‘An actor is always reinventing himself through his characters’ – An Interview with Damian Lewis
London Calling – 23 April 2017
Source: London Calling
Having ventured from the hallowed halls of England’s most historic school to the very top of transatlantic television, Damian Lewis is returning to the city – and the stage – of his youth with a starring role in Ian Rickson’s revival of the Edward Albee-penned The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
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Damian Lewis Webchat: Your Questions Answered on Brexit Nationalists, Eton and Noisy Theatregoers
The Homeland and Billions star, now starring in The Goat, talked sweet packets, war heroes and myths of private education.
The Guardian – April 19, 2017
Billions star Damian Lewis, who is currently starring in Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? Photograph: James Minchin/Showtime
Damian Lewis: My Family Values
The Homeland actor talks about going to boarding school aged eight, why his family notion of duty is not always helpful and how his mother told him not to marry an actor.
by Joanna Moorhead – The Guardian – April 14, 2017
“I wouldn’t want to impose a sense of duty on my children, but I think a sense of honour is always important” – Source: The Guardian
I grew up in London, one of four children. We were a very loud family, not a lot of listening, plenty of talking. My mum was a hearth mother, she loved to gather us all around her – Sunday lunches were a big thing. She was very good at thinking on her feet – people used to say she should go into politics.
My dad has always been very theatrical. He never worked in the theatre – he’s always worked in insurance – but in another life and another time, he could have done that. His love of the theatre meant I was always going to shows and plays as I was growing up; and then I started acting at school.
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