David Morrissey (actor), born on June 21, 1964 in Liverpool, England, U.K.. David Morrissey's age 57 years & Zodiac Sign Cancer, nationality British (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is Irish. Let's check, How Tall is David Morrissey?
David Morrissey Bio
David Morrissey Height
6 Feet 2.5 Inches (189.23 cm/1.892 m)
|Height & Weight|
|Height (in Feet-Inches)||6 Feet 2.5 Inches|
|Height (in Centimeters)||189.23 cm|
|Height (in Meters)||1.892 m|
|Weight (in Kilograms)||83 kg|
|Weight (in Pounds)||182.98 lbs|
David Morrissey Body Measurements
David Morrissey's full body measurements are 45 inches (114.3 cm) - 14.5 inches (36.83 cm) - 34 inches (86.36 cm).
|Measurements||45-34-14.5 inches/ 114.3-86.36-36.83 cm|
|Chest Size||45 inches (114.3 cm)|
|Biceps Size||14.5 inches (36.83 cm)|
|Waist Size (Male)||34 inches (86.36 cm)|
David Morrissey FAQs
Are David Morrissey and Steven Morrissey related?
Though they share a last name, actor David Morrissey bears no relation to singer [Steven Patrick] Morrissey.
What's David Morrissey been in?
David MorrisseySpouse(s)Esther Freud ( m. 2006; sep. 2020)Children3
What age is David Morrissey?
57 years (June 21, 1964)
Where is David Morrissey?
Kensington, Liverpool, United Kingdom
David Morrissey is one of the most famous and trending Actor in the whole world right now. David Morrissey was born on June 21, 1964, in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom. He was born as David Mark Joseph Morrissey, but best known as David Morrissey.
Family, Childhood, and Education
David Morrissey’s father’s name is Joe Morrissey and her mother’s name is Joan Morrissey. He was the youngest among the four children in the family. He had two brothers named Tony and Paul, and a sister named Karen Lane.
David Morrissey was admitted to St Margaret Mary’s School where he was encouraged by a teacher for the drama classes. He joined De La Salle School for his secondary studies but had no drama classes. As an adolescent, he dropped out of school and joined Liverpool’s Everyman Youth Theater and then joined the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art(RADA) for further knowledge of drama and completed his graduation on December 1, 1985.
David Morrissey auditioned for a role in the five-part television series ‘One Summer’ in 1980. He auditioned eight times before eventually bagging the role of Billy Rizley, the leading character in the drama series. Its critical and commercial success set him up for a successful career in the British entertainment industry. David decided to polish his acting skills further and enrolled in the ‘Royal Academy of Dramatic Art’. He graduated from there in 1985. He returned to Liverpool and joined the ‘Liverpool Playhouse’ after graduating in performing arts from RADA. Thereafter, he became part of the ‘Royal Shakespeare Company’ (RSC), starring in plays like ‘Le Cid’ and ‘Twelfth Night’ for them. He also appeared in key roles in many acclaimed plays, such as ‘Ghetto’, ‘King John’, ‘Edward IV’ and ‘Richard III’.
In addition to working in several stage productions in the early 1990s, he was also seen in television series, such as ‘Screenplay’, ‘The Widowmaker’ and ‘The Storyteller: Greek Myths’ (1991). In 1988, David made his film debut in the drama movie ‘Drowning by Numbers. He played the supporting role of Bellamy in it. The movie premiered at the ‘Cannes Film Festival’ and was hailed for its screenplay and solid performances. In the 1990s, he appeared in supporting roles in films, such as ‘Robin Hood’, ‘Waterland’ and ‘Being Human’. However, his television career remained relatively more successful, as he got to work in series, such as ‘Framed’, ‘Between the Lines’, ‘The Knock’ and ‘Into the Fire’. One of his most revered film roles was as Christopher Finzi in the 1998 film ‘Hilary and Jackie’. The film received many nominations at the ‘Academy Awards’ and the ‘BAFTA Awards’. It remains one of the most critically acclaimed films of David’s career.
In 2002, David played a supporting role in the four-part crime drama series ‘Murder’ and followed it up with key roles in television films, such as ‘Out of Control’ and ‘This Little Life’.
In 2003, he appeared in the television drama series ‘State of Play’, in which he played one of the leading roles as MP Stephen Collins. The critically and commercially acclaimed series ran for six episodes.
In the early 2000s, after playing supporting roles in films like ‘Captain Corelli’s Mandolin’ and ‘Born Romantic’, David was roped in to play a leading role in the crime thriller film ‘Basic Instinct 2’ opposite Sharon Stone. While the film was a critical success, it ran into controversy owing to highly explicit sex scenes. In 2007, he appeared in the psychological horror film ‘The Reaping’ opposite Hilary Swank. The film was received poorly by the critics, but proved to be successful at the box office.
While his film career was picking up in the 2000s, his television career remained more successful. In 2004, he was seen in the leading role of Ripley Holden in the musical comedy-drama series ‘Blackpool’. The six-part series received universal critical acclaim and a ‘Golden Globe Award’ nomination. He later reprised his role of Ripley Holden in the television film based on the same series, titled ‘Viva Blackpool’. In 2008, David appeared in a leading role in the drama series ‘Sense and Sensibility’, an adaptation of the popular Jane Austen novel of the same name. The series received mostly positive reviews and good ratings. As for his film career in the late 2000s, he gave notable performances in movies like ‘The Other Boleyn Girl’ (2008), ‘Nowhere Boy’ (2009), and ‘The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep’ (2009). He also played a supporting role in the historical war film ‘Centurion’ (2010).
While his film credits reduced in the 2010s, he remained quite active on television. He was seen playing the negative role of the governor in the post-apocalyptic zombie horror series ‘The Walking Dead’, for which he received much critical acclaim.
Apart from acting, David has also taken some behind-the-camera roles in his career. He turned into a writer and director for short films, such as ‘Something for the Weekend’ and ‘Bring me Your Love’. He has also directed a few television feature films like ‘Don’t Worry About Me’, ‘Sweet Revenge’ and ‘Passer By’.
Awards And Achievements
David Morrissey won a ‘Royal Television Society Programme Award’ for his role in the television film ‘The Deal’ in 2003. He was also nominated for two ‘Saturn Awards’ for his fine performance as an antagonist in the TV series ‘The Walking Dead’.
On 20 July 2007, Morrissey was given an Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University for commitments to performing expressions. In 2001, Morrissey coordinated Sweet Revenge, a two-section BBC TV movie featuring Paul McGann that got him a BAFTA nomination for Best New Director. In July 2016, he was given an Honorary Decorate for contribution to UK Drama, Television, and Films Edge Hill University.
He won Liverpool Daily Posts Arts Awards as the best actor in 2011 and the Royal Television Society Programme Award for the best male actor in 2003. He was nominated for many awards like Saturn Award in 2013 and 2014, the Royal Television Society Program Award in 1997, British Academy Television Craft Award in 2001, Briitish Academy Television Award in 2003, and Broadcasting Press Guild Award in 2010.
Relationship/ Affairs And Boyfriend/ Husband
David Morrissey got married to his long-time girlfriend Esther Freud, a novelist, on August 12, 2006. The couple has three children together, including two sons named Albert (Albie) and Gene, and a daughter named Anna.
David Morrissey Net Worth And Salary
As of 2022, the estimated David Morrissey net worth is $81 million USD. His major source of income is his acting career. David Morrissey’s salary as of 2022 is $4.9 million per year.
Social Media Profile
He is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. He has more than 364k followers on Twitter, around 182k followers on Facebook, and more than 317k followers on Instagram.
Trivia: David Morrissey Facts
* Young Morrissey grew up in Knotty Ash near Liverpool and started acting at the Everyman Youth Theatre.
* He has worked extensively with the Royal Shakspeare Company in such as Henry V1, Edward 1V, and King john. the couple had three children named Albie, Anna, and Gene.
* He has also had leading roles in 2008’s Sense and Sensibility and 2010’s Centurion.
* He acted alongside Emily Watson in the 1998 biographical drama Hilary and Jackie.
* He and his wife have a son named Albert “Albie”, a daughter named Anna, and a son named Eugene “Gene”.
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