David Thewlis Wiki: Net worth, Movie, 'Fargo' & Facts To Know

David Thewlis is an actor and also a director, scriptwriter, and author. Here is some information about him, including some of his movies and net worth.

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David Thewlis Wiki: Net worth, Movie, 'Fargo' & Facts To Know

Who is David Thewlis?

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Are you a fan of watching ‘Harry Potter’? If yes, then you have obviously seen Remus Lupin. The character is depicted by David Thewlis, one of the highest actors right now. Perhaps you don’t know much about Thewlis but have seen him in movies like “Wonder Woman,” “War Horse,” “The Boy with Striped Pyjamas,” and the TV series, “Fargo.” David Thewlis is not only an actor but a director, screenwriter, and author. David Thewlis is 53 years old; he was born as David Wheeler on March 1963. Thewlis hails from Lancashire and is the second born of Maureen Thewlis and Raymond Wheeler. Thewlis has two siblings and his father had a barbershop where both parents worked. As a teenager, Thewlis was interested in Rock and played in a rock band called QED. Thewlis also played lead guitar with a band called Door 66. Thewlis attended Highfield High School and graduated before enrolling in the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he graduated in 1984.

Thewlis as Lupin in Harry Potter

Thewlis has appeared on all the “Harry Potter” series. “Harry Potter is a British-American movie series based on J. K. Rowling’s novels with the same title. The movie consists of eight series, all distributed by Warner Bros. The past series were mainly produced by David Heyman and the star Daniel Radcliffe as Harry. Thewlis plays the role of Remus Lupin. “Harry Potter” is always one of the highest grossing movies of its release year. The highest one in all the series was “Deathly Hallows-Part 2, which grossed $7.7 billion worldwide. The movie has received countless awards and nominations. The fact that there is another “Harry Potter” is on the way is a guarantee to Thewlis that his net worth will always grow.

War Horse: Thewlis stars in the movie

Thewlis plays the role of Lyons in the movie “War Horse,” which was directed by Steven Spielberg. “War Horse” is set before and when World War I was going on. The film narrates the story of a horse called Joey which was raised by a British teenager named Albert. The British Army buys the horse and he encounters different individuals and owners all over Europe and experiences the ugly scenes and tragedies of war around him. The movie received a couple of awards and nominations, including two Golden Globe Awards and also received quite some positive reviews. Thewlis was paid handsomely to play the role of Lyons and grew his net worth.

Thewlis as a Nazi commandant

David Thewlis also landed a role in the movie “The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas” The movie was directed by Mark Herman and is based on John Boyne’s novel of the same name. The movie was produced by BBC Films and stars Vera Farmiga, David Thewlis and others. “The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas” is set on the World War II and it explores the horror experienced and seen in a Nazi extermination camp by two 8-year-old boys, Bruno and Shmuel. Bruno is the son of commandant while Shmuel is a Jewish inmate. Thewlis plays the role of Ralf, Bruno’s father and the Nazi commandant of the camp. The film bagged a couple of awards.

Thewlis leads a mysterious company

Thewlis stars in the TV series, “Fargo.” It’s a black-comedy drama TV series written by Noah Hawley. “Fargo” premiered on April 2014 and has a unique format with every season set in a different era. Each season also has a different story and different characters, but you can find a minor overlap. Season 3 premiered on 2017 and it’s where V. M. Varga(David Thewlis) The leader of the employees of a mysterious company that Emmit wants to pay back the money he borrowed two years ago. However, the company has its own plans. The TV series is a hit and has won a couple of awards. Meanwhile, Thewlis net worth grew further form the role and he also got nominated for a Golden Globe.

The half-brother of Diana

One of the 2017 movies Thewlis has appeared on is “Wonder Woman,” a superhero movie based on the DC Comics character going with the same title. The movie was directed by Patty Jenkins and distributed by Warner Bros. “Wonder Woman” is the fourth among the movies in the DC Extended Universe. The movie stars Gal Gadot, David Thewlis and other actors. The movie tells the story of Princess Diana who grows up in Themyscira. An American pilot Steve Trevor crashes on the shore of the island and Diana rescues him. The pilot tells the locals that the World War is ongoing and Diana leaves her home to end the conflict. Thewlis plays the role of Sir Patrick Morgan and Ares, the son of Zeus and Diana’s half-brother. The movie received countless positive reviews and awards. The platinum actor was paid well, of course, increasing his net worth.

Net worth of Thewlis

Thewlis is the highest paid actor this year and he added $96 million in his net worth in earnings between November 2016 and November 2017. Thewlis has a net worth of $275 million and is one of the wealthiest actors and directors. He has been nominated for a Golden Globe only once.

Most actors should emulate Thewlis. Thewlis has invested in smart stock, property and landed some lucrative deals with CoverGirl cosmetics. The year was tough for him, but he surely made much money in the process. It looks like 2018 is a bit promising for him.