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Dominic West was born on October 15, 1969 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England as Dominic Gerard Fe West. He is an actor and producer, known for The Wire (2002), Chicago (2002) and Punisher: War Zone (2008). He has been married to Catherine Fitzgerald since June 26, 2010. They have four children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 8 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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The Wire
The Wire Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty / Off. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
Chicago Fred Casely
Punisher: War Zone
Punisher: War Zone Billy / Jigsaw
The Forgotten


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 -2018 Les Miserables (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
Jean Valjean
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Jean Valjean
 2018 Tomb Raider (post-production)
Lord Richard Croft
 2018 Colette
 2014-2018 The Affair (TV Series)
Noah Solloway
- Episode #4.3 (2018) ... Noah Solloway
- Episode #4.1 (2018) ... Noah Solloway
- 310 (2017) ... Noah Solloway
- 309 (2017) ... Noah Solloway
- 308 (2017) ... Noah Solloway (credit only)
 2017 The Finish Line (Short)
 2017 Poetry Off the Page (TV Movie)
 2017 Five Star Fouad (Short)
 2017 The Square
 2016 Revolting Rhymes Part Two (TV Short)
Wolf (voice)
 2016 Revolting Rhymes Part One (TV Short)
Wolf (voice)
 2016 Finding Dory: Marine Life Interviews (Video short)
Rudder (voice, uncredited)
 2016 The Tale of Thomas Burberry (Short)
Ernest Shackleton
 2016 Finding Dory
Rudder (voice)
 2016 Money Monster
Walt Camby
 2016 The Complete Walk: Coriolanus (Short)
 2016 Genius
Ernest Hemingway
 2014 Testament of Youth
Mr. Brittain
 2014/I Pride
 2013 Burton and Taylor (TV Movie)
Richard Burton
 2013 Boy Cried Wolf (Short)
 2013 The Girl with the Mechanical Maiden (Short)
 2011-2012 The Hour (TV Series)
Hector Madden
- Episode #2.6 (2012) ... Hector Madden
- Episode #2.5 (2012) ... Hector Madden
- Episode #2.4 (2012) ... Hector Madden
- Episode #2.3 (2012) ... Hector Madden
- Episode #2.2 (2012) ... Hector Madden
 2012 John Carter
Sab Than
 2011 Arthur Christmas
Lead Elf (voice)
 2011/I The Awakening
Robert Mallory
 2011 Johnny English Reborn
Simon Ambrose
 2011 Appropriate Adult (TV Mini-Series)
Fred West
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Fred West
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Fred West
 2010 Words of the Blitz
Sir John Colville
 2010 Jackboots on Whitehall
Fiske (voice)
 2010 Centurion
General Titus Flavius Virilus
 2009 From Time to Time
 2009 Breaking the Mould (TV Movie)
Howard Florey
 2008 The Devil's Whore (TV Mini-Series)
Oliver Cromwell
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Oliver Cromwell
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Oliver Cromwell
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Oliver Cromwell
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Oliver Cromwell
 2008 Punisher: War Zone
Billy / Jigsaw
 2008/I Hold On (Short)
Delivery Man
 2002-2008 The Wire (TV Series)
Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty / Off. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
- -30- (2008) ... Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
- Late Editions (2008) ... Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
- Clarifications (2008) ... Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
- Took (2008) ... Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
- The Dickensian Aspect (2008) ... Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
 2007 The Wire: The Chronicles (TV Series)
Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
- 2000: Bunk and McNulty (2007) ... Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
 2007 Hannibal Rising
Inspector Popil
 2006 300
 2006 Stingray (Short)
 2004 The Forgotten
 2003 Mona Lisa Smile
Bill Dunbar
 2002 Chicago
Fred Casely
 2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Cello
Young Man (segment "About Time 2")
 2001 Rock Star
Kirk Cuddy, Steel Dragon Guitarist
 2001 The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (TV Movie)
Sir Mulberry Hawk
 2000 28 Days
 1999 A Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
Fred (Scrooge's nephew)
 1999 A Midsummer Night's Dream
 1998 Out of Hours (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Paul Featherstone
 1997 Spice World
 1997 Diana & Me
Rob Naylor
 1997 The Gambler
 1996 True Blue
Donald MacDonald
 1996 Surviving Picasso
Paulo Picasso
 1996 E=mc2
 1995 Richard III
 1991 3 Joes (Short)
Joe Smoker
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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "As You Like It," at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Helen McCrory, David Killick, Andrew Woodall, Sienna Miller, Sean Hughes, Clive Rowe, Reece Shearsmith, and Ben Turner in the cast. David Lan was director. See more »

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I went to America to get away from constantly being cast in costume dramas, playing posh people. It's interesting that I've been cast as a working-class cop [The Wire (2002)] because I doubt that would happen at home. The films I most enjoy in England are by Mike Leigh and Ken Loach, but it's very unlikely I would be cast in them; I've tried a few times, but I'm perceived as posh. See more »


Dominic West portrayed late author George MacDonald Fraser's Victorian anti-hero Harry Flashman, the main character of Fraser's "Flashman" novels, at a 2014 auction of Fraser's library. West also stated at the time that he would like to see a new Flashman movie made for the new generation. The only previous movie, Royal Flash (1975) was not a success and was so disliked by Fraser that he would ... See more »

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