Birth Name: Michael Corbett Shannon
Place of Birth: Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States
Date of Birth: August 7, 1974
Ethnicity: English, likely Irish
Michael Shannon is an American actor and musician. He is the son of Geraldine K. Hine, a lawyer, and Donald Sutherlin Shannon, an accounting professor. Michael is a partner of actress Kate Arrington.
Michael’s paternal grandfather was Raymond Corbett Shannon, an entomologist who specialized in Diptera. Raymond was orphaned as a child, and raised by a foster mother, Susan McCormick.
Michael’s paternal grandmother was Elnora “Nora” M. Pettit Sutherlin (the daughter of James Sutherlin and Lizzie).
Source: Michael’s paternal grandmother, Elnora “Nora” M. Pettit Sutherlin, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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