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Damian Lewis On The Conflicts And Complexities Of ‘Homeland’, NPR, September 29, 2012

Damian Lewis On The Conflicts And Complexities Of ‘Homeland’

 Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody in Showtime’s Homeland. Bob Leverone/Showtime

There weren’t a whole lot of upset winners at last Sunday’s Emmy Awards, but one of the few was Homeland star Damian Lewis, who beat out, among others, Mad Men‘s Jon Hamm and three-time winner Bryan Cranston of Breaking Bad to take home the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Lewis’ co-star, Claire Danes, won for her lead performance as well, and the show ended a four-year Mad Men streak when it was named Outstanding Drama Series. On Saturday’s Weekend Edition, Lewis talks to NPR’s Scott Simon about his character, Nicholas Brody, and on how he — a British actor — came to play so many American men in uniform.

Continue reading Damian Lewis On The Conflicts And Complexities Of ‘Homeland’, NPR, September 29, 2012

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Emmys 2012: Damian Lewis ‘hails’ the golden age of television, The Guardian, September 24, 2012

Emmy awards 2012: Damian Lewis hails ‘golden age of television’

British star of Homeland wins top gong with Claire Danes, while Maggie Smith takes only award for Downton Abbey
 Claire Danes and Damian LewisClaire Danes and Damian Lewis after receiving awards for their roles in Homeland. Photograph: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

It was a very British way to collect an Emmy: take to the stage of American TV’s landmark award show and say sorry for winning the best actor gong.

Continue reading Emmys 2012: Damian Lewis ‘hails’ the golden age of television, The Guardian, September 24, 2012