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Gary Lewis Biography

Birth Name:
Gary Stevenson
Birth Place:
Glasgow, Scotland

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


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


  • Kate -- Significant Other
  • Maarten Stevenson -- Son