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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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Aug 7, 1974 In Lexington - Kentucky - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Rock Follies 1976-02-24
Latest Project:
Movie The Staggering Girl 2020-02-13
Known For
Poster of The Staggering Girl
Poster of Friedkin Uncut
Poster of Bob Dylan: Trouble No More
Movie The Staggering Girl 2020-02-13
Movie The Current War George Westinghouse 2019-07-26
Movie State Like Sleep Edward 2019-01-04
Movie Knives Out Walt Thrombey 2019-11-27
Movie National Theatre Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 2018-02-22
Series Waco Gary Noesner 2018-01-24
Movie 12 Strong Chief Warrant Officer Hal Spencer 2018-01-16
Movie Fahrenheit 451 Captain Beatty 2018-05-12
Movie Long Way Back Home Stanton 2018-08-20
Movie Friedkin Uncut Himself 2018-11-05
Series The Little Drummer Girl Martin Kurtz 2018-10-28
Movie What They Had Nicky 2018-10-19
Movie Poor Boy Blayde Griggs 2018-07-13
Movie Ballad of a Righteous Merchant Himself 2017-08-01
Movie Bob Dylan: Trouble No More Himself 2017-10-02
Movie The Shape of Water Richard Strickland 2017-12-01
Movie Pottersville Maynard Greiger 2017-11-10
Movie Midnight Special Roy Tomlin 2016-02-18
Movie The Missing Person John Rosow 2009-01-16
Movie 8 Mile Greg Buehl 2002-11-08
Movie Pride and Extreme Prejudice Chapinski 1990-01-17
Series Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story Morley Kennerly 1987-11-16
Series A Very Peculiar Practice Jack Daniels 1986-05-21
Movie Death of an Angel Bishop Holmes 1986-03-07
Movie Superman II President's Aide 1980-12-04
Movie Never Never Land Peter 1980-12-25
Movie The Best Place to Be Patrick Callahan 1979-05-27
Series Rock Follies 1976-02-24