Birth Name: Michael Fassbender
Birth Place: Germany
Born on April 2 1977 in Heidelberg, Germany, Fassbender was raised by his German father, Josef, a chef, and Irish mother, Adele. When he was two years old, Fassbender's parents decided to relocate the family to Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland, where they ran a restaurant called the West End House. Fassbender knew early on of family lore which touted his relation on his mother's side to Irish revolutionary, Michael Collins, though his parent's strongly condemned violence of any kind. At 17, the shiftless Fassbender, who played the guitar, accordion and piano, weighed becoming a guitarist in a heavy metal band, though at the time he really had no idea what he wanted to do with his life. Whil...
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