Michael Christopher Sheen (born 5 February 1969) is a Welsh actor. After training at London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he made his professional debut in 1991, starring in When She Danced at the Gielgud Theatre. He worked mainly in theatre throughout the 1990s and made notable stage appearances in Romeo and Juliet (1992), Don’t Fool With Love (1993), Peer Gynt (1994), The Seagull (1995), The Homecoming (1997), and Henry V (1997).
1. MY TRAGEDY IS THAT ALL I WANT IS A DOG, AND YET I HAVE BEEN CURSED WITH CATS ALL MY LIFE.
2. WHEN YOU LOOK AT ALL THE MIRACLES ATTRIBUTED TO JESUS, THEY’RE ALL ABOUT CHANGE.
3. IF SOMEONE HAS AN ABILITY TO IMPRESS AN AUDIENCE THERE’S A TENDENCY TO BE TEMPTED INTO DOING JUST THAT.
4. HOPEFULLY, ANY CHARACTER I PLAY HAS AN ANCHOR IN REALITY.
5. I’M NOT A TONY BLAIR IMPERSONATOR.
6. I’VE ALWAYS LOVED ANIMATION AND ANIMATED FILMS.
7. I THINK THE BEST ACTING IS WHEN YOU ALLOW YOURSELF TO BE KIND OF VULNERABLE IN THE MOMENT.
8. AMERICANS ARE MUCH MORE OPEN THAN PEOPLE IN BRITAIN.
9. A LOT OF THE TIMES WHEN I’VE AUDITIONED FOR PARTS IN AMERICA, THE ANSWER IS, ‘SORRY, WE NEED A BIGGER NAME.’