Michael Sheen

1969 - Today

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Michael Christopher Sheen (born 5 February 1969) is a Welsh actor, television producer and political activist. After training at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), he worked mainly in theatre throughout the 1990s and made notable stage appearances in Romeo and Juliet (1992), Don't Fool with Love (1993), Peer Gynt (1994), The Seagull (1995), The Homecoming (1997), and Henry V (1997). His performances in Amadeus at the Old Vic and Look Back in Anger at the National Theatre were nominated for Olivier Awards in 1998 and 1999, respectively. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Sheen has received more than 20,725,170 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Michael Sheen is the 1,403rd most popular actor (up from 1,684th in 2019), the 1,553rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,841st in 2019) and the 202nd most popular British Actor.

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  • 41

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  • 4.30

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  • 4.01

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Among actors, Michael Sheen ranks 1,403 out of 10,030Before him are Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, François-Joseph Talma, Rosamund Pike, Hema Malini, Diane Ladd, and Stella Adler. After him are Michael Parks, Tom Cavanagh, James McAvoy, Heather Locklear, Richard Basehart, and Marta Eggerth.

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Among people born in 1969, Michael Sheen ranks 48Before him are Dave Bautista, Bixente Lizarazu, Robert Prosinečki, Pauley Perrette, Andrew Cunanan, and Laurie Holden. After him are Julia Ann, Ali Daei, Paul Rudd, Brian Laudrup, Predrag Mijatović, and Zach Galifianakis.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Michael Sheen ranks 1,553 out of 6,924Before him are Michael Halliday (1925), Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon (1862), John Loudon McAdam (1756), Louis Wain (1860), Anne Perry (1938), and Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk (1473). After him are Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806), Edward Vernon (1684), James McAvoy (1979), Peter Bonetti (1941), Louise d'Orléans (1869), and Alan Shearer (1970).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Michael Sheen ranks 202Before him are Peter Lawford (1923), Jason Isaacs (1963), Hugh Fraser (1945), Michael Redgrave (1908), Iain Glen (1961), and Rosamund Pike (1979). After him are James McAvoy (1979), Elizabeth Hurley (1965), Sam Worthington (1976), Eileen Atkins (1934), Tom Courtenay (1937), and Rupert Grint (1988).

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