Saturday 1 August 2020

Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender, the Irish-German actor was born on 2nd April 1977 at Heidelberg, West Germany. He is the son of Josef Fassbender and Adele. Fassbender decided to be an actor in his teenage years itself and started to attend drama classes. His first screen debut was in the television miniseries Band of Brothers. His first notable movie character was in the 2007 movie 300. In 2011, he did the role of Magneto in Marvel comics X-Men: First Class and also in 2 other movies of the franchise.

Fassbender got several award nominations including BAFTA Award and Oscar for his various characters, including the title role in the Danny Boyle directed biopic, Steve Jobs (2015).

Michael Fassbender Religion

Fassbender was raised as a Catholic, and he was an altar boy in his childhood days. However, he has stated that he does not practise the customs of religion anymore. He says that the religion is what is in one’s heart; it is ones behaviour that decides his religion.

Therefore, it is safe to assume that Michael Fassbender is presently Catholic by religion, but he is not a follower of his religion.

Michael Fassbender Political Views

Fassbender believes in neutrality, as far as his statements are considered. He is of German and Irish ancestry, but he has not expressed any opinions about the political circumstances of either Ireland or Germany. The case of politics in his present homeland, England is the same.

Once, he told about the President of United States Donald Trump that, the support for Trump is because the people is angry about previous rulers and are expecting good from Trump. Fassbender believes that Trump is the one who brought the country to today’s mess.

It is not known that which party he supports, whether Democratic or Republican.  

Who is he dating?

Michael Fassbender’s ex-girlfriend Sunawin Andrews in 2010 gave a petition again him, that he attacked her and filed a restraining order against him. He has not responded to these allegations so far.

In an interview in the year 2012, he said that he is seeing actress Nicole Beharie “as much as possible”. Beharie worked with him in the movie Shame.

He started dating Swedish actress Alicia Vikander in December 2014 and they got married in the year 2017.

Michael Fassbender Hobbies

He is a great fan of motorsports. He likes to watch racing and can be seen in several racing competitions. He is really keen about circuit racing that, in the year 2019, he spent his time in the Porsche Sports Cup of Germany.

Fassbender also likes Jet-skiing and go-karting. Once he met with a minor accident during the jet-skiing in Mexico on a holiday.

Interesting Facts

    • Fassbender worked as a bartender and postman before starting his career as an actor.
    • Catherine Fassbender, his elder sister is a neuropsychologist.
    • He is fluent in both German and English languages.
    • Fassbender lived in the same flat for a period from 1996 to 2017, in London, England. It was the same flat in which he lived during the starting of his career.