Michael Shannon Bio | Wiki
Michael Shannon is an American actor, producer, musician, and theater director. He has been nominated twice for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his roles in the Sam Mendes period drama Revolutionary Road (2008) and the Tom Ford psychological thriller Nocturnal Animals (2016).
Michael earned Screen Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for his role in 99 Homes (2014). He also received a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play for the Broadway revival of Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey into Night (2016).
Michael Shannon Age
Michael was born on August 7, 1974, in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. He is 48 years old.
Michael Shannon Height
He is a man of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in (Approx. 1.73 m).
Michael Shannon Family
He was born in Lexington, Kentucky, to his parents Donald Sutherlin Shannon and Geraldine Hine. Michael’s father was, an accounting professor at DePaul University and his mother was a lawyer. His paternal grandfather was entomologist Raymond Corbett Shannon. After Michael’s parents divorced, he alternated time with them, living with his mother in Lexington, Kentucky, and in Chicago, Illinois, with his father.
Michael Shannon Wife
Michael married actress Kate Arrington 2018, whom he had dated since 2002. The couple has two daughters born in 2008 and 2011. They live in the neighborhood of Red Hook located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.
Michael Shannon Education
He attended high schools in both states: New Trier Township High School in Winnetka, Illinois, for two years. Later, Michael moved to Kentucky for his junior year; returning to Chicago for his senior year, where he attended Evanston Township High School for a semester before dropping out.
Movies With Michael Shannon
The Little Drummer Girl
Our Cartoon President
Nine Perfect Strangers Little Demon
Heart of Champions
Michael Shannon In Groundhog Day
He made his film debut with a small role in Groundhog Day in 1993 as a wedding groom. Groundhog Day is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, with a screenplay by him and Danny Rubin.
It stars Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, and Chris Elliott. Murray portrays Phil Connors, a cynical television weatherman covering the annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, who becomes trapped in a time loop, forcing him to relive February 2nd repeatedly.
Michael Shannon Knives Out
In 2019, Michael portrayed Walt Thrombey in Rian Johnson’s mystery film Knives Out, which featured an ensemble cast starring Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette, and Christopher Plummer.
Michael Shannon Man Of Steel | Zod
He portrayed General Zod, the main antagonist in Zack Snyder’s film Man of Steel, a 2013 superhero film based on the DC Comics character Superman. Produced by Syncopy, and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, it is the first installment in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) and a reboot of the Superman film series that portrays the character’s origin story.
Michael Shannon Boardwalk Empire
Michael played Federal Prohibition agent Nelson Van Alden in the HBO television show Boardwalk Empire, which began in 2010. Boardwalk Empire is an American period crime drama television series created by Terence Winter and broadcast on the premium cable channel HBO.
Michael Shannon Bug
Michael originated the role of Peter Evans in Bug in 1996 and also starred in the 2006 film adaptation with Ashley Judd and Harry Connick Jr., directed by William Friedkin. His roles in Bug and Killer Joe became written by Steppenwolf ensemble member Tracy Letts.
Michael Shannon Net Worth
He earns his wealth from his career, therefore, he has amassed a fortune over the years. Michael’s estimated net worth is $8 million.
Who Is Michael Shannon
Michael is a 48-year-old American actor, producer, musician, and theater director. He has been nominated twice for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his roles in the Sam Mendes period drama Revolutionary Road (2008) and the Tom Ford psychological thriller Nocturnal Animals (2016).