Quick Facts of Damian Lewis
|Net Worth||$25 million|
|Salary||$2.5 million per year|
|Date of Birth||11 February, 1971|
Damian Lewis is an English actor and director best known for his roles as US Army Major Richard Winters in HBO’s miniseries “Band of Brothers” and as US Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody in Showtime’s “Homeland.” Lewis is also known for his performance as Henry VIII in the English opera ‘Wolf Hall,’ for which he received a Golden Globe nomination and a Primetime Emmy.
Damian Lewis Bio, Age, Education
Damian Lewis was born in St John’s Wood, London, England on February 11, 1971 to Charlotte Mary and John Watcyn Lewis. He is the older brother of film director Gareth Lewis. The actor attended Ashdown House School before enrolling at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
How tall is Damian Lewis?
Damian Lewis is 6 feet tall and has blonde hair with blue eyes.
Damian Lewis’s Career
Damian Lewis made his film debut in the 1997 American drama film ‘Robinson Crusoe.’ He then played Laertes in Jonathan Kent’s stage production of “Hamlet.” This success drew the attention of renowned director Steven Spielberg, who cast him as Richard Winters in the 2001 war drama ‘Band of Brothers.’ He also featured in two episodes of ‘Life Force’ and eight episodes of ‘Hearts and Bones’ during this time.
He portrayed Soames Forsyte in ‘The Forsyte Saga’ from 2002 to 2003. During this time, Lewis also appeared in the TV movie ‘Jeffrey Archer: The Reality’ and the film ‘Dreamcatcher.’ In 2004, he landed roles in the films ‘Keane’ and ‘Brides.’ He then appeared in the drama film ‘An Unfinished Life.’
He started appearing on the English panel show ‘Have I Got News for You?’ in 2006. A year later, he was cast as Charlie Crews in the drama TV series ‘Life.’ In 2008, he appeared in the films ‘The Baker’ and ‘The Escapist.’ In 2011, he starred in the television film ‘Stolen.’ The same year, Lewis debuted as Nicholas Brody in the spy thriller series ‘Homeland.’ In total, he appeared in 31 episodes of the show.
In 2013, he appeared in the romantic drama film ‘Romeo & Juliet,’ based on Shakespeare’s play of the same name. He appeared in the English spy film ‘Our Kind of Traitor’ three years later. That same year, the actor started playing Bobby Axelrod in the drama series ‘Billions.’
Is Damian Lewis Married?
When it comes to his personal life, Lewis has been married to actress Helen McCrory since July 4, 2007. The couple has two children: Manon, a daughter, and Gulliver, a son. The family currently resides in a Victorian townhouse in north London.
Damian Lewis’s Net Worth
As of 2021, the net worth of Damian Lewis is estimated to be $25 million. As for his salary it is said to be $250 thousand.