Actor Michael Fassbender was born in Germany to a German father and an Irish mother.
When he was 2 his family moved to Ireland, where he was raised.
Fassbender’s first big role came in 2001 when he appeared in the mini-series “Band of Brothers.”
In 2006 he played Stelios in “300.”
He appeared in “Hunger” in 2008.
In 2009 he starred in “Fish Tank.”
Fassbender landed his first big movie role in 2009 when he was cast in “Inglourious Basterds” alongside Brad Pitt.
In 2010 Fassbender starred in “Centurion.”
Fassbender joined Josh Brolin, Megan Fox and John Malkovich in “Jonah Hex” in 2010.
In 2011 he co-starred with Mia Wasikowska in “Jane Eyre.”
Fassbender played Erik Lensherr in “X-Men: First Class” in 2011.
He starred alongside Keira Knightley and Viggo Mortensen in “A Dangerous Method” in 2011.
Fassbender also starred in Steve McQueen’s “Shame” along with Carey Mulligan in 2011.
He co-starred with Gina Carano and Ewan McGregor in “Haywire” in 2011.
In 2012 Fassbender starred in “Prometheus” with Noomi Rapace and Logan Marshall-Green.
In 2013 he starred alongside Brad Pitt in “The Counselor.”
Fassbender joined Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lupita Nyong’o in Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave,” which won the Oscar for Best Picture.
He received an Oscar nomination for Supporting Actor for his role in “12 Years a Slave.”
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