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Michael Shannon Height, Age, Bio, Movies, Net Worth, Facts

Posted on July 23, 2020
Michael Shannon
  • Net Worth: $ 8,000,000
  • Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Birthday: 7 Aug 1974
  • Age: 46
  • Country: United States
  • Occupation: Actor, Musician, Producer
  • Zodiac sign: Leo
  • Sexual orientation: Straight

Body Measurements

  • Height: 6.3 ft
  • Weight: 190 lb
  • Hair Color: Light Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue

Who Is Michael Shannon?

Michael Shannon was born on August 7, 1974 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States and after graduating from the high school, he went on to study theater in Chicago. He is best recognized for his appearance in Man of Steel as General Zod and Bobby Andes in Nocturnal Animals. He is also known for his part in Revolutionary Road. He garnered two Academy Award nominations. In addition, he has also received a Golden Globe nomination. Meanwhile, his role in Take Shelter won him a Saturn Award for Best Actor.

Personal Life

  • Birth Name: Michael Corbett Shannon
  • Nationality: American
  • Nickname: Mike
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Ethnicity: English, Irish, German and Scottish

Family Details

  • Father: Donald Sutherlin Shannon (Accounting professor at DePaul University)
  • Mother: Geraldine Hine Shannon
  • Siblings: Dave Shannon (Brother), Rebecca Shannon (Sister)

Distinctive Features

  • Towering height
  • Deep authoritative voice
  • Square jaw and wild blue eyes

Michael Shannon Best Movies

Knives Out 2019
Knives Out (2019) Walt Thrombey
12 Strong 2018
12 Strong (2018) Hal Spencer
The Shape of Water 2017 poster
The Shape of Water (2017) Richard Strickland
Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice (2016)
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Zod
Nocturnal Animals
Nocturnal Animals (2016) Bobby Andes
99 Homes 2014 poster
99 Homes (2014) Rick Carver
man of steal movie poster
Man of Steel (2013) General Zod
Revolutionary Road 2008
Revolutionary Road (2008) John Givings
8 Mile 2002 poster
8 Mile (2002) Greg Buehl

Michael Shannon Girlfriend, Wife

Marital Status: Married.
Wife: Kate Arrington.
Children: Together, the couple has two daughters, Sylvia and Marion.

  • Kate Arrington and Michael Shannon Kate Arrington (Wife) (-) Husband of actress Kate Arrington and father of their daughters.

Michael Shannon Pets

Michael Shannon Quotes

  • "Plenty of people are onto the emptiness but it takes real guts to see the hopelessness." - Michael Shannon
  • "If you don’t fight the system, you can either take advantage of the system or let the system take advantage of you." - Michael Shannon
  • "You got to know what’s worth keeping and what’s worth letting go." - Michael Shannon
  • "People don’t go to the movies to get the news, people don’t go to the movies to learn a lesson. People go to the movie to get an emotional experience." - Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon Hobbies and Interests

Favorite Movies: Alphaville (1965), The King of Comedy (1982), Dekalog (1989), Crumb (1994) and I Stand Alone (1998).
Favorite TV Show: Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (1995).

  • Singing
  • Music

Michael Shannon Facts & Trivia


    He formed a band called Corporal.

  • He is the first non-British actor to play Superman’s enemy General Zod.


  • His first film was Groundhog Day.

  • Michael Shannon 2020 height is 6 ft 3 inches or (191 cm tall).

  • Michael Shannon net worth as of 2020 is estimated at around $8 million dollars.

Michael Shannon Major Awards

Academy Awards (Nominee) - 2017
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Academy Awards (Nominee) - 2009
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Revolutionary Road (2008)
Golden Globes (Nominee) - 2016
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in 99 Homes (2014)
Saturn Award - 2012
Best Actor in Take Shelter (2011)
Saturn Award (Nominee) - 2016
Best Supporting Actor in 99 Homes (2014)

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