Morrissey was born in 1963 in Liverpool. He attended the local
Everyman Youth Theatre, and went on to train at RADA. One
Summer was David Morrissey's screen debut. David was 17 when cast in the role of Billy, and celebrated his 18th birthday during filming.
has had a very successful career on stage and screen in the
UK including the films Drowning by Numbers, Hilary &
Jackie; critically acclaimed TV dramas Holding On, Our
Mutual Friend, State of Play, The Deal, and Blackpool; as well as a foray
into the US market in Captain Corelli's Mandolin, and currently filming the sequel to Basic Instinct along side Sharon Stone. He
also directs for film and TV - including the
BBC drama 'Passer By' starring James Nesbitt.