Feb. 5th, 1969
Newport, Gwent, Wales, UK
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Michael Christopher Sheen, OBE is a Welsh actor and political activist, known for 30 Rock, The Spoils of Babylon, The Spoils Before Dying, Masters of Sex and Good Omens.
- He was nominated for a 1999 'Laurence Olivier' (qv) Theatre Award for Best Supporting Performance of 1998 for his role in "Amadeus".
- Brother of Joanne Sheen.
- Became an Associate Member of RADA.
- Brought up in Port Talbot, the Welsh town that famously produced 'Richard Burton (I)' (qv) and 'Anthony Hopkins' (qv).
- He was nominated for a 'Laurence Olivier' (qv) Theatre Award in 2000 (1999 season) for Best Actor for his performance in "Look Back in Anger" at the Royal National Theatre, Lyttelton stage.
- He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2009 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Drama.
- Graduated from RADA.
- He has a daughter, 'Lily Mo Sheen' (qv), born January, 1999 with his former long time girlfriend 'Kate Beckinsale' (qv). Lily lives with her mother.