David Thewlis is an English actor who has also tried his hands in several other respective fields like directing, screenwriting, and more. With such versatility, the actor has predominantly invested most of his energy in acting and also worked in dozens of successful movies.

Thewlis grabbed huge attention following his performance in the mega-hit Harry Potter film series (2004-11), his commercially successful roles to date. Other successful projects he starred in include Seven Years in Tibet (1997), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008).

Besides, the actor is also credited for his role in the ABC miniseries Dinotopia.

How Much Is David Thewlis Worth? 

As per estimation made by Celebrity Net Worth, David Thewlis has $800,000 net worth in 2020. He has collected such a good fortune from work in the entertainment business.

American actor David Thewlis
American actor David Thewlis

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Some box office hit movies David has played in are listed below,

Movie Budget – Box Office Cast Members
Harry Potter (film series) $1.2 billion – $7.7 billion Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson
Dragonheart (1996) $57 million – $115.3 million Dina Meyer, Julie Christie, and Sean Connery
Seven Years in Tibet (1997) $70 million – $131.5 million Brad Pitt and BD Wong
Kingdom of Heaven (2005) $130 million – $218.1 million Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, and Ghassan Massoud
War Horse (2011) $66 million – $177.6 million Niels Arestrup and Jeremy Irvine

What Is David Thewlis Salary? 

Although the salary Thewlis received from the above-mentioned projects is still missing, the actor with no doubt received a huge payment.

Sources suggest that the actor annual salary ranges from $28.13k to $53.01k a year in the United Kingdom.

Awards And Accolades 

Along with the popularity, David Thewlis has also adorned with plethora of prestigious accolades over the course of his acting career. He got Cannes Film Festival, Evening Standard British Film Award, and more other nominations for his work in Naked.

The actor is also the recipient of the British Independent Film Award, Scream Award, and Evening Standard British Film Award. Additionally, his role in Frago also brought him a Primetime Emmy Award, Critics’ Choice Television Award, and Golden Globe Award nominations.


David Thewlis was born on Blackpool on 20th March 1963. He is the son of Alce Raymond Wheeler and Maureen Thewlis Wheeler. He grew up in his hometown along with his two brothers.

During his childhood, Thewlis developed a strong passion for music and also played in a rock band called QED. He was also a lead guitarist of a punk band called Door 66.

Thewlis also graduated from Highfield High School. He then went on to study at Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and completed his graduation in 1984.

Who Is David Thewlis Wife? 

David Thewlis married actress Sara Sugarman in 1992. The couple, however, divorced in 1994. He later started dating English actress Anna Friel in 2001. The couple also has a daughter Gracie Ellen Mary Friel, born in 2005.

David Thewlis and his ex-girlfriend Anna Friel
David Thewlis and his ex-girlfriend Anna Friel 

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The separated 2010. He is now married to a French artist wife. But the name of his spouse is yet to be revealed.