Saturday 1 August 2020

David Thewlis

David Wheeler, known as David Thewlis is an English actor, director, screen writer and author. He was born in Blackpool, England on 20th March 1963.

After doing several minor roles in films and TV shows, Thewlis got a breakthrough in his career when he played the lead role in the 1993 film Naked. He won award for Best Actor in Cannes Film Festival for his role in the movie Naked.

Other notable roles includes Remus Lupin in the Harry Potter film series (2004 - 2011) and Sir Patrick Morgan/ Ares in Wonder Woman (2017).

David Thewlis Religion

Thewlis has kept his religious thoughts to himself. It seems that the Harry Potter star don’t want to discuss such kind of matters out in the public. The fact is that David Thewlis hasn’t commented anything relating to his religious side, whether he believes in his religion or not, etc.

David Thewlis Political Views

He has kept mum in public about his thoughts on the political circumstances going on nowadays. It seems like he has neutral thoughts regarding such matters.

David Thewlis has stated that the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple women in the film industry “should be condemned, shamed”. It has been reported in the year 2017 that dozens of women have accused Weinstein of rape, sexual assault and sexual abuse over a period of thirty years.

Who is he dating?

David Thewlis was married to the Welsh actress Sara Sugarman from 1992 to 1994. Later, he had a brief relationship with English actress Kate Hardie. After that, he lived with Anna Friel, the English actress from 2001 to 2010. They have a daughter named Gracie Ellen Mary, born on the year 2005. The English actor is now living with his second wife, who is a not so famous French artist.

David Thewlis Hobbies

The actor has not expressed his likes or hobbies publicly so far. But considering the fact that he started his artistic career as a musician with his band Door 66 and came to London with that purpose, it is safe to assume that working on musical creations is one of his hobbies.

Also, it is well known that Thewlis is a director, screen writer and an author, which makes it clear that he is interested in writing too.

Interesting Facts

    • David Wheeler, son of Maureen and Alec Raymond Wheeler changed his name into David Thewlis by borrowing his mother’s maiden name.

    • Thewlis got banned from entering China because of his role in the 1997 film, Seven Years in Tibet.

    • He attended the audition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in the Harry Potter franchise firstly for the role of Professor Quirrell, which was later played by Ian Hart. Later, for the role of Remus Lupin, he was director’s first choice and played the role without attending audition.

    • The 2003 short film Cheeky is written and directed by David Thewlis. He has acted the lead role in the movie too.