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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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The Walking Dead Philip 'The Governor' Blake / Brian Heriot
(2012-2015)
The Other Boleyn Girl The Duke of Norfolk
(2008)
Welcome to the Punch Thomas Geiger
(2013)
Blitz Dunlop
(2011)

Filmography

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 2022 Dampyr (completed)
Gorka
 2022 Sherwood (TV Series)
DCS Ian St Clair
- Episode #1.6 (2022) ... DCS Ian St Clair
- Episode #1.5 (2022) ... DCS Ian St Clair
- Episode #1.4 (2022) ... DCS Ian St Clair
- Episode #1.3 (2022) ... DCS Ian St Clair
- Episode #1.2 (2022) ... DCS Ian St Clair
 2022 Ellie & Natasia (TV Series)
Dentist
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... Dentist
 2022 Radioman (Podcast Series)
Ian Whittaker
- Witnessess and Judges (2022) ... Ian Whittaker
- High Tide (2022) ... Ian Whittaker
- Mirror Neurons and Temporal Lobes (2022) ... Ian Whittaker
- White Smoke and Slow Horses (2022) ... Ian Whittaker
- Go Home (2022) ... Ian Whittaker
 2021 The Colour Room
Fred Ridgeway
 2017-2021 Britannia (TV Series)
Aulus
- Episode #3.6 (2021) ... Aulus
- Episode #3.8 (2021) ... Aulus
- Episode #3.5 (2021) ... Aulus
- Episode #3.7 (2021) ... Aulus
- Episode #3.4 (2021) ... Aulus
 2020 The Singapore Grip (TV Series)
Walter Blackett
- Survival Instinct (2020) ... Walter Blackett
- The Human Condition (2020) ... Walter Blackett
- The Singapore Grip (2020) ... Walter Blackett
- Engagement (2020) ... Walter Blackett
- The Great World (2020) ... Walter Blackett
 2020 A Separate Peace (Video short)
John Brown
 2020 The Remote Read (TV Mini Series)
John Brown
- A Separate Peace (2020) ... John Brown
 2020 Inside No. 9 (TV Series)
Martin
- The Referee's A W***er (2020) ... Martin
 2019 Good Omens (TV Series)
Captain Vincent
- Saturday Morning Funtime (2019) ... Captain Vincent
 2018 The City and the City (TV Mini Series)
Inspector Borlú
- Orciny (2018) ... Inspector Borlú
- Breach (2018) ... Inspector Borlú
- Ul Qoma (2018) ... Inspector Borlú
- Beszel (2018) ... Inspector Borlú
 2018 National Theatre Live: Julius Caesar (TV Movie)
Mark Antony
 2017 The League of Gentlemen (TV Series)
Gareth Chapman
- Royston Vasey Mon Amour (2017) ... Gareth Chapman
 2016 The Missing (TV Series)
Sam Webster
- The Mountain (2016) ... Sam Webster
- 1991 (2016) ... Sam Webster
- Saint John (2016) ... Sam Webster
- Das Vergessen (2016) ... Sam Webster
- Statice (2016) ... Sam Webster
 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)
Philip 'The Governor' Blake / Brian Heriot
- What Happened and What's Going On (2015) ... Philip 'The Governor' Blake
- After (2014) ... Philip 'The Governor' Blake
- Too Far Gone (2013) ... Philip 'The Governor' Blake / Brian Heriot
- Dead Weight (2013) ... Philip 'The Governor' Blake / Brian Heriot
- Live Bait (2013) ... Philip 'The Governor' Blake / Brian Heriot
 2014 Line of Sight (TV Movie)
Lewis Bernt
 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 Mini Series)
Carl Matthews
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Carl Matthews
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Carl Matthews
 2013 I Love Steak, But I Haven't Had It in a While (Video short) (voice)
 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 Mini Series)
Adrian
- Adrian (2012) ... Adrian
 2012 Earthbound
Bill Norman
 2011 Gee Gee (Short)
Michael
 2011/III Macbeth
Macbeth
 2011 London's Burning (TV Movie)
Borough Commander
 2011 Blitz
Dunlop
 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
 2010 Thorne: Scaredycat
Tom Thorne
 2010 Thorne: Sleepyhead (TV Mini Series)
Tom Thorne
 2010 Poirot (TV Series)
John Arbuthnot
- Murder on the Orient Express (2010) ... John Arbuthnot
 2010 Cooked (Short)
Dan (voice)
 2010 Five Days (TV 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)
Maj. 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)
Ripley Holden
 2006 Basic Instinct 2
Michael Glass
 2005/I Derailed
Sam Griffin
 2005 Stoned
Tom Keylock
 2004 Blackpool (TV Mini 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 Mini Series)
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 Series)
Theseus
- Theseus & the Minotaur (1991) ... Theseus
 1990 The Widowmaker (TV Movie)
Rob
 1989 Out of Town (Short)
The Traveller
 1988 Drowning by Numbers
Bellamy
 1987 Cause célèbre (TV Movie)
George Bowman
 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 William Shakespeare's play, "Much Ado About Nothing", at the Queen's Theatre in London, England with Mark Rylance, Janet McTeer, Rachel Joyce, Jack Ellis, Mark Hadfield and Gerard Kelly in the cast. Matthew Warchus was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Alternate Names:

David Morrisey

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)

Spouse:

Esther Freud  (3 children)

Parents:

Joe Morrissey | Joan Morrissey
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Personal Quote:

You want people to identify with the person on the screen or in the theater, but you don't want them to identify with you as a person. 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 See more »

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