He wasn't a bit shy about baring ALL when he went full frontal in the sexually-charged 2011 drama Shame and in his upcoming crime thriller The Counselor, he shares some steamy scenes with sexy co-star Penelope Cruz. Here are five things you may not know about Michael Fassbender.
1. Born April 2, 1977 in Heidelberg, Germany - his background is German and Irish. Speaking about his heritage, he told an interviewer: "It's totally schizophrenic isn't it? Irish and German is such an odd mix. It's discipline and something else, isn't it?"