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Michael Fassbender

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Michael FassbenderMichael Fassbender (born 2 April 1977) is an Irish-German actor and producer. His notable roles include Lt. Archie Hicox in the film Inglourious Basterds (2009), Magneto in the superhero films X-Men: First Class (2011) and X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), David in the science fiction movie Prometheus (2012), and slave owner Edwin Epps in 12 Years a Slave (2013), a historical drama that earned him a 2014 Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

1. I’VE ALWAYS BEEN MORE INCLINED TO GO OUT TO WORK THAN CARRY ON WITH ACADEMIC STUDIES.

2. ‘HUNGER’ DEFINITELY CHANGED MY LIFE, IN TERMS OF BEING RECOGNIZED BY FILMMAKERS, SINCE THAT WAS VERY MUCH A FILMMAKERS’ FILM.

3. NOBODY WANTS TO HEAR METALLICA AT LUNCHTIME.

4. I KEEP EVERYTHING VERY SIMPLE. I LIKE TELLING STORIES.

5. EVEN IF I’M PLAYING A SUPERHERO, IT HAS TO BE STEEPED IN REALITY.

6. ANY GOOD KITCHEN SHOULD BE STOCKED UP IN OYSTERS, SHOULDN’T THEY?

7. I DON’T KNOW WHAT’S GOING TO HAPPEN. I’M FLAVOR OF THE MONTH AT THE MOMENT, BUT SOMEBODY ELSE IS GOING TO ROLL AROUND THE CORNER IN THREE MONTHS’ TIME. I JUST WANT TO KEEP WORKING. I CAN’T STOP!

8. I TAKE MY WORK SERIOUSLY BUT I CAN’T TAKE MYSELF TOO SERIOUSLY. I’M IN SUCH A CRAZY PRIVILEGED POSITION.

9. WE FEEL A LOT OF PRESSURE ABOUT LOOKING SILLY OR APPEARING WEAK, WHATEVER THAT MEANS, OR BEING A FAILURE. YOU HAVE TO KEEP IN YOUR HEAD: WHAT’S THE WORST THAT CAN HAPPEN?

10. IT’S MORE INTERESTING ISN’T IT, IF I’VE GOT A HEDONISTIC DARK SIDE?

11. SCRATCH THE SURFACE OF WHAT’S SOCIALLY NORMAL. I SUPPOSE IN SOME WAY ALL OF US HAVE SOMETHING WE DISPLAY TO THE PUBLIC AND THINGS WE FEEL TOO ASHAMED OF OR UNCOMFORTABLE WITH TO REVEAL TO OTHER PEOPLE.

12. MY GOAL WAS FOR ACTING TO BECOME MY MAIN INCOME. I WOULD SAY TO MYSELF, ‘I’M GOOD ENOUGH.’ THAT BECAME MY MANTRA.

13. I ALWAYS APPROACH FILM AS A FAN.

14. I DON’T THINK PEROXIDE-BLOND HAIR IS A BENEFICIAL LOOK FOR ME.

15. THERE’S NO POINT IN SWANNING THROUGH AND BEING COOL AS A BREEZE IN EVERY SCENE. IT’S NOT REALLY THAT INTERESTING. EVEN IF YOU’RE A SUPERHERO.

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