Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon

  • Born on
    • August 7th, 1974
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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Acting (70 Credits)

2021Nine Perfect Strangers as Napoleon
2020Echo Boomers as Mel Donnelly
2020The Quarry as Chief Moore
2019Knives Out as Walt Thrombey
2018State Like Sleep as Edward
201812 Strong as Chief Warrant Officer Hal Spencer
2018What They Had as Nicky
2018Fahrenheit 451 as Captain Beatty
2018Waco as Gary Noesner
2018The Little Drummer Girl as Martin Kurtz
2017Pottersville as Maynard Greiger
2017The Current War: Director's Cut as George Westinghouse
2017The Shape of Water as Richard Strickland
2016Midnight Special as Roy Tomlin
2016Frank & Lola as Frank Reilly
2016Elvis & Nixon as Elvis Presley
2016Salt and Fire as Matt Riley
2016Complete Unknown as Tom Brayton
2016Loving as Grey Villet
2016Wolves as Lee Keller
2016Nocturnal Animals as Bobby Andes
2016Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as Zod
2015Freeheld as Dane Wells
2015The Night Before as Mr. Green
2014Young Ones as Ernest HolmWatch Free
201499 Homes as Rick CarverWatch Free
2014She's Funny That Way as Policeman Macy's
2014They Came Together as Spike
2013The Harvest as Richard
2013Man of Steel as General Zod
2012The Iceman as Richard Kuklinski
2012Premium Rush as Bobby Monday
2012Mud as Galen
2011Take Shelter as Curtis LaForche
2011Return as Mike
2011Machine Gun Preacher as Donnie
2011Touch of Evil as The Tycoon
2011The Broken Tower as Emile
2010The Runaways as Kim Fowley
2010Jonah Hex as Doc Cross Williams
201013 as Henry
2010Boardwalk Empire as Nelson Van Alden
2009The Missing Person as John Rosow
2009My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done as Brad McCullum
2009Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans as Mundt
2009The Greatest as Jordan Walker
2008Revolutionary Road as John Givings
2007Shotgun Stories as Son Hayes
2007Before the Devil Knows You're Dead as Dex
2007Lucky You as Ray Zumbro
2006Bug as Peter Evans
2006Let's Go to Prison as Lynard
2006World Trade Center as Dave Karnes
2004Dead Birds as Clyde
2004The Woodsman as Rosen
2004Criminal as Gene
2003Kangaroo Jack as Frankie Lombardo
2003Grand Theft Parsons as Larry Oster-BergWatch Free
2003Bad Boys II as Floyd Poteet
20028 Mile as Greg Buehl
2002High Crimes as Troy Abbott
2001Vanilla Sky as Aaron
2001New Port South as Stanton
2001Pearl Harbor as Gooz Wood
2000Tigerland as Sgt. Filmore
2000Cecil B. Demented as Petie
1999Jesus' Son as Dundun
1997Chicago Cab as Crack Head
1996Chain Reaction as D.C. Flower Delivery Man
1993Groundhog Day as Fred

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