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Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender was born in Heidelberg, Germany, to a German father, Josef, and an Irish mother, Adele (originally from Larne, County Antrim, in Northern Ireland). Michael was raised in the town of Killarney, Co. Kerry, in south-west Ireland, where his family moved to when he was two years old. His parents ran a restaurant (his father is a chef... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 75 wins & 70 nominations. See more awards »

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  The Snowman (announced) (rumored)
 2015/I Macbeth
 2014/II Frank
 2012/I Prometheus
 2011 Haywire
 2011 Pitch Black Heist (Short)
 2011 Shame
 2010 Fable III (Video Game)
Logan (voice)
 2010 Jonah Hex
 2009 Man on a Motorcycle (Short)
Man on a Motorcycle
 2009 Fish Tank
 2008 Eden Lake
 2007 Wedding Belles (TV Movie)
 2007 Angel
 2006-2007 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Douglas Nesbitt
- Sins of the Father: Part 2 (2007) ... Douglas Nesbitt
- Sins of the Father: Part 1 (2006) ... Douglas Nesbitt
 2006 300
 2005 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
George Abernethie
- After the Funeral (2005) ... George Abernethie
 2004-2005 Hex (TV Series)
- Where the Heart Is (2005) ... Azazeal (credit only)
- Noir (2005) ... Azazeal
- Ella Burns (2005) ... Azazeal
- Spiral (2005) ... Azazeal
 2005 Our Hidden Lives (TV Movie)
German POW
 2005 William and Mary (TV Series)
- Episode #3.3 (2005) ... Lukasz
 2004 Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (TV Movie)
Charles Allen
 2004 A Bear Named Winnie (TV Movie)
Harry Colebourn
 2004 A Most Mysterious Murder: The Case of Charles Bravo (TV Movie)
Charles Bravo
 2003 Carla (TV Movie)
 2002 Holby City (TV Series)
Christian Connolly
- Ghosts (2002) ... Christian Connolly
 2002 NCS Manhunt (TV Series)
Jack Silver
 2001 Hearts and Bones (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (2001) ... Hermann
- Episode #2.5 (2001) ... Hermann
- Episode #2.2 (2001) ... Hermann
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Theatre: 2006 - Allegiance - (Michael Collins) - Dir.: Brian Gilbert - The Edinburgh Fringe Festival See more »

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[on the red carpet of the BAFTAs in 2012 about what films he enjoyed] You know, I haven't seen a great deal of films this year but I -- you know, I really enjoyed Senna (2010). I have -- I was always sort of been -- you know, I was always a fan of Ayrton Senna, and kind of was my introduction to Formula 1, and I'm a big fan of that. So I really enjoyed that. See more »


In 2012 he was listed in Time Out's "100 Most Influential People of 2012" and is a member of the Hospital Club. See more »


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