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Damian Lewis was born on February 11, 1971, in St. John's Wood, London, England, to Charlotte Mary (Bowater), from an upper-class background, and J. Watcyn Lewis, a city broker whose own parents were Welsh. He was raised on Abbey Road in London until the age of 8 with his siblings Gareth, William, and Amanda. In 1979, he was sent to Ashdown House ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Billions (TV Series) (filming)
Bobby Axelrod
 2015 Bill (completed)
Sir Richard Hawkins
 2015 Wolf Hall (TV Mini-Series)
Henry VIII
- Crows (2015) ... Henry VIII
- Anna Regina (2015) ... Henry VIII
 2013/III Desire (Short)
 2013 The Vicar of Dibley (TV Series)
Anglican Priest
- Comic Relief Special (2013) ... Anglican Priest
 2012 The Sweeney
DCI Frank Haskins
 2012/IV Will
Gareth
 2011 Stolen (TV Movie)
DI Anthony Carter
 2007-2009 Life (TV Series)
Charlie Crews
- One (2009) ... Charlie Crews
- 5 Quarts (2009) ... Charlie Crews
- 3 Women (2009) ... Charlie Crews
- Shelf Life (2009) ... Charlie Crews
 2009 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Agent Double-00
- Day of the Living Gelatin!/Elementary, My Dear Stacy (2009) ... Agent Double-00 (voice)
 2008 The Escapist
Rizza
 2007 The Baker
Milo 'The Baker' Shakespeare
 2006/I The Situation
Dan Murphy
 2005 ShakespeaRe-Told (TV Mini-Series)
Benedick
 2005 An Unfinished Life
Gary Winston
 2005 Chromophobia
Marcus Aylesbury
 2005 Colditz (TV Movie)
Nicholas McGrade
 2002 The Script (Short)
Anthony's Boss
 2000 Life Force (TV Series)
Kurt Glemser
- The Thought Fish (2000) ... Kurt Glemser
- Greenhouse Effect (2000) ... Kurt Glemser
 1999 Warriors (TV Movie)
Lt. Neil Loughrey
 1997 Robinson Crusoe
Patrick Connor
 1996 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
Adam Weston
- Deep Waters (1996) ... Adam Weston
 1996 Ill (Short)
Mac
 1995 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
Leonard Bateson
- Hickory Dickory Dock (1995) ... Leonard Bateson
 1993 Micky Love (TV Movie)
Clive
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He acted in Henrik Ibsen's play, "The League of Youth," at the Guildhall School of Drama and Music in Barbican, London, England with Aidan Tierney, Caroline Trowbridge, David Roylance, Rohit Gokani, Nicholas Boulton, and Adam Barker in the cast. Derek Martinus was director. See more »

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7 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

If one of your fantasies is lying on a bed in Hollywood, surrounded by eight naked women, then another is to have a beautiful wife and a nice rambling house in London with three kids running around... perhaps it's good to have a bit of tension in your fantasy life. See more »

Trivia:

Director Gareth Lewis is his younger brother. Gareth directed Damian in The Baker (2007). See more »

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Often plays mentally unstable or violent characters See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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