Michael Fassbender. Michael Fassbender is a German-Irish actor. He is best known for his roles as Lieutenant Archie Hicox in the film Inglourious Basterds, Magneto in the superhero film X-Men: First Class, and the android David in the science fiction film Prometheus. Wikipedia
First, these are great actors who play great roles, often at the behest of Mr. Moffat. I'm not sure why, but the Brits seem to have a different standard of beauty. They, or at least their casting directors, give us wonderfully imperfect and fascinating specimens.