Jun. 21st, 1964
Everton, Liverpool, England, UK
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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.
- 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.
- Youngest of four children.
- Owns a film production company in Waterloo, Liverpool, UK.
- He and his wife have a daughter named Anna and a son named Albie.