Birth Name: Michael Christopher Sheen
Place of Birth: Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales
Date of Birth: 5 February, 1969
Ethnicity: Welsh, some Irish and English
Michael Sheen is a Welsh actor, director, and political activist. He is the son of Margaret and Meyrick Sheen.
Michael has a daughter with his former partner, actress Kate Beckinsale; and one child with his partner, Swedish actress Anna Lundberg.
One of his paternal great-great-grandfathers, Thomas Sheehan, was the son of Irish immigrants, Edward Sheehan and Catherine Hickey. The surname Sheehan later became Sheen.
Michael’s paternal grandfather was Charles Thomas Sheen (the son of Thomas Henry Sheen and Elizabeth Florence Blower). Charles was born in Neath, Glamorganshire, Wales. Michael’s great-grandfather Thomas was the son of Thomas Sheehan/Sheen and Charlotte V. North, who was born in London, England. Elizabeth was the daughter of Charles Blower, from Atcham, Shropshire, England, and of Mary Ann North, from Leicestershire, England.
Michael’s paternal grandmother was Jennett M. Davies (the daughter of James Meyrick Davies and Emma Edwards). James was the son of Meyrick Davies and Sarah. Emma was the daughter of Rees Edwards and Elizabeth Auckland.
Michael’s maternal grandparents’ surnames were Thomas and Price.