Damian Lewis

Damian Lewis

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Age
43
Birthday
Feb. 11th, 1971
Born in
St. John's Wood, London, England, UK
Height
6' 1

Damian Lewis' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Homeland TV Show
Homeland
Life TV Show
Life
Band of Brothers TV Show
Band of Brothers
A Touch of Frost (UK) TV Show
A Touch of Frost (UK)
Friends and Crocodiles (UK) TV Show
Friends and Crocodiles (UK)
Soccer Aid (UK) TV Show
Soccer Aid (UK)
 

Main Movie Roles

2011 - Your Highness
2008 - The Escapist
2007 - The Baker
2005 - An Unfinished Life
2005 - Chromophobia
2004 - Keane
2003 - Dreamcatcher
1997 - Robinson Crusoe

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Mark Rose
7
Leonard Bateson
1
Agent Double-00 (Voiced)
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Damian Lewis (born February 11, 1971), in St. John's Wood, London, England. He was raised by his parents, Watcyn and Charlotte Lewis, 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 boarding school, then was educated at Eton College. At age 16, he formed his own theater company, then worked in South London, then traveled around Africa.

From 1990 to 1993, he studied at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, alongside 'Daniel Craig' and 'Joseph Fiennes'. Among his teachers was RSC stalwart 'Colin McCormack'. Lewis graduated in 1993, and worked on the stage, particularly with the Royal Shakespeare Company. There he was seen by director 'Steven Spielberg', who subsequently cast him as Richard Winters in the HBO/BBC miniseries Band of Brothers (2001), for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe, among other awards. Lewis continues his career in films, TV, and theater.


TRIVIA:
  • Attended Eton College
  • Before his recent big screen appearances, Lewis was a stage actor for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
  • Playing the main character Charlie Crews, was reunited with fellow _"Band of Brothers" (2001)_ (qv) star 'Michael Cudlitz (I)' (qv) who guest starred in a couple of episodes of TV show _Life (2007/I)_ (qv) as the character Mark Rawls.
  • Father of Manon McCrory-Lewis, born on September 8, 2006, at 4:20 PM GMT. Mother is 'Helen McCrory' (qv).
  • Has competed twice in the Northern Rock All Star Cup, a golf tournament that pits celebrities from Europe against those of America. Lewis faced against such celebs as Meatloaf and Alice Cooper.
  • Was offered a role in _Black Hawk Down (2001)_ (qv), but turned it down for _"The Forsyte Saga" (2002)_ (qv).
  • Graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1993.
  • Director 'Gareth Lewis (IV)' (qv) is his brother. Gareth directed Damian in _The Baker (2007)_ (qv).


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