Michael Sheen is a Welsh actor, producer, as well as a political activist. He started his acting career from the theaters in the 90s including Romeo and Juliet (1992), The Seagull (1995), and The Homecoming (1997). For his role in Caligula, he had garnered a nomination for a third Olivier Award at the Donmar Warehouse in 2003.
Since 2000, he has been appearing in television and movies as well as various biographical films. It includes The Deal, The Queen, Fantabulosa, The Damned United, and Staged. Additionally, he along with Natasha Kaplinsky became vice-presidents of the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) in October 2018. Let us scroll over to know more information on the actor.
Caption: The Welsh actor, Michael Sheen.
Michael Sheen: Bio, Family, Career
The actor was born on 5 February 1969 as Michael Christopher Sheen in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales. He was born as the son of the son of Irene worked as a secretary and Meyrick, a British Steel Corporation personnel manager. He has a younger sister Joanne but not much information on her. During his childhood days, he lived in Llanmartin, Newport, Wallasey, and Baglan, Neath Port Talbot.
Regarding his education, he attended Blaenbaglan Primary School, Glan Afan Comprehensive School, and Neath Port Talbot College. From the latter, he sat A-levels in English, Drama, and Sociology. After that, he was planning to study English at university but instead decided to attend drama school. Then, he moved to London in 1988 to train as an actor at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).
The actor has started his television and film career in 2000 and also had various roles in biographical films. He gained premises after appearing in the trilogy films based on British politician Tony Blair. It includes the television film The Deal in 2003, The Queen (2006), and The Special Relationship (2010). For the role, he had gained nominations in both BAFTA Award and Emmy.
He has featured in other films like Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Tron: Legacy, Midnight in Paris, and Masters of Sex. He has received many awards and accolades in Theatre awards, BAFTA, and Screen Awards. Additionally, he has also narrated five novels for BBC Radio 4 and Naxos AudioBooks including Crime and Punishment (1994), The Idiot (1995), A White Merc With Fins (1997), and The Ocean at the End of the Lane (2013).
Michael Sheen: Personal Life & Wife
The actor has been in a quite few relationships previously but had not married yet. He currently is in a relationship with his girlfriend Anna Lundberg since 2019. The couple announced expecting their first child in July 2019 and gave birth to a daughter Lyra on 23 September 2019. Before that, he previously dated the English actress Kate Beckinsale from 1995-2003.
Further, they met first on the sets of The Seagull in early 1995 and shortly started living together. Sheen and Beckinsale had a daughter Lily in 1999 in London and ended their relationship in January 2003. Following that in late 2004, he had a long-distance relationship with English ballet dancer Lorraine Stewart till mid-2010. Also, he had dated other beauties Rachel McAdams (mid-2010 to early 2013) and American comedian Sarah Silverman (early 2014 to early 2018).
Caption: Michael Sheen and girlfriend Anna Lundberg.
Michael Sheen: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
He has an estimated net worth of around $16 Million from his career. His main source of wealth comes from his successful career in the entertainment industry. Since 1991, he has been working as an actor in television, film, and theater. Apart from that, he also focuses on social issues like Payday lenders who aren’t trustworthy.
He has an unverified Instagram account @michael_sheen_official with 20.7k followers. On Twitter, he goes by the verified account @michaelsheen with 553.8k followers. He has 337k followers on his verified Facebook account @officialmichaelsheen under his name.
Michael Sheen: Body Measurements
The actor has a slim and well-maintained body that stands to a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 meters. His body weighs around 74 kg with unknown body measurements of chest and waist. He has blue eyes color with silver-black hair color.