Gary Lewis Celebrity Watchlist

Fast Facts

  • Worked as a roadsweeper as a young man.
  • Won a Fringe First award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 1978 as part theater group Easterhouse.
  • Only committed himself to acting at the age of 32 when he joined Robert Carlyle's Raindog Theater.
  • Got his role in Gangs Of New York when Martin Scorsese was impressed by his performance in Billy Elliot.


  • 2000, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2001, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee


  • Maarten Stevenson — Son
  • Kate — Significant Other


  • Glasgow College of Technology, Glasgow, Scotland (BA in Social Sciences, 1983)


  • Birth Name: Gary Stevenson
  • Birth Place: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Birthday: November 30, 1958, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor