Michael Shannon

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Shannon in at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, September 2011

Michael Corbett Shannon (born August 7, 1974 in Lexington, Kentucky) is an American actor. He had earned an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Revolutionary Road. As of 2010, he is a regular in the hit HBO series Boardwalk Empire, playing Agent Nelson Van Alden. Shannon played General Zod in Zack Snyder's 2013 movie Man of Steel[1].

Shannon was born in Lexington, Kentucky on August 7, 1974 to Donald S. Shannon and to Geraldine Hine. He was raised in Chicago, Illinois. His career began in 1993 in the movie Groundhog Day.

Shannon is in a relationship with actress Kate Arrington; they both have a daughter, Sylvia who was born in 2008.

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