Birthday: 02-04-1977
Age: 42
Star sign: Taurus

Michael Fassbender is a London based actor of German and Irish descent. He has prominently appeared in blockbuster Hollywood movies. English is his first language; German is his second. He is known for his fantastic intense performances and deep voice. He was born on 2 April 1977 in Heidelberg, Germany. He discovered his passion for acting when participated in a school play at the age of 17. He shifted to London to pursue his dream at the Drama Centre London, at the age of 19. Tom Hardy was one of his classmates over there. Later, Fassbender dropped out. He was a part of some TV shows and plays, namely Band of Brothers (2001), Book at Bedtime (2003), Allegiance (2006).

His foray into mainstream cinema happened with Zack Snyder’s 300 (2006) where he played the character Stelios. The film turned out to be a major success. He went on a diet for his role in Hunger (2008) and lost 33 pounds. Later, he acted in Inglourious Basterds and Fish Tank, both of which were highly appreciated. He played Magneto in the superhero movie X-Men: First Class (2011). The film was a huge success and made Fassbender a big star. He shares Ian McKellen’s character.

Therefore he studied McKellen’s work in preparation for the role. The two actors met for the first time at the 2013 Comic Con. He is known to be close friends with actor James McAvoy, his co-star from X-Men. He starred in A Dangerous Method (2011), Haywire (2012), Prometheus (2012), 12 Years A Slave (2013) and had been wide praised for his performances.

He returned to portrayed Magneto in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014). He starred in Macbeth (2015) and Steve Jobs (2015), where he played the titular characters in both the movies. He handles both British and American films. Even after his phenomenal success, he still resides modestly in the same London flat, where he lived during his struggling days.  

Michael Clarke Duncan English Actor

Michael Clarke Duncan

Michael Clarke Duncan, an African-American actor, was a celebrity who was most popular for his portrayal of John Coffey in the 1999 super hit The Green Mile. Apart from movies, he also lent his voice for various animated movies. Duncan’s birthplace was Chicago, Illinois, where he was raised all alone by his mother, Jean. She used to work as a house cleaner on the south side of Chicago. Duncan wanted to be a professional footballer while in high school, but his mother disallowed him fearing he would injure himself. This was when he decided to take up acting as his career. He went to community college after finishing high school. He worked for a gas company in Chicago initially as a ditch digger. Dissatisfied with his job, he quit and came to Hollywood and took odd security jobs, like working as a bodyguard. In this period, he was able to get a few unnoticed roles in movies. Finally, he debuted with the movie Armageddon in 1998, but the movie that brought him into the limelight was The Green Mile in 1999. His portrayal of an ex-convict received overwhelming critical acclaim, awarding him an Academy Award nomination for the Best Supporting Actor. After the phenomenal success of the movie, he was lined up with films, namely The Whole Nine Yards, Planet of the Apes and The Scorpion King. He also played the iconic comic book villain Wilson Fisk in the 2003 movie Daredevil. He later appeared in The Island and Sin City, both hardcore action movies. Famous for his deep baritone, he also did voiceovers for numerous animated movies like Brother Bear and its sequel, Kung Fu Panda among others. He has lent his voice for numerous TV shows and video games as well. Apart from his roles in films, he did guest appearances on many TV shows including The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and Two and a Half Men, to name a few. He also regularly appeared on the talk show The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, in which he appeared a total of 18 times. After stopping meat consumption in 2009, he also volunteered for an ad campaign by PETA, in which he explained about how vegetarian diet is beneficial for increased strength and other physical and mental health. On July 13, 2012, he a massive cardiac arrest took a toll of his life. He stayed in the ICU for more than a month fighting his heart attack, but finally gave in and expired on September 3, 2012, just at the age of 54. He was engaged to his girlfriend Omarosa Manigault, a reality TV celebrity, during the time of his demise. He was finally rested at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles, California. He had a really successful career, in which he achieved all the fame that he commanded. May his soul rest in peace.

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Michael Keaton

Michael Keaton is an American actor. He was born Michael John Douglas on 5 September 1951 in Pennsylvania, USA. He is of English, Irish, Scottish and German descent. He has six siblings. He studied speech at Kent State for two years. Later he dropped out and moved to Pittsburgh. Initially, he tried his hand at stand-up comedy and later worked at a TV camera, man. It was then that he decided to be an actor. He appeared on TV for the first time on Mister Rogers’ Neighbourhood (1968). He decided to keep his stage name Michael Keaton because there was already an actor called Michael Douglas. His comedic talent was displayed in Working Stiffs (1979), a comedy series where he was a co-star of James Belushi. He also bagged a role in Night Shift (1982) by director Ron Howard. Later, he played the lead role in hits like Mr. Mom (1983), Johnny Dangerously (1984), Gung Ho (1986) and Beetlejuice (1988). In 1989, he played the role of titular role in Tim Burton’s Batman. Warner Bros. was at the receiving end of protests and complaints from fans who claimed that he was the wrong choice for portraying the superhero. Keaton’s fantastic performance proved the fears wrong and garnered praise from both, audiences and critics. He is the fourth actor to play Batman. He later starred in Pacific Heights (1990) and One Good Cop (1991) before returning to play Batman in the movie Batman Returns (1992). The sequel was a success. In the 1990s, his career graph remained steady as he starred in movies like Much Ado About Nothing (1993), The Paper (1994), Multiplicity (1996), Jackie Brown (1997) and Desperate Measures (1998). In the 2000s, he appeared in Live From Baghdad (2002), First Daughter (2004) and Herbie Fully Loaded (2005). He provided the voice in animated movies like Cars (2006) and Toy Story 3 (2010). In 2014, he starred in RoboCop, Need for Speed and the Oscar-winning Birdman. He received an Oscar Nomination for his role in Birdman. He enjoys spending time on his ranch in Montana.  

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