Michael Shannon is an American actor and musician. He has been nominated twice for the Academy Award for Greatest Supporting Actor for his roles in ‘Revolutionary Highway’ in 2008 and ‘Nocturnal Animals’ in 2016. He earned Display Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for his function in ’99 Properties’ in 2014, and a Tony Award nomination for Greatest Featured Actor in a Play for ‘Lengthy Day’s Journey into Evening’ in 2016.
He made his movie debut with a small function in ‘Groundhog Day’ in 1993 as a marriage groom. Later, he had roles in ‘Jesus’ Son’, ‘Pearl Harbor’, ‘eight Mile’ and ‘Vanilla Sky’. He performed the villain in ‘Kangaroo Jack’. After a task in ‘Dangerous Boys II’, he had a significant function in ‘Grand Theft Parsons’ because the hippie, Larry Oster-Berg.
In 2006, he performed the chief of a jail white supremacist group, Lynard, in ‘Let’s Go to Jail’. He has appeared in a number of reveals within the West Finish in London, together with a manufacturing of Woyzeck directed by Sarah Kane. In 2008, he was featured within the off-Broadway manufacturing of Stephen Adly Guirgis’s ‘The Little Flower of East Orange’, offered by LAByrinth Theater Firm and The Public Theater, directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman and likewise that includes Ellen Burstyn.
In 2008, he starred within the romantic drama movie ‘Revolutionary Highway’, alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. His efficiency because the clinically insane son earned him common acclaim, and received the Satellite tv for pc Award for Greatest Supporting Actor – Movement Image and acquired an Academy Award nomination for Greatest Supporting Actor. In 2010, he portrayed Doc Cross Williams within the movie adaptation of ‘Jonah Hex’.
He performed Federal Prohibition agent Nelson Van Alden within the HBO tv present ‘Boardwalk Empire’, which started in 2010. In November of that 12 months, he started starring within the one man play ‘Errors Have been Made’ on the Barrow Road Theatre in New York Metropolis, with performances having run by means of February 27, 2012. He had beforehand carried out the present in 2009 at A Purple Orchid Theatre in Chicago.
In 2011, he starred within the drama movie ‘Take Shelter’. He acquired rave evaluations for his efficiency, and a Saturn Award for Greatest Actor. In 2012, he performed a corrupt cop within the movie ‘Premium Rush’, written and directed by David Koepp, and appeared on Broadway in ‘Grace’ together with Paul Rudd and Ed Asner. In 2013, he starred as legendary mob hitman Richard Kuklinski in ‘The Iceman’, which was distributed in Might 2013. His efficiency acquired a lot acclaim from critics. Additionally that 12 months, he portrayed Common Zod, the principle antagonist in Zack Snyder’s movie ‘Man of Metal’. He portrayed music icon Elvis Presley alongside Kevin Spacey as President Richard Nixon in ‘Elvis & Nixon’.