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David Thewlis

Mostly Credited As: David Thewlis
Birth Name: David Wheeler
Date Of Birth: March 20, 1963 (Age 51)
Country Of Birth: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Blackpool, Lancashire, England
Height: 6' 3" (1.9 m)

David Thewlis


David Wheeler, now known as David Thewlis was born in 1963 and was raised by his parents - the owners of a combination wallpaper and toy shop in Blackpool. Originally planning to be a musician, David travelled to London with his band Door 66, however he later changed his plans and entered the Guildhall School of Drama to work on his new interest in acting. At first, he mostly had minor roles in films and television until he landed the main role in the film Naked in 1993. The film ended up winning him several awards including the Best Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival. He has since been in many other films including Dragonheart, Restoration, 2006's The Omen and recently took the part of Professor Remus John Lupin in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

David lives with girlfriend actress Anna Friel, they have been together since 2001 and they now have a child together. Daughter Gracie, born on July 9, 2005.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Dinotopia (TV miniseries) (2002)As: Cyrus Crabb
Dandelion Dead (1994)As: Oswald Martin
A Bit Of A Do (1989)As: Paul Simcock (Series 1)
Valentine Park (1987)As: Max
Episode Cast Credits 

Family Guy (1999) 
  Chap Stewie 12x21: (May/18/2014) Voiced  British Father 

LIVE with Gabby (2011) 
  December 16, 2011 01x119: (Dec/16/2011) As Himself 

50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments (2011) 
  50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments 01x01: (Jul/27/2011) As Himself 

Mystery! (1980) 
  Prime Suspect, III: (Episode 1) 14x29: (Apr/28/1994) As James Jackson 

Prime Suspect (1991) (1991) 
  Prime Suspect 3 03x02: (Dec/20/1993) As Jimmy Jackson 
  Prime Suspect 3 03x01: (Dec/19/1993) As Jimmy Jackson 

Screen One (1989) 
  Black and Blue 04x04: (Sep/27/1992) As Crematorium attendant 

The Singing Detective (1986) 
  Who Done It 01x06: (Dec/21/1986) As Second Soldier 
  Lovely Days 01x03: (Nov/30/1986) As Second Soldier 

Only Fools and Horses (1981) 
  It's Only Rock and Roll 04x04: (Mar/14/1985) As Stew 
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Trivia

David graduated from The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London England.

David has been married once. It was to Sara Sugarman in 1992, they divorced in 1993.

David stands 6' 4" (1.93 m) tall.

With girlfiend Anna Friel, David became The Faces Of Mulberry for Spring 2002.

David wrote the film: Hello, Hello, Hello (1995).

David said that he really only listed to older music, such as the Beatles, until co-star Daniel Radcliffe introduced him to more progressive punk types of bands.

It has already been announced that David will reprise his role as Professor Remus Lupin in the film Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

David played Simon & Garfunkel in the clubs and bars of Blackpool to earn his Equity Card.

David's first documented professional acting job after school was in a Kellogg’s Bran Flakes commercial.

In 1993, David won the award for best actor (in Naked) at the New York Film Critics Circle.

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