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Michael Shannon

Michael Corbett Shannon (born August 7, 1974) is an American actor and musician. He made his film debut opposite Bill Murray in Groundhog Day (1993) and received widespread attention for his performance in 8 Mile (2002), where he portrayed the boyfriend of Eminem's character's mother (Kim Basinger). Shannon is known for his on-screen versatility, performing in both comedies and dramas. Notable projects include Pearl Harbor (2001), Bad Boys II (2003), Bug (2006), Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007), The Iceman (2012), Man of Steel (2013) and Elvis & Nixon (2016). He is a frequent collaborator with Jeff Nichols, appearing in all of his films: Shotgun Stories (2007), Take Shelter (2011), Mud (2012), Midnight Special and Loving (both 2016). He is also known for his role as Nelson Van Alden/George Mueller in the HBO period drama series Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014). Shannon has been twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, first for Revolutionary Road (2008) and again for Nocturnal Animals (2016). 99 Homes (2014) further earned him nominations for a Screen Actors Guild Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Shannon, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Aug 7, 1974 In Lexington - Kentucky - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
27
First Appeared:
In the movie Superman II 1981-06-01
Latest Project:
Series Waco 2018-01-24
Known For
Filmography
Series Waco Gary Noesner 2018-01-24
Movie 12 Strong Chief Warrant Officer Hal Spencer 2018-01-18
Movie The Shape of Water Colonel Richard Strickland 2017-12-08
Movie Nocturnal Animals Bobby Andes 2016-11-18
Movie Salt and Fire Matt Riley 2016-11-17
Movie Elvis & Nixon Elvis Presley 2016-04-22
Movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice General Zod 2016-03-23
Movie Midnight Special Roy Tomlin 2016-03-18
Movie She's Funny That Way Policeman Macy's 2015-08-21
Movie Young Ones Ernest Holm 2014-06-28
Movie Choose You Avicii 2013-11-03
Movie Man of Steel General Zod 2013-06-12
Movie 13 Henry 2010-03-12
Series Boardwalk Empire Nelson Van Alden 2010-09-19
Movie Revolutionary Road John Givings 2008-12-19
Movie Let's Go to Prison Lynard 2006-11-17
Movie American Gun Jerry 2005-01-01
Movie The Woodsman Rosen 2004-12-24
Movie Kangaroo Jack Frankie Lombardo 2003-01-17
Movie 8 Mile Greg Buehl 2002-11-08
Movie Pearl Harbor Lt. Gooz Wood 2001-05-21
Movie Tigerland Sgt. Filmore 2000-09-22
Movie The Photographer Maurice 2000-04-15
Movie The Affair Capt. Ford 1995-10-14
Movie Prime Suspect 3 Jake Hunter 1993-12-19
Series A Very Peculiar Practice Jack Daniels 1986-05-21
Movie Superman II President's Aide 1981-06-01