Michael made his acting debut in a British mockumentary sitcom, The Office, which was created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. In 1994, Michael appeared in a British action crime drama movie, Shopping, which was directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. The co-stars of this movie are Sadie Frost, Jude Law, Sean Pertwee and Marianne Faithfull.
After his successful career as an actor, Michael appeared in a fantasy movie directed by David Yates called Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. The co-stars of this movies are Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, and Alan Rickman. The movie became a huge hit and made a collection of $934.4 million at the box office against the budget of $250 million.
Recently, Michael featured in American science fiction action adventure film, Ready Player One, which has been directed by Steven Spielberg. The others stars of this movie are Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Simon Pegg, and Mark Rylance. The total budget for this movie is $175 million.
Similarly, Michael has appeared in numerous other movies and television series like, First Knight, Shoot on Sight, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, The Selfish Giant, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Spender, Harry, Bostock's Cup, and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.
Michael is a British by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He married his longtime girlfriend Ali Ineson, editor of make-up artist magazine, Warpaint. The couple is blessed with two children. He lives a happily married life along with his wife and children and has no any rumor of divorce from his spouse. There are no recorded past affairs and relationship recorded about her.
As a popular actor, Michael earns a huge amount of money from his professional acting career. He has appeared in numerous movies and television series from which he must have collected a huge amount of salary. According to some source, his current net worth is estimated to be $ 100,000.