David Morrissey

David Morrissey

Jun. 21st, 1964
Born in
Everton, Liverpool, England, UK
6' 3

David Morrissey's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Walking Dead TV Show
The Walking Dead
Who Do You Think You Are? (UK) TV Show
Who Do You Think You Are? (UK)
Sense And Sensibility (UK) TV Show
Sense And Sensibility (UK)
Cape Wrath (UK) TV Show
Cape Wrath (UK)
Thorne (UK) TV Show
Thorne (UK)
The Driver (UK) TV Show
The Driver (UK)
State of Play (UK) TV Show
State of Play (UK)
Blackpool (UK) TV Show
Blackpool (UK)
South Riding (UK) TV Show
South Riding (UK)
The 7.39 (UK) TV Show
The 7.39 (UK)
Out of the Blue (UK) (1995) TV Show
Out of the Blue (UK) (1995)
One Summer (UK) TV Show
One Summer (UK)

Main Movie Roles

2010 - Centurion
2009 - Nowhere Boy
2009 - Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1983
2009 - Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980
2009 - Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974
2008 - The Other Boleyn Girl
2008 - Is Anybody There?
2007 - Taking Liberties
2007 - The Reaping
2006 - Basic Instinct 2
2005 - Derailed
2001 - Captain Corelli's Mandolin
1998 - Hilary and Jackie
1988 - Drowning by Numbers

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
DI Mal Craig
Himself - 'The Governor'
Himself - Narrator (Voiced)
Himself - Jackson Lake
Pete Jones
John Arbuthnot
Earl of Northumberland
[Complete List]


David Mark Morrissey (born June 21, 1964) is an English actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. At the age of 18, he was cast in the television series One Summer (1983), which won him recognition throughout the country. After making One Summer, Morrissey attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, then acted with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre for four years.

Morrissey started acting at Everyman's Youth Theatre in Liverpool, where he was born and raised. He made an auspicious debut in One Summer (1983), a series about two Liverpool runaways. Following a degree at RADA, he worked with the theatre company Cheek By Jowl.

Morrissey is married to novelist 'Esther Freud', the great-granddaughter of 'Sigmund Freud' and daughter of artist Lucian Freud.

  • Youngest of four children.
  • Was listed as a potential nominee on both the 2007 and 2008 Razzie Award nominating ballot. He was suggested in the Worst Actor category on the 2007 ballot for his performance in the film _Basic Instinct 2 (2006)_ (qv). And he was suggested again the next year in the Worst Supporting Actor category for his performance in the film _The Reaping (2007)_ (qv). He failed to receive either nomination.
  • He and his wife have a daughter named Anna and a son named Albie.
  • Owns a film production company in Waterloo, Liverpool, UK.

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