Michael Fassbender

32nd Annual London Film Critics' Circle Awards - Arrivals

Fassbender in 2012, photo by Prphotos

Place of Birth: Heidelberg, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, West Germany (now Germany)

Date of Birth: 2 April, 1977

*German (father)
*Irish (mother)

Michael Fassbender is a German and Irish actor, producer, and racing driver. He is known for starring in 300, Steve Jobs, Shame, and the X-Men films, among many other roles.

He was born in Heidelberg, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, West Germany. His father, Josef Fassbender, is German. His mother, Adele, is Irish, from Larne, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. When he was two, his family moved to Killarney, County Kerry, in the Republic of Ireland, where he was raised.

Michael is married to Swedish actress and dancer Alicia Vikander, with whom he has one child.

Michael is said to be related to Irish independence leader and politician Michael Collins. It is not clear if this genealogical connection has been verified.


Curious about ethnicity

36 Responses

  1. Hill says:

    He looks very German.

  2. Arunkate3 says:

    im German and living in Germany and he looks so German . Facial features and bone structure

  3. hesh123 says:

    It is because they are all arabs

  4. musicfangirl says:

    He look’s more German then Irish I’ve met Germans who have similar looks

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