David Thewlis Height Weight Age Net Worth

David Thewlis

David Thewlis
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Birth Date

March 20, 1963


61 years old


United Kingdom

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Light Brown

Eye color



6 ft 2½ in | 190 cm

Net Worth

$1 Million


75 kg | 165.5 lbs

Shoe size

12 US | 45 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

David Thewlis was born in Blackpool, England, on March 20, 1963, is an English actor.

Young David Thewlis began his professional acting career in 1985.

He made his big screen debut in drama film Little Dorrit (1987) in role as George Braddle.

He got his television debut in ITV sitcom Up the Elephant and Round the Castle (1985) in episode "A Taxing Problem", in role as Mugger.

David's breakthrough performance came as Johnny Fletcher in black comedy drama film Naked (1993).

He landed his directorial and screenwriting debut with short film Hello, Hello, Hello (1995), for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Short Film.

David Thewlis Height and Weight

How tall is David Thewlis and what is his weight? David Thewlis's height is 6' 2½" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 190 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 165.5 іn pоunds or 75 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

David Thewlis Age

David Thewlis is 61 years old.

David Thewlis Net Worth

David Thewlis net worth is around 1 million dollars.

Best Movies

He played Remus Lupin in Harry Potter franchise:

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011)

He won the Cannes Film Festival Award and Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor also won the London Film Critics' Circle Award for British Actor of the Year for his role as Johnny Fletcher in black comedy drama film Naked (1993).

He was nominated for the British Independent Film Award for Best Performance by a British Actor in an Independent Film for his role as Dan Starkey in satirical black comedy movie Divorcing Jack (1998).

He was nominated for the Evening Standard British Film Peter Sellers Award for Comedy for his role as Jordan in crime film London Boulevard (2010).

He was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for his role as Dennis Sciama in biographical romantic drama film The Theory of Everything (2014).

He was nominated for the CinEuphoria Award for Best Supporting Actor - International Competition for his role as Bradley in drama movie Queen and Country (2014).

He was nominated for the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor in a Canadian Film for his role as Jim in drama film Guest of Honour (2019).

He was nominated for the Indiana Film Journalists Association Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Father in surrealist psychological thriller film I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020).

He portrayed Sir Patrick Morgan / Ares in superhero film Wonder Woman (2017).

He voiced Earthworm in musical fantasy movie James and the Giant Peach (1996).

The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) science fiction horror as Edward Douglas

Dragonheart (1996) fantasy action adventure as King Einon

Seven Years in Tibet (1997) biographical war drama as Peter Aufschnaiter

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2009) drama as Ralf

War Horse (2011) war as Lyons

Macbeth (2015) epic historical drama as King Duncan

Legend (2015) biographical crime thriller as Leslie Payne

He voiced Michael Stone in stop-motion animated psychological comedy drama film Anomalisa (2015).

He voiced Boss Man in animated fantasy comedy movie The Amazing Maurice (2022).

Enola Holmes 2 (2022) mystery as Superintendent Grail

Best TV Shows

He was nominated for the Monte-Carlo Television Festival Golden Nymph Award for Outstanding Actor – Drama Series for his role as Joe / Harry Jennerson in BBC drama television series The Street (2007) in episode "Twins".

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as V. M. Varga in FX black comedy crime drama television series Fargo (2017).

He was nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor for his role as Christopher Edwards in true crime black comedy drama drama miniseries Landscapers (2021).

A Bit of a Do (1989) ITV comedy drama series as Paul Simcock

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1990) BBC drama series as Doctor

Dandelion Dead (1994) LWT/ITV miniseries as Oswald Martin

Dinotopia (2002) ABC miniseries as Cyrus Crabb

The Feed (2019) Amazon Prime Video science fiction drama series as Lawrence Hatfield

Barkskins (2020) National Geographic drama series as Claude Trepagny

He voiced Shame Wizard in Netflix animated sitcom Big Mouth (2018-2021) and Human Resources (2022).

The Sandman (2022) Netflix fantasy drama series as John Dee / Doctor Destiny


Studied at Highfield High School in Marton, Blackpool, Lancashire, England.

Graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London (1984).

Has an older sibling and a younger sibling.

Has English ancestry.

He played lead guitar in a rock band "QED" and with a punk rock band "Door 66".

Published his book "The Late Hector Kipling" in 2007 and second book "Shooting Martha" in 2021.

He voiced Lord Darius Crowley in video game World of Warcraft: Cataclysm (2010).

Lives in Sunningdale, Berkshire.


He dated Fairuza Balk (1996-1997) and Kate Hardie (1998-2001).

He was married to Sara Sugarman (1992-1995).

Has been in relationships with English actress Anna Friel (2001-2010), they have one daughter, Gracie Ellen Mary.

He married French designer Hermine Poitou in 2016.