|January 7, 1988|
|Place of Birth|
Robert Michael Sheehan (Irish: Roibeárd Mícheál Ó Siodhacháin; born 7 January 1988) is an Irish actor. He is best known for television roles such as Nathan Young in Misfits and Darren in Love/Hate, as well as the 2009 film Cherrybomb alongside Rupert Grint. He also co-starred in the film Killing Bono as Ivan McCormick. In late 2011 he starred in John Crowley's production of J. M. Synge's comic play The Playboy of the Western World at the Old Vic Theatre in London.
Sheehan has three IFTA nominations and one BAFTA nomination. He also shared a BAFTA award with the cast of Misfits.
In 2013 he portrayed Simon Lewis in the film adaptation of The Mortal Instruments book City of Bones.
Sheehan was born in Portlaoise, Co.Laois, Ireland, the son of Maria and Joe Sheehan, who was a garda. He was born Robert Michael Sheehan, and added Adam as his confirmation name, becoming known as Robert Michael Adam Sheehan. He is the youngest of three children. He played the banjo, the bodhrán, and the spoons at school, having joked that he was like "Footloose with spoons", and participated in Fleadh Cheoil while at school. He first became interested in acting in primary school, in St. Paul's in Portlaoise, when he played Oliver in "Oliver with a Twist". Robert first considered acting when his mother took him to an audition for Song for a Raggy Boy when he was fourteen. He was chosen for the film, which was shot for three months in West Cork. He stated that he still keeps in touch with some of the boys from the film, and described filming as an adventure. When he was sixteen, he played the crippled boy in Cripple of Innishmaan with Open Door productions, and said afterwards that there is nothing like good theatre.
|Height||6 ft 1 in / 183 cm|
|Weight||163 lb / 74 kg|
|Shoe (Feet) Size||–|
|Hair Color||Dark brown|
|Race / ethnicity||White|