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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 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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Band of Brothers Richard D. Winters
(2001)
Dreamcatcher Jonesy
(2003)
(2019)
Homeland Nicholas Brody
(2011-2020)

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 2016-2021 Billions (TV Series)
Bobby Axelrod
- No Direction Home (2021) ... Bobby Axelrod
- Victory Smoke (2021) ... Bobby Axelrod
- Liberty (2021) ... Bobby Axelrod
- Implosion (2021) ... Bobby Axelrod
- Copenhagen (2021) ... Bobby Axelrod
 2020 Dream Horse
Howard Davies
 2019 Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood
Steve McQueen
 2019 Run This Town
Rob
 2016 Our Kind of Traitor
Hector
 2015 To Appomattox (TV Mini Series)
William T. Sherman
- Shooting Star (2015) ... William T. Sherman
- Reunion (2015) ... William T. Sherman
- Blood (2015) ... William T. Sherman
- Appomattox (2015) ... William T. Sherman
- An American, by Himself (2015) ... William T. Sherman
 2015/I Bill
Sir Richard Hawkins
 2015 Wolf Hall (TV Mini Series)
Henry VIII
- Master of Phantoms (2015) ... Henry VIII
- Crows (2015) ... Henry VIII
- The Devil's Spit (2015) ... Henry VIII
- Anna Regina (2015) ... Henry VIII
- Entirely Beloved (2015) ... Henry VIII
 2015 Queen of the Desert
Richard Wylie
 2011-2014 Homeland (TV Series)
Nicholas Brody
- Redux (2014) ... Nicholas Brody
- The Star (2013) ... Nicholas Brody
- Big Man in Tehran (2013) ... Nicholas Brody
- Good Night (2013) ... Nicholas Brody
- One Last Thing (2013) ... Nicholas Brody
 2014 The Silent Storm
Balor
 2013/II Romeo and Juliet
Lord Capulet
 2013/III Desire (Short)
 2013 The Vicar of Dibley (TV Series)
Anglican Priest
- Comic Relief Special 2013 - Women Bishops (2013) ... Anglican Priest
 2012 The Sweeney
DCI Frank Haskins
 2011/I Will
Gareth
 2011 Stolen (TV Movie)
DI Anthony Carter
 2011 Your Highness
Boremont
 2007-2009 Life (TV Series)
Charlie Crews
- One (2009) ... Charlie Crews
- Initiative 38 (2009) ... Charlie Crews
- 5 Quarts (2009) ... Charlie Crews
- 3 Women (2009) ... Charlie Crews
- Shelf Life (2009) ... Charlie Crews
 2009 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series short)
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
 2007 Confessions of a Diary Secretary (TV Movie)
Tony Blair
 2006/I The Situation
Dan Murphy
 2006 Stormbreaker
Yassen Gregorovich
 2005 ShakespeaRe-Told (TV Mini Series)
Benedick
- Much Ado About Nothing (2005) ... Benedick
 2005 Friends & Crocodiles (TV Movie)
Paul Reynolds
 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
 2004 Brides
Norman Harris
 2004 Keane
William Keane
 2003 The Big Impression (TV Series)
Simon Fuller
- Posh & Becks' Big Impression (2003) ... Simon Fuller
 2002-2003 The Forsyte Saga (TV Series)
Soames Forsyte
- Episode #2.4 (2003) ... Soames Forsyte
- Episode #2.3 (2003) ... Soames Forsyte
- Episode #2.2 (2003) ... Soames Forsyte
- Episode #2.1 (2003) ... Soames Forsyte
- Episode #1.6 (2002) ... Soames Forsyte
 2003 Dreamcatcher
Jonesy
 2002 Jeffrey Archer: The Truth (TV Movie)
Jeffrey Archer
 2002 The Script (Short)
Anthony's Boss
 2001 Band of Brothers (TV Mini Series)
Richard D. Winters
- Points (2001) ... Richard D. Winters
- Why We Fight (2001) ... Richard D. Winters
- The Last Patrol (2001) ... Richard D. Winters
- The Breaking Point (2001) ... Richard D. Winters
- Bastogne (2001) ... Richard D. Winters
 2000-2001 Hearts and Bones (TV Series)
Mark Rose
- Episode #2.1 (2001) ... Mark Rose
- Once There Was a Way to Get Back Home (2000) ... Mark Rose
- You Can't Always Get What You Want (2000) ... Mark Rose
- If You Don't Know Me by Now (2000) ... Mark Rose
 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 Ill (Short)
Mac
 1996 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
Adam Weston
- Deep Waters (1996) ... Adam Weston
 1995 Poirot (TV Series)
Leonard Bateson
- Hickory Dickory Dock (1995) ... Leonard Bateson
 1993 Micky Love (TV Movie)
Clive
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Other Works:

He acted in the New Shakespeare Company production of the play, "The Card," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Paul Freeman, Estelle Kohler, Robert Lang, David Collings, Jenna Russell, Guy Burgess, Rupert Holliday-Evans, Rebecca Egan, Cameron Blakely, Tim Stern, Simon Harrison, Pamela Miles, Kenneth ... See more »

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

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Height:

6' 1" (1.86 m)

Spouse:

Helen McCrory  (her death)  (2 children)

Children:

McCrory-Lewis, Manon | See more »

Parents:

Lewis (Bowater), Charlotte Mary | Lewis, J. Watcyn

Relatives:

Gareth Lewis (sibling)
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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:

Son of J. Watcyn Lewis and wife (second husband, m. 1970) Charlotte Mary Bowater (b. 17 Jul 1937). Damian's father has Welsh ancestry. Damian's mother is of the Bowater Baronets, of Friston. Damian's maternal grandfather, Sir Ian Frank Bowater, served as Lord Mayor of London. Damian's maternal grandmother was of the Viscounts Dawson of Penn and Barons Dawson of Penn. Damian's mother has English, ... See more »

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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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