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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 ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Reaping
(2007)
The Other Boleyn Girl
The Other Boleyn Girl The Duke of Norfolk
(2008)
Blitz
Blitz Dunlop
(2011)

Filmography

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 2018 The City and the City (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
Inspector Tyador Borlú
 2017 Britannia (TV Series)
Aulus
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Aulus
- Episode #1.10 ... Aulus
- Episode #1.9 ... Aulus
- Episode #1.8 ... Aulus
- Episode #1.7 ... Aulus
 2016 The Missing (TV Series)
Sam
- The Mountain (2016) ... Sam
- 1991 (2016) ... Sam
- Saint John (2016) ... Sam
- Das Vergessen (2016) ... Sam
- Statice (2016) ... Sam
 2015 The Ones Below
Jon
 2015 Extant (TV Series)
Tobias Shepherd
- Zugzwang (2015) ... Tobias Shepherd (uncredited)
- Don't Shoot the Messenger (2015) ... Tobias Shepherd
- The Other Side (2015) ... Tobias Shepherd
- Arms and the Humanich (2015) ... Tobias Shepherd
- The Other (2015) ... Tobias Shepherd
 2012-2015 The Walking Dead (TV Series)
The Governor
- What Happened and What's Going On (2015) ... The Governor
- After (2014) ... The Governor
- Too Far Gone (2013) ... The Governor
- Dead Weight (2013) ... The Governor
- Live Bait (2013) ... The Governor
 2014 The Driver (TV Mini-Series)
Vince McKee
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Vince McKee
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Vince McKee
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Vince McKee
 2014 The 7.39 (TV Series)
Carl Matthews
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Carl Matthews
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Carl Matthews
 2014 Copacabana Palace (TV Movie)
 2014 Line of Sight (TV Movie)
Lewis Bernt
 2011-2013 The Field of Blood (TV Series)
Murray Devlin
- The Dead Hour: Part 2 (2013) ... Murray Devlin
- The Dead Hour: Part 1 (2013) ... Murray Devlin
- The Field of Blood: Part 2 (2011) ... Murray Devlin
- The Field of Blood: Part 1 (2011) ... Murray Devlin
 2013 Welcome to the Punch
Thomas Geiger
 2012 The Hollow Crown (TV Series)
Earl of Northumberland
- Richard II (2012) ... Earl of Northumberland
 2012 True Love (TV Series)
Adrian
- Adrian (2012) ... Adrian
 2012 Earthbound
Bill Norman
 2011 London's Burning (TV Movie)
Borough Commander
 2011 Blitz
Dunlop
 2008-2011 Masterpiece Classic (TV Series)
Robert Carne / Colonel Brandon
- South Riding: Part 1 (2011) ... Robert Carne
- Sense and Sensibility: Part 1 (2008) ... Colonel Brandon
 2011 South Riding (TV Mini-Series)
Robert Carne
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Robert Carne
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Robert Carne
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Robert Carne
 2011 Gee Gee (Short)
Michael
 2010 Thorne: Scaredycat
Tom Thorne
 2010 Thorne: Sleepyhead
Tom Thorne
 2010 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
John Arbuthnot
- Murder on the Orient Express (2010) ... John Arbuthnot
 2010 Cooked (Short) (voice)
 2010 Five Days (TV Mini-Series)
DI Mal Craig
- Day 37 (2010) ... DI Mal Craig
- Day 8 (2010) ... DI Mal Craig
- Day 2 (2010) ... DI Mal Craig
- Day 1 (2010) ... DI Mal Craig
 2010 Centurion
Bothos
 2010 Mrs Mandela (TV Movie)
Theunis Swanepoel
 2009 Nowhere Boy
Bobby
 2009 U Be Dead (TV Movie)
Dr. Jan Falkowski
 2009 Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974 (TV Movie)
Maurice Jobson
 2009 Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1980 (TV Movie)
Maurice Jobson
 2009 Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1983 (TV Movie)
Maurice Jobson
 2008 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Jackson Lake
- The Next Doctor (2008) ... Jackson Lake
 2008 Children in Need (TV Series)
Jackson Lake
- Episode #1.29 (2008) ... Jackson Lake
 2008 Is Anybody There?
Dad
 2008 The Other Boleyn Girl
The Duke of Norfolk
 2008 Sense & Sensibility (TV Mini-Series)
Colonel Brandon
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Colonel Brandon
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Colonel Brandon
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Colonel Brandon
 2007 The Water Horse
Capt. Hamilton
 2007 Meadowlands (TV Series)
Danny Brogan
- Episode #1.8 (2007) ... Danny Brogan
- Episode #1.7 (2007) ... Danny Brogan
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Danny Brogan
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Danny Brogan
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Danny Brogan
 2007 The Reaping
Doug
 2006 Viva Blackpool (TV Movie)
Reverend Ripley Holden
 2006 Basic Instinct 2
Michael Glass
 2005/I Derailed
Sam Griffin
 2005 Stoned
Tom Keylock
 2004 Blackpool (TV Series)
Ripley Holden
- Episode #1.6 (2004) ... Ripley Holden
- Episode #1.5 (2004) ... Ripley Holden
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... Ripley Holden
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... Ripley Holden
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Ripley Holden
 2003 The Deal (TV Movie)
Gordon Brown
 2003 State of Play (TV Mini-Series)
Stephen Collins
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... Stephen Collins
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... Stephen Collins
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Stephen Collins
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Stephen Collins
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Stephen Collins
 2003 Butterfly World (Short)
Father
 2003 This Little Life (TV Movie)
Richie MacGregor
 2002 Spyhole (Short)
Bill Miller
 2002 Out of Control (TV Movie)
Mike
 2002 Murder (TV Movie)
Dave Dewston
 2002 Clocking Off (TV Series)
Franny Rothwell
- Franny's Story (2002) ... Franny Rothwell
 2001 Linda Green (TV Series)
Pete Jones
- Pete (2001) ... Pete Jones
 2001 Captain Corelli's Mandolin
Captain Gunther Weber
 2000 Born Romantic
Fergus
 2000 Some Voices
Pete
 2000 The Suicide Club
Henry Joyce
 1999 Fanny and Elvis
Rob
 1999 Pure Wickedness (TV Series)
Frank Healy
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Frank Healy
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Frank Healy
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Frank Healy
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Frank Healy
 1998 Big Cat (TV Movie)
Leo
 1998 Hilary and Jackie
Kiffer Finzi
 1998 Our Mutual Friend (TV Mini-Series)
Bradley Headstone
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... Bradley Headstone
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Bradley Headstone
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Bradley Headstone
 1998 The Commissioner
Murray Lomax
 1997 Holding On (TV Mini-Series)
Shaun
- Episode #1.8 (1997) ... Shaun
- Episode #1.7 (1997) ... Shaun
- Episode #1.6 (1997) ... Shaun
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... Shaun
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Shaun
 1996 Out of the Blue (TV Series)
D.S. Jim 'Lew' Llewyn
- Episode #2.6 (1996) ... D.S. Jim 'Lew' Llewyn
- Episode #2.5 (1996) ... D.S. Jim 'Lew' Llewyn
- Episode #2.4 (1996) ... D.S. Jim 'Lew' Llewyn
- Episode #2.3 (1996) ... D.S. Jim 'Lew' Llewyn
- Episode #2.2 (1996) ... D.S. Jim 'Lew' Llewyn
 1996 The One That Got Away (TV Movie)
Sgt. Andy 'Mac' McNab, DCM, MM
 1996 Into the Fire (TV Mini-Series)
Michael Ride
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Michael Ride
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... Michael Ride
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Michael Ride
 1995 Devil's Advocate (TV Movie)
Matthew Salt
 1994 Finney (TV Series)
Finney
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Finney
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Finney
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Finney
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Finney
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Finney
 1994 The Knock (TV Series)
Gerry Birch
- Episode #1.7 (1994) ... Gerry Birch
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Gerry Birch
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Gerry Birch
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Gerry Birch
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Gerry Birch
 1994 Being Human
Cyprion's Man
 1993 Between the Lines (TV Series)
Insp. Dilke
- Big Boys' Rules: Part II (1993) ... Insp. Dilke
- Big Boys' Rules: Part I (1993) ... Insp. Dilke
 1992 Framed (TV Mini-Series)
Sgt. Larry Jackson
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... Sgt. Larry Jackson
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Sgt. Larry Jackson
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Sgt. Larry Jackson
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Sgt. Larry Jackson
 1992 Screen One (TV Series)
DC Norman Mills
- Black and Blue (1992) ... DC Norman Mills
 1992 Waterland
Dick Crick
 1990-1991 Screenplay (TV Series)
Judd / Marcus
- Clubland (1991) ... Judd
- Available Light (1990) ... Marcus
 1991 Robin Hood
Little John
 1991 The Storyteller: Greek Myths (TV Mini-Series)
Theseus
- Theseus & the Minotaur (1991) ... Theseus
 1990 The Widowmaker (TV Movie)
Rob
 1989 Cause célèbre (TV Movie)
George Bowman
 1988 Out of Town (Short)
The Traveller
 1988 Drowning by Numbers
Bellamy
 1983 One Summer (TV Mini-Series)
Billy Rizley
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... Billy Rizley
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Billy Rizley
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Billy Rizley
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Billy Rizley
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... Billy Rizley
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Other Works:

He acted in Henry Livings's play, "Jug," at the Theatre Royal in Stratford East, England with Robert Daws and Laura Cox in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Alternate Names:

David Morrisey

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

You never have any control over what people write or what they think, but there is a sense of me as a working-class lad done very well. I don't know where that comes from . . . It's partly to do with One Summer (1983), the first thing I ever did, which is a very gritty piece of work; it was quite romantic, but it was about two poverty-stricken inner-city kids. People get confused, and think that ... See more »

Trivia:

Was a candidate to play real-life screenwriter Whitfield Cook in "Hitchcock" (2012) starring Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren. See more »

Trademark:

Gruff voice

Star Sign:

Cancer

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