Michael Shannon Height, Age, BioLast updated: November 5, 2021
- Net Worth: $ 8,000,000
- Birthday: 7 Aug 1974
- Age: 47
- Country: United States
- Occupation: Actor, Musician, Producer
- Zodiac sign: Leo
- Sexual orientation: Straight
- Height: 6.3 ft
- Weight: 190 lb
- Hair Color: Light Brown
- Eye Color: Blue
- Birth Name: Michael Corbett Shannon
- Nationality: American
- Nickname: Mike
- Religion: Christianity
- Ethnicity: English, Irish, German and Scottish
- Father: Donald Sutherlin Shannon (Accounting professor at DePaul University)
- Mother: Geraldine Hine Shannon
- Siblings: Dave Shannon (Brother), Rebecca Shannon (Sister)
- Towering height
- Deep authoritative voice
- Square jaw and wild blue eyes
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.
Marital Status: Married.
Wife: Kate Arrington.
Children: Together, the couple has two daughters, Sylvia and Marion.
Quotes and Sayings
- "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
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).
Facts & Trivia
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Revolutionary Road (2008)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in 99 Homes (2014)
Best Actor in Take Shelter (2011)
Best Supporting Actor in 99 Homes (2014)