Fast Facts

  • Formed a theater company when he was 16.
  • Attended Guildhall School of Music & Drama with Ewan McGregor, Jude Law and Joseph Fiennes.
  • After drama school, performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
  • Made feature film debut with Pierce Brosnan in Robinson Crusoe (1996).
  • Starred in and co-produced his brother Gareth's directorial film debut The Baker (2007).
  • Has played for England's team in the annual fund-raiser Soccer Aid.
  • Supports Christian Aid and is a patron of the mentoring charity Scene & Heard.
  • Appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen's 2014 Birthday Honours list.

Awards

  • 2016, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 2015, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or A Movie: Nominee
  • 2002, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Winner
  • 2012, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 2013, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Gulliver Lewis — Son
  • Helen McCrory — Wife
  • Gareth Lewis — Brother
  • Manon Lewis — Daughter
  • Watcyn Lewis — Father
  • Charlotte Lewis — Mother

College

  • Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London, England (1993)

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Details

  • Birth Name: Damian Watcyn Lewis
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Actor

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