Michael Fassbender’s BiographyMichael Fassbender is an actor of Irish and German descent, known for the role of Magneto in the movie series «X-Men», the role of Stelios warrior in «300» and Lieutenant Hickox in «Inglorious Basterds».
Early life of Michael FassbenderMichael Fassbender was born in a multicultural family: his mother Adele was a native of Northern Ireland, and his father Joseph was German, who was born and lived for a long time in Germany, in the town of Heilderberg. Only after the birth of a son, the family moved to Killarney, Ireland, where the parents of the future actor opened their restaurant business. The Fassbenders invested a lot of energy in their cozy West-End House restaurant: the father worked as a professional chef in the kitchen, and his wife greeted the guests.
The start of acting careerWhen Michael was a 16 - year - old boy, he got inspired by watching the premiere of the debut film of Quentin Tarantino «Reservoir Dogs» and decided to stage his version of the movie in the amateur theater Bricru. He also appeared on stage in the role of Mr. Pink, who originally played Steve Buscemi. It would not be an exaggeration to say, that this movie staging turned his life around. After his first success, he went to cast for the role in one of the plays of in the city theater of Killarney and was eventually approved and in 1996 he moved to the capital of Britain, where he entered the Drama Centre London. Just before the graduation in 1999, he dropped out of the Drama Centre and toured with the Oxford Stage Company (Theater Headlong).
Michael Fassbender`s film experienceLike many celebrities, Fassbender started out by playing in the TV - series. In 2001, he landed a small role in the second season of the multi-series drama «Hearts and Bones». His character, Herman, debuted in the second episode and appeared in two more series.
Oscar nominationsIn 2013, the audience had a chance to see the actor starring in the role of a sadistic slave-owner Edwin Epps in a drama movie based on a true story «12 years of slavery». His role in the slavery epic movie earned him his first Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor. But the Oscar trophy went to Jared Leto for his role as Rayon in the film «Dallas Club of Buyers.»
The premiere of the film «Assassin’s Creed» took place at the end of 2016. The script was based on the story of the popular video game «Assassin’s Creed». Michael Fassbender appeared in two historical eras simultaneously: in modern times and in Spain of the XV century. 95% of the complex stunts presented in the movie, Michael performed on his own.
Michael Fassbender’s Personal LifeIn 2008-2009, Michael was dating a little-known actress Lizzie Andrews (there were even rumors that she was more likely an escort girl than an actress). In 2010, she filed a lawsuit against Fassbender in court, saying that during their relationship, he broke her nose and ankle, and demanding compensation in the amount of $ 15,000. However, in the end, the case did not reach the court.
However, many fans, who like to engage with the following the latest gossips about celebrities, claimed that their relationship was nothing more than a PR trick, drawing parallels between Tom Hiddleston and Taylor Swift who even did not hide the true intentions of their relationship.