Hermine Poitou: Who Is David Thewlis’ Wife?

Hermine Poitou

Hermine Poitou is the wife of David Wheeler popularly known as David Thewlis. Hermine’s husband David Thewlis is an English actor, author, and filmmaker. He is well-known as a character actor and has appeared in a wide variety of genres in both film and television. He portrayed roles as Remus Lupin in the Harry Potter franchise (2004–2011) and Ares / Sir Patrick Morgan in Wonder Woman (2017).

Hermine Poitou: Bio Summary

NameHermine Poitou
Famous aswife of David Thewlis
Gender Female
Date of birth N/A
Nationality French
Marital status Married
SpouseDavid Thewlis
Stepdaughter Gracie Friel
Occupation Designer, artist

Who Is David Thewlis’ Wife, Hermine?

Hermine Poitou is a French designer and artist who is popular as the wife of actor, author, and filmmaker David Thewlis born David Wheeler. According to David, when he first met Hermine, she was wearing a ‘cherry red dress with white polka dots and smoking tobacco from a clay pipe.’ They have been married since 5 August 2016.

Hermine Poitou and David Thewlis’ marriage was making headlines after David shared posts of being married to Hermine, on Instagram. Several people thought the couple had married in a secret ceremony but David insisted that their wedding wasn’t a secret. David addressed the rumors of his supposed ‘secret marriage’. Sharing photos of their beautiful wedding ceremony on August 6, 2021, David indicated that:

‘Five years ago today. Why would I ever keep such happiness a secret?’

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David said: ‘That was so weird. I mentioned my wife in passing on Instagram and suddenly the tabloids were reporting that “I’d got married in a secret ceremony“, like I’m a Freemason. He added: ‘I’ve been with my wife 10 years, we got married five years ago and I’ve worn a wedding ring ever since. Just because I didn’t alert the [newspapers] didn’t mean it was secret.’

David Thewlis shared in an Instagram post that, Hermine Poitou ‘told me she was the retired ringmistress of a travelling flea circus I thought she was joking, but it was true. Ça a été un coup de foudre.’ Hermine and David do not have any children together but David has a daughter from his relationship with English actress Anna Friel. Their daughter Gracie Ellen Mary Friel was born on 9 July 2005 at Portland Hospital, London.

Before marrying Hermine Poitou, David Thewlis was married to Welsh director and actress Sara Sugarman. Their marriage lasted from 1992 until they divorced in 1994. David was also involved in a romantic relationship with English actress Kate Hardie. However, currently, David is happily married to Hermine Poitou and there isn’t any sign of divorce.

According to The Sun, Hermine Poitou took joint honors in Graphic Designer and Fine Arts at Camberwell School in London. She attended Newcastle College of Art & Design and Université de Provence (Aix-Marseille I). She has been working as a freelance graphic illustrator. She was a Freelance art director. Despite being a celebrity spouse, Hermine has managed to successfully keep her life away from publicity. She has lived a low-key life.

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Hermine Poitou’s Husband David Thewlis

Hermine Poitou And Husband David Thewlis

Hermine Poitou’s husband David Thewlis is a well-known English actor, author, and filmmaker. He has appeared in a wide variety of genres in both film and television. His real name is David Wheeler but he decided to make his surname Thewlis. He adopted his mother’s maiden name, Thewlis because when he tried to register with the actors’ union, he found out that his birth name was already being used by someone else.

David Thewlis landed his first professional role and was featured in the play Buddy Holly at the Regal in Greenwich and in a commercial for Kellogg’s Bran Flakes. He worked in theatre and has starred in Sam Mendes’ The Sea at the Royal National Theatre, Max Stafford-Clark’s Ice Cream at the Royal Court, The Ruffian on the Stairs/The Woolley at Farnham, and The Lady and the Clarinet at the King’s Head Theatre.

David Thewlis appeared in his film debut Little Dorrit. He also appeared in the Mike Leigh films Life is Sweet (1990) and Naked (1993). He appeared in films Black Beauty, Restoration, James and the Giant Peach, Dragonheart, and Seven Years in Tibet. He played Remus Lupin in the Harry Potter franchise (2004–2011) and Ares / Sir Patrick Morgan in Wonder Woman (2017).

David Thewlis’ other film roles include Kingdom of Heaven (2005), The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008), War Horse (2011), The Theory of Everything (2014), Anomalisa (2015), I’m Thinking of Ending Things (2020), and Enola Holmes 2 (2022). He served as a director in Hello, Hello, Hello and wrote, directed, and starred in the feature Cheeky (2003). He also worked as a voice actor.

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David Thewlis voiced the Shame Wizard in the Netflix animated sitcoms Big Mouth (2017–present) and worked its spin-off Human Resources (2022–present). He has received awards and nominations including Cannes Film Festival Award and nominations for two BAFTA Awards, Golden Globe Award, Primetime Emmy Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

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Ruth Kai Botchway

Ruth Kai Botchway is a Senior Editor at Dicytrends.com. She is a graduate of All Stars Media College (2021) with a Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies. With more than two years experience in Journalism, she has served as an intern at Accra FM and worked with Green TV and Ashiaman TV. She worked as a Maritime Journalist/ influencer, producing Port and Maritime agenda initially aired on Ashiaman TV. You can reach her via email: Ruthbotch1912@gmail.com

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