David Morris

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David Morris
David Cedric Morris

(1924-09-11)11 September 1924
Died29 October 2007(2007-10-29) (aged 83)
Cause of deathHeart attack
EducationMagdalen College, Oxford
Alma materUniversity of Oxford
OccupationPainter, Actor
Years active2003-2007
Spouse(s)Olwen Goodwin
(m. 1957-2007, his death)

David Cedric Morris (11 September 1924 – 29 October 2007) was an English painter and actor. He is best known for his role as Grandpa George in Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005). His career as a professional actor started at the age of 79.

Morris was born in Folkestone, Kent. He was educated at the University of Oxford. Morris was married to Olwen Goowin from 1957 until his death in 2007. They had four children.

Morris died on Ocotber 29, 2007 from a heart attack in his home in Watford, Hertfordshire. He was 83 years old.[1]

Movies[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Jonathan Creek Leo Laughton-Jones Series 4, Episode 6: "Gorgons Wood"
2004 When I'm 64 George TV movie
2004 Little Britain Welsh postman Series 2, Episode 1; Series 2, Episode 6
2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Grandpa George
2005 A Very Social Secretary
2005 Saxondale Old Interviewee Series 1, Episode 1
2007 Flick Father Carmichael

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