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Video: Damian Thinks It’s Weird That You’re Rooting for Axelrod – Feb 14, 2018

Billions‘ Damian Lewis Thinks It’s Weird That You’re Rooting for Bobby Axelrod

by Liam Mathews | TV Guide | February 14, 2018

There are a lot of great shows and movies about bad men from which people take the wrong lesson. Some guys wish they could be feared and respected like Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini) or Walter White (Bryan Cranston). They wish they could live in Mad Men times because “men were men” then. They watch The Wolf of Wall Street and see the criminal excess as aspirational, failing to recognize that it’s a cautionary tale.

Those are exactly the kind of people who watch Billions and shout “Yo Bob-ay!” at Damian Lewis out of passing cars when they see him on the street. Lewis’ character, hedge fund titan Bobby “Axe” Axelrod, is not someone you’re supposed to root for. He’s a greedy crook who made millions by shorting airline stocks while his employees were dying on 9/11. So it’s weird to Lewis when wealthy women come up to him and say “you are playing my husband, did you know that?”

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Categories Magazine The Goat or Who is Sylvia? Theatre

The GQ Theatrical Portfolio Due Out This Thursday! – Feb 13, 2018

British GQ: The Theatrical Portfolio Starring Damian Lewis

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | February 13, 2018

We announced earlier that Damian would be appearing in British GQ Magazine in anticipation of the Olivier Awards.

We can now confirm Damian will appear in GQ’s “Theatrical Portfolio” in the March 2018 issue, on stands this Thursday! And here is the sample magazine cover. Other performers appearing are James Norton, Sienna Miller, Bryan Cranston and Andrew Garfield.

Damian’s theatrical performance as Martin Gray, an architect in love with a goat in The Goat Play, or Who is Sylvia? was an Edward Albee revival that ran from March through June, 2017 at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London’s West End. Will Damian be nominated for an Olivier Award for The Goat Play?

We will soon find out when the official nominations are announced March 6th. The 2018 Laurence Olivier Awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the Royal Albert Hall in London. For more information, please visit the Official London Theatre website.

 

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Worst Jobs, Career Highs and (TMI!) On-Stage Accidents at the Drama Actors Roundtable, June 13, 2012

Emmys 2012: Worst Jobs, Career Highs and (TMI!) On-Stage Accidents at the Drama Actors Roundtable

12:05 PM PDT 6/13/2012 by Stacey Wilson Hunt , Matthew Belloni

Wesley Mann

Onstage bathroom accidents. A prom date revealed. Ditch-digging before fame. This year’s top Emmy contenders tell all (with a little sprinkling of TMI).

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