Michael Shannon

American actor and musician

Michael Corbett Shannon (born August 7, 1974 in Lexington, Kentucky) is an American actor. He is a two-time Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor nominee for his roles in Revolutionary Road and Nocturnal Animals. He was a regular on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire, playing Agent Nelson Van Alden. Shannon played General Zod in Zack Snyder's 2013 movie Man of Steel.[1] He plays Colonel Richard Strickland in The Shape of Water.

Shannon in at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, September 2011

Shannon was born in Lexington, Kentucky on August 7, 1974 to Donald S. Shannon and to Geraldine Hine. He was raised in Chicago, Illinois. His career began in 1993 in the movie Groundhog Day.

Shannon is in a relationship with actress Kate Arrington. They have two daughters.

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  1. Kilday, Gregg (April 10, 2011). "Michael Shannon Set to Play Villain General Zod in 'Man of Steel'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2011-04-11.

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