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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 & 28 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Homeland
Homeland Nicholas Brody
(2011-2014)
Dreamcatcher
Dreamcatcher Jonesy
(2003)
Life
Life Charlie Crews
(2007-2009)
The Escapist
The Escapist Rizza
(2008)

Filmography

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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
 2014 The Silent Storm
Balor
 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
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 0-0
- Day of the Living Gelatin!/Elementary, My Dear Stacy (2009) ... Agent Double 0-0 (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 Colditz (TV Mini-Series)
Nicholas McGrade
- Part Two (2005) ... Nicholas McGrade
- Part One (2005) ... Nicholas McGrade
 2005 Chromophobia
Marcus Aylesbury
 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's Poirot (TV Series)
Leonard Bateson
- Hickory Dickory Dock (1995) ... Leonard Bateson
 1993 Micky Love (TV Movie)
Clive
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He acted in Molière's play, "The School for Wives", at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Emma Fielding, Ian McDiarmid, Bernard Gallagher, Linal Haft, Carol MacReady and Richard Addison in the cast. Jonathan Kent was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.86 m)
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Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

Due to the popularity of his TV series Homeland (2011) with the First Family, Damian and wife Helen McCrory were invited by President Barack Obama as official dinner guests at the White House (March 2012). See more »

Trademark:

Often portrays American military officials, despite being British. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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