David Morrissey

David Mark Morrissey (born 21 June 1964) is an English actor and film director. Born in Liverpool, Morrissey grew up in the Kensington and Knotty Ash areas of the city, and learned to act at the city's Everyman Youth Theatre. At the age of 18, he was cast in the television series One Summer (1983), which won him recognition throughout the country. After making One Summer, Morrissey attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, then acted with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre for four years.