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 film 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 recently completed the feature films Apostle, and  Slaughterhouse Rulez and the series Good Omens for BBC/Amazon

Michael recently finished shooting The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle, which will be released in 2019.

Michael in The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle

Michael has been cast as Mudfly in The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle. He will be appearing alongside Robert Downey Jr, Jim Broadbent and Antonio Banderas

Reviews for Book of Dust

The reviews for Book of Dust, narrated by Michael Sheen, are in:

  • “Actor Michael Sheen brings the rich timbre of his Welch voice to Philip Pullman’s “The Book of Dust,” an antecedent to the “His Dark Materials” trilogy.” Washington Post
  • “Michael Sheen’s Solo Narration of Philip Pullman’s New Novel Is Better Than an Army of Voice Actors” Slate Magazine

Michael Sheen in 'Good Omens'

Michael Sheen announced to play the angel Aziraphale in the TV adaptation of Terry Pratchet’s and Neil Gaiman’s bestseller Good Omens.

The Amazon/BBC studios 6-part series will shoot in 2017, and all stars David Tennant.

Slaughterhouse Rulez

Michael Sheen joins the cast of Simon Pegg’s and Nick Frost’s Slaughterhouse Rulez, for Stolen Picture/Sony/Catalyst Global Media.

Michael Sheen on Tate Britain's Great British Walks

Tate Britain’s Great British Walks takes us on a journey across landscapes that have seduced the nation’s favourite painters, from Constable, Powell Frith and Turner, to Hogarth, Herman and Wallis. The series, shown on Sky Arts, travels the length and breadth of Britain – from London’s backstreets and rural Suffolk, to the Scottish borders and the mining villages of South Wales. Rich in stories, gossip and hidden secrets about the landscapes once imagined by some of our greatest artists. Cultural historian, Gus Casely-Hayford walks the landscapes of these paintings with Michael Sheen. The show comes out on Sky on the 24th of May.

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.