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Having embraced his role as a hands-on family man, West was understandably delighted when he got the call asking him to voice a lazy sea lion in Finding Dory, the follow up to Disney Pixar’s animated monster-hit Finding Nemo and admits that a huge part of taking the role was to impress his children, who reacted gleefully: “Jaws, floor, game over.
Yeah, I’ve been dining off this for a long time, bragging about it to all the other parents for two years. The film is set one year after the 2003 original and finds our finned friends – Nemo, his father Marlin and of course, Dory (voiced by Ellen De Generes) – living peacefully in the reef.
His father owned a plastic factory and its success afforded his son’s illustrious education.
Recently, West told the Radio Times that being sent to Eton was ‘the worst feeling’ he’d ever had, even comparing it to the grief he felt when his parents died.
Christian is the respected curator of a contemporary art museum, a divorced but devoted father of two who drives an electric car and supports good causes.
His next show is “The Square”, an installation which invites passersby to altruism, reminding them of their role as responsible fellow human beings.
And you have an idea what they’re thinking,” he says with a laugh.
The family lives in a three-storey 19th century house in Shepherds Bush, which the couple converted from flats back into a singular family home and filled with art and ornaments, books and trinkets from their travels and bright textiles, creating an air of sophisticated bohemia.It is the first time the pair have worked together since their days as nemeses on the mean streets of Baltimore, resulting in plenty of playful banter and improvisation in the recording studio.Elba said all he needed to hear was ‘sea lion, Dory, Dominic West,’ and he was sold, with West agreeing it was a ‘no-brainer’.He does however credit the experience with helping him become the great actor he is today, saying: “I learned to bury the emotional effects of that and then I went to drama school and had to dig it all up again.” But academic credentials don’t always lead to instant success and West’s career has been hard won.After graduating from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1995 there were seven years of bit-parts in films (he played a palace Guard in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace) and small TV roles before landing the job that changed his life in The Wire.