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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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 2015/I Bill
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
 2011/I Will
 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
 2007 The Baker
Milo 'The Baker' Shakespeare
 2006/I The Situation
Dan Murphy
 2005 ShakespeaRe-Told (TV Mini-Series)
 2005 An Unfinished Life
Gary Winston
 2005 Chromophobia
Marcus Aylesbury
 2005 Colditz (TV Mini-Series)
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)
 1995 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
Leonard Bateson
- Hickory Dickory Dock (1995) ... Leonard Bateson
 1993 Micky Love (TV Movie)
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He acted in Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Into the Woods," at the Donmar Warehouse Theatre in London, England with Clare Burt, Frank Middlemass, Jenna Russell, Nick Holder, Sophie Thompson, Sheila Reid, Dilys Laye, and Matt Rawle in the cast. John Crowley was director. See more »

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


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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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 »


Son, Gulliver Lewis, born 2 November 2007. See more »


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