Michael Shannon
Michael Shannon

Gender

Male

Known Credits

33

Michael Shannon

Date of Birth: Aug 07, 1974

Birthplace:  Lexington, Kentucky, USA

 

 

Biography

Michael Corbett Shannon was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Geraldine Hine, a lawyer, and Donald Sutherlin Shannon, an accounting professor at DePaul University. His grandfather was entomologist Raymond Corbett Shannon. Shannon began his professional stage career in Chicago. His first acting role was in Winterset at the Illinois Theatre Center. Over the next several years he continued working on the stage with such companies as Steppenwolf, The Next Lab and the Red Orchid Theatre.

Known For

Filmography

The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water

as Strickland

2018

The Current War

The Current War

as George Westinghouse

2017

Wolves

Wolves

as Lee Keller

2017

Salt and Fire

Salt and Fire

as Matt Riley

2016

Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals

as Bobby Andes

2016

Frank & Lola

Frank & Lola

as Frank

2016

Loving

Loving

as Grey Villet

2016

Elvis & Nixon

Elvis & Nixon

as Elvis Presley

2016

Midnight Special

Midnight Special

as Roy Tomlin

2016

The Night Before

The Night Before

as Mr. Green

2016

99 Homes

99 Homes

as Rick Carver

2016

Freeheld

Freeheld

as Dane Wells

2015

Young Ones

Young Ones

as Ernest Holm

2014

Man of Steel

Man of Steel

as General Zod

2013

Mud

Mud

as Galen

2013

Boardwalk Empire

Boardwalk Empire

as Nelson Van Alden

2010

Revolutionary Road

Revolutionary Road

as John Givings

2008

Shotgun Stories

Shotgun Stories

as Son Hayes

2007

World Trade Center

World Trade Center

as Dave Karnes

2006

Bug

Bug

as Peter Evans

2006

Kangaroo Jack

Kangaroo Jack

as Frankie Lombardo

2003

8 Mile

8 Mile

as Greg Buehl

2002

High Crimes

High Crimes

as Troy Abbott

2002

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

as Lt. Gooz Wood

2001

Tigerland

Tigerland

as Sgt. Filmore

2000

Mullitt

Mullitt

as

2000

Jesus' Son

Jesus' Son

as Dundun

1999

Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

as D.C. Flower Delivery Man

1996