Updated: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 20:45:00 GMT | By Emma Jones
Michael Fassbender's most fascinating facts

He has a loyal fan base

He has a loyal fan base (© Max Rossi, Reuters)
  • Get to know Michael Fassbender a little better (© Rex Features)
  • His accent is Irish-hot (© Mark Blinch, Reuters)
  • You may remember him from… (© Handout)
  • He’s not Benedict Cumberbatch (© Jon Furniss, WireImage; Getty Images)
  • He goes all out for a role (© Rex Features)
  • He’s the life and soul of the party (© Mark Blinch, Reuters)
  • He has a loyal fan base (© Max Rossi, Reuters)
  • His German isn’t that convincing (© Rex Features)
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Of course, if you’re a true Fassbender devotee, then you may prefer to be known as a “Fassinator,” the self-titled name of his most loyal fans. Naturally their dedication runs to photoshopping actual fascinators onto his head to post to the interweb, while there’s also a famous story about one woman fainting when he came on screen at the TIFF premiere of Shame.