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Damian Lewis Answers the Proust Questionnaire – March 2017

Damian Lewis Answers the Proust Questionnaire

Vanity Fair – March, 2017

Fresh off the season premiere of Billions and starring this month in a London revival of The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?, the actor talks about forgetfulness, his smile, and Henry VIII.

What is your idea of perfect happiness? Party, good friends, lots of dancing.

What is your greatest fear? Losing my memory.

Which historical figure do you most identify with? Henry VIII.

Which living person do you most admire? Sohana Collins. A little girl I know who’s extremely brave.

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself? Forgetfulness.

What is the trait you most deplore in others? Selfishness. People who block junctions in their car.

What is your greatest extravagance? Ice-cream sundaes with extra cream.

What is your favorite journey? The journey out of myself.

What do you consider the most overrated virtue? Principles.

On what occasion do you lie? When I’m double-booked.

What do you dislike most about your appearance? My smile.

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