British actor Dominique West of Irish origin was born on October 15, 1969 in Yorkshire, England. His father, George, owns a plastic factory, and his mother, Moya, is a housewife who loved theater a lot. His parents got divorced in 1996. West graduated from the Guildhall School of...Read more Music and Drama in 1995. He then joined Eton College in Berkshire, and during his freshman year he asked the drama teacher if he could join the college theater, which caused him to discover his passion for acting and theater. His first appearance was on the social stage when he was 9 years old. Dominic West is married to Catharine Fitzgerald, and has two daughters and two sons.