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Bio For: Michael Sheen
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MICHAEL SHEEN (Fred Weil) has proven himself equally accomplished on both stage and screen.

His many award-winning stage performances include Caligula and Frost/Nixon at the Donmar Theatre, and Hamlet at the Young Vic. He created, co-directed and performed in the groundbreaking three-day live event, The Passion, in Port Talbot for National Theatre Wales. This endeavor earned Mr. Sheen a Theatre Award UK for Best Director; and a BAFTA Cymru Award nomination for Best Actor for the feature film, based on the same play, entitled The Gospel of Us, directed by Dave McKean.

In 2009, Mr. Sheen was honored by the Queen with an O.B.E. for his services to Drama.

He has starred in three films nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award: The Queen, directed by Stephen Frears; Frost/Nixon, directed by Ron Howard; and Midnight in Paris, directed by Woody Allen.

Known to millions as a vampire in The Twilight Saga films and a werewolf in the Underworld franchise, his other feature credits include The Damned United, directed by Tom Hooper; Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland; and Tron: Legacy, directed by Joseph Kosinski. Mr. Sheen's forthcoming feature film appearances include Far From the Madding Crowd, directed by Thomas Vinterberg.

On British television, he earned awards for his performances in both Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa!, directed by Andy De Emmony, in which he played Mr. Williams, and Dirty Filthy Love, directed by Adrian Shergold. On the NBC series 30 Rock, he created the memorable characterization of Liz Lemon's (Tina Fey) boyfriend, Wesley Snipes.

He received an Emmy Award nomination for his portrayal of Tony Blair in HBO's The Special Relationship, directed by Richard Loncraine; and recently appeared in the IFC miniseries spoof The Spoils of Babylon, opposite Kristen Wiig, directed by Matt Piedmont.

Mr. Sheen currently stars in the Showtime series Masters of Sex, the second season of which began airing in July 2014. He is also a producer on the show.

Movies For: Michael Sheen
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ADMISSION (PG-13) On Video: 7/9/2013 At Theaters: 3/22/2013
MIDNIGHT IN PARIS (PG-13) On Video: 12/20/2011 At Theaters: 5/20/2011
TRON: LEGACY (PG) On Video: 4/5/2011 At Theaters: 12/17/2010
UNDERWORLD RISE OF THE LYCANS (R) On Video: 5/12/2009 At Theaters: 1/23/2009
FROST/NIXON (R) On Video: 4/21/2009 At Theaters: 12/5/2008
MUSIC WITHIN (R) On Video: 4/8/2008 At Theaters: 11/9/2007
THE QUEEN (PG-13) On Video: 4/24/2007 At Theaters: 11/3/2006
BLOOD DIAMOND (R) On Video: 3/20/2007 At Theaters: 12/8/2006
LAWS OF ATTRACTION (PG-13) On Video: 8/24/2004 At Theaters: 4/30/2004
UNDERWORLD (R) On Video: 1/6/2004 At Theaters: 9/19/2003
FOUR FEATHERS (PG-13) On Video: 2/18/2003 At Theaters: 9/20/2002
KILL THE MESSENGER (R) At Theaters: 10/10/2014
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