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Published on 7th September, 2014
Tender hearted tough guy, the talented Mr Morrissey with a CV that defies type casting hangs out with us on Hampstead Heath for this shoot.
Star of The Waking Dead and the upcoming BBC production The Driver, he even read the audio book for the other Morrissey that sings a bit on the basis that they share the same name.