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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 & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Our Kind of Traitor (completed)
 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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Played Laertes opposite Ralph Fiennes as Hamlet, in the theatrical production directed by Sam Mendes. 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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[on Hailee Steinfeld] I think she has a natural awareness of what she needs to do in front of the camera. She's got that freshness and that immediacy which is so exciting. You can see it in her eyes all through her performance as Juliet. There's a real light behind her eyes. That's going to stand her in good stead for film acting. See more »


Plays the guitar and the piano/keyboard. See more »


Often plays mentally unstable or violent characters See more »

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