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Neil Morrissey

Neil Anthony Morrissey (born 4 July 1962) is an English actor, voice actor, comedian, singer and businessman. Neil was born in Stafford to Irish parents, May and Larry, both of whom worked as psychiatric nurses. He was taken into the social care system when he was 10. Neil spent 7 years in the Penkhull Children’s Home in Stoke-on-Trent, a series of cottage homes each presided over by a ‘house parent’. The boy only occasionally saw his parents. Neil was introduced to acting at the age of 11 by a drama teacher at Thistley Hough High School, Sheila Steele. When he was 17, Neil was taken into foster care by the parents of a friend. With the support of his foster parents, Neil attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Neil Morrisey is now known for his role as Tony in Men Behaving Badly. Other notable acting roles include Deputy Head Eddie Lawson in the BBC One school-based drama series Waterloo Road, Nigel Morton in Line of Duty, and Rocky in Boon. Morrissey also provides the voice of many cartoon characters, including Bob, Roley, Scrufty, Lofty, Mr. Angelo Sabatini, Mr. Fothergill and Farmer Pickles in the UK (original) version of Bob the Builder.

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