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Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender grew up in Killarney, Ireland, having been born in Germany. Following his training at Drama Centre, his breakthrough role came when he was cast in the epic Steven Spielberg/Tom Hanks production, BAND OF BROTHERS. His big screen debut came with Zack Snyder's hugely successful 300 and numerous other film roles have followed including: Francois Ozon's ANGEL, Joel Schumacher's TOWN CREEK and James Watkin's EDEN LAKE. Michael's performance as Bobby Sands in Steve McQueen's HUNGER won large critical acclaim and, following the film's Camera D'Or winning premiere at Cannes in 2008, Michael has scooped up numerous international festival awards. Since then he has gone on to work with Andrea Arnold on FISH TANK.

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Michael Fassbender Facts

BirthdayApril 2, 1977 (46)
BirthplaceHeidelberg, Germany
Height6' (1m83)  How tall is Michael Fassbender compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Assassin's Creed
X-Men: Apocalypse
Trespass Against Us
The Light Between Oceans
X-Men: Days of Future Past
X-men: First Class
Slow West
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