Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 07-08-1974
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Lexington - Kentucky - USA
  • Also Known As:

    Mike Shannon
    Μάικλ Σάνον

  • Popularity: 4.39
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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.




Year Movie Character
2007 Shotgun Stories as Son Hayes
2009 The Missing Person as John Rosow
2009 My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done as Brad McCullum
2011 Take Shelter as Curtis LaForche
2012 The Iceman as Richard Kuklinski
2014 Young Ones as Ernest Holm
2016 Frank & Lola as Frank Reilly
2016 Wolves as Lee Keller
2016 Midnight Special as Roy Tomlin
2017 Pottersville as Maynard Greiger
2007 Bug as Peter Evans
2018 12 Strong as Chief Warrant Officer Hal Spencer
2012 Premium Rush as Bobby Monday
2005 Dead Birds as Clyde
2012 Return as Mike
2013 The Harvest as Richard
2010 Herbert White as Herbert White
2016 Elvis & Nixon as Elvis Presley
2019 State Like Sleep as Edward
2016 Complete Unknown as Tom Brayton
1997 The Ride as Jimmy
2004 Zamboni Man as Walt
2016 Salt and Fire as Matt Riley
2019 The Current War as George Westinghouse
2018 What They Had as Nicky
2018 Fahrenheit 451 as Captain Beatty
2018 Long Way Back Home as Stanton
1970 Swing as Coach Jack Murphy
1970 Shriver
2013 Michael Shannon Reads the Insane Delta Gamma Sorority Letter
2013 Man of Steel as General Zod
2014 99 Homes as Rick Carver
2018 Poor Boy as Blayde Griggs
2016 Loving as Grey Villet
2017 The Shape of Water as Richard Strickland
1970 Echo Boomers
2020 The Quarry as Chief Moore
2017 Ballad of a Righteous Merchant as Himself
1970 Afterward as Edward Boyne
2013 Mud as Galen
2007 Blackbird as Murl
2000 Mullitt
2012 Happy Hour as Just Mike
2004 Water as Bobby Matherson
2016 Nocturnal Animals as Bobby Andes
2002 8 Mile as Greg Buehl
2013 Choose You as Avicii
2003 Kangaroo Jack as Frankie Lombardo
2015 Freeheld as Dane Wells
2017 Bob Dylan: Trouble No More as Himself
2019 Knives Out as Walt Thrombey
2019 The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts as Don McGahn
2008 Revolutionary Road as John Givings
2007 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead as Dex
2004 The Woodsman as Rosen
2006 Let's Go to Prison as Lynard
2004 Grand Theft Parsons as Larry Oster-Berg
2008 Marvelous as John
1992 Angel Street as Patrick Mulligan
1999 Jesus' Son as Dundun
2010 The Runaways as Kim Fowley
2011 Machine Gun Preacher as Donnie
2015 The Night Before as Mr. Green
2000 Tigerland as Sgt. Filmore
2018 Friedkin Uncut as Himself
2020 Making a Murder
2006 World Trade Center as Dave Karnes
2010 Jonah Hex as Doc Cross Williams
2003 Bad Boys II as Floyd Poteet
2007 Lucky You as Ray Zumbro
1992 Overexposed as Young Man
2010 13 as Henry
2000 The Photographer as Maurice
2000 Cecil B. Demented as Petie
2011 Touch of Evil as The Tycoon
2001 Vanilla Sky as Aaron
2012 The Broken Tower as Emile
1997 Chicago Cab as Crack Head
2001 New Port South as Stanton
1993 Groundhog Day as Fred
2002 High Crimes as Troy Abbott
2009 The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans as Mundt
2001 Pearl Harbor as Gooz Wood
2009 The Greatest as Jordan Walker
2004 Criminal as Gene
2014 She's Funny That Way as Policeman Macy's
2009 13 Scarier Movie Moments as Self
2014 They Came Together as Spike
1996 Chain Reaction as D.C. Flower Delivery Man
2017 Signature Move
2016 Elvis & Nixon

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