Michael Fassbender is an award-winning actor and producer.
In 2007 Fassbender made his breakthrough performance as Spartan Stelios in Frank Miller’s 300. He followed this with critically acclaimed performances in Fish Tank, Inglourious Basterds and Hunger, the latter of which earned him a British Independent Film Award.
Fassbender has seen critical and commercial success as Magneto in X-Men: First Class and X-Men: Days of Future Past; as David in Ridley Scott’s Prometheus; and Carl Jung in A Dangerous Method.
In 2013, Fassbender was nominated for an Academy Award®, Golden Globe and BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Edwin Epps in 12 Years A Slave. This marked the third collaboration with director Steve McQueen, the first in 2008’s Hunger and the second in 2011’s Shame, a role that earned him Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations for Best Leading Actor.
Other film credits include Jane Eyre, Haywire, The Counselor and Frank.
Fassbender is also in Slow West, directed by John Maclean which he executive produced. He previously executive produced John Maclean’s BAFTA-Winning short film Pitch Black Heist, in which he also starred. He is developing a number of projects as a producer for DMC.