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$12 Million

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Dominic West net worth: Produced in Sheffield, England, Dominic West started acting in theater productions when he was nine years of age. After finishing high school, he moved to Argentina and worked on a cattle farm to get several months. He went on to graduate in the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He started his professional career onstage, appearing in “The Seagull” at the Old Vic. He’s since gone to appear in a sequence of on camera jobs, such as the films, “True Blue”, “Surviving Picasso”, “Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace”, “28 Days”, “Mona Lisa Smile”, “300”, and “The Awakening”. He’s most commonly recognized for his performance as Detective Jimmy McNulty on “The Wire”.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 15, 1969
Birth place: Sheffield, United Kingdom
Height:6 ft (1.83 m)
Profession:Actor
Education:Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Trinity College, Dublin Eton College
Nationality:British
Spouse:Catherine Fitzgerald (m. 2010)
Children:Martha West, Francis West, Dora West, Senan West
Parents:Moya West, George West
Awards:Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama, British Academy Television Award for Best Actor, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble
Nominations:Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film, Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries
Movies:“300” (2006), “John Carter” (2012), “Money Monster” (2016), “Genius” (2016)
TV shows:“The Wire” (2002-2008), “Affair”, “The Hour”
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Dominic 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 not allow another one to be made in his lifetime.
2He is a first cousin, once removed, of American politician Thomas Eagleton, who was briefly the 1972 Democratic nominee for Vice President of the United States. Dominic's paternal great-grandparents, Thomas Francis Eagleton and Mary Theresa Hennelly (who had moved to Missouri from Ireland), were also the paternal grandparents of politician Eagleton.
3Appearing as 'Jan' in the play "Rock & Roll" at the Duke of York Theatre in London. [February 2007]
4Has played ancient world warriors twice with Michael Fassbender: 300 (2006) and Centurion (2010).
5He has two daughters; his eldest, Martha West and Dora; and two sons, Senan and Francis with his wife Catherine Fitzgerald.
6Dominic West's maternal grandparents were Irish and his paternal grandparents were English.and Irish.
7Attended Eton College, Berkshire. Also schooled there, though two years behind, was Band of Brothers (2001) and Life (2007) star Damian Lewis.
8Graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1995.
9Once spent four months as a cattle herder in Argentina in 1988 trying to be "different." Afterwards he enrolled at Dublin's Trinity College, graduating in 1993 with a B.A. in English literature.
10Began appearing in community theatre at age 9.
11Was one of seven children - five girls, two boys - born to George and Moya West - his parents divorced in 1996.


Quotes

#Quote
1I think I've got a funny face.
2I went to America to get away from constantly being cast in costume dramas, playing posh people.
3I'm a rather crude cook.
4I've always wanted to play more comic parts.
5I mean, I think women should be more indulgent of affairs. I really do. It's daft to kick someone out over a fling. Isn't it? Everyone should turn a blind eye to men's behavior between the ages of 40 and 50. Let it all blow over.
6My mum's parents were from Ireland, my dad's mum was American-Irish.
7I like to believe there are ghosts all over the place!
8Apparently it'll all settle down and they'll forget about it soon.
9Prince Charles is the best-dressed man in the world.
10No, I don't think The Wire (2002) screwed up my career at all.
11I'm only stopped by people in uniform, whether it's customs people, janitors, or the FBI - they all watch The Wire (2002). Sadly, beautiful, glamorous women don't know anything about it.
12If you do an American TV series, before the audition you sign away the next five years of your life.
13I look ridiculous in a three-piece suit - I'm too fat.
14Since I got married my wife doesn't really let me wear anything that I used to because she says I have no taste at all.
15It would have been an interesting run if we hadn't gotten along! It was good casting, I suppose.
16For a straight man, I seem to have to kiss an awful lot of men!
17The kiss always gets a hell of a reaction.
18People seem to think I'm Satan.
19I've hung out at dozens of playgrounds, bored out of my mind, with not even a look of comfort from disapproving mothers all around me. Either they think I'm a pedophile or a deadbeat dad. That's what I get for being a single dad - suspicious looks at the playground.
20You've got to grab every opportunity that comes up.
21If you turn on American TV, there's a huge choice of nothing you want to see and, unfortunately, I think that's the case here now as well. I love costume drama, no-one does it like the BBC - no-one has the money to do it, first of all and, secondly, Americans don't have the history to do it. So we do it brilliantly but if you talk to any BBC producers, they abhor the fact... they're dying to do The Wire (2002) and hate doing Cranford (2007) . I thought Cranford (2007) was incredible but we don't seem to be able to do contemporary stuff.
22[on Mona Lisa Smile (2003)] The movie didn't make much sense. We would be given new scenes to film out of the blue which, it transpired, had been written by Julia's agent, who was doubling as a producer. I don't know what anyone was doing there. No one seemed to enjoy it. Especially not Julia. She had just got married and just wanted to be off having sex with her husband. Trouble was, she had married the cameraman on the movie. You can't really relax in a sex scene when the husband is staring right at you.
23[on The Wire (2002)] The show provokes a kind of obsessive following. Those who love it kind of cherish the fact that it's not quite as world-renowned as The Sopranos (1999). It's like being in a secret club.
24I 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.
25I don't know why British actors are getting big parts in American TV shows. Maybe it's because we're cheap.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actor in a Series, DramaThe Affair (2014)
2012BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Leading ActorAppropriate Adult (2011)
2012Broadcasting Press Guild AwardBroadcasting Press Guild AwardsBest ActorThe Hour (2011)
2012RTS Television AwardRoyal Television Society, UKBest Actor (Male)Appropriate Adult (2011)
2009DaggerCrime Thriller Awards, UKBest Leading ActorThe Wire (2002)
2003Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest Acting EnsembleChicago (2002)· Christine Baranski
· Ekaterina Chtchelkanova
· Taye Diggs
· Denise Faye
· Colm Feore
· Richard Gere
· Deidre Goodwin
· Mya
· Lucy Liu
· Queen Latifah
· Susan Misner
· John C. Reilly
· Renée Zellweger
· Catherine Zeta-Jones
2003ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion PictureChicago (2002)· Christine Baranski
· Ekaterina Chtchelkanova
· Taye Diggs
· Denise Faye
· Colm Feore
· Richard Gere
· Deidre Goodwin
· Mya
· Lucy Liu
· Queen Latifah
· Susan Misner
· John C. Reilly
· Renée Zellweger
· Catherine Zeta-Jones

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaThe Affair (2014)
2014BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Leading ActorBurton and Taylor (2013)
2013Critics' Choice TV AwardCritics Choice Television AwardsBest Actor in a Movie/MiniseriesThe Hour (2011)
2013Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for TelevisionBurton and Taylor (2013)
2012Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionThe Hour (2011)
2012DaggerCrime Thriller Awards, UKBest Leading ActorAppropriate Adult (2011)
2012Critics' Choice TV AwardCritics Choice Television AwardsBest Actor in a Movie/MiniseriesThe Hour (2011)
2012Golden NymphMonte-Carlo TV FestivalOutstanding Actor in a Mini-SeriesAppropriate Adult (2011)
2012OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a Motion Picture or MiniseriesThe Hour (2011)
2008DaggerCrime Thriller Awards, UKBest Leading ActorThe Wire (2002)
2003Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble CastChicago (2002)· Christine Baranski
· Ekaterina Chtchelkanova
· Taye Diggs
· Denise Faye
· Colm Feore
· Richard Gere
· Deidre Goodwin
· Mya
· Queen Latifah
· Lucy Liu
· Susan Misner
· John C. Reilly
· Renée Zellweger
· Catherine Zeta-Jones
2003PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Acting EnsembleChicago (2002)· Christine Baranski
· Ekaterina Chtchelkanova
· Taye Diggs
· Denise Faye
· Colm Feore
· Richard Gere
· Deidre Goodwin
· Mya
· Queen Latifah
· Lucy Liu
· Susan Misner
· John C. Reilly
· Renée Zellweger
· Catherine Zeta-Jones

2nd Place Awards

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2002ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Cast EnsembleChicago (2002)· Richard Gere
· Renée Zellweger
· Catherine Zeta-Jones
· John C. Reilly
· Queen Latifah
· Mya
· Colm Feore
· Ekaterina Chtchelkanova
· Denise Faye
· Lucy Liu
· Taye Diggs
· Christine Baranski
· Susan Misner
· Deidre Goodwin


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tomb Raider2018filmingLord Richard Croft
The Square2017filmingJulian
I Feel Finepre-production
The Affair2014-2017TV SeriesNoah Solloway
Finding Dory: Marine Life Interviews2016Video shortRudder (voice)
The Tale of Thomas Burberry2016ShortErnest Shackleton
Finding Dory2016Rudder (voice)
Money Monster2016Walt Camby
The Complete Walk: Coriolanus2016ShortCoriolanus
Genius2016Ernest Hemingway
National Theatre Live: Les Liaisons Dangereuses2016Vicomte de Valmont
Testament of Youth2014Mr. Brittain
Pride2014/IJonathan
Burton and Taylor2013TV MovieRichard Burton
Boy Cried Wolf2013ShortHughie
The Girl with the Mechanical Maiden2013ShortInventor
The Hour2011-2012TV SeriesHector Madden
John Carter2012Sab Than
Arthur Christmas2011Lead Elf (voice)
The Awakening2011/IRobert Mallory
Johnny English Reborn2011Simon Ambrose
Appropriate Adult2011TV Mini-SeriesFred West
Words of the Blitz2010Sir John Colville
Jackboots on Whitehall2010Fiske (voice)
Centurion2010General Titus Flavius Virilus
From Time to Time2009Caxton
Breaking the Mould2009TV MovieHoward Florey
The Devil's Whore2008TV Mini-SeriesOliver Cromwell
Punisher: War Zone2008Billy Jigsaw
Hold On2008/IShortDelivery Man
The Wire: The Chronicles2007TV SeriesDet. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
Hannibal Rising2007Inspector Popil
3002006Theron
Stingray2006ShortLuther
The Forgotten2004Ash
Mona Lisa Smile2003Bill Dunbar
Chicago2002Fred Casely
Ten Minutes Older: The Cello2002Young Man (segment "About Time 2")
Rock Star2001Kirk Cuddy, Steel Dragon Guitarist
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby2001TV MovieSir Mulberry Hawk
28 Days2000Jasper
A Christmas Carol1999TV MovieFred (Scrooge's nephew)
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace1999Palace Guard
A Midsummer Night's Dream1999Lysander
Out of Hours1998TV Mini-SeriesDr. Paul Featherstone
Spice World1997Photographer
Diana & Me1997Rob Naylor
The Gambler1997Alexei
True Blue1996Donald MacDonald
Surviving Picasso1996Paulo Picasso
E=mc21996Spike
Richard III1995Earl of Richmond
3 Joes1991ShortJoe Smoker

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Moving On2010TV Series 1 episode
The Wire2008TV Series 1 episode

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Watching2010Short associate producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
9 Dead Gay Guys2002thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Revolting Rhymes Part Two2016TV SpecialWolf, Magic Fairy, Giant (voice)
Revolting Rhymes Part One2016TV SpecialWolf (voice)
A Fanatic Heart: Geldof On Yeats2016TV Movie documentaryHimself
Extra2015TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHimself
Offshore Incorporated2015DocumentaryNarration (voice)
72nd Golden Globe Awards2015TV SpecialHimself - Nominee
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHimself - Pride / The Affair
Today2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Secret History2014TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator
Michael Grade's Stars of the Musical Theatre2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
Muse of Fire2013DocumentaryHimself
What You Will2012Himself
The Last Leg2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Daybreak2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Awakening: A Time for Ghosts2012Video documentary shortHimself / Robert Mallory
The Awakening: Behind the Scenes2012Video documentary shortHimself / Robert Mallory
The Graham Norton Show2009-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards2012TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie
The Ground Zero Mosque2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Concrete Circus2011DocumentaryNarrator
The South Bank Show2010TV Series documentaryHimself
The Greatest TV Shows of the Noughties2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
Have I Got News for You2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest Presenter
The Noughties... Was That It?2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
Xposé2009TV SeriesHimself
The Making of 'Punisher: War Zone'2009Video shortHimself
The Wire: The Last Word2007TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Wire Odyssey2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Tapping the Wire2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
HBO First Look2000-2007TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Jasper
The Catherine Tate Show2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Wire: It's All Connected2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
On the Set: The Making of 'The Forgotten'2005Video shortHimself
Remembering 'The Forgotten'2005Video documentary shortHimself
Jools's Hootenanny2004TV SeriesHimself
The Meteor Ireland Music Awards 20042004TV SpecialHimself - Presenter

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Elizabeth at 90: A Family Tribute2016TV Movie documentaryHimself
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHimself - The Affair
Britain's Favourite Detectives2014TV Movie documentaryHimself (2008)
Made in Hollywood2012TV SeriesHimself
The Big Picture2012TV SeriesHimself

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