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Damian Lewis

  • Birthplace: St. John’s Wood, London, England
  • Birthday: February 11

With an expansive list of diverse film, theatre and television credits, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actor Damian Lewis has evolved into one of this generation’s most respected and sought-after actors.

With an expansive list of diverse film, theatre and television credits, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actor Damian Lewis has evolved into one of this generation’s most respected and sought-after actors.

Lewis currently stars as Sergeant Nicholas Brody in Showtime’s critically acclaimed and award-winning television series Homeland, developed by Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa. The series co-stars Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison, a CIA officer who believes that Lewis’ character, who was held captive by Al-Qaeda as a prisoner of war, may have been turned by the enemy and is now a possible threat to the United States. Lewis’ performance earned him a 2013 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama and a 2012 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

In Fall 2013, Lewis can also be seen as Lord Capulet in the Carlo Carlei-directed adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, written by Oscar-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes. Relativity Media has set the film’s U.S. release date for Friday, October 11th.

Lewis recently began production in Scotland on the Neon Films drama, The Silent Storm, opposite Andrea Riseborough.

Other notable credits of Lewis’ include his Golden Globe-nominated performance as World War II hero Richard Winters in the award-winning HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, as well as his performance as Soames Forsyte in the acclaimed British production of The Forsyte Saga, Series 1 and II.

 

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

1 Wins2 Nominations

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 2013

  • Nominee
  • Damian Lewis, as Nicholas Brody
  • Homeland
  • Showtime
  • Showtime Presents, Fox 21, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 2012

  • Winner
  • Damian Lewis, as Nicholas Brody
  • Homeland
  • Showtime
  • Showtime Presents, Fox 21, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet

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