Who is Sherwood star David Morrissey? – The Sun | The Sun

DAVID Morrissey is back on the box in BBC One's Sherwood.

But this isn't the only high profile role the actor has bagged, in fact he has enjoyed an incredible career.

Who is David Morrissey?

David Morrissey, 57, was born June 21, 1967 and is a BAFTA nominated actor who works in both film and television.

His debut role came when he was cast in the television series One Summer (1983) at the age of 18.

To hone his skill, David followed this by attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

This gave him the bug for theatre, and he joined the Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre.

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David then swapped the stage for TV and film, and the rest is history.

He is now one of the UK's most sought after actors.

What TV shows has David been on?

David is best known for playing The Governor in FX series The Walking Dead.

He is also praised for his role as Colonel Brandon in TV adaption of Sense and Sensibility.

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Other notable roles include Stephen Collins in State of Play, and Ripley Holden in Blackpool.

David also starred in Sky TV show Britannia playing Aulus Plautius, and the thriller, City and the City.

In 2022, he returned to TV to star in BBC One drama Sherwood.

Is David married?

David married his girlfriend of over 13 years, novelist Esther Freud, in a ceremony on Southwold Pier in August 2006.

They were introduced to each other by actor Danny Webb.

The went on to have a daughter named Anna, and two sons named Albie and Gene.

Sadly the couple separated in 2020.

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