David Thewlis

BirthDay:

20 Mar 1963

BirthPlace:

Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK

BirthName:

David Wheeler

Bio:

David Thewlis was born David Wheeler in 1963 in Blackpool, Lancashire, to Maureen (Thewlis) and Alec Raymond Wheeler, and lived with his parents above their combination wallpaper and toy shop during his childhood. Originally, he came to London with his band Door 66, however he changed his plans and entered Guildhall School of Drama. He had minor roles in films and TV until he took the main role in Naked (1993). The film won him several awards including the New York Critics Award. He has since been in many other films including DragonHeart (1996), Restoration (1995), Black Beauty (1994) and recently took the part of Professor Remus John Lupin in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004). He has lived with the British actress Anna Friel since 2001.
Filmography

Actor ( 84 credits )

Wonder Woman (2017)
The Mercy (2017) Rodney Hallworth
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Macbeth (2015)
Anomalisa (2015) Michael
Stonehearst Asylum (2014) Mickey Finn
The Theory of Everything (2014)
Queen & Country (2014) Bradley
The Fifth Estate (2013) Nick Davies
The Zero Theorem (2013) Joby
RED 2 (2013) The Frog
Separate We Come, Separate We Go (2012) Norman
War Horse (2011) Lyons
Anonymous (2011) William Cecil
The Lady (2011) Michael Aris
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) Remus Lupin
The Organ Grinder's Monkey (2011) Pablo
London Boulevard (2010) Jordan
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) Remus Lupin
Athena (2010)
Mr. Nice (2010) Jim McCann
Janela Indiscreta (2010)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
Veronika Decides to Die (2009) Dr. Blake
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) Remus Lupin
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008) Father
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) Remus Lupin
The Inner Life of Martin Frost (2007) Martin Frost
Xposé (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
Rencontres de cinéma (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
The Omen (2006) Keith Jennings
Basic Instinct 2 (2006) Det. Roy Washburn
The Street (2006)  Harry Jennerson / ... (1 episode, 2007)
All the Invisible Children (2005) Jonathan (segment "Jonathan")
The New World (2005) Wingfield
Kingdom of Heaven (2005) Hospitaler
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) Professor Lupin
Cheeky (2003) Harry Sankey
Little Wolf's Book of Badness (2003) Mr. Twister (voice)
Timeline (2003) Robert Doniger
D.I.Y. Hard (2002) Man
Goodbye Charlie Bright (2001) Dad
Gangster No. 1 (2000) Freddie Mays
The Miracle Maker (2000) Judas Iscariot (voice)
Tate Modern (2000)  Narrator (1 episode, 2000)
Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (1999) Nesbit
Family Guy (1999)  British Father (1 episode, 2014)
Divorcing Jack (1998) Dan Starkey
The Big Lebowski (1998) Knox Harrington
Besieged (1998) Jason Kinsky
Seven Years in Tibet (1997) Peter Aufschnaiter
American Perfekt (1997) Santini
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) Edward Douglas
DragonHeart (1996) King Einon
James and the Giant Peach (1996) Earthworm (voice)
Restoration (1995) John Pearce
Total Eclipse (1995) Paul Verlaine
Black Beauty (1994) Jerry Barker
The Trial (1993) Franz
Naked (1993) Johnny
Prime Suspect 3 (1993)  James Jackson (unknown episodes)
Frank Stubbs Promotes (1993)  Mike Bence (1 episode, 1993)
Damage (1992) Detective
Swords at Teatime (1992) Michael
HBO First Look (1992)  Himself (2 episodes, 2004-2005)
Le cercle de minuit (1992)  Himself (1 episode, 1993)
I Bet It Will Rain (1992)
Afraid of the Dark (1991) Locksmith / Tom Miller
Shrinks (1991)  Terry Slater (1 episode, 1991)
Life Is Sweet (1990) Nicola's Lover
Resurrected (1989) Kevin Deakin
A Bit of a Do (1989)  Paul Simcock (6 episodes, 1989)
Vroom (1988) Ringe
Erasmus Microman (1988)  Isaac Newton (1 episode, 1988)
Little Dorrit (1987) George Braddle
The Singing Detective (1986)  Second Soldier (2 episodes, 1986)
Screenplay (1986)  Joey / ... (2 episodes, 1987-1991)
Summer Season (1985)  Jim Dench (2 episodes, 1985)
Screen One (1985)  Crematorium Attendant / ... (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
Valentine Park (1985)  Max (9 episodes, 1987-1988)
Cinema 3 (1984)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
Up the Elephant and Round the Castle (1983)  The Mugger (1 episode, 1985)
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981)  Stew (1 episode, 1985)
Regression (0) Professor Kenneth Raines
Legend (0)

Writer ( 1 credit )

Cheeky (2003) (writer)

Director ( 2 credits )

Cheeky (2003)
Hello, Hello, Hello (1995)