David Thewlis (actor)
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Who is David Thewlis?
David Thewlis is an English actor of stage and screen. His most commercially successful role to date has been that of Remus Lupin in the Harry Potter film series. Other notable performances include his work in the films Naked, Timeline, Kingdom of Heaven, The Omen, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, London Boulevard and War Horse. He made his name known in 1993 with his performance of Johnny in Naked and with his performance of main antagonist King Einon in the 1996 film Dragonheart. He has also done voice work in the films James and the Giant Peach and The Miracle Maker.
- also known as David Wheeler, David Thlewis
- born on (51 years ago) in Blackpool, child of Alec Raymond Wheeler and Maureen Thewlis Wheeler
- ethnicity: English people
- nationality: United Kingdom
- profession: Actor, author, film director, screenwriter, voice actor
- parent of Gracie Ellen Mary Friel
- written work: "The Late Hector Kipling"
- played Locksmith in "Afraid of the Dark"
- played Tom Miller in "Afraid of the Dark"
- played Jonathan (Segment "Jonathan") in "All the Invisible Children"
- played Santini in "American Perfekt"
- played William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley in "Anonymous"
- played Roy Washburn in "Basic Instinct 2"
- played Jason Kinsky in "Besieged"
- played Jerry Barker in "Black Beauty"
- played Dan Starkey in "Divorcing Jack"
- played King Einon in "Dragonheart"
- played Freddie Mays in "Gangster No. 1"
- played Hamilton Mattress (Voice) in "Hamilton Mattress"
- played Remus Lupin in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2"
- played Remus Lupin in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I"
- played Remus Lupin in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince"
- played Remus Lupin in "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"
- played Remus Lupin in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"
- played The Earthworm (Voice) in "James and the Giant Peach"
- played Hospitaler in "Kingdom of Heaven"
- played Nicola's Lover in "Life Is Sweet"
- played Jordan in "London Boulevard"
- played Jim McCann (play as Jim McCann) in "Mr. Nice"
- played Johnny in "Naked"
- played John Pearce in "Restoration"
- played Kevin Deakin in "Resurrected"
- played Peter Aufschnaiter in "Seven Years in Tibet"
- played Knox Harrington in "The Big Lebowski"
- played Ralf in "The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas"
- played Martin Frost in "The Inner Life of Martin Frost"
- played Edward Douglas in "The Island of Dr. Moreau"
- played Michael Aris in "The Lady"
- played Wingfield in "The New World"
- played Keith Jennings in "The Omen"
- played Clive in "The Short & Curlies"
- played Franz in "The Trial"
- played Robert Doniger in "Timeline"
- played Paul Verlaine in "Total Eclipse"
- played Dr. Blake in "Veronika Decides to Die"
- played Lyons in "War Horse"
- played Nesbit in "Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?"
- played Joby in "The Zero Theorem"
- played The Frog in "Red 2"
- played Nick Davies in "The Fifth Estate"
- played Anthony Aris in "The Lady"
- played Detective in "Damage"
- played Professor Kenneth Raines in "Regression"
- played Bradley in "Queen and Country"
- played Doctor in "Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit"
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- films directed:
- some of the nominations and awards:
- nominated to National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor - "Naked"
- New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor - "Naked"
- National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor - "Naked"
- Cannes Best Actor Award - "Naked"
- nominated to British Independent Film Award for Best Actor - "Divorcing Jack"
- nominated to Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor - "Basic Instinct 2" & "The Omen"
- British Independent Film Award – The Richard Harris Award
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