Damian Lewis

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Damian Lewis
Damian Lewis Berlin 2015.jpg
Lewis in February 2015
Born
Damian Watcyn Lewis

(1971-02-11) 11 February 1971 (age 50)
NationalityBritish
EducationGuildhall School of Music and Drama
OccupationActor, movie producer
Years active1993–present
Spouse(s)
Helen McCrory
(m. 2007; her death 2021)
Children2

Damian Watcyn Lewis OBE (born 11 February 1971) is an English actor and movie producer.

Lewis played U.S. Army Major Richard Winters in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, U.S. Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody in the Showtime series Homeland, King Henry VIII in the BBC Two serial Wolf Hall and currently plays Bobby Axelrod in the Showtime series Billions (2016–present).

For his role in Homeland, he has earned a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award.

Lewis has also appeared in movies such as Stormbreaker (2005), The Baker (2007), Will (2011), Your Highness (2011), The Sweeney (2012), Queen of the Desert (2015), Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019).

Lewis was born in St John's Wood, London. He was married to actress Helen McCrory from 2007 until her death from cancer in 2021.[1] The couple had two children. Lewis is a supporter of Liverpool Football Club.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Kanter, Jake (16 April 2021). "Helen McCrory Dies: 'Peaky Blinders' & 'Harry Potter' Actress Was 52". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
  2. Koncienzcy, Rebecca (9 June 2019). "The Merseyside stars who have made it big in Hollywood". Liverpool Echo. Retrieved 12 June 2019.

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