David Morrissey Height and Weight Stats

Award-winning actor David Morrissey was born June 21, 1964 in Liverpool, England. He began acting at Everyman’s Youth Theater in Liverpool and made his debut in their 1983 production, One Summer. After completing his studies at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he became part of the Royal Shakespeare Company for two years before moving on to the National Theater. Among his film credits are Captain Corelli’s Mandolin with Nicolas Cage, Derailed with Jennifer Aniston and Clive Owen, Basic Instinct 2 with Sharon Stone and had a role alongside Hilary Swank in The Reaping. Morrissey also has his own production company, Tubedale Films.

David Morrissey’s earlier works include performances in Peter Greenaway’s Drowning by Numbers in 1988 and the TV film The Widowmaker in 1990. He continued his string of made-for-TV productions at that time, being cast in The Storyteller: Greek Myths, Robin Hood, Clubland and Black and Blue. In 2007, David Morrisey played Captain Hamilton in the film The Water Horse: The Legend of the Deep, before working on 2008’s film The Other Boleyn Girl starring Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson. In 2012, he was cast as The Governor, an infamous villain on the AMC series The Walking Dead. He played the role until 2014.



Actor David Morrissey at GQ Party

Actor David Morrissey at GQ Party

Name: David Mark Morrissey

Nickname:  davidmorrissey

Date of Birth:  21 June 1964

Place of Birth: Kensington, Liverpool,Merseyside, England

Place of Residence: Los Angeles California

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

Education: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art


Body Stats

Height: 6′ 3″ /190 cm

Weight: 176 lbs/ 80 kg

Shoe size: 9

Dress size: 10

Ethnicity: White

Hair Color: Light brown

Eye Color: Light brown

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Relationships: He is married to novelist Esther Freud, the great-granddaughter of Sigmund Freud and daughter of artist Lucian Freud.

Children: 3: Albie, Anna and Gene

David Morrissey

David Morrissey

Awards and Honors:

  • 2004 BAFTA TV Award, Best Actor, Nominated
  • 2002 BAFTA TV Award, Best New Director (Fiction), Nominated
  • 2013 Saturn Award, Best Supporting Actor on Television, Nominated
  • 2013 TV Guide Award, Favorite Villain, Nominated
  • 2014 Saturn Award, Best Guest Starring Role in a Television Series, Nominated

Hobbies and Interests: Gym, reading

Favorite Color: Green

Favorite Food: Fish

Favorit Actor: Michael Sheen

Favorite Music:  Melanie Safka, Elvis Presley, David Bowie

Favorite Book: The Power And The Glory by Graham Greene

Favorite Sports: Football

Favorite TV Show: Lost

Interesting Facts:

  • He’s the voice of Morrissey’s Autobiography. David is the narrator for the audiobook of the other Morrissey’s autobiography — Steven Patrick Morrissey of The Smiths, known as just Morrissey.
  • He’s a Shakespearean actor. David retweeted a photo of himself with a bloodied hand while performing in Macbeth.
  • He and Andrew Lincoln have the same voice coach. Like Andrew (Andrew Linkoln Height and Weight Stats), David’s a Brit. They work with voice coach Jessica Drake intensely before shooting every episode. David even takes extra sessions with her via Skype.
  • He’s totally scared by the zombies.
  • He’s a football fan. David saw his first Liverpool FC game when he was in his early teens and never looked back.
  • He is the youngest of four children.
  • He owns a film production company in Waterloo, Liverpool, UK.
  • He was a candidate to play real-life screenwriter Whitfield Cook in “Hitchcock” (2012) starring Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren.

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