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Michael Sheen

Michael Sheen's biography

Michael Sheen is 53 years old voice actor born on on Wednesday 5th of February 1969. According to year of birth 1969 he belongs to Generation X. Birthday on 5th of February means he is Aquarius. Aquarius is an Airy sign. They are smart thinkers, social, communicative, independent and intelligent people.

He is citizen of United Kingdom. His primary profession is to be voice actor. You can know him also as stage actor, film actor, actor. He is recently known as television actor.

Michael Sheen's family

He has 1 daughter.

Michael Sheen's daughter: Lily Mo Sheen

Michael Sheen's daughter's name is Lily Mo Sheen. His daughter was born on Sunday 31st of January 1999 in London.

Michael Sheen's schools

We found 2 schools He attended. Complete list of schools: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Glan Afan Comprehensive School.

Michael Sheen's career

His main focus is to be voice actor.

Michael Sheen's partners

Kate Beckinsale

Michael Sheen and Kate Beckinsale have been together since 1995 for 8 years. She is known as actor. His partner was born on Thursday 26th of July 1973 in Chiswick.

Sarah Silverman

Michael Sheen and Sarah Silverman have been together since 2014 for 4 years. She is known as comedian. His partner was born on Tuesday 1st of December 1970.

Awards and competitions

Michael Sheen's Awards

  • He 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.
  • He was nominated for a 1999 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Supporting Performance of 1998 for his role in "Amadeus".
  • He was nominated for a 2004 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actor of 2003 for his performance in "Caligula" at the Donmar Warehouse.
  • He 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.
  • He 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.

Michael Sheen's quotes

  • It's interesting that in searching for monsters to play you often end up playing leaders.
  • [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.
  • Having 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.
  • I 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.
  • There'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.
  • My tragedy is that all I want is a dog, and yet I have been cursed with cats all my life.
  • Getting older is a struggle. I always feel that just under the surface of acceptance and enjoyment of the aging process is a terrible hysteria just waiting to burst out.
  • On the one hand Twitter gives you the opportunity to engage with people, which is great, but on the other there are people who feel they can say whatever they want, put poison out there, really, without fear of any repercussions.
  • I am very impatient.
  • I love watching Jeff Bridges act. He's brilliant.
  • Part of the fun of life is interacting with people and not knowing what the truth is inside. Letting them reveal that to you is what binds you to people.
  • I think parenthood is a wonderful balancing act. On the one hand, you want to spend as much time with your children as possible. On the other hand, you want to set an example for them to see that you're fulfilled in your life and in your work.
  • I think the story of 'Alice in Wonderland' in a way is a reminder that life is frightening, it can shift on you at any moment.
  • Hopefully, any character I play has an anchor in reality.
  • By the time you are 30 you are still trying to make your 15-year-old self happy but you are a different person. You need to be brave and let go of that.
  • A parent can seem very kind and gentle, but as any child knows, as soon as that parent gets stressed, they can suddenly turn and get a bit angry.
  • My taste in watching things runs from dramas and low-budget films to high-end fantasy/science fiction.
  • I always say if I'm not good at something it's just because I've not had time to focus on it... it's just uncrafted, like a slab of rock that contains the statue of David within it.
  • I think a good story's a good story and a good character's a good character.
  • Acting itself is quite scary. Some people say that actors are show-offs, very egotistical and all that kind of stuff, but it is quite scary.
  • My chief gifts are - naturally good at all sports with a raw talent for pretty much everything, which if nurtured could develop into improper talent.
  • As a general thing, I've always been drawn to characters who appear to be one thing on the surface, but are actually something else underneath.
  • I suppose I'm something of an eccentric dresser.
  • I enjoy doing things that involve research because it's part of what I enjoy about acting.
  • I was obsessed with football when I was growing up.
  • I perceive and relate to the world through where I grew up; that's part of me. It's what I judge everything else against.
  • If someone has an ability to impress an audience there's a tendency to be tempted into doing just that.
  • Everyone deserves compassion.
  • I would like to be taller, thinner and more rakish looking.
  • I think I'm becoming more relaxed in front of a camera. I suppose I'll 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.
  • I'm not a Tony Blair impersonator.
  • I cry when I feel moved by incredible generosity or a connection to someone. We spend so much of our lives being separated. It's the relief of connection that produces the tears.
  • I think it's quite tough for people like Tom Cruise where you can never really get away from being Tom Cruise in something. You're so familiar to people and people know so much about your life.
  • When I was at drama school, I wanted to change the world, and thought I had some great wisdom to impart to people about humanity. Now that I'm older, I know enough to realize that I know nothing at all.
  • If you can define what God is, I can tell you whether I believe in it.
  • I think the best acting is when you allow yourself to be kind of vulnerable in the moment.
  • I have a daughter, and fairies meant a lot to her growing up.
  • You know, we're each the hero of our own story and we perceive what's going on around us, and especially in a relationship, from the kind of viewpoint of, 'Well, this is my story, and I'm the hero of that, and I justify what I do around it.'
  • For me, what makes life enjoyable is having a shared culture and shared references.
  • I've always loved animation and animated films.
  • When you look at all the miracles attributed to Jesus, they're all about change.
  • I can be a lazy dresser.
  • The secret to acting is don't act. Be you, with add-ons.
  • Although my family - parents and sister - all work in the personnel management business, their real passion is performing, amateur operatic societies and so on.
  • I've always had an eye for what looks good on a man. But I've not always found it easy to find clothes that look good on me.
  • I try not to pay any attention to clothes fascism and I'd rather be thought of as someone who has his own sense of style.
  • I don't want to do something that I've done before; I can't see the point of it.
  • There are times in my career where I can see it would be helped by having a bit more of a profile, but it's not like I refuse to do interviews, no, not at all.
  • Stories have always been the things that entertain me and make me feel happy and sad and move me and give me the experience of being able to live many lives in one lifetime. It's the best thing about being alive.
  • In some ways any film that you do has an artificiality about it. Even when you're doing the most kitchen-sinky, gritty, realistic scene you've still got 50 people standing around watching you with cameras and lights and things.
  • My rule of thumb is that I want to do things I'd like to go and see myself.
  • I am prone to get carried away thinking about creative projects.
  • I suppose I've got a reputation for playing quite extreme characters and making them quite believable.
  • A lot of the times when I've auditioned for parts in America, the answer is, 'Sorry, we need a bigger name.'
  • Normal people - i.e., people who aren't actors - are the most bizarre people you can ever come across. I'll talk to someone and come away thinking, 'They are clinically insane.'
  • I've never met anyone normal.
  • I don't do the whole L.A. nightlife thing.
  • My dad is a Jack Nicholson lookalike and a frustrated performer, my mother's into reading and poetry. I suppose the thing I owe them most is my confidence.
  • I'm happy in my life.
  • We see death constantly on film.
  • I'd love to go back to Europe in the '20s and '30s, for the beginning of the Psychoanalytic Movement, and Freud and Jung, and all that was going on with discoveries in quantum physics. The whole nature of reality was changing and being challenged.
  • I've always found it hard to say sorry.
  • I have a terrible temper. I have absolutely no problem with getting shouty or a bit physical. It's not something I'm pleased about and it doesn't happen very often, but it's very much there.
  • I'd love to go back to Greek times and see the birth of theater and performing, in that time. It would be so extraordinary to see the need that theater came out of, in the first place. I think we could probably all learn a bit from that.
  • I would never use prosthetics. I don't like sticking things on. I don't really like wearing wigs, either.
  • While I enjoy spending time in L.A., Britain is my home.
  • I'm a huge fan of science fiction and fantasy - not so much horror because I get a bit scared.
  • When I'm in America, I like to be near the sea, listen to music, watch films, read and write.
  • I'm always aware that there are, broadly speaking, two different ways to act: there is acting, and then there's being, and I'm always more interested in that.
  • Americans are much more open than people in Britain.
  • I think when you work on a Woody Allen film the actors become a real company, probably more than on any other film.
  • Sometimes you see things in a script, and it doesn't necessarily mean the director sees the same things. And if you think you're going to be making a different film, then that's not gonna work.
  • I think being a parent is the most challenging thing you do. That's why we're here. It's at the heart of what it is to be a human being. It's the ultimate experience because it questions everything about who you are. But it's difficult.
  • I'm a big fan of vampire movies generally and that sort of tradition of characters.
  • My own daughter is a big fan of the 'Twilight' stories, the books.
  • I live a very Kenneth Williams-like existence.
  • I don't find the life in Hollywood all that meaningful or inspiring.
  • On ex Kate Beckinsale: Our relationship now is probably better than it ever was. And it helps that she actually likes Sarah (Sarah Silverman) more than she likes me.
  • It's weird that I've ended up playing so many real live people, because I was never any good at impersonations at school.
  • I'm not a Christian.

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