Michael Fassbender is an Irish actor best known for his roles as Sgt. Burton P. Christenson in the television mini-series Band of Brothers, and as Spartan soldier Stelios in the 2006 Frank Miller film 300.
He has also appeared in the television shows Hearts And Bones (his screen debut in 2001), NCS Manhunt, Holby City, William And Mary, Murphy's Law (a five-episode recurring role in 2005), Hex (in which he played the lead character of Azazeal for 12 episodes from 2004-2005) and Poirot.
Fassbender has appeared in the following made-for-TV movies to date:
Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004)
Julian Fellowes Investigates: A Most Mysterious Murder - The Case of Charles Bravo (2004)
A Bear Named Winnie (2004)
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)
Our Hidden Lives (2005)
Trial & Retribution: Sins of the Father (2006)
His feature film debut was in the 2006 movie 300, which he followed up with the role of Esme in the 2007 film Angel.
He will appear in his third feature film - Town Creek - in 2008.