Michael Sheen

Michael is a Welsh, RADA-trained, multi-award winning actor and director. His awards and nominations include:


Nominated BEST PRESENTER – Michael Sheen’s Valleys Rebellion – BAFTA CYMRU

Nominated SINGLE DOCUMENTARY – Michael Sheen’s Valleys Rebellion – BAFTA CYMRU

Nominated BEST ACTOR – Masters of Sex – Golden Globe Awards

WINNER – BEST DIRECTOR – The Passion – TMA Awards


WINNER – BEST ACTOR – Frost/Nixon – Evening Standard Film Awards


– Los Angeles Film Critics Association

– Toronto Film Critics Association, New York Critics Online

– Nominated – BAFTA Film Awards

WINNER – BEST ACTOR – Fantabulosa

– Royal Television Society Awards

– Nominated – BAFTA Television Awards


– Evening Standard Theatre Awards and The Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards

– Nominated – Olivier Theatre Awards

Plus nominations for BEST LEAD ACTOR for The Special Relationship at the Emmy Awards and for BEST ACTOR for Frost/Nixon, Look Back in Anger and Amadeus at the Olivier Theatre Awards.


Michael’s recent projects include Passengers, Alice Through the Looking GlassMasters of Sex (4th Series), Home Again and Green River Killer, which he has written, and will direct and star in.

He is currently working on feature Apostle.

Michael Sheen in 'Apostle'

Michael Sheen cast in Gareth Evans’ feature thriller Apostle.

Michael Sheen in 'Home Again'

Michael Sheen joins the cast of Home Again, directed by Hallie Meyers-Shyer, alongside Reese Witherspoon and Candice Bergen.

Michael Sheen in 'Nocturnal Animals'

Michael Sheen joins the cast of Tom Ford’s second feature film Nocturnal Animals. The film is due for release on November 18th 2016.

Michael Sheen to direct and star in 'Green River Killer'

Michael Sheen is set to direct and star as Ridgway in true-crime thriller Green River Killer.

The screenplay, also written by Michael, is based on graphic novel Green River Killer: A True Detective Story, by Jeff Jenson.

This will be Michael’s directorial debut.

Michael Sheen in Joseph Cedar film

Michael Sheen joins the cast of Joseph Cedar’s Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer, alongside Richard Gere. The film premiered at the Toronto Film Festival 2016.

'Masters of Sex' commissioned for 4th series

Showtime’s hit series Masters of Sex, which stars Michael Sheen in the leading role of William Masters, has been commissioned for a fourth series.

Shooting for the next series will begin in June 2016.

Find more programme information here.

Michael Sheen joins the cast of 'Passengers'

Michael Sheen plays Arthur in upcoming sci-fi feature Passengers, directed by Morten Tyldum.

The film also stars Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt and is due for release at the end of 2016.

Michael Sheen in 'Alice Through The Looking Glass'

Michael reprises his role voicing wonderland’s White Rabbit in James Bobin’s Alice Through The Looking Glass. The film also stars Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska and Helena Bonham-Carter, and is due for release on 27th May 2016.

Michael previously played the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland (2010).

Watch the official trailer here.