Michael Fassbender

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Born
April 2, 1977 in Heidelberg, Germany

Michael Fassbender

  • actor

Michael Fassbender was born in Heidelberg, Germany, to a German father, Josef, and an Irish mother, Adele (originally from Larne, County Antrim, in Northern Ireland). Michael was raised in the town of Killarney, Co. Kerry, in south-west Ireland, where his family moved to when he was two years old.

His parents ran a restaurant (his father is a chef). Fassbender is based in London, England, and is known for his roles in the films Inglorious Basterds (2009), X-Men: First Class (2011), Shame (2011) and 12 Years a Slave (2013). First language is English and second is German.

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Prometheus (2012)

Actor (12 credits)