Oct. 15th, 1969
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, UK
Dominic West's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - Centurion
2008 - Punisher: War Zone
2007 - Hannibal Rising
2006 - 300
2004 - The Forgotten
2003 - Mona Lisa Smile
2002 - Chicago
2001 - Rock Star
2000 - 28 Days
1999 - A Midsummer Night's Dream
1999 - Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace
1997 - Spice World
1995 - Richard III
Guest TV Roles
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- Is of Irish descent.
- His father owned a plastics-manufacturing plant and his mother was a homemaker who loved the theatre.
- Began appearing in community theatre at age 9.
- Attended Eton College, Berkshire -- the same school as 'Prince Harry Windsor' (qv) and 'Prince William Windsor' (qv). When he was in his first year, he boldly asked the Head of Drama for a part in the school play. The teacher was so amused that he cast him as the prostitute.
- Graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1995.
- Was one of seven children - five girls, two boys - born to George and Moya West - his parents divorced in 1996.
- Once 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.