Damian Lewis - Biography
Last Modified: Jun 23, 2020
|Best Known For:||Band of Brothers, Life, Homeland|
|Net Worth:||$14 million|
|Born on :||February 11, 1971 (age 50)|
|Birth Name /
|Damian Watcyn Lewis|
|Birth Place:||St John's Wood, London, England|
|Father's Name:||John Watcyn Lewis|
|Mother's Name:||Charlotte Mary Bowater|
Willian Lewis (younger brother)
|High School:||Ashdown House School|
|University:||Eton College, Guildhall School of Music and Drama|
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (Welsh, English, Sephardi-Jewish, Ashkenazi-Jewish, Scottish)|
|Married Date:||July 4, 2004|
|Wife's Name:||Helen McCrory|
Manon McCrory-Lewis (daughter)
|Height:||1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)|
|Weight:||87 kg (191.80 lb)|
|Bicep Size:||15 inch|
|Chest Size:||41 inch|
|Waist Size:||34 inch|
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Who is Damian Lewis?
Damian Lewis is an actor as well as a producer.
Source: BBC America (Damian Lewis at the 2016 Emmy Awards)
Damian Lewis: Age, Parents, Siblings
Damian Lewis’s birth took place on 11 February 1971 in St John's Wood, London, England. His birth name/full name is Damian Watcyn Lewis. His mother’s name is Charlotte Mary Bowater and father’s name is John Watcyn Lewis, a City insurance broker. His mother passed away in a fatal car accident in 2001.
He has two younger brothers name Willian Lewis and Gareth Lewis and a sister named Amanda Lewis.
When he was a young boy, he used to visit his relatives who were then living in the US. For his education, Lewis attended Ashdown House School and later enrolled at Eton College. In 1993 he graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama, having joined in 1990.
His ethnicity includes Welsh, English, Sephardi-Jewish, Ashkenazi-Jewish, Scottish.
Damian Lewis: Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Lewis has been in several high profile relationships. He dated Katie Razzall for a year in 2001. While he and Razzall were dating, he was also in a relationship with Freya Stafford. Lewis was in a relationship with Stafford from 2001 to September 2003.
He then went on to date Kristin Davis from 2003 to 2004. He had s short fling with British actress Sophia Myles in 2005 before finally dating Helen McCrory.
Source: Damian Lewis (Damian Lewis with wife Helen McCrory 2018 Brit Awards)
Damian Lewis is now a married man. He married his girlfriend of two years, Helen McCrory, also an actress on 4 July 2007. Together with his wife, he has a daughter named Manon McCrory-Lewis, who was born on 8 September 2006 and a son named Gulliver Lewis who was born on 2 November 2007.
Lewis has been married for over 10 years now. As of now, there are no rumors of extra-marital affairs and divorce. Currently, the family is residing in Tufnell Park, in north London.
Damian Lewis: Career
Damian Lewis first decided to pursue a career in acting when he was 16 years old. But breaking into acting was not an easy task. He worked odd jobs such as selling car alarms until he landed movie roles.
In 1997, Lewis played Patrick Conner in Robinson Crusoe. In theatre, he appeared as Laertes in Jonathan Kent's production of Hamlet. His performance in the play was seen by Steven Spielberg, who cast him in the film Band of Brothers.
Source: IMDb (Damian Lewis in 2001 movie Band of Brothers)
Gradually, he starred in ITV’s series The Forsyte Saga, Dreamcatcher, Keane, Jeffrey Archer: The Truth, Much Ado About Nothing (2005), Stormbreaker (2006), BBC drama Friends and Crocodiles (2006), NBC’s Life, The Baker (2007), The Escapist (2008), The Misanthrope, among others.
Since then, Damian Lewis has played in remarkable films/series such as Will (2011), Homeland (2011 to 2013), Wolf Hall (2015), Billions (2016-present). Lewis’ upcoming projects include Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019) as Steve McQueen and Run This Town (2019) as Rob Ford.
Damian Lewis: Awards, Nominations
Damian Lewis has received several nominations over the years. He has been nominated for Biarritz International Festival of Audiovisual Programming, which he won. He has had a Dorian Awards, two Critics' Choice Television Awards, two Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, a Gotham Awards, two Satellite Awards, and a Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Among all the nominations, Damian Lewis has won a Dorian Awards, an Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Awards and a Satellite Awards.
Damian Lewis: Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Lewis is estimated to be more than $14 million while the figure on his annual salary/income is unknown.
Damian Lewis: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media sites Twitter, Facebook Damian Lewis is followed y over a million followers but is absent from Instagram. He also has an official website - damian-lewis.com.
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