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Damian Lewis: The King of the Box Set – February, 2017


How Homeland star Mr Damian Lewis struck gold for a second time with Billions

by Mr. Simon Mills – Mr. Porter – February, 2017

He’s a truly transatlantic citizen, is Mr Damian Lewis. A nationality-fluid, dual persona – a true Brit for half the year and an Uncle Sam adoptee the rest of it. He may have been born in north London, educated at Eton College and served his time at the Royal Shakespeare Company, but when filming scenes as Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody in Homeland or, more recently, as hedge fund hustler Bobby Axelrod in the Showtime series Billionsthe Style Council member embeds himself culturally and linguistically in North American life – goes to ball games, wears “sweats” and “sneakers” and calls women (ironically) “broads”.

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