Robert Sheehan is a not new name in the entertainment industry. He is an award-winning Irish actor with a legacy of nailing every role he gets to play. His acting prowess, hard work, and dedication in the film industry have brought him fame and success.
Robert is known for taking roles in Misfits (Nathan Young), Love and Hate (Darren), and The Umbrella Academy (Klaus Hargreeves). What else do you know about the star?
Robert Sheehan profile summary
- Full name: Robert Michael Adam Sheehan
- Date of birth: 7th January 1988
- Place of birth: Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland
- Robert Sheehan age: 32 years
- Nationality: Irish
- Ethnicity: White
- Robert Sheehan sexuality: Straight
- Weight: 70 kg
- Relationship status: Single
- Profession: Actor
- Net worth: $2 million
Robert was born on 7th January 1988 in Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland, as Robert Michael Sheehan. He is the youngest child to Joe Sheehan (father) and Maria Sheehan (mother) who was a garda.
After his confirmation, he was given the name Adam. Robert has two elder siblings, a brother (Brendan) and a sister (Shauna).
He attended St Paul’s School in Portlaoise, and he was not sure if acting would be a sustainable career. Thus, he chose to study Film and Television at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology. He missed several months of his study while filming Summer of the Flying Saucer.
As a result, he failed his first-year examinations and decided not to attempt repeats. Later on, he spent some time performing stand-up comedy in Ireland.
Robert Sheehan height is 6 feet. He weighs 70 kgs and has a chest, waist, and arm size of 40:32:14 inches.
Adam’s shoe size is 10 (UK). He has dark brown hair and hazel eyes.
Is Robert Sheehan gay?
No, he is not gay. This what he had to say in one of the interviews:
I think it would be irresponsible not to question your sexuality. I had a couple of experiences when I was younger with dudes where I tried it, experimented to see if it did anything for me. It didn’t, but I gave it a go!
However, he is known for publicly challenging gender norms. He has openly spoken about experimenting with his sexuality when he was younger.
He also actively supports same-sex marriages.
Robert Sheehan wife
Robert met Sofia Boutella on the set of the movie Jet Trash in Goa. Sofia, Robert Sheehan girlfriend, was a French-Algerian dancer and actress. The couple began dating in March 2004 but maintained a low-profile.
As time went by, the two began making public appearances. In October 2018, Robert confirmed his break-up with Sofia. At the moment, there is no information about him seeing anyone.
Robert Sheehan movies and TV shows
Robert began his career as an actor in 2003. Some of the movies and television shows he has featured in include:
- 2003 – Song for a Raggy Boy
- 2003 – A Dublin Story
- 2003 – An Cuainin
- 2004 – Foreign Exchange
- 2005 – Young Blades
- 2006 – The Clinic
- 2006 – Bel’s Boys
- 2007 – The Helpless Creature
- 2008 – Summer of the FLYING Saucer
- 2008 – Bitter Sweet
- 2008 – The Tudors
- 2008 – Rock Rivals
- 2008 – Lowland Fell
- 2008 – Ghostwood
- 2009 – Cherrybomb
- 2009 – Red Riding: The Year of the Lord 1983
- 2009 – Red Riding: The Year of the Lord 1980
- 2009 – Red Riding: The Year of the Lord 1974
- 2010 – A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventure
- 2010 – Coming Up
- 2011 – Season of the Witch
- 2011 – Killing Bono
- 2009 to 2011 – Misfits
- 2011 – Demons Never Die
- 2011 – The Borrowers
- 2012 – Accused
- 2012 – Me and Mrs. Jones
- 2012 – Immaturity for Charity
- 2012 – In Love With Coward
- 2013 – Push It
- 2012 – The Mortals Instruments: City of Bones
- 2010 to 2013 – Love/Hate
- 2014 – Anita B
- 2014 – RanDumb: The Adventures of an Iris Guy in LA
- 2014 – The Road Within
- 2014 – The Exchange
- 2015 – Moonwalkers
- 2015 – The Messengers
- 2015 – Rideshare
- 2016 – The Bigger Picture
- 2016 – Jet Trash
- 2016 – Banshee Betty
- 2017 – Fortitude
- 2017 – Three Summers
- 2017 – Geostorm
- 2017 – Dicky
- 2018 – Mute
- 2018 – Bad Samaritan
- 2018 – Genius
- 2018 – The Song of Sway Lake
- 2018 – Mortal Engines
- 2018 – The Young Offenders
- 2019 – Trailer Park Boys: Park After Dark
- 2019 – Robot Chicken
- 2019 to 2020 – The Umbrella Academy
Robert Sheehan Umbrella Academy
The Umbrella Academy is an American superhero television series developed for Netflix by Steve Blackman and Jeremy Slater. The series was filmed in Toronto. The first season was released on 15th February 2019. Robert has taken the role of Klaus Hargreeves.
Klaus is one of the 43 children born on the same day in 1989 to mothers who never showed any signs of pregnancy. He is also among the seven kids adopted by Sir Reginald Hargreeves. He intends to train them to save the world.
Awards and nominations
The following is a list of his nominations:
- 2010 – Irish Film and Television Awards for the Rising Star Award (nominated)
- 2011 – Monte-Carlo TV Festival for the Outstanding Actor: Drama Series in the 2019 film Misfits (nominated)
- 2011 – Irish Film and Television Awards for the Best Actor in a Lead Role in Television in the 2009 film Misfits (nominated)
- 2011 – BAFTA Awards for the Best Supporting in Actor in the 2019 film Misfits (nominated)
- 2012 – Irish Film and Television Awards for the Best Supporting Actor: Television for 2009 Misfits (nominated)
- 2013 – Irish Film and Television Awards for the Best Actor TV for the 2010 Love/Hate (nominated)
- 2015 – Milano International Film Festival Awards (MIFF Awards) for the Best Actor in the 2014 film The Road Within (nominated)
- 2017 – Irish Film and Television Awards for the Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Drama for the 2015 film Fortitude (nominated)
Robert Sheehan has, without a doubt, shaken the film industry with his spot-on characters. He is an inspiration to all the up-coming actors and actresses in the world.
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