Jun. 21st, 1964
Everton, Liverpool, England, UK
David Morrissey's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - 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
DI Mal Craig
Himself - 'The Governor'
Himself - Narrator (Voiced)
Himself - Jackson Lake
Earl of Northumberland
David 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. He has also worked at theatre such as the Manchester Royal Exchange and the National Theatre.
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.
- Owns a film production company in Waterloo, Liverpool, UK.
- He and his wife have a daughter named Anna and a son named Albie.
- Youngest of four children.