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Given birth to Brenda Shannon Greene in 1958, Shannon spent her child years years in Washington, D.C., and NY City’s Brooklyn borough. While going to college, she became a member of the brand new York Jazz Outfit as a vocalist, which resulted in a chance ending up in drummer Lenny White colored and some documenting sessions. A unitary, 1983’s “Allow Music Play,” was released on the brand new York-based dance label Crisis like a 12″ solitary with Shannon outlined as the designer. Produced by Tag Liggett and Chris Barbosa, the track’s weighty in advance staccato beats and synth bass designated it as an early on freestyle solitary. The record became a monster golf club strike, pumped its method up to the pop TOP, and offered a million copies. Shannon’s debut recording, Allow Music Play, was released on Mirage in Feb 1984 and proceeded to go platinum, peaking at quantity 32 play March 1984. Shannon adopted that up with the very best Ten R&B strike “Provide Me Tonight,” in addition to “My Heart’s Divided.” WOULD YOU Wanna ESCAPE was the name of her second Mirage recording, issued in-may 1985. The name track solitary hit quantity 13 R&B in springtime 1985. Her third recording, Love Goes Completely, premiered on Atlantic in 1986, using the singles “Dancin,” “Felony,” and “Show Me Best.” She do work with soundtracks and jingles and began documenting again through the past due ’90s, when she added to produces by famous brands Todd Terry, Sash!, and Jacques Lu Cont (years just before Madonna wanted him away). After showing up on VH-1’s One-Hit Miracles system, she released the 1999 recording The Best Is usually Yet to Seriously the Contagious label. A Beauty Comes back, offering an appearance from Deceased Prez along with a cover from the Individual League’s “Individual,” implemented on Diggin 4 Dark brown in 2007.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth March 19, 1992, March 19, 1992
Profession Mathematician, Electrical engineer, Cryptographer, Electronics engineer
Nationality American, American
Awards Claude E. Shannon Award, IEEE Medal of Honor, John Fritz Medal, Stuart Ballantine Medal, Josiah Willard Gibbs Lectureship, National Medal of Science for Engineering, Kyoto Prize in Basic Sciences, Harvey Prize in Science and Technology
Music Songs Give Me Tonight, Let the Music Play, Do You Wanna Get Away, My Heart's Divided, Sweet Somebody, Shida, Stronger Together, Stop the Noise, Let Me See Your Body Move, Someone Waiting Home, Electric Slide, It's You, Give Me Tonight 2000, Dancin', Prove Me Right, Give Me the Music, Bedroom Eyes, It’s Got to Be Love, You Put a Spark in My Life, Afterwork Party, Why Can't We Pretend, It's Over Love, S.H.A.N.N.O.N., Don't Be Afraid, Intimate, Affair, Move Mania, Wild Child, Happy, Believe in Me, Something Pretty, Human
Albums Let the Music Play, Love Goes All the Way, Do You Wanna Get Away, The Best of Shannon, The Collection
Nominations Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor, Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead, Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play, Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture, AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actor, Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Actor, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor, Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance, Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actor, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Solo Performance
Movies Man of Steel, Nocturnal Animals, Midnight Special, Take Shelter, Revolutionary Road, Elvis & Nixon, 99 Homes, Loving, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Premium Rush, The Iceman, Mud, Frank & Lola, Shotgun Stories, The Night Before, 8 Mile, Bug, Complete Unknown, My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?, Kangaroo Jack, The Runaways, Pearl Harbor, Machine Gun Preacher, Wolves, Salt and Fire, Freeheld, Groundhog Day, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, Bad Boys II, Jonah Hex, The Shape of Water, World Trade Center, Vanilla Sky, Young Ones, Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, The Woodsman, The Current War, Let's Go to Prison, The Missing Person, Grand Theft Parsons, The Harvest, High Crimes, Jesus' Son, Horse Soldiers, Dead Birds, The Broken Tower, Tigerland, Cecil B. Demented, Lucky You, Chain Reaction, What They Had


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pottersville 2017 post-production
State Like Sleep 2017 post-production
The Current War 2017 filming George Westinghouse
The Shape of Water 2017 post-production
Horse Soldiers filming
Waco TV Movie pre-production Gary Noesner
Nocturnal Animals 2016 Bobby Andes
Salt and Fire 2016 Matt Riley
Loving 2016 Grey Villet
Elvis & Nixon 2016 Elvis
Poor Boy 2016 Blayde Griggs
Wolves 2016/I Lee Keller
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 2016 Zod
Midnight Special 2016 Roy
Frank & Lola 2016 Frank
Complete Unknown 2016 Tom
The Night Before 2015/II Mr. Green
Freeheld 2015 Dane Wells
Boardwalk Empire 2010-2014 TV Series Nelson Van Alden / George Mueller
99 Homes 2014 Rick Carver
She's Funny That Way 2014 Policeman Macy's
They Came Together 2014 Spike
Young Ones 2014 Ernest Holm
Choose You 2013 Short
The Harvest 2013/I Richard
Man of Steel 2013 General Zod
Happy Hour 2012/V Short Just Mike
The Iceman 2012 Richard Kuklinski
Premium Rush 2012 Bobby Monday
Mud 2012 Galen
Touch of Evil 2011 Short The Tycoon
Machine Gun Preacher 2011 Donnie
The Broken Tower 2011 Emile
Take Shelter 2011 Curtis
Return 2011 Mike
Jonah Hex 2010 Doc Cross Williams
13 2010/I Henry
Herbert White 2010 Short Herbert
The Runaways 2010 Kim Fowley
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done 2009 Brad Macallam
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans 2009 Mundt
Delocated 2009 TV Series Mark
The Greatest 2009 Jordan Walker
The Missing Person 2009 John Rosow
Revolutionary Road 2008 John Givings
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead 2007 Dex
Lucky You 2007 Ray Zumbro
Blackbird 2007 Murl
Shotgun Stories 2007 Son Hayes
Let's Go to Prison 2006 Lynard
World Trade Center 2006 Dave Karnes
Bug 2006 Peter Evans
Marvelous 2006 John
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2005 TV Series Avery Shaw
Water 2004/I Bobby Matherson
Dead Birds 2004 Clyde
Criminal 2004 Gene
Zamboni Man 2004 Short Walt, Zamboni Man
The Woodsman 2004 Rosen
Grand Theft Parsons 2003 Larry Oster-Berg
Bad Boys II 2003 Floyd Poteet
Kangaroo Jack 2003 Frankie Lombardo
8 Mile 2002 Greg Buehl
High Crimes 2002 Troy Abbott
Vanilla Sky 2001 Aaron
New Port South 2001 Stanton (as Mike Shannon)
Pearl Harbor 2001 Lt. Gooz Wood
Tigerland 2000 Sgt. Filmore
Cecil B. DeMented 2000 Petie (as Mike Shannon)
The Photographer 2000 Maurice (as Mike Shannon)
Mullitt 2000 Short Phil Kunz
Early Edition 1998-1999 TV Series Mr. Andrews / Merle
Jesus' Son 1999 Dundun (as Mike Shannon)
Turks 1999 TV Series Man #1
Chicago Cab 1997 Crack Head
The Ride 1997/II Jimmy
Chain Reaction 1996 D.C. Flower Delivery Man
Groundhog Day 1993 Fred
Angel Street 1992 TV Movie Patrick Mulligan
Overexposed 1992 TV Movie Young Man

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Signature Move 2017 executive producer post-production
Elvis & Nixon 2016 executive producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sparrows Dance 2012 writer: "Sick"
The Runaways 2010 performer: "I Wanna Be Where the Boys Are"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Wacky Week-end! 2009 Short thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 74th Golden Globe Awards 2017 TV Special documentary Himself - Audience Member
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors 2017 TV Series Himself
Good Morning America 2015-2016 TV Series Himself
Off Camera with Sam Jones 2016 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014-2016 TV Series Himself
Lip Sync Battle 2016 TV Series Himself - Competitor
Made in Hollywood 2010-2016 TV Series Himself
WGN Morning News 2016 TV Series Himself
22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2016 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
73rd Golden Globe Awards 2016 TV Special Himself - Nominee
Last Call with Carson Daly 2013-2015 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Let's Go, DFW! 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Today 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Larry King Now 2013-2015 TV Series Himself - guest / Himself - Guest
The Special Without Brett Davis 2015 TV Series Himself
Park Bench with Steve Buscemi 2014 TV Series Himself
Strong Characters, Legendary Roles 2013 Video short Himself
Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics 2013 Documentary Himself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Mud: Southern Authenticity: Shooting the Real Arkansas 2013 Short Himself
A Personal Tale: Writing and Directing MUD 2013 Video short Himself
The Arkansas Ensemble the Distinctive Characters and Cast of Mud 2013 Short Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
All-Out Action 2013 Video short Himself
Henry Cavill: Becoming Superman 2013 TV Movie documentary Himself
Michael Shannon Reads the Insane Delta Gamma Sorority Letter 2013 Video short Himself
Roger Ebert's 14th Annual Film Festival: A Retrospective 2013 Documentary short
Premium Rush: The Starting Line 2012 Video documentary short Himself
Big Morning Buzz Live 2012 TV Series Himself
The 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards 2012 TV Special Himself - Presenter
The Big Picture 2011 TV Series Himself
Vine Talk 2011 TV Series Himself
Was ich bin sind meine Filme - Teil 2... nach 30 Jahren 2010 Documentary Himself
Sundance Skippy 2010 Documentary Himself
The 81st Annual Academy Awards 2009 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
HBO First Look 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
The Making of 'World Trade Center' 2006 Video documentary Himself
Making 'Dead Birds' 2005 Video documentary short Himself
Showboat & Boonie 2005 Video documentary short Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Welcome to the Basement 2013-2016 TV Series Bobby Monday / Himself / Brad Macallam
Too Young to Die 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
Hart Crane: An Exegesis 2012 Documentary

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