Michael Fassbender is a German-born Irish actor. His feature film debut was in the fantasy war epic 300 (2007) as a Spartan warrior; his earlier roles included various stage productions, as well as starring roles on television such as in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers (2001) and the Sky One fantasy drama Hex (2004–05).
Fassbender was born on 2 April 1977 in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg.
His mother, Adele, is Irish, while his father, Josef Fassbender, is German. According to Fassbender family lore, his mother is the great-grand-niece of Michael Collins, an Irish leader during the War of Independence.When Fassbender was two years old, his parents moved to the Irish town of Killarney, County Kerry, where they ran the West End House, a restaurant where his father worked as a chef.
He attended Fossa National School and St. Brendan’s College, both in Killarney. He decided that he wanted to be an actor at age 17 when he was cast in a play by Donal Courtney. At 19, he moved to London to study at the Drama Centre London, a constituent school of Central Saint Martins. In 1999, he dropped out of the Drama Centre and toured with the Oxford Stage Company to perform the play Three Sisters. Before he found work as an actor, he worked as a bartender and postman.
He first came to prominence for his role as IRA activist Bobby Sands in Hunger (2008), for which he won a British Independent Film Award. Subsequent roles include in the independent film Fish Tank (2009), as a Royal Marines lieutenant in Inglourious Basterds (2009), as Edward Rochester in the 2011 film adaptation of Jane Eyre, as Carl Jung in A Dangerous Method (2011), as a sentient android in Prometheus (2012) and its sequel, Alien: Covenant (2017), and in the musical comedy-drama Frank (2014) as an eccentric musician loosely inspired by Frank Sidebottom.
In 2011, Fassbender debuted as the Marvel Comics antihero Magneto in X-Men: First Class, and went on to share the role with Ian McKellen in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), and reprise it again in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016).
From 2006 to 2008, Fassbender was in a relationship with Japanese-Australian singer Maiko Spencer.From 2008 to 2009, he dated American model Leasi Andrews.Since December 2014, he has been dating Swedish actress Alicia Vikander, whom he met on the set of The Light Between Oceans.
Age, Height & MeasurementsMichael Fassbender Age 41 years. Michael Fassbender's height 6 feet 0 inches (183 cm), weight 174 lbs (79 kg). Body measurements 42 - 30 - 15 and Zodiac Sign Aries.
|Michael Fassbender Bio|
|Famous As||Michael Fassbender|
|Birthday||April 2, 1977|
|Birth Place||Heidelberg, Germany|
|Height||6 feet 0 inches (183 cm)|
|Weight||174 lbs (79 kg)|
|Body Measurements||42 - 30 - 15|
|Net Worth||$30 million|
|Born Name||Michael Fassbender|
|School||Fossa National School|
|College||St. Brendan’s College|
|University||Drama Centre London|
|Sister(s)||Catherine Fassbender (Older Sister) (Neuropsychologist)|
|Spouse||Alicia Vikander (2014-present)|
|Relationship With||Leasi Andrews (2008-2009), Zoë Kravitz (2010-2011), Nicole Beharie (2012-2013), Louise Hazel (2013), Rosario Dawson (2013), Madalina Diana Ghenea (2013), Naomi Campbell (2014), Alicia Vikander (2014-2015)|