All you need to know about Damian Lewis' marriage to Helen McCrory

Damian and Helen married in 2007

Francesca Shillcock

Given Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory's impressive acting credentials, many might refer to them as a Hollywood power couple. Damian, 49, is best known for his work in titles such as Homeland, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Billions, while Helen, 52, is famed for her acting roles in Skyfall, Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter. But how did the two talented stars meet? Here's all you need to know about their gorgeous family below…

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How did Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory meet?

According to the Mail, the couple met when they were performing in Five Gold Rings at London's Almeida Theatre. On what attracted her to Damian, Helen told Radio Times: "He just made me laugh a lot. And still does.

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"Of course, everyone in life wants someone to love and be loved by, but I think I was always just engrossed and involved in work. And no, the timing was pure fluke, pure chance, it always is, isn't it?"


Damian and Helen met in 2003

When did Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory get married?

Damian and Helen married in July 2007 in front of family and friends at Kensington and Chelsea Registry Office. According to reports, Helen said of their nuptials: "I did have a honeymoon. It lasted an evening. It was very short, but very lovely.

"We got married in the Kensington and Chelsea registry office, then walked down the King's Road and had lunch in a nice restaurant around the corner with 11 people. A very romantic day."


The happy couple married in 2007

Do Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory have children?

The two successful actors have two children together, a daughter, named Manon, aged 14, and a son, named Gulliver, aged 12. The family-of-four live in London and also have a home near Sudbury in Suffolk.

However, the family decided to move to Los Angeles at the end of 2007 so Damian could concentrate on crime show Life. After the show finished in early 2009, the family moved back and have remained in London since.

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Together they have two children together

What has Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory said about their marriage?

Prior to her work in thrilling ITV drama, Fearless, in 2017, the actress gushed about Damian's support. "Yes, he is [supportive]. Much more so than I am. He was the one that persuaded me to do Fearless.

"He told me, 'You have to do Fearless. You have to.' I pointed out that he was going to be in America filming Billions and in ten years I've always had the children when he goes away filming. But he replied, 'Well, I'll do it. Of course I can."

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