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The 49-year-old has become better known as a screen actor since the 2000s, in particular through his roles in various biopics.
Michael starred in a trilogy of films as British politician Tony Blair: the television film The Deal (2003), followed by The Queen (2006) and The Special Relationship (2010).
In early 2014, he began dating American comedian Sarah Silverman and in the spring of 2017 she visited his native Wales for the first time.
The relationship wasn't to be though and the couple split up in February 2018 after nearly four years of dating.
, and was nominated for a fourth Olivier Award in 2006 for portraying the broadcaster David Frost in Frost/Nixon, a role he revisited in the 2008 film adaptation of the play.
He then starred as the outspoken football manager Brian Clough in The Damned United (2009).
The pair attended the Olivier Awards in London, arriving separately but meeting up at the after-party at the Natural History Museum.
He was born in Newport but spent most of his youth in Port Talbot, where his interest in football got him scouted by Arsenal when he was 12.
However, his family did not want to relocate to London and Sheen instead started to pursue a career in the arts.
His father was a professional Jack Nicholson lookalike and many of his family performed in amateur theatre and musical productions.
After training at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in 1988, Michael worked mainly in theatre throughout the 1990s.