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David Morrissey

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. David Mark Morrissey (born 21 June 1964) is an English actor and director. Morrissey grew up in the Kensington and Knotty Ash areas of Liverpool. He learned to act at the Everyman Youth Theatre, alongside Ian Hart, Mark and Stephen McGann, and Cathy Tyson. At the age of 18, he and Hart were cast in the television series One Summer (1983), which won them recognition throughout the country. After making One Summer, Morrissey attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art before acting with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. Throughout the 1990s, he often portrayed policemen and soldiers, though took other defining roles such as Bradley Headstone in Our Mutual Friend (1998) and Christopher Finzi in Hilary and Jackie (1998). More film parts followed, including roles in Some Voices (2000) and Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001), before he played the critically acclaimed roles of Stephen Collins in State of Play (2003) and Gordon Brown in The Deal (2003). The former won him a nomination at the British Academy Television Awards and the latter a Best Actor award at the Royal Television Society Awards. His film roles have not always been acclaimed; his appearance as the male lead in Basic Instinct 2 (2006) was widely criticised, and The Reaping (2007) bombed at the box office. Since then, he has had leading roles in Sense and Sensibility (2008), Red Riding (2009) and Five Days (2010), acted in the films Nowhere Boy (2009) and Centurion (2010), and produced and starred in the crime drama Thorne (2010). He returned to the stage in 2008 for a run of Neil LaBute's In a Dark Dark House and will take the title role in the Liverpool Everyman's production of Macbeth in 2011. As a director Morrissey has helmed short films, and the dramas Sweet Revenge (2001) and Passer By (2004) for the BBC. His feature debut, Don't Worry About Me, premiered at the 2009 London Film Festival and was broadcast on BBC television in March 2010. He is married to the novelist Esther Freud, has three children and is a patron of numerous charities. Description above from the Wikipedia article David Morrissey, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


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Born:
Jun 21, 1964 In Everton, Liverpool, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
74
First Appeared:
In the movie Zero Hour: Disaster at Chernobyl Discovery Channel
Latest Project:
Movie National Theatre Live: Hangmen 2016-03-03
Known For
Poster of South Riding
Poster of Zero Hour
Filmography
Movie Zero Hour: Disaster at Chernobyl Discovery Channel 2018
Movie National Theatre Live: Hangmen Harry 2016-03-03
Movie The Ones Below Jon 2015-10-14
Series The 7.39 Carl Matthews 2014-01-06
Series Extant Tobias Shepherd 2014-07-09
Movie The 7:39 Carl Matthews 2014-01-06
Series The Driver Vince McKee 2014-09-23
Series The Missing Sam Webster 2014-10-28
Movie The Driver Vince McKee 2014-09-23
Movie Lennon or McCartney Himself (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie Earthbound Bill Norman 2013-03-15
Movie Welcome to the Punch Thomas Geiger 2013-03-15
Movie The Walking Dead: A Decade of Dead 2013-10-11
Series Love Life Unknown 2012-03-15
Series True Love Adrian 2012-06-17
Movie Around The World In 60 Mins Himself - Narrator (voice) 2011-03-14
Series South Riding Robert Carne 2011-02-20
Movie Blitz Dunlop 2011-05-20
Series The Field of Blood Murray Devlin 2011-05-08
Movie South Riding Robert 2011-05-31
Movie Centurion Bothos 2010-02-15
Movie Mrs Mandela Theunis Swanepoel 2010-01-25
Movie Murder on the Orient Express John Arbuthnot 2010-07-11
Movie Thorne: Scaredycat Tom Thorne 2010-10-01
Series The Walking Dead The Governor 2010-10-31
Series Thorne Tom Thorne 2010-10-10
Movie Thorne: Sleepyhead Tom Thorne 2010-10-01
Movie Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980 Maurice Jobson 2009-02-28
Movie Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974 Maurice Jobson 2009-02-28
Movie Is Anybody There? Dad 2009-04-17
Movie Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1983 Maurice Jobson 2009-02-28
Movie Nowhere Boy Bobby Dykins 2009-12-25
Series Sense and Sensibility 2008-01-01
Movie Sense and Sensibility Colonel Brandon 2008-01-01
Movie The Other Boleyn Girl Thomas Howard - Duke of Norfolk 2008-02-28
Movie Doctor Who: The Next Doctor Jackson Lake 2008-12-25
Movie Taking Liberties Since 1997 Narration 2007-01-01
Series Five Days 2007-01-23
Movie Cape Wrath Danny Brogan 2007-06-17
Movie The Reaping Doug 2007-04-05
Series Meadowlands 2007-06-17
Movie The Water Horse Captain Thomas Hamilton 2007-12-25
Movie Basic Instinct 2 Michael Glass 2006-03-29
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Viva Blackpool Ripley Holden 2006-06-10
Movie Derailed Sam Griffin 2005-11-11
Movie Stoned Tom Keylock 2005-11-18
Movie Zero Hour: Massacre at Columbine High Narrator 2004-01-01
Movie Disaster at Chernobyl Narrator 2004-01-01
Series Zero Hour NarrĂ¡tor 2004-08-29
Movie Blackpool Ripley Holden 2004-11-11
Series Blackpool 2004-11-11
Movie State of Play Stephen Collins 2003-05-18
Movie The Deal Gordon Brown 2003-09-28
Series State of Play Stephen Collins 2003-05-18
Movie Captain Corelli's Mandolin Captain Gunther Weber 2001-08-17
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Movie The Suicide Club Henry Joyce 2000-01-01
Movie Born Romantic Fergus 2000-09-14
Series Clocking Off 2000-01-23
Movie Some Voices Pete 2000-08-25
Series Our Mutual Friend Bradley Headstone 1998-03-09
Movie Hilary and Jackie Kiffer Finzi 1998-12-30
Movie Our Mutual Friend 1998-03-09
Movie Holding On 1997-09-08
Series Soccer AM Unknown 1995-08-12
Movie Being Human Cyprion's Man 1994-05-06
Series Framed 1992-11-27
Movie Black and Blue 1992-09-27
Movie Robin Hood Little John 1991-05-13
Series The Storyteller Theseus 1988-05-15
Movie Drowning by Numbers Bellamy 1988-09-10
Movie Cause célèbre George Bowman 1987-01-01
Series One Summer 1983-08-07