Damian Lewis studied at Ashdown House School and later moved on to Guildhall School of Music and Drama. His parents are Charlotte Mary and John Watcyn Lewis. He was born on February 11, 1971. Damian grew up in St John’s Wood, London, England. Damian Lewis has a brother Gareth William, and a sister, Amanda.
Damian Lewis Education Details
Damian studied at Ashdown House School and then Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Damian Lewis is tall- measuring in U.S. standards as 6 feet 1 inch and British standards 1.85 meters.
Damian Lewis Dating History And Marriage Details With Children
Lewis’s dated Katie Razzall. Kate was a Channel Four producer. The relationship ended over the typical “Long Distance Relationship Woes. It did not take long to find his next love, actress Kristin Davis. The relationship did not last long, however.
Then he dated, fell deeply in love with, and married actress Helen McCrory. The wedding was on the famous American holiday- 4th of July in 2007.
They have two children- Daughter Manon and Son Gulliver. The private couple’s last known location of residence is in a Victorian Townhouse in North London
Damian Lewis Career, TV Shows, Net Worth
Damian Lewis’s first gigs and incomes were from being a telemarketer and then stage actor with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Next was his professional acting roles in TV Series and films
One of his first appearances was in the American drama ‘Robinson Crusoe’ in 1997.
Acting included “Keane and ‘Brides”, A role in “Baker”, “The Escapist”, “Stolen” and the Spy Film- “Our Kind of Traitor” and an appearance in “Romeo & Juliet” based on the Shakespearean play of the same name.
The role of Jonathan Kent’s ‘Hamlet, made a life change for Damian because Steven Spielberg liked his acting in “Hamlet” and cast him as “Richard Winters” in the successful “Band of Brothers”.
Band of Brothers was one of his most popular roles as the United States Army Major- Richard Winters. This earned him a Golden Globe nomination. Later he landed the role of United States Marine Sergeant “Nicholas Brody” in Showtime’s hit “Homeland” for which he received a Primetime Emmy and a Golden Globe award.
His role in Henry VIII of England in Wolf Hall was his number three Primetime Emmy nomination and fourth Golden Globe nomination.
Damian continued getting popular with fans with five seasons of Showtimes’ hit series “Billions” as the Billionaire- “Bobby Axelrod”.
Also Around this time, he appeared in “Once Upon a Time” in Hollywood as actor Steve McQueen.
Then he was awarded for his role of Henry VIII in “Wolf Hall”.
No doubt about it- Shakespeare roles, TV series, and Films have paid off well for Damian Lewis. His net worth is in excess of $14 million.