Michael Fassbender was born the second of April 1977, in Germany, in the city of Heidelberg. His father - a German, and his mother - Irish. When Michael was two years old, his family moved to Ireland and settled in County Kerry.
As a child, Michael pleased studied music - he played the accordion, guitar and piano.
He studied at the next actor in the "College of St. Brendan," as well as "Drama Centre in London," in which the training has not finished.
The first successful film role was played in 2001 - Michael starred in Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg's "Band of Brothers".
In 2004, Fassbender has appeared in the TV series "The Witch".
In 2006 he was invited to the role in the play "Allegiance," which was shown at the theater festival in Edinburgh. Actor noticed assistant director Quentin Tarantino, who later he received his starring role. Also, in 2006, Michael appeared in the movie "300".
Later Fassbender received an offer to become a producer, director-producer, plus a direct participant in the stage version of the famous thriller "Reservoir Dogs," Tarantino all the same.
In 2007, Fassbender starred in the movie "Angel" as well as in the television comedy "Belle of marriageable age", followed by a picture of Steve McQueen's "Hunger", which brought Michael a few honorable film awards.
A year later, in 2009, Michael has played a role in Joel Schumacher's thriller "Blood Creek".
His long-standing acquaintance with assistants Quentin Tarantino has finally resulted in cooperation with cult film director himself - he invited Michael's sensational band "Inglorious Bastards", 2009, by which it learned about the world.
In 2010, the actor got two roles - in the movie "Centurion", as well as in the film "John Hex".
In 2011, Michael came just six films. Among them: "Jane Eyre," "X-Men: First Class", "A Dangerous Method", "The Waterfowl", "Knockout" and " Shame". For his role in the latter of which Michael won the award for "Best Actor" at Venice Film Festival 2011.
Since 2010, Michael was in a relationship with actress Zoe Kravitz, they separated in the summer of 2011. Earlier it was reported that, perhaps, Michael is the father of a child partner for the film "X-Men: First Class" January Jones, but until it is not confirmed.