Dominic West

Dominic Gerard Francis Eagleton West, popularly known as Dominic West is an English actor, director, and musician. West is best known for playing Jimmy McNulty in the crime drama series, The Wire from 2002 to 2008 and Noah Solloway in the drama series, The Affair from 2014 to 2019. He is also known for playing serial killer Fred West in the crime drama television film, Appropriate Adult and Fred Casely in the 2002 film, Chicago.

He has starred in numerous films and television series and has earned several awards including Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture and Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble for Chicago, British Academy Television Award for Best Actor for Appropriate Adult, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama for The Affair, and Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Best Actor for The Hour.

What makes Dominic West so well-known?

In The Wire (2002–2008), he played Jimmy McNulty.

In The Affair (2014–2019), he played Noah Solloway.

Dominic West was born in the United States.

Dominic West was born on October 15, 1969, in Los Angeles, California. Dominic Gerard Francis Eagleton West is his given name. Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, is where he was born. He was born in England and holds the nationality of the United Kingdom. Thomas George Eagleton West was his father, and Pauline Mary Cleary was his mother. He was born in Ireland and has Irish ancestors. He is of White racial origin. Christianity is his religion. He is the youngest of six siblings, with five sisters and one brother. Libra is his zodiac sign.

He was educated at Eton College in the United Kingdom. After that, he went to Trinity College Dublin to study English literature. In 1993, he received his bachelor’s degree from Trinity College Dublin. He then went to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he received his diploma in 1995.

Dominic West’s Professional Life

In 1991, he made his acting debut in the short film 3 Joes.

With the 1995 film Richard III, he made his feature film debut.

From 1999 to 2000, he starred in the films True Blue, Surviving Picasso, E=mc2, The Gambler, Diana & Me, Spice World, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Star Wars: Episode I-The Phantom Menace.

He appeared in 28 Days, Rock Star, Ten Minutes Older, Chicago, Mona Lisa Smile, The Forgotten, 300, Hannibal Rising, Punisher: War Zone, Centurion, Words of the Blitz, and From Time to Time between 2000 and 2010.

He received the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for his role in the 2002 film Chicago.

Johnny English Reborn, The Awakening, John Carter, Pride, Testament of Youth, Genius, Money Monster, The Square, Tomb Raider, and Colette are some of his latest film appearances.

He appeared in the films Jackboots on Whitehall, Arthur Christmas, and Finding Dory as a voice actor.
In 1998, he made his television debut in the medical drama series Out of Hours.

From 2002 to 2008, he was best known for his role as Detective Jimmy McNulty in the crime drama series The Wire.
For his role, he earned the Crime Thriller Award for Best Actor.

From 2014 to 2019, he was known for his role as Noah Solloway in the drama series The Affair.

He received the Satellite Award for Best Actor-Television Series Drama for his role in The Affair. In addition, he was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television Series Drama.

Hector Madden in the drama series The Hour from 2011 to 2012 was his other main role.

He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and a Critics’ Choice Television Award for his performance in The Hour, for which he received the Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Best Actor.

A Christmas Carol (1999), Les Miserables, Stateless, The Catherine Tate Show, and The Devil’s Whore were among his television appearances.

For his role as Acceptable Adult, he won the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor. For his role, he received nominations for the Crime Thriller Award and the Royal Television Society Award for Best Actor.

He has also appeared in television movies such as Nicholas Nickleby’s Life and Adventures (2001), Breaking the Mould (2009), Appropriate Adult (2011), and Burton & Taylor (2013).

He was nominated for a British Academy Television Award and a Satellite Award for Best Actor for his role in Burton & Taylor.

In the Australian drama series Stateless in 2020, he played Gordon.

Since 2019, he has played Dr. Chris Cox in the comedy-drama series Brassic.

In 2006, he played Edward in Peter Gill’s production of Harley Granville Barker’s The Voysey Inheritance at the Royal National Theatre.

In 2009, he played the protagonist in Helen Edmundson’s adaptation of Pedro Calderon de la Barca’s existential drama Life Is a Dream at London’s Donmar Warehouse.

He starred in Simon Gray’s classic comedy Butley, which opened at the Duchess Theatre in London on June 1, 2011.
At the Crucible Theatre in September 2011, he played Iago opposite his former Wire co-star Clarke Peters in Othello.

In 2012, he appeared in Jez Butterworth’s The River at London’s Royal Court Theatre.

From December 2012 to January 2013, he played Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre.
Between 2015 and 2016, he co-starred in Les Liaisons Dangereuses at the Donmar Warehouse in London with Janet McTeer.

Dominic West Wife

Dominic West is a married man. He is married to Catherine FitzGerald. They had dated at university. They had separated at the time. The two rekindled their affair and this time it led to their marriage. The couple got married on 26 June 2010. The couple has four children together: Dora, Senan, Francis, and Christabel. He also has a daughter named Martha from his previous relationship with Polly Astor.

West made headlines in October 2020 after he was spotted kissing and holding hands with actress Lily James. Questions about his marital status were raised in the media outlets.

He is a supporter of care charity Helen’s Trust. He led Team Canada/Australia for Walking With The Wounded, a fundraising event for wounded soldiers. He trekked to the South Pole against Team UK (led by Prince Harry) and Team America (led by Alexander Skarsgård).

Dominic West Height

Dominic West stands at a height of 1.83 m i.e. 6 feet tall. He has a body weight of 195.8 lbs i.e. 89 kg. He has a slim body build. He has a chest size of 42 inches, a waist size of 35 inches, and a biceps size of 16 inches. His eye color is hazel and his hair color is dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.

Dominic West Net Worth

Dominic West earns from his career in the entertainment industry. The majority of his income comes from his acting career. He has starred in numerous films, television series, tv shows, and theater productions in his career. For his work, he has also earned numerous accolades. He promoted French coffee brandCarte Noire in 2009. It can be concluded that he has made his fortune from his acting career. His net worth is estimated at $14 million.

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