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Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender
Photo: Gordon Correll / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 2.0

Birth Date

April 2, 1977


44 years old


Germany - Ireland

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Light Brown

Eye color



6 ft 0 in | 183 cm

Net Worth

$30 Million


79 kg | 174 pounds


42 in | 107 cm

Shoe size

11 US | 44 EU


30 in | 76 cm

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Michael Fassbender was born in Heidelberg, Germany, on April 2, 1977, is an Irish-German actor.

Young Michael Fassbender first started acting in a school play, at the age of 17.

He began his professional acting career on stage, with the Oxford Stage Company in a play "Three Sisters".

He got his television debut in HBO war drama miniseries Band of Brothers (2001) in role as Burton Christenson.

He made his big screen debut in epic war movie 300 (2007) in role as Stelios.

Fassbender's breakthrough performance came as IRA activist Bobby Sands in drama film Hunger (2008), for which he won the British Independent Film Award for Best Actor.

New Movies

Kung Fury 2 (2021) martial arts action comedy in role as Colt Magnum, opposite David Sandberg, Alexandra Shipp and Arnold Schwarzenegger

Next Goal Wins (2021) comedy sport in role as Thomas Rongen, with Elisabeth Moss and Armie Hammer

Dark Phoenix (2019) superhero in role as Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Steve Jobs in drama film Steve Jobs (2015).

He was nominated for the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Edwin Epps in drama movie 12 Years a Slave (2013).

He portrayed Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto in the X-Men film series:

X-Men: First Class (2011)

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

Dark Phoenix (2019)

He played sentient android David 8 in science fiction films:

Prometheus (2012)

Alien: Covenant (2017)

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his performance as Brandon Sullivan in drama movie Shame (2011).

Inglourious Basterds (2009) drama action directed by Quentin Tarantino

Macbeth (2015) drama history opposite Marion Cotillard

A Dangerous Method (2011) drama thriller opposite Keira Knightley and Viggo Mortensen

Centurion (2010) historical action war with Olga Kurylenko and Imogen Poots

Jonah Hex (2010) supernatural western action with Megan Fox, John Malkovich and Josh Brolin

Jane Eyre (2011) romantic drama opposite Mia Wasikowska

The Counselor (2013) crime thriller directed by Ridley Scott

Haywire (2011) action thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh

The Snowman (2017) psychological crime horror thriller with Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Val Kilmer

TV Shows

Hearts and Bones (2001) drama series in role as Hermann

NCS: Manhunt (2002) crime drama series in role as Jack Silver

Hex (2004-2005) British series in role as Azazeal

Murphy's Law (2005) BBC television drama series in role as Caz Miller

Trial & Retribution (2006) police procedural television drama series in role as Douglas Nesbit

The Devil's Whore (2008) four-part television series in role as Thomas Rainsborough


Attended Fossa National Schoo and St. Brendan's College in Killarney.

Studied at the Drama Centre London.

Has an older sister, Catherine.

He loves skydiving and motorbikes.

Huge fan of MotoGP and Formula 1.

Fan of Michael Schumacher.

He played Michael Collins in a play "Allegiance" (2006), during the 2006 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Close friends with actor James McAvoy.

Featured in music video for English alternative rock band The Cooper Temple Clause "Blind Pilots" (2003).

Supporter of football club Liverpool F.C.

Speaks German fluently.

Good friends with director and writer Steve McQueen.

Lives in London, England, U.K. and Lisbon, Portugal.


He began dating Swedish actress Alicia Vikander while filming The Light Between Oceans in 2014, they got married in 2017.

He dated Mãdãlina Ghenea (2013), Louise Hazel (2013), Nicole Beharie (2012-2013), Zoë Kravitz (2010-2011) and Leasi Andrews (2008-2009).

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