Dominic West grew up in an extended family, he has five sisters and one brother. His parents themselves belong to the middle class. His father is the CEO of a plastic manufacturing company, his mother a housewife with a love of the theater.
West's career began at the age of nine with performances in school theater. Nevertheless, he initially concentrated on school and training. So he attended the famous Eton College . After graduating, West tried four months as a cattle keeper in Argentina in order to reorient himself. He then began to study at Trinity College in Dublin . He completed his studies in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts in English literature .
In 1991 West made his film debut in the short film 3 Joes . His experience led him to attend the Guildhall School of Music and Drama , from which he graduated in 1995.
From 2002 to 2008 he stood in front of the camera for the television series The Wire , which was produced in the United States .
Dominic West has a daughter (* 2003) with his former girlfriend Polly Astor.
- 1995: Richard III. (Richard III)
- 1996: My husband Picasso (Surviving Picasso)
- 1999: Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace)
- 1999: A Midsummer Night's Dream (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
- 2000: 28 days (28 days)
- 2001: Rock Star
- 2002: Chicago
- 2003: Mona Lisa's Smile (Mona Lisa Smile)
- 2004: The Forgotten (The Forgotten)
- 2006: 300
- 2007: Hannibal Rising - How it all began (Hannibal Rising)
- 2008: Punisher: War Zone
- 2008: The Devil's Mistress ( The Devils Whore , Miniseries)
- 2002–2008: The Wire (TV series)
- 2009: From Time to Time
- 2010: Centurion
- 2011: The Awakening
- 2011: Johnny English - now all the more! (Johnny English Reborn)
- 2011–2012: The Hour (TV series)
- 2012: John Carter - Between Two Worlds (John Carter)
- 2013: Burton & Taylor (TV movie)
- 2014: Pride
- 2014: Testament of Youth
- 2014–2019: The Affair (TV series, 49 episodes)
- 2016: Genius - The thousand sides of a friendship (Genius)
- 2016: Money Monster
- 2016: Finding Dory ( Finding Dory , voice of Rudder )
- 2017: The Square
- 2018: Tomb Raider
- 2018: Colette
- 2018: Les Misérables (miniseries)
- since 2019: Brassic (TV series)
- 2020: Stateless (TV series, 6 episodes)
- Television Awards Winners in 2012. British Academy of Film and Television Arts , accessed June 1, 2012 .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||British film and stage actor|
|DATE OF BIRTH||15th October 1969|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Sheffield , Yorkshire, England, UK|