Dominic West | Biography

Posted On: 15 Sep, 2014


Dominic West | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth October 15, 1969
Age 47 Years 11 Month(s)
Nationality English
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Catherine Fitzgerald
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? No
Married Yes
Net Worth $8 Million Dollars
Height 6 feet 0 inches
Weight 89 kg
Children/Kids Martha West, Dora West, Senan West, Francis West

“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 because I doubt that would happen at home.” - Dominic West

Dominic West is an English actor who was born in 15 October, 1969 in Sheffield, Yorkshire. He is best known for the role in HBO drama series “The Wire” as Detective Jimmy McNulty. He was born in an Irish Catholic family and his father owned the plastic factory. West has attended the Triton College as well as Eton College. He was graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

He started his career from 1991 when he got the role in the short movie “3 Joes”. He also got opportunity to work in True Blue, Chicago, Mona Lisa Smile and Took. His major role as Detective Jimmy McNulty was first seen by the viewers in 1995. Moreover, he has appeared in many movies as well. Some of his successful movies are Surviving Picasso, Star Wars, E=mc2, Chicago and Burton & Taylor. He has won the award at Aquiva British Academy Television Award for Leading Actor in the role for Fred West in “Appropriate Adult”.

In these time period, he has almost worked in more than 25 movies altogether. His latest projects are “Pride” and “Testament of Youth” which are releasing in 2014 and 2015 respectively. In context of television series as well, he has maintained his acting career. His upcoming projects in TV are “The Affair”. He has also appeared in many theatre acts. His acting skills are well recognized in this platform as well. He worked in “My Fair Lady” in 2012 as he starred as Professor Henry Heggins. Most of his works are well criticized by the viewers as well as the critics. In advertising field, he was starred in series of online films as “The Carte Noire Readers”.

He is a tall guy with the height of 6 feet. As for his personal life, his girlfriend was Polly Astor in 1998 from whom he got his first child, a daughter. The couple broke up when their daughter, Martha, was three years old. West started dating with Catherine FitzGerald who was also his university mate. He accepted her as wife and married in 2010. This couple has 3 children altogether. The couple is happily living in their residence. So, there is no space for their divorce.

He has made his presence in social sites as well as other internet sources. He has the Twitter account where many people are following him. This handsome hunk has the net worth of $185 million. Because of his daily exercise, he looks very much younger though he has reached the age of 44 from 2014. Despite the fact that he is a British actor, he can speak fluently in American accent as well. As his career has made him at this level, he would never leave this field and continue to work for the rest of his life. He believes in hard work and never forgets the struggles that he has made to reach in this height.

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