Robert Sheehan Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Robert Sheehan Quick Info
Height6 ft
Weight78 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 7, 1988
Zodiac SignCapricorn
GirlfriendUnknown

Robert Sheehan is a talented Irish actor renowned for his roles as Nathan Young in Misfits, as Darren in Love/Hate, and as Klaus Hargreeves in The Umbrella Academy. He has also been cast alongside prominent actors in films like Cherrybomb, Season of the Witch, Killing Bono, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, and The Messenger. He has more than 300k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Robert Michael Sheehan

Nick Name

Robbie

Robert Sheehan at the BAFTA Television Awards in May 2012
Robert Sheehan at the BAFTA Television Awards in May 2012 (Paul Bird / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

Irish

Education

Robert Sheehan attended the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), Ireland. However, he left the course as he got disinterested.

Occupation

Actor, Voice Actor, Producer

Family

  • Father – Joe Sheehan (Member of Garda Síochána, Irish Police Force)
  • Mother – Maria Sheehan
  • Siblings – Brendan Sheehan (Older Brother) (Mortgage Broker), Shauna Sheehan (Older Sister)

Manager

Robert Sheehan is managed by Lisa Richards Agency, Talent Agency, Dublin, Ireland.

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

78 kg or 172 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Robert Sheehan has dated –

  1. Taylor Kranzle – Robert was rumored to be dating German actress Taylor Kranzle in the past.
  2. Leonie Kranzle (2010) – In 2010, Robert briefly dated German actress Leonie Kranzle, best known of the film Love Pills.
  3. Sofia Boutella (2014-2018) – In 2014, Robert started dating French-Algerian dancer, model, and actress Sofia Boutella. They met while shooting for the film Jet Trash in Goa, India. Soon after that, the couple was spotted together at numerous events.
Robert Sheehan at the 2011 Minghella Film Festival
Robert Sheehan at the 2011 Minghella Film Festival (Marie-Lan Nguyen / Wikimedia / CC BY-2.5)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Curly hair
  • Tall height
Robert Sheehan at the premiere of Killing Bono in March 2011
Robert Sheehan at the premiere of Killing Bono in March 2011 (Anthony Hanna / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Brand Endorsements

He hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand yet.

Best Known For

  • His versatile roles in numerous TV shows including Young Blades (2005) as Louis XIV, Rock Rivals (2008) as Addison Teller, Misfits (2009–2010) as Nathan Young, Love/Hate (2010–2013) as Darren, Me and Mrs Jones (2012) as Billy, Fortitude (2017) as Vladek Klimov, The Umbrella Academy (2018) as Klaus Hargreeves, and many more
  • Portraying significant roles in the films like Ghostwood (2006) as Tim, Summer of the Flying Saucer (2008) as Danny, Cherrybomb (2009) as Luke, Season of the Witch (2011) as Kay, Killing Bono (2011) as Ivan McCormick, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013) as Simon Lewis, The Road Within (2014) as Vincent, Moonwalkers (2015) as Leon, The Messenger (2015) as Jack, and Bad Samaritan (2018) as Sean Falco, among others

First Film

In 2009, he made his theatrical film debut in the thriller film Cherrybomb as Luke.

In 2010, he made his debut as a voice actor in the animated adventure family film A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventures as the character Ray.

First TV Show

In 2004, he made his first TV show appearance in the adventure fantasy series Foreign Exchange as Cormac MacNamara.

Robert Sheehan Favorite Things

  • Film – American Beauty (1999)
  • Band – Slaves
SourceIMDb, Twitter
Robert Sheehan speaking at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con International
Robert Sheehan speaking at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Robert Sheehan Facts

  1. As a child, he used to play the banjo and the bodhrán.
  2. His mother encouraged him to take up acting and accompanied him to the audition of Song for a Raggy Boy when he was 14 years old.
  3. In 2011, he was seen in J. M. Synge’s play The Playboy of the Western World produced under John Crowley’s production at the Old Vic Theatre in London.
  4. If a movie is made based on his life, then he would want Liam Neeson to portray his character in the film.
  5. If he could eat only 1 food for a month, it would be sushi.
  6. Robert won the BAFTA award with other cast members of Misfits in the past.
  7. In 2013, he won the Irish Film and Television Academy Award for “Actor in a Supporting Role – Television” for his role as Darren Treacy in Love/Hate (2010-2013).
  8. He has also worked as a producer for Jet Trash (2016) and short film Dicky (2017) and as an executive producer for another short film Banshee Betty (2016).
  9. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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