Michael Shannon is an American actor and musician. He has appeared in such films as: Groundhog Day, 8 Mile, Pearl Harbor, Bad Boys II, The Iceman, Man of Steel, and Elvis & Nixon (2016). He is also known for his role as Nelson Van Alden/George Mueller in the HBO period drama series Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014).
Shannon has been twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, first for Revolutionary Road (2008) and again for Nocturnal Animals (2016). 99 Homes (2014) further earned him nominations for a Screen Actors Guild Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture.
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ANGELS OF EAST AFRICA
Angels of East Africa is a non-profit aid organization established to provide a better future for orphaned children of war in southern Sudan (and Eastern Africa). Angels of East Africa (AOEA) was founded in 1998 by Sam Childers, AKA, Machine Gun Preacher, who has rescued over 1500 orphaned children from starvation, disease and enslavement by brutal rebel armies in South Sudan. Sam Childer’s inspiring life story was created into the 2011 Hollywood film, Machine Gun Preacher, starring Gerard Butler and Michelle Monaghan.
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