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David Thewlis (b. March 20, 1963) is a British actor who portrayed Ares in Wonder Woman and John Dee on The Sandman.

Pictured: Thewlis as John Dee in The Sandman episode "24/7"

Work History

Acting Credits

Red 2 July 19, 2013 Frog
Wonder Woman June 2, 2017 Ares
The Sandman 2022- John Dee
     "Chapter 2: Imperfect Hosts" August 5, 2022 John Dee
     "Chapter 3: Dream a Little Dream of Me" August 5, 2022 John Dee
     "Chapter 4: A Hope in Hell" August 5, 2022 John Dee
     "Chapter 5: 24/7" August 5, 2022 John Dee


  • In both Justice League and Zack Snyder's Justice League, Thewlis received acting credits for portraying Ares in flashbacks, but the role was portrayed by Nick McKinless, who had Thewlis' face digitally transposed over his.

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