Basic Information About Neil Morrissey
|Celebrities › Actors
|Actor, Comedian, Businessperson, Voice Actor, Media Personality
|Date of birth
|1962-07-04 (61 years old)
|Place of birth
|Amanda Noar - (1987 - 1991) (divorced) (1 child)
|6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
|↗︎ Wikipedia ↗︎ IMDb
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Neil Morrissey roles
|Movie / Series
|Line of Duty
|Morton 9 episodes, 2012-2016
|Death in Paradise
|Disco Biscuit / ... 1 episode, 2015
|Mitch McAllister 1 episode, 2017
|Have I Got News for You
|Self 2 episodes, 1995-1996
|Marcus 3 episodes, 2007-2013
|Self 1 episode, 2003
|Frank 6 episodes, 2021
|Would I Lie to You?
|Self 1 episode, 2007
|Self - Guest 1 episode, 1997
|Vincent Pike 10 episodes, 2017-2018
|Bob the Builder
|Bob (UK) / ... 171 episodes, 1997-2011
|Pete Carr 6 episodes, 2018
|Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
|Self 1 episode, 2002
|Never Mind the Buzzcocks
|Self 1 episode, 1997
|The Trial of Christine Keeler
|Colin 1 episode, 2020
|Luke Douglas 3 episodes, 2020
|Harding Redmond 5 episodes, 2016
|The Good Karma Hospital
|Greg McConnell / ... 18 episodes, 2017-2019
|Self 5 episodes, 2007-2011
|Oliver 1 episode, 1984
|8 Out of 10 Cats
|Self 1 episode, 2006
|The One Show
|Self - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2009-2011
Neil Morrissey – the Multi-Talented Actor and Businessman with a Net worth of $5.8 Million
Neil Morrissey is a well-known English actor, media personality, and businessman who has made a name for himself in various fields. Born to Irish parents, Larry and May, in the town of Stafford, Neil Morrissey’s net worth now stands at an impressive value of $5.8 Million.
Neil was separated from his parents at a young age and spent most of his childhood in foster homes. He spent most of his days at the Penkhull Children’s Home and even took an initiative to advertise for a foster parent while studying high school. After spending two years with his family and friend Mark Langton, he decided to pursue his career in acting.
What is Neil Morrissey Known for?
Neil Morrissey gained popularity in mid-198s for his role as Rocky in the hit television drama series Boon. He has also made appearances in other television shows like ‘Juliet Bravo’ and ‘Paradise Heights’.
In 1999, Morrissey starred in Shakespeare’s Birthday, a comedy-drama where he played the role of a coach driver. However, his biggest break came when he landed several voice-over roles in the children’s animated TV series Bob the Builder, where he lent his voice to one of the lead characters.
Morrissey switched gears and started investing his earnings in several projects and production companies, which have been incredibly successful for him.
Early Life and Education
Neil Morrissey was born to Irish parents, Larry and May, in Stafford where he spent most of his childhood in different foster homes from that his brother. He was later on, taken into the Penkhull Children’s Home that became his home for a long part of his early life. Neil studied at a catholic school in Stone, Staffordshire and then joined Holden Lane high school where he later advertised for foster parents. Morrissey did his specialization in theater studies from Cheadle & Marple Sixth form college and thereafter enrolled in Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Neil Morrissey initiated his acting career after leaving Guildhall by landing his first role in The Bounty which starred big names like Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins and Laurence Olivier. His performance was remarkable, and he immediately caught the attention of the public and the industry, kicking off the beginning of his successful career. He continued to make appearances on several popular television dramas and won the hearts of many.
After accumulating fame as a respected actor, Morrissey also started branching out in production and achieved incredible success. Not only has he been recognized and honored for his acting achievements, but his business ventures have been equally successful
Neil Morrissey’s contribution to media has been significant throughout his career. Apart from his outstanding performances in TV dramas, he has also graced the silver screens with movies like ‘Noddy’ and ‘Up n Under.’
Morrissey has won various awards for his work on television including BAFTA TV Award for Best Comedy for his role in Men Behaving Badly and Voice Performances of the Year for Bob the Builder. His business prowess is equally impressive, with Neil actively investing his earnings in many successful projects. He is also a co-founder of Morrissey-Baker-Smith Limited, a London based independent film production company.
Neil Morrissey’s net worth of $5.8 Million is a true testament to his hard work and creativity in honing both his acting and entrepreneurial skills. His success both in the media industry and business has put him in a league of his own not just in England but globally. Neil Morrissey, without a doubt, is an influential and inspiring personality with numerous significant achievements to his name.
Interesting Facts about Neil Morrissey
- Was engaged to actress Elizabeth Carling whom he met when they worked on Boon (1986).
- Son, Sam (born 1989), with Amanda Noar.
- Graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1983, where his flatmates were Richard Huw, Adrian Dunbar and Charles Lawson.
- Was considered as a replacement for Michael Praed when Praed left the TV series, Robin of Sherwood (1984), but lost out to Jason Connery.
- [August 2009] When a catering and property company that he owns became insolvent, he entered into an individual voluntary agreement to pay back his creditors from his earnings over the following three years, rather than declare himself bankrupt which would have resulted in his creditors getting very little of their money back.
- Neil and his three brothers, Steve, John, and Danny were put into separate children's homes when Neil was ten, because a court decided that their parents could no longer look after them. When he was sixteen he had to leave the care home he had lived in for six years, but in order to stay at school to complete his A-levels (which he needed for his ambition to go on to drama school) he advertised on his school noticeboard for a foster family to look after him. Some friends of his parents offered to foster him, and he lived with them for 18 months, allowing him to gain a scholarship to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. He moved down to London and shared a house with actor Charles Lawson amongst others. To this day, he is still close with Charles.
- In 2009 he took a break from acting to run a pub, The Punch Bowl Inn in Marton-cum-Grafton, near Boroughbridge in North Yorkshire.
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