Dominic West

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Dominic Gerard Fe West
  • Birth Place: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/15/1969, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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Dominic West Fast Facts:
  • Best known for his role as gruff Baltimore cop Jimmy McNulty on HBO's The Wire.
  • Once worked as a cattle herder in Argentina.
  • Ran with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, twice.
  • Began his acting career on stage at the Old Vic in London; returned to the theater in 2005 to play Orlando in As You Like It.
  • Awarded an honorary patronage of the University Philosophical Society of Trinity College, his alma mater, in 2011.
  • An ambassador for Prince Charles' youth charity Prince's Trust.
  • Dominic West Relationships:
  • Dora - Daughter
  • Senan George Desmond FitzGerald West - Son
  • George West - Father
  • Catherine FitzGerald - Wife
  • Francis - Son
  • Polly Astor - Ex-significant Other
  • Martha West - Daughter
  • Moya - Mother
  • Dominic West Awards:
  • 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2012 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2014 BAFTA Television Awards: Best Actor - Nominee
  • College:
  • Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (BA in English Literature, 1993); Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London, England (1995)

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