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Damian Lewis

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 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.


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Born:
Feb 11, 1971 In St. John's Wood, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
13
First Appeared:
In the series Poirot 1990-01-18
Latest Project:
Series Homeland 2011-10-02

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 20 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Homeland
Filmography
The Jonathan Ross Show Unknown 2011-09-03
Homeland Nicholas Brody 2011-10-02
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
The Graham Norton Show Unknown 2007-02-22
Phineas and Ferb Unknown 2007-08-17
The Forsyte Saga Soames Forsyte 10 episodes, 2002-2003 2002-10-06
Top Gear Unknown 2002-10-20
Band of Brothers Richard D. Winters 10 episodes, 2001 2001-09-09
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
The Vicar of Dibley Unknown 1994-11-10
A Touch of Frost Unknown 1992-12-06
Poirot Unknown 1990-01-18
Have I Got News for You Unknown 1990-09-28