In "Homeland," the 41-year-old British actor Damian Lewis plays prisoner-of-war-turned-American-hero-with-unclear-intentions Nick Brody, a role he feels "extremely lucky" to have landed, given his roots. "There's a lot of talented American actors out there who could have done it justice" Lewis said. To his credit, he's found the secret of keeping us fooled: "It's really a technical issue of finding the cadence of the American accent. Finding the rhythm is more important than actual correct vowel sounds."
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