Joe Dixon is the ex husband of Lesley Manville, the English actress of theater, film and television. Read more about the actor, his movies and his net worth.
Who is Joe Dixon?
Joe Dixon was born in 1965. He is an English television and film actor best known for his role as Jacques in The Mummy Returns. The Mummy Returns is a 2001 American action-adventure fantasy film written and directed by Stephen Sommers. The film is a sequel to the 1999 film The Mummy. Dixon was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire in 1965 to Guyanese parents. Dixon won the prestigious Ian Charleson Award for his performance in As You Like It. Dixon was nominated for an Oliver Award for Best Performance in a supporting role for his performance in the 2003 film, The Roman Actor at the Gielgud Theater. Dixon began acting at Castle Vale Comprehensive, where he was encouraged by his drama teacher to join the Birmingham Youth Theater with his contemporary, Barry Aird. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and Castle Vale Comprehensive. Dixon has done some fabulous performances in films and television. He is a professional tenor and he also sang the lead role in The Bacchae opera at Queen Elizabeth Hall. Dixon was at the top ten in Denmark, Spain and Russia for backing vocals. Joe Dixon excels in playing the guitar, euphonium, tuba and the piano. Joe Dixon appeared in the role of Pete Sparrow in the 1995 film Rich Deceiver. In 1998, he was seen in the film Middleton’s Changeling. Later in 2000, Dixon played the role of DCI Lyon in the film The Last Musketeer. 2001 saw him play the role of Jacques in the Mummy Returns. Dixon played the role of Dave McCarthy in the film The Stretford Wives in 2002. 2004 saw him play the role of Lynvall in the film ‘When I’m Sixty-Four’. He appeared as Mr. Khan in Rise of the Footsoldier in 2007. His film, 14 Days with Victor was released in 2010. He played the role of Martin in 14 Days with Victor. The film is about Victor who tries to find meaning in his life, and his luck changes when he meets Martin, an artist who enjoys exploring the limits of violence and torture. In 2013, Joe Dixon was seen starring in Timberlake Wertenbaker’s latest play Our Ajax which was a response to Sophocles’s classical tragedy Ajax. Dixon was quoted saying, “This play about the devastation of a tortured mind really resonates. Although it is an ancient story about an ancient warrior, it is very much about today’s warriors and the unimaginable things that they go through. Being exposed to such extraordinary darkness can understandably lead to your mind and soul being affected.” In 2015, Joe Dixon appeared in the movie, The Carrier. The drama/science fiction film The Carrier is about a group of survivors who escape an antibiotic-resistant pandemic on a damaged 747 to find safety abroad — but one of them is infected, and they must decide whether or not to land. Dixon considers himself lucky to be able to act on stage, films and television. He loves challenges as an actor and when he receives a script that is quite tough and challenging to perform but equally rewarding then he tries to do his best. He also said that having a good script is of prime importance whether one is working for theater, films or television. He also mentioned that it is quite wonderful how everyone becomes like a huge family while filming a movie, enacting a play or working for a teleseries.
A brief about Lesley Manville
Lesley Ann Manville was born in 1956. She is an English actress of theater, television and film. Manville is often seen collaborating with director Mike Leigh. Manville won the London Film Critics Circle Award for British Actress of the Year for her work in the film, All or Nothing in 2002 and Another Year in 2010. For her work in the film, Another Year, Manville also won a BAFTA Film Award nominations for Best Actress in a supporting Role. She also won a BAFTA Film Award nomination for Best Actress in a supporting role for her film Phantom Thread in 2017. Lesley Manville was nominated for Best Actress in a supporting role for the film Phantom Thread at Oscar 2018. Oscar 2018 will be held on March 4th, 2018. Manville is also known for her role in the film Maleficent in 2014. Manville has also performed on stage in productions including, As You Like It, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, His Dark Materials, The Alchemist, All About My Mother and Six Degrees of Separation. In 2012, she was also nominated for an Olivier Award for her role in Leigh’s play Grief before winning the 2014 Olivier Award for Best Actress for her role in the revival of Ghosts. Manville met Gary Oldman while working at the Royal Court Theater. Oldman left her in 1989, three months after their son, Alfie was born. Manville married for the second time to Joe Dixon.
Net worth of her ex husband Joe Dixon
The net worth of Joe Dixon is estimated to be around $1.7 million.