Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon

Actor details
Occupation Actor
Date of birth Aug. 7, 1974
Nationality USA

Mr. «Take Shelter»
Milestone-Movies: Groundhog Day (1993), Chain Reaction (1996), Tigerland (2000), Pearl Harbor (2001), Vanilla Sky (2011), High Crimes (2002), 8 Mile (2002), Bad Boys II (2003), The Woodsman (2004), World Trade Center (2006), Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007), Revolutionary Road (2008), Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009), Take Shelter (2011), Machine Gun Preacher (2011), Man of Steel (2013), The Harvest (2013), Midnight Special (2015)

Stars & News


  • THE CURRENT WAR (2019)

    Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Thomas Edison, pitted against Michael Shannon in the War of Currents.

  • KNIVES OUT (2019)

    A detective conducts an investigation full of unexpected twists into the death of a famous novelist.

  • 12 STRONG (2018)

    Chris Hemsworth in the fight against the Taliban. Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer ("Black Hawk Down").


    After "Pan's Labyrinth" cult director Guillermo del Toro presents a new fantasy masterpiece.


    An art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a veiled threat and a symbolic revenge tale.

  • Elvis & Nixon (2016)

    The untold true story behind the meeting between Elvis Presley, the King of Rock 'n Roll, and President Richard Nixon, resulting in this revealing, yet humorous moment immortalized in the most requested photograph in the National Archives.

  • Freeheld (2016)

    Based on the Oscar-winning short documentary and adapted by the writer of "Philadelphia", "Freeheld" is the true love story of Laurel Hester and Stacie Andree and their fight for justice.

  • Midnight Special (2014)

    Michael Shannon und Kirsten Dunst in einem Science-fiction-Drama um ein Kind mit übernatürlichen Fähigkeiten.