jr. and the DOLITTLE Cast Secretly Slip Funny Words into Interviews

by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2020

Jimmy asked Robert Downey Jr., Michael Sheen, Craig Robinson and John Cena to casually drop in weird phrases, like 'a wet donut is still a donut,' into their Dolittle press interviews.

VIDEO: Michael Sheen Talks About His Great Grandmother on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Videoplay
VIDEO: Michael Sheen Talks About His Great Grandmother on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN

by Stage Tube - Dec 23, 2019

Michael Sheen talks about discovering one of his ancestors was an elephant and lion tamer.

VIDEO: The Cast of PRODIGAL SON Talks The Whitly Family Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of PRODIGAL SON Talks The Whitly Family

by Stage Tube - Nov 20, 2019

The cast of PRODIGAL SON talks about the Whitly Family Dynamic.

VIDEO: Malcolm Comes to a Crime Scene in This Clip from PRODIGAL SON on Fox! Videoplay
VIDEO: Malcolm Comes to a Crime Scene in This Clip from PRODIGAL SON on Fox!

by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2019

Malcolm arrives at the crime scene with Gil, even though he said he didn't necessarily need his services.


Michael Sheen Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michael Sheen been in?
Michael Sheen has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Michael Sheen been in?
Michael Sheen has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Michael Sheen been nominated for?
Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for Frost/Nixon , Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for Caligula , Best Actor (Evening Standard Awards) for Caligula , Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for Look Back In Anger Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Amadeus and Best Supporting Performance (Olivier Awards) for Amadeus .

What awards has Michael Sheen won?
Best Actor (Evening Standard Awards) for Caligula.