Michael Fassbender

Irish-german Actor
Born Apr 2, 1977

Michael Fassbender is a German-Irish actor. He is well-known for three roles, having played Lieutenant Archie Hicox in the film Inglourious Basterds (2009), Magneto in the superhero film X-Men: First Class (2011), and the android David in the science fiction film Prometheus (2012).… Read More

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1977 Birth Born on April 2, 1977.


1999 22 Years Old In 1999 he dropped out of the Drama Centre and toured with the Oxford Stage Company to perform the play Three Sisters. … Read More
2003 26 Years Old Fassbender played Jonathan Harker in a ten-part radio serialisation of Dracula produced by BBC Northern Ireland and broadcast in the Book at Bedtime series between 24 November and 5 December 2003.
2004 27 Years Old He was also seen in early 2004 in a Guinness television commercial, The Quarrel, playing a man who swims across the ocean from Ireland to apologise personally to his brother in New York; this commercial won a gold medal at the 2005 FAB Awards.
2006 29 Years Old 1 More Event
During the 2006 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Fassbender played Michael Collins in Allegiance, a play by Mary Kenny based on the meeting between Collins and Winston Churchill. … Read More


2008 31 Years Old In preparation for his role as Provisional Irish Republican Army prisoner Bobby Sands in Steve McQueen's 2008 film Hunger, Fassbender underwent a crash diet that restricted him to 600 calories a day. … Read More
2010 33 Years Old In 2010, Fassbender appeared as Burke in Jonah Hex, a Western film. … Read More
In 2011, Fassbender debuted as the Marvel antihero Magneto in the prequel X-Men: First Class; he would go on to share the role with Ian McKellen in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014). … Read More
2012 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, he appeared as an MI6 agent in Haywire, an action-thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh, and in the science fiction film Prometheus. … Read More
In 2013, his role as slave owner Edwin Epps in slavery epic 12 Years a Slave was similarly praised, earning him his first Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor. 12 Years a Slave marked Fassbender's third collaboration with director Steve McQueen, who also directed Hunger and Shame. … Read More
Fassbender completed production on Slow West, a western starring Kodi Smit-McPhee and Ben Mendelsohn in 2014.
2015 38 Years Old 1 More Event
As well as acting, Fassbender produced the 2015 western Slow West which he also starred in.
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