Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Michael Sheen Biography (1969-)
Born February 5, 1969, in Newport, Wales; son of Meyrick Sheen; children: Lily (with Kate Beckinsale).
- Birth Details
- February 5, 1969
- Newport, Wales, England
- Jimmy Porter, Look Back in Anger, Royal Exchange Theatre, then Royal National Theatre, both London, 1999
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Amadeus, Old Vic Theatre, London, then Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, later Music Box Theatre, New York City, all 1999
Smithereens, The Play Group, Second Stage Theatre, New York City,2000
- Also appeared as Alexandros, When She Danced, Globe Theatre, London; Romeo, Romeo and Juliet, Royal Exchange Theatre; Perdican, Don't Fool with Love; Fred, Moonlight, Almeida and Comedy Theatres,both London; title role, Ion, Royal National Theatre, London; title role, Peer Gynt, Barbican Theatre, London; Livre de Spencer, Theatre National de l'Odeon Paris; Lord Fancourt Babberly, Charley'sAunt, Royal Exchange Theater; Norman, The Dresser, Drum Theatre Plymouth; Daniel, Ends of the Earth, Royal National Theatre; Lenny, The Homecoming, Royal National Theatre; and the title role in Henry V, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon, England.
- Konstantin, The Seagull, 1995
- Also toured as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet; and as the title role inPeer Gynt.
- Directed The Dresser, Drum Theatre Plymouth.
- Lodovico, Othello, Columbia, 1995
- Bradshaw, Mary Reilly, TriStar, 1996
- Robbie Ross, Wilde, Sony Pictures Classics, 1997
Four Feathers, Miramax, 2001
- Voice of Wiglaf, Animated Epics: Beowulf, 1998
- Voice of Angel, Doomwatch: Winter Angel, 1999
- James, Sean's Show, 1993
- Phillippe, "Maigret and the Nightclub Dancer," Maigret, 1994
Other Television Appearances
- Joe, Gallowglass (special), PBS, 1993
- Owen, Lost in France (miniseries), 1998
The Classic Serial: West Pier, Parts 1 ("The Handbag") and 2 ("TheCar"), 1998
- Has also made appearances on many BBC Radio 4 and World Service shows, including: Composer of the Week--Berlioz;
Much Ado About Nothing; Johnny in The Left Over Heart;
Sailing with Homer; Jack in The Importance of Being Earnest;
Strangers on a Train;
The Life of Christ;
White Merc with Fins.
Poets of the Great War, Naxos Audiobooks, 1998
Oedipus, Naxos Audiobooks, 1999
A Lover's Gift: From Him to Her, Naxos Audiobooks, 2000
- Also appeared on recordings of The Old Testament and Romeo andJuliet; and the Naxos recordings Dangerous Liasons,
Great Poetsof the Romantic Age,
The Picture of Dorian Gray,
Crime and Punishment, and Lady Windemere's Fan.
New York Times, December 12, 1999.
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