Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon  American Actor

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Michael Shannon is a 42 year old American Actor. Born Michael Corbett Shannon on 7th August, 1974 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States and educated at New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois, he is famous for Boardwalk Empire in a career that spans 1991–present. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Michael Shannon has been in 2 on-screen matchups, including Julie Lund in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and Paz de la Huerta in Boardwalk Empire (2010).

Michael Shannon is a member of the following lists: Actors from Lexington, Kentucky, Male actors from Kentucky and 20th-century American male actors.


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First Name Michael
Middle Name Corbett
Last Name Shannon
Full Name at Birth Michael Corbett Shannon
Age 42 years
Birthday 7th August, 1974
Birthplace Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Height 6' 3½" (192 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Distinctive Feature Square jaw and wild blue eyes
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Atheist
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois
Occupation Text Actor, Musician, Producer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Boardwalk Empire
Year(s) Active 1991–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Byron Wetzel Management
Official Websites www.biography.com/people/michael-shannon-21366753, www.nndb.com/people/306/000344271/

Michael Corbett Shannon (born August 7, 1974) is an American actor and musician. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Revolutionary Road in 2008. He played Nelvon Van Alden in the HBO period drama series Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014). His performance in the 2011 film Take Shelter led to further critical acclaim, gaining him the Saturn Award for Best Actor. He also played Richard Kuklinski in The Iceman (2012), and General Zod in the DC Extended Universe films Man of Steel (2013) and the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016).

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The Shape of Water2017Movie
Frank & Lola2016FrankMovie
Elvis & Nixon2016ElvisMovie
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice2016ZodMovie
Midnight Special2016RoyMovie
Poor Boy2016Blayde GriggsMovie
Complete Unknown2016TomMovie
Salt and Fire2016Matt RileyMovie
Nocturnal Animals2016Bobby AndesMovie
Wolves2016Lee KellerMovie
Loving2016Grey VilletMovie
Freeheld2015Dane WellsMovie
The Night Before2015Mr. GreenMovie
She's Funny That Way2014Policeman Macy'sMovie
They Came Together2014SpikeMovie
Young Ones2014Ernest HolmMovie
99 Homes2014Rick CarverMovie
Man of Steel2013General ZodMovie
The Iceman2013Richard KuklinskiMovie
The Harvest2013RichardMovie
Choose You2013Movie
Premium Rush2012Bobby MondayMovie
Horse Soldiers2012Movie
Machine Gun Preacher2011DonnieMovie
Take Shelter2011CurtisMovie
The Broken Tower2011EmileMovie
Touch of Evil2011The TycoonShort Film
Happy Hour2011Just MikeMovie
The Runaways2010Kim FowleyMovie
Jonah Hex2010Doc Cross WilliamsMovie
Boardwalk Empire2010Nelson Van AldenTV Show
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans2009MundtMovie
The Missing Person2009John RosowMovie
Delocated2009MarkTV Show
The Greatest2009Jordan WalkerMovie
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done2009Brad MacallamMovie
Herbert White2009HerbertShort Film
Revolutionary Road2008John GivingsMovie
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead2007DexMovie
Lucky You2007Ray ZumbroMovie
Shotgun Stories2007Son HayesMovie
Bug2006Peter EvansMovie
Let's Go to Prison2006LynardMovie
World Trade Center2006Dave KarnesMovie
Dead Birds2004ClydeMovie
The Woodsman2004RosenMovie
Water2004Bobby MathersonMovie
Zamboni Man2004Walt, Zamboni ManMovie
Bad Boys II2003Floyd PoteetMovie
Grand Theft Parsons2003Larry Oster-BergMovie
Kangaroo Jack2003Frankie LombardoMovie
8 Mile2002Greg BuehlMovie
High Crimes2002Troy AbbottMovie
New Port South2001StantonMovie
Pearl Harbor2001Lt. Gooz WoodMovie
Vanilla Sky2001AaronMovie
Cecil B. DeMented2000Petie (as Mike Shannon)Movie
The Photographer2000Maurice (as Mike Shannon)Movie
Tigerland2000Sgt. FilmoreMovie
Mullitt2000Short Film
Jesus' Son1999Dundun (as Mike Shannon)Movie
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit1999Avery ShawTV Show
Turks1999Man #1TV Show
Chicago Cab1997Crack HeadMovie
The Ride1997JimmyMovie
Chain Reaction1996D.C. Flower Delivery ManMovie
Early Edition1996Mr. Andrews, MerleTV Show
Groundhog Day1993FredMovie
Angel Street1992Patrick MulliganTV Movie
Overexposed1992Young ManTV Movie
The Current WarGeorge WestinghouseMovie
State Like SleepMovie
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Fanfix8Apr 24

i like him in most movies

Fanfix8Apr 24

i don't hear a southern accent?

Fanfix8Apr 24

what is he currently in?

Fanfix8Apr 24

is he gay? straight?

Fanfix8Apr 24

he would make a great spiderman

Fanfix8Apr 24

what was his first film

Fanfix8Apr 24

where did he train?

Fanfix8Apr 24

which i like

Fanfix8Apr 24

he's a little weird looking

AgnesNigroFansMay 27, 2015

and he is very handsome :) Hugs.

AgnesNigroFansMay 27, 2015

He is a great actor, didn't know him before I saw Iceman.  Gonna buy all his movies. He is an amazing actor.  We wish him the best :)  Kisses.

CraigSnyderJun 19, 2013

Loved him as General Zod. Also like him as creepy Agent Van Alden in Boardwalk Empire.

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