David Thewlis

Born Mar 20, 1963

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 Timeline (2003), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), The Omen (2006), The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008), London Boulevard (2010) and War Horse (2011).… Read More

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  • Jim Gaffigan And David Thewlis Join Third Season Of Fx's 'fargo'
    LATimes - Dec 20, 2016
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    Film Critique: 'anomalisa,' (Co Directors Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson)
    Huffington Post - Jan 21, 2016
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    Top Ten Films Of 2015
    Huffington Post - Dec 28, 2015
  • David Threlfall Interview: The Actor Takes A Forensic Approach In Code Of A Killer As He Leaves Shameless's Frank Gallagher Behind
    The Independent - Mar 28, 2015


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of David Thewlis.


1963 Birth Born on March 20, 1963.


1984 21 Years Old Later, he enrolled in the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, graduating in 1984. … Read More
1992 29 Years Old In 1992, Thewlis married director Sara Sugarman; they divorced in 1994. … Read More


2001 38 Years Old In 2001, he began a relationship with actress Anna Friel, whom he met on a flight to Cannes. … Read More


2004 41 Years Old He auditioned for the role of Quirrell in the film Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, but the part went to Ian Hart. Despite missing out on the first film, he was cast in 2004 as Professor Lupin in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. … Read More
2007 44 Years Old …  Thewlis is also an author; his debut novel, The Late Hector Kipling, is a black comedy set in the art world and was published by Simon & Schuster in 2007.
2010 47 Years Old Friel and Thewlis ended their relationship in late 2010. … Read More
2012 49 Years Old In 2012, he received an International Festival of Independent Cinema Off Plus Camera the same year, He also played in Separate we come, separate we go, directed by Harry Potter co-star Bonnie Wright.


In June 2015, Thewlis was reported to be filming scenes for a Donald Crowhurst biopic, The Mercy, on the beach at Teignmouth, Devon, playing Donald Crowhurst's press agent, Rodney Hallworth, while Colin Firth is playing Donald Crowhurst.
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