Actor David Morrissey is a much nicer guy than his Walking Dead character, the Governor. Fans of the series remember Woodbury’s cruel, manipulative leader and are pleased to know that Morrissey is a much nicer guy. In the most recent season of The Great British Bake Off, Morrissey joins several other celebrity guests in the series Stand up to Cancer Bake Off.
This year’s event features 20 celebrities welcomed to the Bake Off tent by hosts Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas. Each celebrity will have two days to feature their baking talents while trying to impress judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith while competing for the title of Star Baker. All this is done to raise money for cancer research.
This year’s celebrities include actor and filmmaker Morrisey, actor, comedian, director, and producer David Schwimmer, actor and comedian Tom Davis, actress, BAFTA nominated comedian, writer and actor Rose Matafeo, singer and songwriter Jesy Nelson, TV presenter Jay Blades MBE, stand-up comedian Judi Love, actor, comedian, and writer Mike Wozniak, businesswoman and investor in Dragons Den Deborah Meaden, comedian, actor and presenter Ellie Taylor, media personality and businesswoman Gemma Collins, poet, actor, comedian, screenwriter and radio personality Tim Key, TV presenter AJ Odudu, actress Jessica Hynes, TV presenter Paddy McGuinness, singer, author and TV personality Coleen Nolan, actor and comedian Joe Thomas, Olympic gold medallist Tom Daley OBE, stand-up, comedy actress and writer Lucy Beaumont, and broadcaster and radio presenter Adele Roberts.
Stand Up To Cancer is a joint national fundraising campaign from Cancer Research UK and Channel 4.
What else does David Morrissey star in?
In addition to his role as the Governor on The Walking Dead, Morrissey is also well known for his roles in The Other Boleyn Girl, Welcome to the Punch, Blitz, Sherwood, Radioman, Britannia, The Singapore Grip, and more.
He will next star in the Mikael Håfström-directed sci-fi film, Slingshot with Emily Beecham, Casey Affleck, and Laurence Fishburne.