Image of Michael Shannon

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.


Read bio at tmdb | Read bio at Wikipedia
Born:
Aug 7, 1974 In Lexington - Kentucky - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
24
First Appeared:
In the movie Superman II 1981-06-01
Latest Project:
Movie Knives Out 2019-11-27
Known For
Filmography
Movie Knives Out Walt Thrombey 2019-11-27
Movie 12 Strong Chief Warrant Officer Hal Spencer 2018-01-19
Movie The Shape of Water Richard Strickland 2017-12-01
Movie Salt and Fire Matt Riley 2017-04-07
Movie Elvis & Nixon Elvis Presley 2016-04-22
Movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice General Zod 2016-03-23
Movie The Night Before Mr. Green 2015-11-20
Movie She's Funny That Way Policeman Macy's 2015-08-21
Movie They Came Together Spike 2014-06-27
Movie Man of Steel General Zod 2013-06-12
Movie The Iceman Richard Kuklinski 2012-09-01
Movie Jonah Hex Doc Cross Williams 2010-06-18
Series Boardwalk Empire Nelson Van Alden 2010-09-19
Movie Revolutionary Road John Givings 2008-12-19
Movie Shotgun Stories Son Hayes 2007-10-01
Movie Bad Boys II Floyd Poteet 2003-07-18
Movie 8 Mile Greg Buehl 2002-11-08
Movie Vanilla Sky Aaron 2001-12-10
Movie Pearl Harbor Lt. Gooz Wood 2001-05-21
Movie Tigerland Sgt. Filmore 2000-09-22
Movie Jesus' Son Dundun 1999-09-05
Movie Chain Reaction D.C. Flower Delivery Man 1996-08-02
Movie Groundhog Day Fred 1993-02-11
Movie Superman II President's Aide 1981-06-01