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Damian Lewis’ Inspiration for Wolf Hall’s Henry VIII: ‘Wills and Harry’ – Jan 21, 2015

Damian Lewis’ Inspiration for Wolf Hall’s Henry VIII: ‘Wills and Harry’

Damian Lewis reveals the unlikely inspiration behind his portrayal of Henry VIII

by Hannah Furness and Gaby Wood – The Telegraph – 21 January 2015

As he plays a handsome Henry VIII, pacing his palaces as he negotiates a split with Rome, one might have thought Damian Lewis would turn to the history books for assistance.

But the actor has disclosed an unusual inspiration for his part in Wolf Hall: The Duke of Cambridge and his brother, Prince Harry.

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Damian Lewis is awarded his OBE from fellow Old Etonian Prince William, Daily Mail, November 26, 2014

‘It’s like being made a prefect’: Actor Damian Lewis is awarded his OBE from fellow Old Etonian Prince William

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Damian Lewis is Awarded OBE from Prince William: ‘It’s like being made a prefect’ – Nov 26, 2014

‘It’s like being made a prefect’: Actor Damian Lewis is awarded his OBE from fellow Old Etonian Prince William

He may be one of Britain’s biggest acting exports, becoming an international celebrity on the back of roles in Homeland and Band Of Brothers.

But Damian Lewis has called being awarded an OBE by his fellow Old Etonion the Duke of Cambridge a ‘huge surprise’.

Prince William and Damian Lewis, OBE Honors

The 43-year-old actor compared the honour at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday afternoon to being made a school prefect, as he felt it put him under pressure to be extremely responsible and to prove himself.

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