|born on||2 April 1977 at 00:30 (= 12:30 AM )|
|Place||Heidelberg, Germany, 49n25, 8e43|
|Timezone||MET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||12°07' 12°43 Asc. 13°55'|
German-Irish actor, born to an Irish mother and a German father. The family moved to Ireland in 1979. He is best known for having played Lieutenant Archie Hicox in the war film Inglourious Basterds (2009), Magneto in the superhero film X-Men: First Class (2011), and the android David in the science fiction film Prometheus (2012).
He resides in London, where he has lived for the last 15 years, while making career-related visits to Los Angeles.
An anonymous forum user pointed out a British newspaper article of 25 May 2012, which states:
The first thing everyone notices is the name. The actor was born in Heidelberg in west Germany, and "Fassbender" is the German term for someone who repairs casks or barrels. Michael was almost born on April Fool's Day but, according to family lore, his father told his mother to hang on a bit longer and he appeared at half-past midnight the next day.
Sy Scholfield quotes Fassbender in "I'm a terrible flirt, I'm married to work and I can't fake it with women" by Patricia Danaher, 9 February 2012, Irish Daily Mail, pp. 30-31: "He turns 35 in April. 'I was almost born on April Fool's Day, but my dad was telling my mum to hang on! I was born at, I think, 12.30 instead of midnight.
- Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress