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David Morrissey

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John Grant

David Morrissey

David has recently finished shooting on the upcoming BBC drama, SHERWOOD, by James Graham and was seen playing Fred Ridgeway in the feature film, THE COLOUR ROOM.

He is known for his role as The Governor in THE WALKING DEAD and, most recently, Aulus in BRITANNIA.

David’s extensive range of leading roles in television include THE SINGAPORE GRIP, THE CITY AND THE CITY, THE MISSING and THE DRIVER.

In film, David’s portfolio includes NOWHERE BOY, THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL and HILARY AND JACKIE.



David Morrissey


Title Role Production Director
SHERWOOD DCS Ian St Clair House Productions Lewis Arnold
INSIDE NO. 9 Martin BBC Matt Lipsey
THE REMOTE READ John Brown Apples and Oranges Productions Various Directors
THE SINGAPORE GRIP Walter Blackett Mammoth Screen Tom Vaughan
BRITANNIA Aulus Amazon Studios Various Directors
GOOD OMENS Captain Vincent Amazon Prime Video Douglas Mackinnon
THE CITY AND THE CITY Inspector Borlú Mammoth Screen Tom Shankland
THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN Gareth Chapman BBC Various Directors
THE MISSING Sam Webster Company Pictures Various Directors
EXTANT Tobias Shepherd 22 Plates Various Directors
THE WALKING DEAD Philip 'The Governor' Bla American Movie Classics (AMC) Various Directors
LINE OF SIGHT Lewis Bernt AMC Studios Jonathan Demme
THE 7.39 Carl Matthews Carnival Film & Television John Alexander
THE DRIVER Vince McKee Red Production Company Various Directors
THE FIELD OF BLOOD Murray Devlin Slate North David Kane
THE HOLLOW CROWN Earl of Northumberland Neal Street Productions Various Directors
TRUE LOVE Adrian Working Title Television Dominic Savage
LONDON'S BURNING Borough Commander Juniper Communications Justin Hardy
SOUTH RIDING Robert Carne BBC Diarmuid Lawrence
FIVE DAYS DI Mal Craig BBC Various Directors
MRS MANDELA Maj. Theunis Swanepoel BBC
POIROT John Arbuthnot Carnival Film & Television Various Directors
THORNE: SLEEPYHEAD Tom Thorne Stagereel Stephen Hopkins
DOCTOR WHO Jackson Lake BBC Andy Goddard
RED RIDING: THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1974 Maurice Jobson Channel 4 Film Julian Jarrold
RED RIDING: THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1980 Maurice Jobson Channel 4 Film James Marsh
RED RIDING: THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1983 Maurice Jobson Channel 4 Film Anand Tucker
U BE DEAD Dr. Jan Falkowski Darlow Smithson Productions Jamie Payne
SENSE & SENSIBILITY Colonel Brandon BBC John Alexander
CAPE WRATH Danny Brogan Ecosse Films Various Directors
VIVA BLACKPOOL Ripley Holden BBC Catherine Morshead
BLACKPOOL Ripley Holden BBC Coky Giedroyc & Julie Anne Robinson
PASSER BY Director BBC Drama Group David Morrissey
STATE OF PLAY Stephen Collins BBC David Yates
THE DEAL Gordon Brown Granada Television Stephen Frears
THIS LITTLE LIFE Richie MacGregor BBC Sarah Gavron
MURDER Dave Dewston Tiger Aspect Productions Beeban Kidron
OUT OF CONTROL Mike BBC Dominic Savage
CLOCKING OFF Franny Rothwell Various Companies Various Directors
LINDA GREEN Pete Jones Red Production Company Various Directors
SWEET REVENGE Director David Morrissey
PURE WICKEDNESS Frank Healy BBC Harry Hook
BIG CAT Leo BBC Richard Spence
OUR MUTUAL FRIEND Bradley Headstone Julian Farino
HOLDING ON Shaun BBC Adrian Shergold
INTO THE FIRE Michael Ride Various Directors
OUT OF THE BLUE D.S. Jim 'Lew' Llewyn Julian Farino
THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY Sgt. Andy 'Mac' McNab, DC London Weekend Television (LWT) Paul Greengrass
DEVIL'S ADVOCATE Matthew Salt BBC Adrian Shergold
FINNEY Finney ITV David Hayman
THE KNOCK Gerry Birch Bronson/Knight Productions Various Directors
BETWEEN THE LINES Insp. Dilke Richard Standeven
FRAMED Sgt. Larry Jackson Various Directors
SCREEN ONE DC Norman Mills David Hayman
THE WIDOWMAKER Rob Central Independent Television John Madden
CAUSE CéLèBRE George Bowman Anglia Television John Gorrie
ONE SUMMER Billy Rizley Channel Four Television Gordon Flemyng

Feature Film

Title Role Production Director
DAMPYR Gorka Sergio Bonelli Editore Riccardo Chemello
THE COLOUR ROOM Fred Ridgeway Caspian Films Claire McCarthy
THE ONES BELOW Jon Cuba Pictures David Farr
WELCOME TO THE PUNCH Thomas Geiger Worldview Entertainment Eran Creevy
EARTHBOUND Bill Norman Ripple World Pictures Alan Brennan
BLITZ Dunlop Lionsgate UK Elliott Lester
MACBETH Macbeth Digital Theatre Robert Delamere
CENTURION Bothos Pathé Pictures International Neil Marshall
THORNE: SCAREDYCAT Tom Thorne 87 Films Benjamin Ross
DON'T WORRY ABOUT ME Director, Writer (Screenp Tubedale Films David Morrissey
NOWHERE BOY Bobby Ecosse Films Sam Taylor-Johnson
IS ANYBODY THERE? Dad BBC Films John Crowley
THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL The Duke of Norfolk Columbia Pictures Justin Chadwick
THE REAPING Doug Warner Bros. Stephen Hopkins
THE WATER HORSE Capt. Hamilton Revolution Studios Jay Russell
BASIC INSTINCT 2 Michael Glass Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Michael Caton-Jones
DERAILED Sam Griffin Di Bonaventura Pictures Mikael Håfström
STONED Tom Keylock Number 9 Films Stephen Woolley
CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN Captain Gunther Weber Universal Pictures John Madden
SOME VOICES Pete Dragon Pictures Simon Cellan Jones
FANNY AND ELVIS Rob United International Pictures (UIP) Kay Mellor
THE COMMISSIONER Murray Lomax Metropolis Filmproduction George Sluizer
BEING HUMAN Cyprion's Man Warner Bros. Bill Forsyth
WATERLAND Dick Crick British Screen Productions Stephen Gyllenhaal
ROBIN HOOD Little John 20th Century Fox Television John Irvin
DROWNING BY NUMBERS Bellamy Film 4 International Peter Greenaway
HILARY AND JACKIE Kiffer Finzi Arts Council of England Anand Tucker
THE SUICIDE CLUB Henry Joyce Concorde-New Horizons Rachel Samuels


Title Role Production Director
THE END OF HISTORY David Royal Court John Tiffany
JULIUS CAESAR Mark Antony The Bridge Theatre Nicholas Hytner
HANGMEN Harry Royal Court Matthew Dunster
MACBETH Macbeth Liverpool Everyman Gemma Bodinetz
THREE DAYS OF RAIN Pip & Theo Donmar Warehouse Robin Lefevre
MIUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Claudio West End Matthew Warchus
PEER GYNT Peer Gynt National Theatre Declan Donnellan
KING JOHN Bastard RSC P. Falconbridge & Deborah Warner
HENRY VI Vernon RSC Adrian Noble
EDWARD IV Clarence RSC Adrian Noble
RICHARD III Clarence RSC Adrian Noble
THE CABINET MINISTER Valentine White Manchester Royal Exchange Braham Murra
GHETTO Giorgio Riverside Studios Julia Pascal
EL CID Georgio Cheek by Jowl Declan Donnellan
TWELTH NIGHT Sebastian Cheek by Jowl Declan Donnellan
JUG Matt Bradbury Stratford East Philip Headly
WC/PC PC Simon Liverpool Playhouse Pam Brighton

Short Film

Title Role Production Director
GEE GEE Michael Bonafide Films Peter Straughan
COOKED Dan (Voice) National Film and Television School (NFTS) Jens Blank
BUTTERFLY WORLD Father Culture Films & TV Production Christoph Röhl
SPYHOLE Bill Miller Jolyon Symonds Productions Ltd. Jodhi May
BRING ME YOUR LOVE Director David Morrissey
A SECRET AUDIENCE Director Jolyon Symonds Productions Ltd. David Morrissey
OUT OF TOWN The Traveller Amber Valley Production Norman Hull