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Michael Sheen

Highest Rated:   97% The Queen (2006)
Lowest Rated:   11% Timeline (2003)
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Birthplace:   Newport, Gwent, Wales, UK
Accomplished British actor Michael Sheen was born in Wales and studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. As a performer at the Royal National Theatre as well as on Broadway, some of his theatrical credits include Jimmy Porter in Look Back in Anger, Henry V in Henry V, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Amadeus. In 1993 he made his television debut as a mentally challenged abandoned kid in the BBC miniseries Gallowglass. His made his feature-film debut two years later as Loco Oliver Parker's Othello, followed by a small part in Stephen Frears' Mary Reilly. Perhaps his best-known role to U.S. audiences was his portrayal of Robbie Ross, the close personal friend of literary icon Oscar Wilde (played by Stephen Fry) in Wilde (1997). As a voice actor, Sheen has read several of Wilde's works and other works of classic literature for Naxos Audio Books. He's also contributed to many programs for BBC Radio 4 and World Service. After he and actress Kate Beckinsale had their first child, he starred in the independent drama Heartlands and made a small appearance in the Victorian-era adventure The Four Feathers. In 2003 he was cast as werewolf leader Lucien in Len Wiseman's action fantasy Underworld, with Beckinsale starring as the vampire warrior on the opposing side of an immortal battle. The same year he completed work on sci-fi adventure Timeline, the stylish period film Bright Young Things, and the romantic comedy Laws of Attraction.He continued to work steadily, but enjoyed his biggest breakthrough returning to the role of Tony Blair for director Stephen Frears when he played opposite Helen Mirren in The Queen. Two years later he would play David Frost to Frank Langella's Richard Nixon in Frost/Nixon, a part he played on stage as well. He had a memorable turn as football manager Brian Clough in the sports drama The Damned United, and played Tony Blair again in the made for cable The Special Relationship. He became part of the Twilight series, taking the part of Aro in New Moon, and sticking with the franchise all the way through to the conclusion.In 2011 he played a pontificating intellectual in Woody Allen's Oscar-winning Midnight in Paris, and two years later he appeared opposite Tina Fey and Paul Rudd in the comedy Admission. In 2013, he began a starring role in Showtime's Masters of Sex, playing human sexuality researcher William Masters.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
87% Norman (Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer)
  • Philip Cohen
$3.1M 2017
No Score Yet Home Again
  • Actor
2017
No Score Yet Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special
  • Actor
2017
31% Passengers
  • Arthur
$100.1M 2016
73% Nocturnal Animals
  • Carlos
$10.7M 2016
30% Alice Through the Looking Glass
  • White Rabbit
$77.1M 2016
No Score Yet Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously
  • Actor
2016
85% Far From the Madding Crowd
  • William Boldwood
2015
80% 7 Days in Hell
  • Caspian Wint
2015
78% Kill the Messenger
  • Fred Weil
$2.5M 2014
No Score Yet Unthinkable
  • Younger
2014
23% The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box
  • Will Charity/Bizmillah
2014
38% Admission
  • Mark
$18.1M 2013
49% The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2
  • Aro
$292.3M 2012
24% Jesus Henry Christ
  • Slavkin
$18.9k 2012
67% The Gospel Of Us
  • Actor
2012
24% Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1
  • Aro
$281.3M 2011
93% Midnight in Paris
  • Paul
$55.5M 2011
69% Beautiful Boy
  • Bill
$77.7k 2011
60% Resistance
  • Tommy Atkins
2011
No Score Yet Few Options
  • Florist
2011
51% Tron Legacy
  • Castor/Zuse
$172.1M 2010
71% Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue
  • Dr. Griffiths
$0.3M 2010
86% The Special Relationship
  • Tony Blair
$0.2M 2010
28% The Twilight Saga: New Moon
  • Aro
$296.6M 2009
93% The Damned United
  • Brian Clough
$0.4M 2009
32% My Last Five Girlfriends
  • Actor
2009
29% Underworld: The Rise of the Lycans
  • Lucian
$45.9M 2009
92% Frost/Nixon
  • David Frost
$18.6M 2008
33% Music Within
  • Art Honeyman
$0.2M 2007
62% Blood Diamond
  • Simmons
$57.4M 2006
97% The Queen
  • Tony Blair
$56.3M 2006
16% Underworld: Evolution
  • Lucian
$62.4M 2006
83% The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse
  • Jeremy Dyson
2005
No Score Yet Dirty Filthy Love
  • Actor
2005
39% Kingdom of Heaven
  • Priest
$47.3M 2005
No Score Yet Dead Long Enough
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde
  • Actor
2004
17% Laws of Attraction
  • Thorne Jamison
$17.9M 2004
11% Timeline
  • Lord Oliver
$19.4M 2003
No Score Yet The Deal
  • Tony Blair
2003
31% Underworld
  • Lucian
$51.5M 2003
65% Bright Young Things
  • Miles
$0.9M 2003
41% The Four Feathers
  • William
$18.3M 2002
60% Heartlands
  • Colin
2002
71% Wilde
  • Robert Ross
1998
26% Mary Reilly
  • Bradshaw
1996
68% Othello
  • Lodovico
1995
No Score Yet Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa!
  • Actor

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet The Simpsons
1989
  • Voice
  • 2017
27% Chelsea
2016
  • Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden
2015
  • Guest
  • 2016
83% Masters of Sex
2013
  • Producer
  • William Masters
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
No Score Yet Comedy Bang! Bang!
2012
  • Guest
  • 2015
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Guest
  • 2015
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
  • 2015
74% The Spoils Before Dying
2014
  • Chet Kenton Price
  • 2015
  • 2014
81% The Spoils of Babylon
2014-2015
  • Chet Kenton Price
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet Conan
2010
  • Guest
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson
2005-2014
  • Guest
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
  • Guest
  • 2013
No Score Yet The View
1997
  • Guest
  • 2013
No Score Yet Top Gear
2002
  • Guest
  • Actor
  • 2010
81% 30 Rock
2006-2013
  • Wesley
  • 2010
  • 2009

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