Dominic West

Dominic West is known as an English actor. He is most famous for his role as Jimmy McNulty in The Wire and Noah Solloway in The Affair. 

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Parents and Childhood

Dominic Gerard Francis Eagleton West was born on October 15, 1969 in Sheffield, United Kingdom. One of seven children born to Irish guardians in Sheffield, Dominic West was keen on acting while still in elementary school, appearing in school theater productions from the age of nine. He went to the Eton College for his education. He then went to Trinity College which is located in Dublin. To pursue his fantasy to be an incredible actor he went to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama

In the wake of moving on from the Guildhall School Of Music And Drama, the attractive actor ended up always being cast "n ensemble dramas, playing luxurious individuals and left for the US looking for something else.

According to Imdb, West started in community theter at an early age of 9. He is a first cousin of American Politician Thomas Eagleton.

Movies and T.V Shows

West's career took off when he was given a role as a working-class cop in The Wire, a role that carried him to the huge praise and consideration of US and UK crowds alike. Film fans may remember Dominic for his role as double-crossing Spartan politician Theron in 300. He's likewise appeared with Julia Roberts in Mona Lisa Smile and Catherine Zeta-Jones in Chicago.

In December 2009, West featured as Hank in a radio adaptation of Eugene O'Neill's expressionist play The Hairy Ape for BBC Radio 3. He was a guest presenter on the BBC show Have I Got News for You, and finished the year with Joan Rivers and Sarah Jessica Parker with an appearance on Graham Norton's New Year's Eve Show.

In 2011, West appeared as a news presenter on the BBC-TV period drama series The Hour. He likewise played serial killer, Fred West in the ITV two-part series Appropriate Adult. He played gay extremist Jonathan Blake in the 2014 film Pride about the 1984-1985 diggers' strike in the UK. He has won the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor at the 2012 British Academy Television Awards for his depiction of serial killer Fred West in Appropriate Adult.

In August 2019, a new season of West's hit show, The Affair made a debut.

Wife and Family

West married Catherine Fitzgerald in the year 2010. The two had dated for a long time during college. With his wife Catherine, he has four children together named Dora, Senan, Francis, and Christabel. Fitzgerald was formerly married to Edward Lambton, seventh Earl of Durham and is the girl of Desmond Fitzgerald, 29th Knight of Glin.

Before getting married to Catherine, West and his former sweetheart Polly Astor had a girl in 1998 named Martha. Polly Astor is the daughter of Michael Astor.

Net worth

According to, Dominic West's net worth is 12 million dollars.

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Last Modified : Oct 3 2019