On the 7th of August, Michael Shannon celebrates his birthday.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MICHAEL SHANNON!
The two-time-Oscar nominated actor was born on August 7, 1974, in Lexington, Kentucky.
Shannon's acting debut came with TV movies Overexposed (1992) and Angel Street (1992). His first big screen effort was in the highly-acclaimed movie Groundhog Day (1993), opposite Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell.
His recent rise to stardom started with the popular TV show Boardwalk Empire (2010-2014), and continued with big roles in blockbusters such as Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Poor Boy (2016), Elvis & Nixon (2016), Nocturnal Animals (2016), The Shape of Water (2017), 12 Strong (2018).
Shannon is working like a machine, having 4 movies and two TV series just in 2018!
His two Academy Awards nominations came for the Best Supporting Actor roles in movies Revolutionary Road (2008) and Nocturnal Animals (2016).