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Michael Sheen
Biography
Michael Sheen has proved himself equally accomplished on both stage and screen. His many award-winning stage performances include Caligula and Frost/Nixon at the Donmar Theatre and Hamlet at the Young Vic. He created, co-directed and performed in the groundbreaking three-day live event The Passion in Port Talbot for National Theatre Wales.

Sheen has starred in three films nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award: The Queen, directed by Stephen Frears, Frost/Nixon, directed by Ron Howard, and Midnight in Paris, directed by Woody Allen.

He is known to millions as a vampire in The Twilight Saga films and a werewolf in the Underworld franchise. His other feature credits include The Damned United, directed by Tom Hooper; Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland; Tron: Legacy; the critically acclaimed Far from the Madding Crowd, the adaptation of Thomas Hardy's novel directed by Thomas Vinterberg; Sony's Passengers in which he starred alongside Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt; and Home Again with Reese Witherspoon. Next, Sheen will be seen in the Netflix feature film Apostle, as well as Slaughterhouse Rulez with Simon Pegg. Recently, he completed filming opposite Robert Downey Jr in The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle.

On television, Sheen has earned multiple awards and nominations for his performances in projects such as Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! directed by Andy De Emmony, Dirty Filthy Love, directed by Adrian Shergold, for his role as Tony Blair in HBO's The Special Relationship and as Dr. Bill Masters in four seasons of the acclaimed Showtime series, Masters of Sex, on which he was also a producer. He has created memorable characterizations for NBC's 30 Rock, HBO's mockumentary 7 Days In Hell, the IFC miniseries spoof Spoils of Babylon and Michael Bolton's Big Sexy Valentine's Day Special for Netflix. Next, he will next appear in Neil Gaimon's Good Omens for Amazon.

Widely recognized as an equally effective activist through his role as UNICEF ambassador, patron of Social Enterprise UK, president of the Wales Centre for Voluntary Action and many other roles, Sheen is now branching out to start his own social movements. In March this year he launched the End High Cost Credit Alliance, aimed at tackling the unfair targeting of high cost credit to those who can least afford it.