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Dominic West Biography and Profile

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Dominic West Profile

Birth Name Dominic Gerard Fe West
Known As Dominic West
Occupation Actor
Career 1991–present
Debut Film Richard III
Marital Status Married
Date of Birth October 15, 1969
Birth Place Sheffield, United Kingdom
Zodiac Libra
Nationality English
Height 1.83 m
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Education Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Father George West
Mother Moya West
Spouse Catherine Fitzgerald (m. 2010)
Relationships Polly Astor
Children Martha WestDora WestSenan WestFrancis West

Dominic West Biography

Dominic Gerard Fe West famous as Dominic West is an English actor. He was born on October 15, 1969 in Sheffield, United Kingdom to Moya West and George West. His father owns a plastic factory and his mother is a hosewife. He attended Eton College and Trinity College, Dublin and graduated in 1995 from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. He started his professional acting career in 1995 when he made his debut in the film Richard III. He is best known for his role as Detective Jimmy McNulty in the HBO drama series The Wire. He was in relationship with Polly Astor and they two had a daughter together. After ending his relationship with Polly Astor he started a romantic relationship with Catherine FitzGerald and they married on June 26, 2010.

Dominic West Filmography

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1991 3 Joes Joe Smoker Short film
1995 Richard III Henry, Earl of Richmond
1996 True Blue Donald Macdonald
1996 Surviving Picasso Paulo Picasso
1996 E=mc2 Spike
1997 The Gambler Alexei
1997 Diana & Me Rob Naylor
1997 Spice World Photographer
1998 Out of Hours Dr. Paul Featherstone Television movie
1999 A Midsummer Night’s Dream Lysander
1999 Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace Palace Guard
1999 A Christmas Carol Fred Television movie
2000 28 Days Jasper
2001 The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Sir Mulberry Hawk Television movie
2001 Rock Star Kirk Cuddy
2002 Ten Minutes Older Young Man
2002 Chicago Fred Casely Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated—Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
2003 Mona Lisa Smile Bill Dunbar
2004 The Forgotten Ash Correll
2006 Stingray Luther Short film
2007 Hannibal Rising Inspector Popil
2007 300 Theron
2008 Hold On Delivery Man Short film
2008 Punisher: War Zone Billy/Jigsaw
2009 Breaking the Mould Howard Florey Television movie
2010 Centurion General Titus Flavius Virilus
2010 Jackboots on Whitehall Fiske
2010 Words of the Blitz Sir John Colville
2010 From Time to Time Caxton
2011 Johnny English Reborn Simon Ambrose
2011 Arthur Christmas Lead Elf
2011 The Awakening Robert Mallory
2012 John Carter Sab Than
2013 Boy Cried Wolf Hughie Short film
2013 Burton & Taylor Richard Burton Television movie
Pending—British Academy Television Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
2014 Pride Jonathan
2015 Testament of Youth Mr. Brittain
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2002–2008 The Wire Detective James McNulty 60 episodes
2006 The Catherine Tate Show Actor Episode: “#3.5”
2008 The Devil’s Whore Oliver Cromwell 4 episodes
2011–2012 The Hour Hector Madden 12 episodes
Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated—Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Movie/Miniseries Actor (2013, 2014)
2011 Appropriate Adult Fred West 2 episodes
2014 The Affair Noah Solloway Series Regular

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