Hi all! Damianista here. This week’s screenwriter and casting director for our ‘Dream Role for Damian Lewis’ series is Suzanne, who happens to be one of the early Damian bunnies! Huge thanks go to her for taking the time to give us this lovely story.
First, I would like to thank everyone for the privilege of being Damian’s dream casting director!! Ok, now on to it…
Kim Philby is arguably the most famous – or should I say infamous? – secret agent of all times. He may not be as well known as James Bond, but in contrast to 007, Philby was a real-life spy and the most successful member of the Cambridge Five, a group of spies recruited by the Russians to pass information from the UK to the Soviet Union during the Second World War through 1950s. A charming and brilliant Cambridge graduate, he quickly rose to the top of the counterintelligence unit at the MI6. He became the head of the anti-Soviet unit, served as the MI6 chief in Istanbul and ultimately became MI6’s Washington-based liaison with the CIA. Having his confidantes at MI6 and becoming close friends with James Angleton, a rising star at the CIA . While his betrayal got some of his colleagues into big trouble and took several Soviet defectors to their deaths, nobody suspected Philby for years. And when some at the MI5 flagged him, his colleagues at the MI6 and the CIA came to the rescue. When they finally had the evidence to confront him, Philby had already provided secret information to the Soviets for 30 years! Continue reading “On the Horizon: Damian Lewis Is Currently Filming ‘A Spy Among Friends’ *UPDATED*”
Hear Bobby Axelrod say it one last time: “Previously on Billions”
As we cannot wait for Billions Season 6 to arrive at 9m ET on Showtime on Sunday, I would like to share my recap from Season 5 Season Finale No Direction Home as a refresher about where we left our characters!
Damian Lewis is a good friend of Jaguar. He first unveiled the Jaguar F-type roadster in 2013. Then he appeared in a short action film called Desire by Ridley Scott Associates and Jaguar in 2013 to promote the all-new 2014 F-type roadster.
Today’s dream role for Damian Lewis comes from Annie, a big Damian Lewis and an even bigger Liverpool FC fan!
Annie has been a massive LFC supporter since 1977 – she remembers crying behind her mom’s sofa when Manchester United beat Liverpool in the FA Cup final! She believes LFC supporters are the best with the best songs and have some of the most memorable matches in football history! Her absolute hero is Steven Gerrard whom she was so lucky to see him play so many times but unfortunately never met in person… yet!
Well, Annie, I am sure Damian shares your sentiments both about Liverpool FC and Stevie Gerrard!