Michael Shannon is a highly talented actor from the Hollywood movie industry who has appeared in several memorable roles till date. Besides Hollywood and American TV industry, Michael Shannon is also a renowned actor in the American theater industry too.
Besides being a talented actor, Michael Shannon is also a successful musician who formed his own Indie-Rock band called ‘Corporal’ in 2002 and has released several singles he has written and sang.
About Michael Shannon
|Real Name||Michael Corbett Shannon|
|Date of Birth||7th August 1974|
|Place of Birth||Lexington (Kentucky)|
|Education||Graduate from New Trier High School (Winnetka, Illinois)|
|Height||6 ft 3"
(192 cm) approximately
Family & Relationships
|Father||Donald Sutherlin Shannon
(Professor of Accounting)
|Mother||Geraldine Hine Shannon
|Net Worth||INR 35,00,00,000
(USD 5 Million)
|Famous for||MOVIES -
Groundhog Day (1993), Jesus' Son (1999), Tigerland, Cecil B. Demented (2000), Pearl Harbor, Vanilla Sky (2001), High Crimes, 8 Mile (2002), Bad Boys-II (2003), Water, Dead Birds, The Woodsman (2004), Bug, Let's Go To Prison (2006), Shotgun Stories, Lucky You, Before The Devil Knows You're Dead (2007), Revolutionary Road (2008), The Missing Person, The Greatest, My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done? (2009), The Runaways, 13, Jonah Hex (2010), Take Shelter, The Broken Tower, Machine Gun Preacher (2011), Premium Rush, The Iceman, Happy Hour (2012), Man of Steel, The Harvest (2013), Young Ones, 99 Homes (2014), The Night Before (2015), Frank & Lola, Midnight Special, Wolves, Elvis & Nixon, Loving, Salt and Fire, Nocturnal Animals (2016), The Shape of Water, Pottersville (2017), What They Had (2018)
Overexposed (1992), Early Edition (1998-1999), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - "Quarry" (2005), Delocated - "Sick of it!" (2009), Boardwalk Empire (2010-2014), At Home with Amy Sedaris - "Murdercide" (2017), Waco (2018), Fahrenheit 451 (2018), The Little Drummer Girl (2018)
|First Movie||Groundhog Day (1993)|
|Hobbies||Loves writing songs and singing|
Michael Shannon is regarded as one of the most talented actors who is most recognizable for his wide jaw and wild blue eyes. Michael Shannon is renowned to play characters that are obviously mentally disturbed in most of his movies and TV roles.
Michael Shannon’s age is around 46, as Michael Shannon was born on the 7th of August, 1974 in Lexington, Kentucky. Michael Shannon’s height is around 6 ft 3 inches (192 cm) while Michael Shannon’s weight is around 80 kg (175 lbs). In his spare time, Michael Shannon loves to write songs and lists singing as part of his hobbies.
Michael Shannon’s father is Donald Sutherlin Shannon, a professor of accounting by profession, while Michael Shannon’s mother is Geraldine Hine Shannon who works as a lawyer. Michael Shannon is the only child to his parents and does not have any siblings that we know of. Although Michael Shannon has never been married, Michael Shannon’s girlfriend is actress Kate Arrington. Michael Shannon ans his long-time partner, actress Kate Arrington, have two lovely daughters together – Sylvie Shannon and Marion Shannon.
Owing to his impressive acting skills in Hollywood movies and American TV series and being an actor for over 25 years now, Michael Shannon’s net worth is estimated around INR 70 crores (USD 10 Million).
As for the recognition for his excellent acting talent, Michael Shannon has received several prestigious awards and has had numerous award nominations to his credit till date.
The list of Michael Shannon’s award-wins include winning the Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role for his performance in ‘Fun/Nobody’ (1992), winning the Gotham Award for Best Ensemble Cast for ‘Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead’ (2007), winning the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Palm Springs International Film Festival’s Best Ensemble Cast as well as winning the Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s Virtuoso Award for his performance in ‘Revolutionary Road’ (2009).
Michael Shannon has won 2 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series and won the for ‘Boardwalk Empire’ (2011) and also won the Austin Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, the New York Film Critics Online Award for Best Actor, the San Diego Film Critics Society’s Award for Best Actor, the Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor and won the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his critically-acclaimed performance in ‘Take Shelter’ (2011).
Michael Shannon is winner of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor and winner of the San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor for his impressive portrayal in ’99 Homes’ (2015).
For his impressive stage performance, Michael Shannon won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play and won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play for ‘Long Day’s Journey Into the Night’ (2015).
Besides winning these 18 prestigious awards, Michael Shannon has also had an astonishing over 60 award nominations to his name as well.
Interesting Facts About Michael Shannon
- Michael Shannon is a smoker and Michael Shannon also drinks alcohol.
- Michael Shannon had been passionate about acting since a very early age although he initially planned a career in music.
- Michael Shannon holds the record for being the first actor who is not British to have played the villain General Zod in Superman movie series in the Hollywood movie industry.
- Michael Shannon is also a huge fan of pulp fiction novelist Jim Thompson.
- Michael Shannon initially performed for free at rad-side cafes and bars but eventually began taking increasing interest and finally went for the audition of ‘Groundhog Day’ in 1992.
- Michael Shannon’s Indie-Rock band Corporal have released several hit singles online.