Date of Birth : Apr 2nd 1977
He played the character of Azazeal in the first series of Hex on Sky One and he also starred as the main character in the music video for the song ‘Blind Pilots’ by the British band, The Cooper Temple Clause. He could be heard as Dracula in the radio play Book at Bedtime of BBC Northern Ireland on November 24, 2003. He also can be seen in the Guinness-ad titled “The Quarrel”, as a guy who swims through the ocean from Ireland to apologize personally to his brother in New York. The ad was on TV early 2004.
During the 2006 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Fassbender co-starred with Mel Smith in Allegiance, a play based on the meeting between Winston Churchill and Michael Collins while coincidentally his mother is great niece of Collins (whom he played). By many accounts he was riveting on stage. . In addition, he has produced, directed and starred in the stage version of Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs, along with his production company.
For his role in Hunger, he went on a crash diet to play Provisional Irish Republican Army prisoner Bobby Sands, who died during a hunger strike in 1981. His hunger strike at Northern Ireland’s Maze Prison made him a cult figure among Republican supporters – and he was elected a Member of Parliament while in prison, before his death.