Michael Sheen sums up being Welsh in birthday Tweet
Michael Sheen has described being Welsh and being lovely as the same thing in a birthday Tweet.
The ‘not for profit’ actor turned 54 on Sunday which was quickly dubbed ‘International Michael Sheen Day’ by best selling author Neil Gaiman.
Coraline author, Gaiman Tweeted: “It is international Michael Sheen day. Please do something Welsh to celebrate. Or just be lovely.”
It is International @michaelsheen day. Please do something Welsh to celebrate. Or just be lovely. #happybirthdaymichaelsheen
— Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) February 5, 2023
Michael Sheen replied: “Same thing, of course. Love you,” followed by a heart emoji.
Same thing, of course. Love you❤️ https://t.co/rRN9DuqgsB
— michael sheen 💙 (@michaelsheen) February 5, 2023
The Twilight star born in Newport and raised in Port Talbot declared himself a ‘not for profit actor’ in 2021 and has since began donating his salary profits to various charities as well as urging others lucky enough to earn a decent salary to “step up and help” as “talent is everywhere, opportunity is not.”
Most recently, Sheen’s donation of £10,000 to Arts and Homelessness International was praised for giving homeless creatives the chance to showcase their skills and receive paid work.
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National Treasure. Put him in after MD retires – Cymru’d end up a much nicer place to live.
Ed, there has been a massive earthquake in the Middle East…
What a gem I wish we could have not for profit politicians the world would be a much better plac