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Dominic West stars in "Johnny English Reborn," opposite Rowan Atkinson and Gillian Anderson, as Simon Ambrose. West also stars in Sundance Channel's "Appropriate Adult" as Fred West.

Dominic West is a star in both the U.K. and the U.S. and has been cast in many leading roles in international film, in U.S. television and on the London stage. After graduating from Trinity College in Dublin, and then from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, West won the Ian Charleson Award for Best Newcomer for
Dominic West in "The Hour"
Dominic West The Hour
his performance in Peter Hall's production of "The Seagull."

A very successful film career soon followed with West winning leading roles in studio movies such as "28 Days," opposite Sandra Bullock; "Mona Lisa Smile," opposite Julia Roberts; and "The Forgotten," opposite Julianne Moore. He also starred as Theron in Warner Bros.' "300." His other credits include "Chicago," "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "True Blue," "Hannibal Rising," "Rock Star," "Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace," "Surviving Picasso" and "Richard III."

In 2000, he won the role of McNulty in HBO's "The Wire," which became one of the most critically acclaimed television programs ever made. The show ran for five seasons with West directing an episode in the final season. More recently, West played Oliver Cromwell in Channel 4's BAFTA-nominated series "The Devil's Whore."

His theater credits include Peter Gill's production of Harley Granville-Barker's "The Voysey Inheritance," at The Royal National Theatre; David Lan's production of "As You Like It," in which he starred opposite Helen McCrory, in the West End in the summer of 2005; and Trevor Nunn's West End production of "Rock 'n' Roll," Tom Stoppard's play that opened to huge plaudits at the Royal Court in the summer of 2006.

At the end of 2009, West played the lead in Pedro Calderón de la Barca's "Life Is a Dream," at the Donmar Warehouse in London. In 2010, his work included Andrew Stanton's "John Carter" and "The Awakening," with Rebecca Hall, and more recently, he has completed filming "The Hour," a new drama for the BBC. In 2011, he was the eponymous lead on stage in Simon Gray's "Butley," at The Duchess Theatre, before he moved on to the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield to play Iago in "Othello," alongside his "The Wire" co-star Clarke Peters.

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Age: 47 years old
Birthday: October 15, 1969
Height: 6' 0"
Full Name / Real Name: Dominic Gerard Fe West
Birthplace: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, UK
Wife: Catherine Fitzgerald (6/26/2010, 3 children)

"The Affair" (TV show) cast members Joshua Jackson and Ruth Wilson Showtime Orders 'The Affair' and 'Happyish' — Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney and Joshua Jackson star in the former drama series, while Philip Seymour Hoffman, Kathryn Hahn And Rhys Ifans topline the latter cokmedy. Read more...
"Appropriate Adult" (Sundance Channel TV miniseries) scene with Emily Watson Emily Watson and Dominic West to Star in 'Appropriate Adult' — Starring the Academy Award-nominee and "The Wire" actor, the two-part mini-series, about a British serial killer, will air on the Sundance Channel this fall. Read more...

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