Michael Sheen reveals hospital mix up at birth meant he was given wrong name

Editorial use only Mandatory Credit: Photo by Ken McKay/ITV/REX (10347638bl) Michael Sheen 'Good Morning Britain' TV show, London, UK - 26 Jul 2019
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As he prepares to welcome his 2nd kid in a couple of months, Michael Sheen has printed the hospital transfer up that left him going house for the primary time as a new child with a name his mother and father didn’t give him.

The Good Omens actor answered to a fan account dubbed ‘Michael Sheen facts’ that posted a fairly doubtful ‘fact’ to its Twitter web page this week.

According to the account, the put up learn: ‘Michael Sheen’s actual name is Michael Sheen.’

Bizarre at the most efficient of occasions, however now we have now been informed by way of the person himself – kind of wrong.

Replying to the account on Thursday morning, Michael sought after to proportion an enchanting anecdote about his name.

‘Actually my parents named me Christopher but the nurses had to look after me the first week as my mum wasn’t neatly they usually were given my names combined up on my tag so once I was accumulated my mother and father requested for Christopher and the nurses stated …we have now a Michael? So they went with it,’ he stated as of late.



But that wasn’t it – oh no, we have now a full-blown tale about this palaver.

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‘Then a few years ago I did one of those family history shows. They told me about my ancestor coming to Wales from Ireland during the famine. They showed me the certificate for him getting married in Cardiff. And then the list of children he and his wife had,’ he persevered.

‘They had one thing like 20 or extra kids however no longer many survived. On the certificates it confirmed that they saved naming the male young children Michael however all of them died. They have been obviously determined to have a Michael Sheen however unfortunately they by no means controlled it.

Michael Sheen and his new girlfriend
He’s anticipating a toddler with Anna (Picture: Anna Lundberg/Instagram)

‘Generations went by in our family and no Michaels emerged and their story was forgotten. Then one day, many, many years later a nurse got a name tag mixed up and unknowingly tricked whatever malevolent force was at work trying to stop a Michael Sheen emerge.’

Thanking the nurse, he went on to mention: And, that lengthy forgotten younger dad and mom, with out ever realizing it, and with out us realizing why they so desperately sought after it, in any case were given their want.

‘So to that nurse, whoever you are, wherever you are, if you’re even nonetheless alive, on behalf of my lengthy lifeless ancestors and their mysterious want – thanks.’

Of path that led a lot of his fanatics to a) surprise the place the Christopher was within the new child ward and likewise b) just like the plot of Good Omens, was Michael unintentionally swapped and he is certainly the antichrist?



The 50-year-old is these days expecting the birth of his first kid with female friend Anna Lundberg, 25, with the actor saying the being pregnant two weeks in the past.

Earlier this month, Michael took to Twitter to proportion the intense information as he wrote: ‘Very happy to let everyone know that my partner Anna and I are expecting a little angel of our own.’

He added: ‘(Just to be clear – we’re having a toddler!)’

The actor, who performs an angel within the Amazon Prime display, comically added the tag #nottheantichrist, with a collection of delightfully angelic emojis, together with the Swedish and Welsh flags to mirror the parents-to-be’s homelands.

According to studies, the megastar has been in a dating with Anna since May.

Amid hypothesis the 2 had begun relationship, they apparently showed their dating when the fashion was by way of his facet at the London premiere of Good Omens revealing she was ‘overwhelmed’ with pleasure for her beau.

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