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Neil Morrissey

Actor and Businessman
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Born Jul 4, 1962

Neil Anthony Morrissey is an English actor, media personality and businessman. He is best known for his role as Tony in Men Behaving Badly. He is also known for his role as Rocky in Boon; the voice of Bob, Lofty and Farmer Pickles in Bob the Builder; and deputy head Eddie Lawson in Waterloo Road.… Read More

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News + Updates

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  • 'game Of Thrones' Star Returns To Her Roots
    Huffington Post - Jul 11, 2013
  • Theatre Review: Oliver! Leeds Grand Theatre
    Yorkshire Evening Post - Nov 08, 2012
  • Pub Review: The Oak Tree Inn, Helperby, North Yorkshire
    Yorkshire Evening Post - May 10, 2012
  • Neil Morrissey Accepts Daily Mail 'bar Ban' Pay Out
    New Statesman - Jan 12, 2012

Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Neil Morrissey.

CHILDHOOD

1962 Birth Born on July 4, 1962.

TEENAGE

1979 17 Years Old During this time he was an active member of the Stoke Repertory Theatre, Stoke Schools Theatre, and Stoke Original Theatre and performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 1979. … Read More

TWENTIES

1984 22 Years Old 1 More Event
On leaving Guildhall, Morrissey paid off his student debts by landing parts in film productions. His first role in 1984 was Able Seaman Matthew Quintal in The Bounty alongside Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins and Laurence Olivier.
1987 25 Years Old Morrissey married Amanda Noar in 1987 after meeting her when she guested in an episode of Boon; the couple have a son born in 1989. He also has five nieces and a nephew. The couple divorced in 1991.
1989 27 Years Old He then became engaged to actress Elizabeth Carling whom he had first met in 1989 when she too was working on Boon. … Read More
1990 28 Years Old In 1990, he played the lead role of Noddy in the British spoof horror film I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle which involved many of the actors from Boon. … Read More

THIRTIES

1997 35 Years Old In 1997, he starred in the Comedy Premiere The Chest and in 1998 two TV series: My Summer with Des and The Vanishing Man.
1998 36 Years Old His subsequent affairs have been well documented by the British tabloids, including dating Rachel Weisz after starring together in My Summer with Des in 1998: they lived together at his flat in Crouch End.
1999 37 Years Old Circa 1999, Morrisey starred in a comedy drama called Shakespeare's Birthday, in which he played a coach driver. … Read More
2000 38 Years Old 1 More Event
Morrissey also starred in the John Godber film about rugby league called Up n Under and voiced several characters in the children's television series Bob the Builder, including the lead character, in which role he scored a Christmas 2000 UK number 1 single with "Can We Fix It?". … Read More

FORTIES

2002 40 Years Old In 2002, Morrissey returned to TV screens in the drama series Paradise Heights which ran for two series.
2004 42 Years Old He then had a starring role in the BBC sitcom Carrie and Barry from 2004–2005.
2005 43 Years Old His West End theatre work includes Speed, Robin Hood, The Daughter In-Law and his critically acclaimed West End performance in A Passionate Woman. In 2005 Morrissey performed in Victoria Wood's musical adaptation of Acorn Antiques The Musical alongside Julie Walters, Celia Imrie, Duncan Preston and Josie Lawrence.
2006 44 Years Old 1 More Event
Morrissey took over the role of Nathan Detroit from Nigel Lindsay in the London revival of Guys and Dolls from 6 March 2006 until June 2006.
2007 45 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007 he appeared in British TV show Skins as the father of Cassie and made a guest appearance in Neighbours as a priest, remarrying long term characters Susan (Jackie Woodburne) and Karl (Alan Fletcher) on a boat in the River Thames.
He was in this role for two series, making his final appearance in May 2009.

FIFTIES

2012 50 Years Old In January 2012 Morrissey took on the role of "Fagin", in Lionel Barts musical "Oliver" at the Palace Theatre Manchester.
2013 51 Years Old In July 2013, Morrissey reprised his Skins role as Marcus Ainsworth, the father of Hannah Murray's character Cassie Ainsworth. … Read More
2014 52 Years Old Morrissey is starring alongside Adrian Edmonson, Robert Webb and Miles Jupp in the play Neville's Island at Duke of York's Theatre, London during Autumn 2014.
2015 53 Years Old In 2015 he portrayed an evil man named Keith in CBBC's The Dumping Ground, just for one episode. … Read More
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