David Morrissey

Biography: David Morrissey is the youngest of four children born to a working class Liverpudlian family. He grew up on a Council Estate in Knotty Ash. His father died at home when David was only 14.David left school at 16 shortly after failing his 11-plus. He joined his home town's Everyman's Youth theatre. His first television work came that year when he played Billy in One Summer. He then went to Africa before joining RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art) about a year after his debut. In 1988, David joined the Royal Shakespeare Company and stayed there for two years.Mostly known for his television work Framed (1992), Holding On (1997), Blackpool (2004) and Cape Wrath (2007, known as Meadowlands in the USA) to name a few; but David has also worked on Hollywood movies though he is often thought of as a British television actor.David owns Tubedale Films a producing company with his wife novelist Esther Freud, his brother Paul, Carl Clifton and Stuart Hatwell. David has directed The Pool (2009) for the company. He has also directed for other companies those include short movies Bring Me Your Love (2000) and A Secret Audience (1998); and feature length movies Passer By (2004, TV), Sweet Revenge (2001, TV).David and Esther live in Islington with their three children: Albie, Anna and Gene. Expand

David Morrissey's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 55
Highest Metascore: 78 Hilary and Jackie
Lowest Metascore: 26 Basic Instinct 2
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 11
  2. Negative: 2 out of 11
11 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
49 Welcome to the Punch Mar 27, 2013 Cast / Principal Cast / Thomas Geiger 6.0
67 Nowhere Boy Oct 8, 2010 Bobby / Bobby Dykins 7.0
62 Centurion Aug 27, 2010 Bothos 6.4
54 Is Anybody There? Apr 17, 2009 Dad 7.6
77 Red Riding Trilogy Mar 3, 2009 Maurice Jobson / Maurice Jobson 7.8
50 The Other Boleyn Girl Feb 29, 2008 The Duke Of Norfolk 6.2
36 The Reaping Apr 5, 2007 Doug 5.4
26 Basic Instinct 2 Mar 31, 2006 Michael Glass 4.8
41 Stoned Mar 24, 2006 Tom Keylock 4.5
68 Born Romantic Sep 28, 2001 Fergus 8.6
78 Hilary and Jackie Dec 30, 1998 Kiffer 8.4