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David Morrissey Biography

Birth Place:
Liverpool, England

Fast Facts

  • As a teen, he dropped out of school and joined Liverpool's Everyman Youth Theatre
  • Performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre
  • At age 19, he made his professional acting debut in One Summer, the first drama series to debut on British television's Channel 4
  • Was nominated for a British Academy Television Craft Award for Best New Director (Fiction) in 2002 for the BBC's Sweet Revenge
  • Was one of four actors chosen to audition with Sharon Stone for Basic Instinct 2
  • His wife, novelist Esther Freud, is the great-grandaughter of Sigmund Freud and daughter of artist Lucian Freud