David Thewlis is an English actor who made his debut in the film industry in 1985. However, he got the limelight in 1993 after he got the lead role of Johnny in the famous movie Naked. After that, he got the chance to play in numerous movies as well as in TV shows.
Some of the famous movies that he has played are DragonHeart (1996), The Omen (2006), Wonder Woman (2017), and Justice League (2017). He has also played in the hit movie, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and it's sequels.
As of now, he is signed to play in the sequels of the blockbuster movie, Avatar (2009), which is currently entitled as Avatar 2 (2021) and Avatar 3 (2023).
Speaking of his accomplishments, he won numerous awards, including the New York Critics Award for his portrayal in the movie Naked. Likewise, he has also been nominated at several awards shows, including Golden Globes, Primetime Emmy Awards, BAFTA Awards, and British Independent Film Awards.
Short Bio Plus Age
David Thewlis stands at a towering height of 6 feet 2½ inches (1.9 meters).
He was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, on 20th March 1963 as David Wheeler. He was raised by father, Alec Raymond Wheeler, and mother, Maureen Thewlis Wheeler.
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His birth sign is Pisces. For his acting skills, he studied at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, England.
David Thewlis’ Personal Life; Married Status, Girlfriend
The English actor, David Thewlis, was spending some good times with his wife, Sara Sugarman, a director plus writer.
David and Sara shared the wedding vows in April 1992. But, their bond didn’t last long, and their marriage ended in divorce in 1994.
After their separation, in 2001, David met the British actress Anna Friel on a flight to Cannes. Later, in 2001, they started to date.
After that, they started to live together and eventually bought a house together in Beachwood Canyon, Hollywood. Also, the pair became The Faces Of Mulberry for Spring 2002.
Their bond became stronger as the boyfriend-girlfriend duo became parents of children. On 9 July 2005, Anna Friel gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Gracie Ellen Mary Thewlis.
David Thewlis with Anna Friel on Oscar night, Los Angeles in 2008 (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
However, his relationship with Anna also didn’t last long, and the couple parted their ways in December 2010. The reason behind their separation is stated to be their busy schedules.
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Nonetheless, the ex-duo agreed to be good friends and continue to co-parent their daughter.
His Net Worth
According to celebritynetworth.com, the British actor, David Thewlis, has managed to make a healthy net worth of $800 thousand.
Some Interesting Facts About David Thewlis
He isn’t allowed to enter China due to his role in the movie Seven Years in Tibet (1997).
While growing up, he had no dream to be an actor.
In his teenage, he used to write songs and perform on it with his rock band, QED and Door 66.
While he was playing in the movie The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996), he fell off a horse that broke his leg.
He played a gay character in the movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004).