|David Thewlis Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2½ in|
|Date of Birth||March 20, 1963|
David Thewlis is an English actor, voice actor, author, director, and screenwriter. He has been cast in a variety of films which include The Theory of Everything, Legend, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, The Island of Dr. Moreau, Seven Years in Tibet, Total Eclipse, The Trial, Naked, Black Beauty, Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, All the Invisible Children, The New World, The Inner Life of Martin Frost, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Veronika Decides to Die, War Horse, The Zero Theorem, Wonder Woman, Macbeth, I’m Thinking of Ending Things, Eternal Beauty, The Mercy, Queen and Country, Stonehearst Asylum, Divorcing Jack, Anomalisa, London Boulevard, and Separate We Come, Separate We Go. In addition to that, he has also been cast in many shows in roles like V. M. Varga in the black comedy crime drama series Fargo, Paul Simcock in the comedy-drama series A Bit of a Do, Oswald Martin in the mini-series Dandelion Dead, Shame Wizard (voice) in the adult animated coming-of-age sitcom Big Mouth, Claude Trepagny in the drama series Barkskins, and Lawrence Hatfield in the sci-fi drama series The Feed.
Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
David Thewlis studied at Highfield High School located in Marton, Blackpool, Lancashire, England. Afterward, he enrolled in the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and graduated in 1984.
Actor, Voice Actor, Author, Director, Screenwriter
- Father – Alec Raymond Wheeler (Ran a Toy Store)
- Mother – Maureen (née Thewlis) (Ran a Toy Store)
- Siblings – Julie (Younger Sister). David Thewlis also has an older sibling.
- Others – Ernest Wheeler (Paternal Grandfather), Elizabeth Ann Patterson (Paternal Grandmother), Walter Thewlis (Maternal Grandfather), Helena Ellis (Maternal Grandmother)
David Thewlis has been signed with The Artists Partnership, Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth had been $800 Thousand.
6 ft 2½ in or 189 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
David Thewlis has dated –
- Sara Sugarman (1991-1994) – In 1991, he started going out with Welsh actor and film director Sara Sugarman and they got married the following year. However, their marriage ended soon after as they divorced in 1994.
- Fairuza Balk (1996-1997) – He had a short-termed romance with American actor, musician, and visual artist Fairuza Balk between 1996 and 1997.
- Kate Hardie (1998-2001) – He began dating actor Kate Hardie in 1998 but this relationship also ended in 2001.
- Anna Friel (2001-2010) – Actor Anna Friel and David started dating in 2001 after they met on a flight to Cannes. Later, it was discovered that she suffers from endometriosis and would have difficulty conceiving. Irrespective of that, she became pregnant and gave birth to the couple’s daughter, Gracie Ellen Mary Friel, on July 9, 2005, at Portland Hospital, London. In late 2010, Thewlis and Friel parted ways.
- Hermine Poitou (2016-Present) – On August 5, 2016, he married French designer Hermine Poitou.
Race / Ethnicity
David Thewlis is of English descent.
David Thewlis Facts
- During his teenage years, he performed in a rock band called QED as well as played the lead guitar with a punk rock band called Door 66.
- David Thewlis co-starred as Johnny Fletcher in the 1993 black comedy-drama film Naked and this role won him numerous accolades including the “Best Actor” award at Cannes Film Festival.
- Due to his role as Peter Aufschnaiter in the 1997 American biographical war drama film Seven Years in Tibet, David Thewlis was banned from entering China.
- For his role in Fargo, Thewlis was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award, Critics’ Choice Television Award, and Golden Globe Award in 2017.
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