Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon

  • Birthday: 1974-08-07
  • Place of birth: Lexington, Kentucky, USA
  • Also know as: Mike Shannon

Biography

Michael Corbett Shannon (born August 7, 1974) is an American actor, producer, musician, and theatre director. He has been nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his roles in the Sam Mendes period drama Revolutionary Road (2008) and the Tom Ford psychological thriller Nocturnal Animals (2016). He earned Screen Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for his role in 99 Homes (2014), and a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play for the Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night (2016). Shannon made his film debut in 1993 with Groundhog Day and received widespread attention for his performance in 8 Mile (2002). He is known for his on-screen versatility, performing in both comedies and dramas such as Pearl Harbor (2001), Bad Boys II (2003), Bug (2006), Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007), Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009), The Iceman (2012), Premium Rush (2012), The Night Before (2015), The Shape of Water (2017) and Knives Out (2019). He played Superman's Kryptonian adversary General Zod in Man of Steel (2013) and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), and is set to reprise the role in The Flash (2022). Shannon is a frequent collaborator of Jeff Nichols, appearing in all of his films: Shotgun Stories (2007), Take Shelter (2011), Mud (2012), Midnight Special, and Loving (both 2016). He is also known for his role as Nelson Van Alden in the HBO period drama series Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014), for which he was nominated for three Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2021, he had a main role in the Hulu drama miniseries Nine Perfect Strangers.

Filmography

8 Mile

2002

As Greg Buehl

Groundhog Day

1993

As Fred

Pearl Harbor

2001

As Gooz Wood

World Trade Center

2006

As Dave Karnes

Vanilla Sky

2001

As Aaron

Revolutionary Road

2008

As John Givings

Jonah Hex

2010

As Doc Cross Williams

High Crimes

2002

As Troy Abbott

Bad Boys II

2003

As Floyd Poteet

Jesus' Son

2000

As Dundun

Shotgun Stories

2007

As Son Hayes

Bug

2006

As Peter Evans

The Woodsman

2004

As Rosen

Let's Go to Prison

2006

As Lynard

The Runaways

2010

As Kim Fowley

The Missing Person

2009

As John Rosow

My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done

2009

As Brad McCullum

12 Strong

2018

As Chief Warrant Officer Hal Spencer

13

2010

As Henry

Machine Gun Preacher

2011

As Donnie

Take Shelter

2011

As Curtis LaForche

Man of Steel

2013

As General Zod

Premium Rush

2012

As Bobby Monday

The Iceman

2012

As Richard Kuklinski

Dead Birds

2004

As Clyde

Return

2011

As Mike

The Broken Tower

2012

As Emile

Mud

2013

As Galen

Chicago Cab

1998

As Crack Head

The Photographer

2000

As Maurice

Blackbird

2007

As Murl

Young Ones

2014

As Ernest Holm

Mullitt

2000

As Phil Kunz

The Harvest

2015

As Richard

Choose You

2013

As Avicii

Cecil B. Demented

2000

As Petie

Herbert White

2010

As Herbert White

They Came Together

2014

As Spike

Kangaroo Jack

2003

As Frankie Lombardo

Grand Theft Parsons

2004

As Larry Oster-Berg

Elvis & Nixon

2016

As Elvis Presley

Frank & Lola

2016

As Frank Reilly

Freeheld

2015

As Dane Wells

State Like Sleep

2019

As Edward

99 Homes

2015

As Rick Carver

She's Funny That Way

2014

As Policeman Macy's

Chain Reaction

1996

As D.C. Flower Delivery Man

Poor Boy

2018

As Blayde Griggs

The Night Before

2015

As Mr. Green

Loving

2016

As Grey Villet

Complete Unknown

2016

As Tom Brayton

Wolves

2016

As Lee Keller

Touch of Evil

2011

As The Tycoon

Criminal

2004

As Gene

Midnight Special

2016

As Roy Tomlin

The Greatest

2009

As Jordan Walker

Lucky You

2007

As Ray Zumbro

New Port South

2001

As Stanton

Tigerland

2000

As Sgt. Filmore

Overexposed

1992

As Young Man

The Ride

1997

As Jimmy

Zamboni Man

2004

As Walt

Marvelous

2008

As John

Happy Hour

2012

As Just Mike

Water

2004

As Bobby Matherson

Pottersville

2017

As Maynard Greiger

Nocturnal Animals

2016

As Bobby Andes

Salt and Fire

2016

As Matt Riley

The Current War

2018

As George Westinghouse

What They Had

2018

As Nick

Fahrenheit 451

2018

As Captain Beatty

The Shape of Water

2017

As Richard Strickland

Angel Street

1992

As Patrick Mulligan

Friedkin Uncut

2018

As Self

Long Way Back Home

2018

As Stanton

Knives Out

2019

As Walt Thrombey

Echo Boomers

2020

As Mel Donnelly

The Quarry

2020

As Chief Moore

Heart of Champions

2021

As Coach Jack Murphy

A Little White Lie

2023

As Shriver

Bullet Train

2022

As White Death

Amsterdam

2022

As Henry Norcross

Abandoned

2022

As Renner

McCarthy

0000

As Joseph McCarthy

The Flash

2023

As General Zod

Night's End

2022

As Isaac Dees

The Bikeriders

2024

As Zipco

The Young King

0000

As Mick

The End

0000

As

Making The Flash: Worlds Collide

2023

As Self - 'General Zod'

Dead Guy

0000

As

Nuremberg

0000

As Robert H. Jackson

A Different Man

2024

As Michael Shannon

Production

Signature Move

2017

As Executive Producer

Elvis & Nixon

2016

As Executive Producer

What They Had

2018

As Executive Producer

Eric LaRue

2023

As Director

All Happy Families

2023

As Executive Producer

Pottersville

2017

As Executive Producer

Sparrows Dance

2013

As Thanks

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