Quote: "My daughter, she's 16. It's not what every 16 year old wants on their Christmas list - 'I want my Dad to be in a show about sex, where he is doing sex'. So she's not particularly happy about that. She does mention that every now and again she Googles 'Michael Sheen naked' - just to embarrass me! I think it is a way of her being able to deal with it. If she can see what's out there, then she's alright." Actor MICHAEL SHEEN admits his daughter Lily struggles with his role as historical sex expert Dr. William Masters in TV drama Masters of Sex.
Quote: "He is a Jack Nicholson look-alike. He is genetically blessed but with absolutely no talent... He's always been a frustrated performer. He would have loved to have been an actor." Actor Michael Sheen on his dad's sideline job.
Fact: Stars including Michael Sheen, Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders will try their hands at making cakes for charity as they compete in a celebrity special of U.K. reality Tv series The Great British Bake Off. The contestants, also including Tv presenter Alexa Chung and Dame Edna Everage, will take on the cooking task for the Comic Relief charity. The four-part competition airs in the U.K. in February (15).
Quote: "On his show Masters Of Sex, he speaks perfect American. And I'm like, 'If you can talk normal (sic), why don't you do that all the time?'" Comedienne Sarah Silverman jokes about her Welsh boyfriend Michael Sheen's accent skills.
Quote: "I got into it early on, and it brought out all of my worst traits. If someone said something that p**sed me off, I'd go after them. Then you realise it's turning up in newspapers... I'm just not a strong or stable enough person." Actor Michael Sheen tries to stay away from Twitter.com.
Quote: "I got a lot of texts from friends saying, 'I made the mistake of watching this with my parents/children - I'm not doing that again'." Michael Sheen's pals were shocked by his role as a sex researcher in U.S. Tv drama Masters Of Sex.
Quote: "He's a Jack Nicholson look-a-like. To say that he's an impersonator would imply a level of skill, as opposed to genetic freakishness! But I do say what he lacks in specificity, he makes up for in commitment. He gives it 150 per cent." Actor Michael Sheen admits his father's side-gig as a Jack Nicholson impersonator could be better.
Quote: "When you're an actor and you look like a bit of a knob... people assume it's for a character. It's not for a character; I'm just a knob." Twilight star Michael Sheen on his new "villain" moustache.
Quote: "I had surgery on my shoulder. It was a Shakesperean injury. I was playing Hamlet and I hurt my shoulder... I was pulling dead bodies and doing all sorts of things on the stage... I hurt my rotator cuff." Frost/Nixon star Michael Sheen is recovering from a theatre-related injury.
Quote: "It's a little bit different to Newport out here but I do love it. The sun is shining, life is good and I'm very happy." Michael Sheen has traded his native Wales for sun-kissed Hollywood.
Fact: Twilight star Michael Sheen has replaced fellow Brit Paul Bettany as 1960s sex expert William Masters in a racy new U.S. cable series. The Welsh star will lead the cast of Masters of Sex for Showtime opposite Lizzy Kaplan, who will play Masters' partner Virginia Johnson. Shakespeare in Love's John Madden is slated to direct.
Quote: "I wanted to expand my options and for people to see me in a different light. Playing an American in a Woody Allen film is a seal of approval somehow, like 'There you go. He can play American.'" Welsh actor Michael Sheen credits his Midnight In Paris director Woody Allen with saving him from being typecast.
Quote: "Victoria said that she thought I was gay. So in her eyes I'm a gay tramp! I'm quite happy with that." Actor Michael Sheen reveals his unkempt appearance for a new film role fooled Victoria Beckham.
Quote: "I had been batting around Hollywood for a while trying to get a film career off the ground. It wasn't really going anywhere. It got to the point where I gave up on that. In no way did I think playing Tony Blair would open those doors but it did." Michael Sheen credits the former British prime minister, who he played in 2006 drama The Queen, with helping him crack America.
Quote: "He’s been incredibly busy over the years. He started when the first Tim Burton Batman film came out... Since then he’s worked all over the world... He’s done bar mitzvahs, he’s done weddings, commercials in Europe, everything." Actor Michael Sheen on his father, who is a professional Jack Nicholson look-a-like.
Fact: Forest Whitaker, Michael Sheen, Stanley Tucci, Peter Sarsgaard and Oprah Winfrey paid tribute to each of the Best Actress nominees prior to Sandra Bullock's big win at the Oscars on Sunday (07Mar10). Each star recalled anecdotes of working with those actors nominated.
Quote: "I spent a lot of time on the set with Helen and after a while a thought kept reoccurring: 'Is it wrong to be so wildly attracted to a Queen...?' After a few hours, the make-up would start to wear off and her spiderweb tattoo would start to appear on her hand, which of course only made her even hotter." Michael Sheen pays tribute to Oscar nominee Helen Mirren, his The Queen co-star, at the Academy Awards.
Quote: "I found it incredibly beautiful, really bold filmmaking, really risk-taking filmmaking. It was very moving. It made me think and it made me feel. And it kind of delighted me and unsettled me. It did everything that I wanted a film to do." Frost/Nixon star Michael Sheen is surprised Where The Wild Things Are has not been nominated for more Oscars.
Fact: Even Volturi vampires have to work out - British actor Michael Sheen, who heads the sinister bloodsucker sect in the new TWILIGHT movie, was spotted sweating on the cross trainer at L.A. Fitness gym in Universal City, California on Tuesday night (24Nov09).
Quote: "I am being told to gird my loins for this huge TWILIGHT fan base and how many decibels their screaming can hit." British actor Michael Sheen is apprehensive about promoting his latest movie THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON.
Quote: "It is busy, thank goodness, but I would do this job even if nobody paid me. If nobody cast me I would still be acting in my living room." British actor Michael Sheen will never give up on his career.
Quote: "I remember my daughter said, 'Aro is bald'. Clearly he’s not, but that’s her picture of him. Maybe she was thinking of Nosferatu." Michael Sheen on his daughter Lily's vision of his new Twilight vampire character.
Quote: "When chance plays its part, like when someone's phone goes off in the audience, no matter what you're trying to do on stage you're drawn into that moment and it becomes electric." Michael Sheen relishes taking on theatre roles.
Quote: "I would have loved to don a white floppy rabbit suit, with a big fluffy tail." Michael Sheen is sad he only provided the voiceover for his character in Tim Burton's upcoming adaption of ALICE IN WONDERLAND.
Quote: "She's obsessed. That's a large part of why I did it. It was one of the most exciting things ever, to be in something she loves so much. She's really looking forward to coming to the premiere. She says she's not interested in Robert Pattinson but I don't believe her." Michael Sheen wanted to star in upcoming movie THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON to impress his 10-year-old daughter with ex-girlfriend Kate Beckinsale.
Quote: "There was an agreement she was not going to watch the film THE QUEEN and Mr Blair wasn't either." Michael Sheen reveals British monarch Queen Elizabeth, II and former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair struck a deal to avoid seeing the Oscar-winning movie.
Quote: "Frost/Nixon: The Musical. We have got some great songs - Sorry Seems to be The Hardest Word... Scandal in the Wind... Please Impeach Me, Let Me Go..." Michael Sheen jokes about his next career move.
Quote: "He had pictures of wolves all over his mirror. He thought he was a wolf." Actress Rhona Mitra reveals Underworld: RISE OF THE LYCANS co-star Michael Sheen really got into character as a wolfman.
Quote: "I said, 'Do you wanna come with me today, it's a long ceremony,' and she said, 'Well, I could bring a book and maybe a torch and read.' So we decided we'd leave it until another year. She has huge confidence that I'm gonna be here again." THE QUEEN star Michael Sheen invited his young daughter LILY to attend the Oscars yesterday (25FEB07) as his date.