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Damian Lewis is an English actor known for his role in the series ‘Band of Brothers.’

InformationDetail
BirthdayFebruary 11, 1971
NationalityBritish
FamousEton College, Film & Theater Personalities, Actors
City/StateLondon
SpousesHelen McCrory (m. 2007)
SiblingsGareth
Known asDamian Watcyn Lewis
Childrens Gulliver (son), Manon (Daughter)
Universities
  • Eton College
  • Ashdown House School
  • Eton College
  • Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Notable Alumnis
  • Eton College
Birth PlaceSt John's Wood, London
Height185cm
GenderMale
FatherJohn Watcyn Lewis
MotherCharlotte Mary
Sun SignAquarius
Born inSt John's Wood, London
Famous asActor
Socials

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Who is Damian Lewis?

Damian Lewis is an English actor and producer best known for appearing as the U.S. Army Major Richard Winters in the HBO miniseries ‘Band of Brothers’ and as the U.S. Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody in the Showtime series ‘Homeland’. Lewis is also recognized for playing the role of Henry VIII in the English opera ‘Wolf Hall’ for which he earned a Golden Globe nomination as well as a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. He has also acted in a number of movies. Born in St John's Wood, London, to a city insurance broker father, Lewis grew up with his younger brother Gareth. Despite not hailing from a family with a background in films, both the boys became interested in the show business at an early age. Lewis attended Ashdown House School and later graduated from Eton College. Before landing acting roles in television and films, he served as a telemarketer and a stage actor with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He is married to actress Helen McCrory and has two children. He is a very charming personality and is known to be an affable and friendly person.

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Career

Damian Lewis first appeared in the 1997 American drama film ‘Robinson Crusoe’. He then appeared in Jonathan Kent's stage production ‘Hamlet,’ playing Laertes. This performance brought him to the attention of prominent director Steven Spielberg who cast him as Richard Winters in the war series ‘Band of Brothers’ in 2001. Around this time, he also appeared in two episodes of ‘Life Force’ and eight episodes of ‘Hearts and Bones’.

From 2002 to 2003, he played Soames Forsyte in ‘The Forsyte Saga’. During this time, Lewis also did the TV movie ‘Jeffrey Archer: The Truth’ as well as the film ‘Dreamcatcher’. He then bagged roles in the movies ‘Keane’ and ‘Brides’ in 2004. He next got featured in the drama flick ‘An Unfinished Life’. In 2006, he began appearing on the English panel show ‘Have I Got News for You’. A year later, the actor joined the cast of the drama TV series ‘Life’ as Charlie Crews.

He did the movies ‘The Baker’ and ‘The Escapist’ in 2008. He next appeared in the television movie ‘Stolen’ in 2011. The same year, Lewis began playing the role of Nicholas Brody in the spy thriller series ‘Homeland’. He appeared in 31 episodes of the show.

In 2013, he got featured in the romantic drama flick ‘Romeo & Juliet’ which was based on the Shakespearean play of the same name. Three years later, he starred in the English spy film ‘Our Kind of Traitor’. That year, the actor also began portraying the character of Bobby Axelrod in the drama series ‘Billions’.

Personal Life

Damian Lewis was born on 11 February 1971 in St John's Wood, London, England to Charlotte Mary and John Watcyn Lewis. He is the elder brother of Gareth Lewis who is a film director. The actor studied at Ashdown House School and later enrolled at Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Talking about his love life, Lewis has been married to actress Helen McCrory since July 4, 2007. The couple has two kids: daughter, Manon, and son, Gulliver. Currently, the family lives in a Victorian townhouse located in north London.

// Famous Film & Theater Personalities

Damian Lewis awards

YearNameAward

Golden Globe Awards

2013Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaHomeland (2011)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2012Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesHomeland (2011)

Damian Lewis biography timelines

  • // 11th Feb 1971
    Damian Lewis was born on 11 February 1971 in St John's Wood, London, England to Charlotte Mary and John Watcyn Lewis. He is the elder brother of Gareth Lewis who is a film director. The actor studied at Ashdown House School and later enrolled at Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
  • // 1997
    Damian Lewis first appeared in the 1997 American drama film ‘Robinson Crusoe’. He then appeared in Jonathan Kent's stage production ‘Hamlet,’ playing Laertes. This performance brought him to the attention of prominent director Steven Spielberg who cast him as Richard Winters in the war series ‘Band of Brothers’ in 2001. Around this time, he also appeared in two episodes of ‘Life Force’ and eight episodes of ‘Hearts and Bones’.
  • // 2002
    From 2002 to 2003, he played Soames Forsyte in ‘The Forsyte Saga’. During this time, Lewis also did the TV movie ‘Jeffrey Archer: The Truth’ as well as the film ‘Dreamcatcher’. He then bagged roles in the movies ‘Keane’ and ‘Brides’ in 2004. He next got featured in the drama flick ‘An Unfinished Life’. In 2006, he began appearing on the English panel show ‘Have I Got News for You’. A year later, the actor joined the cast of the drama TV series ‘Life’ as Charlie Crews.
  • // 2007
    Talking about his love life, Lewis has been married to actress Helen McCrory since July 4, 2007. The couple has two kids: daughter, Manon, and son, Gulliver. Currently, the family lives in a Victorian townhouse located in north London.
  • // 2013
    In 2013, he got featured in the romantic drama flick ‘Romeo & Juliet’ which was based on the Shakespearean play of the same name. Three years later, he starred in the English spy film ‘Our Kind of Traitor’. That year, the actor also began portraying the character of Bobby Axelrod in the drama series ‘Billions’.

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Damian Lewis's FAQ

  • What is Damian Lewis birthday?

    Damian Lewis was born at 1971-02-11

  • Where is Damian Lewis's birth place?

    Damian Lewis was born in St John's Wood, London

  • What is Damian Lewis nationalities?

    Damian Lewis's nationalities is British

  • Who is Damian Lewis spouses?

    Damian Lewis's spouses is Helen McCrory (m. 2007)

  • Who is Damian Lewis siblings?

    Damian Lewis's siblings is Gareth

  • Who is Damian Lewis childrens?

    Damian Lewis's childrens is Gulliver (son), Manon (Daughter)

  • What was Damian Lewis universities?

    Damian Lewis studied at Eton College, Ashdown House School, Eton College, Guildhall School of Music and Drama

  • What was Damian Lewis notable alumnis?

    Damian Lewis's notable alumnis is Eton College

  • How tall is Damian Lewis?

    Damian Lewis's height is 185

  • Who is Damian Lewis's father?

    Damian Lewis's father is John Watcyn Lewis

  • Who is Damian Lewis's mother?

    Damian Lewis's mother is Charlotte Mary

  • What is Damian Lewis's sun sign?

    Damian Lewis is Aquarius

  • How famous is Damian Lewis?

    Damian Lewis is famouse as Actor

  • What is Damian Lewis's twitter?

    Damian Lewis's twitter is https://twitter.com/lewis_damian

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