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Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender

Birthday: 1977-04-02 | Place of Birth: Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemburg, Germany

Michael Fassbender (born 2 April 1977) is a German-born Irish actor. He was born in Heidelberg, Germany, to a German father, Josef, and an Irish mother, Adele (originally from Larne, County Antrim, in Northern Ireland). Michael was raised in the town of Killarney, Co. Kerry, in south-west Ireland, where his family moved to when he was two years old. His parents ran a restaurant (his father is a chef). Fassbender is based in London, England, and is known for his roles in the films Inglourious Basterds (2009), X-Men: First Class (2011), Shame (2011), 12 Years a Slave (2013) and Steve Jobs (2015). First language is English and second is German.

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Known For

Acting

Year
Title

Role

2019
Dark Phoenix

as    Erik Lensherr / Magneto

2017
Song to Song

as    Cook

2017
Alien: Covenant

as    David / Walter

2017
The Snowman

as    Detective Harry Hole

2016
Assassin's Creed

as    Callum Lynch / Aguilar de Nerha

2016
Trespass Against Us

as    Chad Cutler

2016
X-Men: Apocalypse

as    Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto

2016
The Light Between Oceans

as    Tom Sherbourne

2015
Macbeth

as    Macbeth

2015
Slow West

as    Silas

2015
Steve Jobs

as    Steve Jobs

2014
X-Men: Days of Future Past

as    Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto (Young)

2014
Frank

as    Frank

2013
12 Years a Slave

as    Edwin Epps

2013
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as    Narrator

2013
The Counselor

as    The Counselor

2012
Prometheus

as    David

2011
Jane Eyre

as    Edward Rochester

2011
Haywire

as    Paul