Damian Lewis
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Damian Lewis gives up Life to make Knightley appearances, Metro.co.uk, December 14, 2009

Damian Lewis gives up Life to make Knightley appearances

He’s swapped cracking the United States to star with
Keira Knightley in her West End debut, but that’s Life for actor
Damian Lewis.

Damian Lewis gives up Life to make Knightley appearances
Damian Lewis

The pint-nursing pensioners in the spit-and-sawdust north London boozer barely turn a hair as Damian Lewis heads for the bar.

Perhaps it’s because his own hair, a flaming copper-blond, blends into the apricot mousse walls. Or maybe it’s down to the fact that, though he’s a larger-than-life character in the flesh, he’s happy to dissolve into a corner with a pint of Guinness.

He’s been rehearsing all afternoon – with Keira Knightley! – and he looks knackered. Then again, the Band Of Brothers star is used to working pretty hard.

‘In LA, they exist to work: I would regularly work a 75-hour week,’ he says, in rich, muscular tones that betray his Eton education.

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