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David Morrissey

Morrissey as Dr. Michael Glass in Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction
Born June 21, 1964
Liverpool, England

David Morrissey (born June 21, 1964) is an English film, television and stage actor. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... This article is about the city in England. ... is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... UK redirects here. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ...


Morrissey, the youngest of four children, was born in Everton, Liverpool, England. He was raised by his mother after his father, a shoe repairman and key cutter, died when Morrissey was fourteen.[1] He made his television debut in 1983, after training with Everyman's Youth Theatre in Liverpool. At the 2004 BAFTA awards, Morrissey was nominated for Best Television Actor for his performance in the drama serial, State of Play. In the same year, the play The Deal, in which he co-starred as Gordon Brown to Michael Sheen's Tony Blair, won the award for Best Single Drama. Everton is a district of Liverpool, Merseyside and a Liverpool City Council Ward. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto)1 Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen Elizabeth II... Everyman Theatre at dusk from the steps of the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Christ the King The Everyman Theatre is a theatre located on Hope Street in Liverpool, United Kingdom. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 2004 British Academy Television Awards were held on Sunday April 18 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Park Lane, London. ... State of Play is a British television miniseries first broadcast in 2003. ... The Deal is a 2003 made for television play directed by Stephen Frears starring Michael Sheen as Tony Blair and David Morrissey as Gordon Brown. ... For others with the same or similar names, see Gordon Brown (disambiguation). ... Michael Sheen (born 5 February 1969) is an award-winning Welsh actor, known for his work on stage and film. ... For other people of the same name, see Tony Blair (disambiguation) Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born May 6, 1953)[1] is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service, Leader of the Labour Party, and Member of Parliament for the constituency...


Morrissey's wife is the novelist Esther Freud (great-granddaughter of Sigmund Freud and daughter of Lucien Freud), with whom he has three children. Esther Freud is a British novelist. ... Sigmund Freud (IPA: ), born Sigismund Schlomo Freud (May 6, 1856 – September 23, 1939), was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist who co-founded the psychoanalytic school of psychology. ... Lucian Freud OM (born December 8, 1922) is a British painter and printmaker. ...

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Television

Cape Wrath (Meadowlands in the United States) is a British drama television series produced by Ecosse Films[1][2] which focuses on a family trying to escape its past while confronting an even more uncertain future. ... Blackpool is a British television drama serial, produced in-house by the BBC and screened on their BBC One channel in six one-hour episodes on Thursday nights at 9pm from November 11 to December 16, 2004. ... Clocking Off is a British television drama series which ran on the BBC One network for four seasons from 2000 to 2003. ... Holding On is a UK television drama, written by Tony Marchant, which was originally broadcast on BBC 2 in 1997. ... Linda Green was a British television comedy-drama series that lasted for two seasons, screened in 2001 and 2002. ... Spoiler warning: Our Mutual Friend (written in the years 1864–65) is the last novel completed by Charles Dickens. ... State of Play is a British television miniseries first broadcast in 2003. ... The Deal is a 2003 made for television play directed by Stephen Frears starring Michael Sheen as Tony Blair and David Morrissey as Gordon Brown. ... For others with the same or similar names, see Gordon Brown (disambiguation). ... The Knock was a UK television drama, running from 1994 to 2000, which portrayed the activities of customs officers from Her Majestys Customs and Excise. ... The term Clubland can refer to several different things: Clubland is an area of London which contains a high number of Gentlemens clubs. ...

Selected Films

The Reaping is a religion-themed horror film based on the 10 Plagues of Egypt released on April 5, 2007, starring Hilary Swank, David Morrissey, Idris Elba, AnnaSophia Robb and Stephen Rea. ... Basic Instinct 2, also known as Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction is a 2006 film, being the long awaited sequel to 1992s Basic Instinct. ... Derailed is a 2005 American thriller/drama film based on a James Siegel novel by the same name adapted by Stuart Beattie. ... Spoiler warning: Captain Corellis Mandolin is a novel by Louis de Bernières. ... Some Voices is a British 2000 film directed by Simon Cellan-Jones and adapted for the screen by Joe Penhall, from his own stage play (originally a theatre production for the Royal Court, London). ... Hilary and Jackie is a 1998 movie directed by Anand Tucker and written by acclaimed British screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce, starring Emily Watson and Rachel Griffiths as the sisters Jacqueline du Pré and Hilary du Pré. The movie is based on Hilary du Pres book about her sister Jacqueline. ... Christopher Kiffer Finzi, (born 1934), is a British orchestral conductor. ... Drowning by Numbers is a 1988 motion picture directed by Peter Greenaway. ...

Footnotes

  1. ^ http://news.independent.co.uk/people/profiles/article64728.ece

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BFI | Features | NFT Interviews | David Morrissey (9069 words)
David Morrissey was interviewed at the National Film Theatre on 2 March 2004 by film director John Madden.
David Yates, 1983], he did an interview where somebody said 'did you enjoy working with David Morrissey?' and he said 'yeah, I've admired him since I was a kid' [laughter] and of course I was like 'hang on a minute, he's only two years younger than me!' but he was like...
David and I thought this is a man who knows this character's journey, you know, inside out, because he's played similar kinds of journeys, within albeit a different context.
BBC - Drama Faces - David Morrissey (323 words)
David plays Ripley Holden in the BBC ONE musical drama Blackpool, a charismatic family man with a dream to turn Blackpool into the Las Vegas of the North-West.
David also starred in the BAFTA-nominated State of Play with John Simm and Bill Nighy, a conspiracy thriller set against the background of the political intrigue of Whitehall and Fleet Street.
David was born in Knotty Ash, Liverpool in 1963.
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