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|Born||March 11, 1968|
|Years active||1990 - present|
Dominic Mafham is an English actor. He was born on 11 March 1968.
He first came to prominence when he played Nigel Hawthorne's emotionally damaged son Daniel Pascoe in Paula Milne's The Fragile Heart. The drama was screened on Channel 4 in the UK in 1996. It won the 1997 BAFTA award for Nigel Hawthorne as Best Actor, and was nominated for several awards including Best Drama Serial. It was also nominated in the Royal Television Society awards that year.
Mafham played the central character - a high tech assassin in the Swiss Alps stricken with a conscience - in Duncan Jones first film 'Whistle'. The film gathered a cult following after showing at various international film festivals, but finally gained a larger audience when it was included on the DVD of Jones' first full length feature Moon.
Mafham played Mortimer Lightwood in the BBC's 1998 adaptation of Charles Dickens' 'Our Mutual Friend'. Much of the story is seen from Mortimer's perspective. 'Our Mutual Friend' was acclaimed worldwide, and won four BAFTA's including Best Serial. It was nominated for four more as well as awards from the Royal Television Society, the Broadcasting Press Guild and The San Francisco International Film Festival.
Since then Mafham has appeared in over forty productions, including the films The English Patient and Shooting Fish; the ITV medical drama Always and Everyone (A&E); the killer in the first episode of Foyles War; Kingdom (as Stephen Fry's errant brother Simon Kingdom), and The Clinic.
In Autumn 2011 Mafham joined the BBC drama Land Girls as Dr Richard Channing.
Mafham appeared in two episodes of the final series of Lewis.
The Clinic 
The Clinic was a multi award winning prime time Sunday night drama for RTE in Ireland. It has been sold all over the world. It ran for seven series from 2003-2009, regularly gathering an audience share of over 40%. The show was widely praised in the media. Mafham played the womanising, scheming and manipulative English plastic surgeon Dan Woodhouse. He appeared in every episode.
Other work 
Mafham appeared as a celebrity chef in the television series The Restaurant. His menu earned him four out of five stars. In February 2010, Mafham presented The Afternoon Show, RTÉ television's flagship daytime show. Mafham has been the voice of the World Vision UK television campaign for several years, and is a widely used voice over artiste. He has recorded several books for Audible.
From February 2011 Mafham played Osborne, to critical acclaim, in the 2011 National Tour of David Grindley’s award winning production of RC Sherriff’s Journey's End. The production transferred to the Duke of York's Theatre in the West End in July 2011.
Awards and nominations 
- Irish Film and Television Awards (2009) Nomination - Best Actor in a Leading Role ‘The Clinic'
- Broadway World Awards (2011) Nomination - Best Actor in a Featured Role ‘Journey’s End'
InSite Films 
In 2011 Mafham set up the production company ‘InSite Films’.
Mafham is married to Gwyneth and they have two sons, Paddy and Wilf.
Mafham lives in the Cotswolds.
Mafham is a fan of Lurchers.