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David Thewlis


David Thewlis was born David Wheeler in 1963 in Blackpool, Lancashire, to Maureen (Thewlis) and Alec Raymond Wheeler, and lived with his parents above their combination wallpaper and toy shop during his childhood. Originally, he came to London with his band Door 66, however he changed his plans and entered Guildhall School of Drama. He had minor ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Naked
Naked Johnny
(1993)
The Theory of Everything
The Theory of Everything Dennis Sciama
(2014)
Anomalisa
Anomalisa Michael Stone
(2015)

Filmography

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 2017 The Mercy (post-production)
Rodney Hallworth
 2015 An Inspector Calls (TV Movie)
The Inspector
 2015 Anomalisa
Michael Stone (voice)
 2015/I Legend
Leslie Payne
 2015 Macbeth
Duncan
 2014 Sunday Roast (Short)
Dick Puck
 2014 Stonehearst Asylum
Mickey Finn
 2014 Queen & Country
Sargeant Major Bradley
 2014 Family Guy (TV Series)
British Father
- Chap Stewie (2014) ... British Father (voice)
 2013 RED 2
The Frog
 2012 Separate We Come, Separate We Go (Short)
Norman
 2011 War Horse
Lyons
 2011 The Organ Grinder's Monkey (Short)
Pablo
 2010 Athena (Short)
 2007 The Street (TV Series)
Joe Jennerson / Harry Jennerson
- Episode #2.1 (2007) ... Joe Jennerson / Harry Jennerson
 2007 The Inner Life of Martin Frost
Martin Frost
 2005 All the Invisible Children
Jonathan (segment "Jonathan")
 2003 Cheeky
Harry Sankey
 2003 Little Wolf's Book of Badness (Short)
Mr. Twister (voice)
 2002-2003 Dinotopia (TV Series)
Cyrus Crabb
- Car Wars (2003) ... Cyrus Crabb
- LeSage (2003) ... Cyrus Crabb
- Night of the Wartosa (2002) ... Cyrus Crabb
- The Big Fight (2002) ... Cyrus Crabb
- The Matriarch (2002) ... Cyrus Crabb
 2002 D.I.Y. Hard (Short)
Man
 2002 Dinotopia (TV Mini-Series)
Cyrus Crabb
- Part 3 (2002) ... Cyrus Crabb
- Part 2 (2002) ... Cyrus Crabb
- Part 1 (2002) ... Cyrus Crabb
 2001 Hamilton Mattress (TV Short)
Hamilton Mattress (voice)
 2000 Endgame (TV Movie)
Clov
 1999 Love Story (TV Short)
Dealer
 1995 Restoration
John Pearce
 1994 Dandelion Dead (TV Mini-Series)
Oswald Martin
 1993 Prime Suspect 3 (TV Mini-Series)
James Jackson
- Part 2 (1993) ... James Jackson
- Part 1 (1993) ... James Jackson
 1993 Frank Stubbs Promotes (TV Series)
Mike Bence
- Striker (1993) ... Mike Bence
 1993 Naked
Johnny
 1993 The Trial
Franz
 1992 I Bet It Will Rain (Short)
 1992 Damage
Detective
 1991-1992 Screen One (TV Series)
Crematorium Attendant / Tim Shanks
- Black and Blue (1992) ... Crematorium Attendant
- Filipina Dreamgirls (1991) ... Tim Shanks
 1992 Swords at Teatime (Short)
Michael
 1991 Afraid of the Dark
Locksmith / Tom Miller
 1987-1991 Screenplay (TV Series)
Terry / Joey
- Journey to Knock (1991) ... Terry
- Road (1987) ... Joey
 1991 Shrinks (TV Series)
Terry Slater
- Episode #1.5 (1991) ... Terry Slater
 1990 Life Is Sweet
Nicola's Lover
 1990 Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (TV Mini-Series)
Doctor
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Doctor
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... Doctor
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... Doctor
 1989 Skulduggery (TV Movie)
Tony
 1989 Resurrected
Kevin Deakin
 1988 The Short & Curlies (TV Short)
Clive
 1988 Erasmus Microman (TV Series)
Isaac Newton
- Newton (1988) ... Isaac Newton
 1988 Vroom
Ringe
 1987 Little Dorrit
George Braddle
 1986 The Singing Detective (TV Mini-Series)
Second Soldier
 1985 Up the Elephant and Round the Castle (TV Series)
The Mugger
- A Taxing Problem (1985) ... The Mugger
 1985 Summer Season (TV Series)
Jim Dench
- Radio Pictures (1985) ... Jim Dench
 1985 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series)
Stew
- It's Only Rock and Roll (1985) ... Stew
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Author: The Late Hector Kipling (Hardcover) See more »

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4 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

David Thlewis

Height:

6' 2½" (1.9 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'd only read a bit of the first book. And I just knew about all the media furor over it. But I'd not read books 2 or 3. I'd just read a bit of it. And I'd seen the films. See more »

Trivia:

Graduated from The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, England in 1984. See more »

Trademark:

Towering height

Star Sign:

Pisces

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