Michael Fassbender



Place of birth:

Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemburg, Germany:


Michael Fassbender (born 2 April 1977) is a German-born Irish actor. He 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 Inglourious Basterds (2009), X-Men: First Class (2011), Shame (2011), 12 Years a Slave (2013) and Steve Jobs (2015). First language is English and second is German.

Film Credits

The Wild Bunch (2022)
as (rumored)
Kung Fury II: The Movie (2020)
Dark Phoenix (2019)
as Erik Lensherr / Magneto
Mister Police (2019)
as Harry Hole
The Snowman (2017)
as Detective Harry Hole
Master Class: Ridley Scott (2017)
as Himself
Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Phobos (2017)
as Walter
Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Advent (2017)
as Walter
Alien: Covenant (2017)
as David / Walter
Alien: Covenant - Prologue: The Crossing (2017)
as David
Song to Song (2017)
as Cook
Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Meet Walter (2017)
as Walter
Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Last Supper (2017)
as Walter
Assassin's Creed (2016)
as Callum Lynch / Aguilar de Nerha
X-Men: Apocalypse Unearthed (2016)
as Himself
Trespass Against Us (2016)
as Chad Cutler
The Light Between Oceans (2016)
as Tom Sherbourne
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
as Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto
Take Flight - The New York Times (2015)
as Himself
Steve Jobs (2015)
as Steve Jobs
Macbeth (2015)
as Macbeth
X-Men: Unguarded (2015)
as Himself
Slow West (2015)
as Silas
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
as Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto (Young)
Frank (2014)
as Frank
Truth of the Situation: Making 'The Counselor' (2014)
as Himself
The Counselor (2013)
as The Counselor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
as Edwin Epps
1 (2013)
as Narrator
The Furious Gods: Making Prometheus (2012)
as David
The Peter Weyland Files: Prometheus Transmission (2012)
as David
Prometheus (2012)
as David
The Peter Weyland Files: Happy Birthday, David (2012)
as David
Haywire (2011)
as Paul
Shame (2011)
as Brandon
A Dangerous Method (2011)
as Carl Jung
Children of the Atom: Filming X-Men: First Class (2011)
as Self
X-Men: First Class (2011)
as Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto
Jane Eyre (2011)
as Edward Rochester
Pitch Black Heist (2011)
as Michael
Jonah Hex (2010)
as Burke
Centurion (2010)
as Centurion Quintus Dias
Man on a Motorcycle (2009)
Blood Creek (2009)
as Richard Wirth
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
as Lieutenant Archie Hicox
Fish Tank (2009)
as Conor O'Reily
Eden Lake (2008)
as Steve
Hunger (2008)
as Bobby Sands
Goldfish (2008)
as Christian
Wedding Belles (2007)
as Barney
300 (2007)
as Stelios
Angel (2007)
as Esmé
Our Hidden Lives (2005)
as B. Charles
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)
as Charles Allen
A Bear Named Winnie (2004)
as Harry Colebourn
Carla (2003)
as Rob
Things I Notice, Things You See (2003)
as Tom
Entering Hades ()
as Jack Unterweger
Malko ()
as Malko
Next Goal Wins ()
as Thomas Rongen

Production Credits

Calm with Horses (2020)
Executive Producer
This Is the Winter (2019)
Executive Producer
Assassin's Creed (2016)
Zero (2015)
Executive Producer
Slow West (2015)
Executive Producer
Malko ()