Robert Michael Sheehan (born January 7, 1988) is an Irish actor best known for playing the role of Nathan Young in the popular British sci-fi dramedy Misfits. In early 2011 it was announced that he was leaving the show to pursue other projects and would not be appearing in the third series, to the horror of many fans.Also notable for his appearances in movies such as Cherrybomb, Killing Bono, Moonwalkers and Season of the Witch, a major role in Canadian TV series Young Blades, and leading role in the hit Irish drama Love/Hate. He also played Simon Lewis in the film adaptation of The Mortal Instruments.
- Attractive Bent-Gender: Played a highly androgynous gay prostitute in Channel 4's critically acclaimed Red Riding Trilogy.
- Cloud Cuckoolander: Can come across this way in interviews, with a trace of Lovable Sex Maniac thrown in - he single-handedly lowered the tone of the 2010 BAFTA awards by repeatedly mentioning porn in every red carpet interview.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Many of the characters he plays are this to some extent.
- Plucky Comic Relief: Often plays these kind of characters, too.