Dominic West was born in 1969, in Sheffield, England. His father George, owned a plastics manufacturing industry, and his mother Moya, was a theater-loving housewife, the couple divorced in 1996. Dominic He also has 6 other siblings, five women and one boy.
He attended the Eton College, Berkshire (the same school where the Princes William Y Harry). In 1988 he spent four months in Argentina on a cattle ranch, trying, in his own words, “to be different.”
After that, he enrolled in the Trinity College from Dublin, graduating in 1993 from English literature. He later attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, from which he graduated in 1995.
He started doing theater at the age of 9. When she was in her freshman year, she asked so badly for a role in the school play that her drama teacher gave her the role of a prostitute.
His film debut was in 1995 in the role of Henry, Earl of Richmond, in the drama of Shakespeare, “Richard III“, starring Ian McKellen Y Annette bening.
The following year it was Paulo picasso, in the biographical where Anthony Hopkins he played the great painter Pablo Picasso; “Survive Picasso“(1996); the following year, he participated in a new biographical film, this time that of Fyodor Dostoyevsky, titled “The Gambler” and starring Michael gambon, where he played Alexei.
That same year, he played the role of a photographer in the film that Spice Girls (Melanie Brown, Emma bunton, Melanie Chisholm, Geri halliwell Y Victoria Beckham) made about their trajectory.
In 1999, Dominic He participated “A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare“Another film based on one of the works of the great writer, and starring Kevin Kline Y Michelle pfeiffer.
He also had a small role in the acclaimed film George Lucas “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace“(1999), with the performances of Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor Y Natalie Portman in the main roles.
Already in the new millennium, he could see it together with Sandra Bullock Y Viggo Mortensen on “28 days“(2000); with Mark Wahlberg Y Jennifer Aniston on “Rock star“(2001); with Catherine Zeta-Jones Renée Zellweger and in “Chicago“(2002); it was Bill dunbar in the dramatic comedy “Mona Lisa’s smile“(2003) starring Julia Roberts Y Kisten dunst; and there was also the horror thriller “Mysterious obsession” (2004) with Julianne Moore.
More recently it was Theron in the historical “300“(2006) about the battle of Thermopylae, and played the Inspector Popil in the thriller “Hannibal, the origin of evil“(2007).
He is known for starring, from 2002 to the present, in the multi-award winning series of HBO “The Wire – Bass Listen“, in the role of Detective James ‘Jimmy’ McNulty.
Dominic he has a daughter by name Martha, from his ex girlfriend Polly astor; his second daughter, by name Dora was born in 2006, being his mother Catherine Fitzgerald, another ex-girlfriend of the actor.