Daniel Day-Lewis

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Age: 57
Birthplace: Greenwich, London, England, UK

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Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born 29 April 1957) is an English actor with both British and Irish citizenship. His portrayals of Christy Brown in My Left Foot (1989) and Daniel Plainview in There Will Be Blood (2007) won Academy and BAFTA Awards for Best Actor, and Screen Actors Guild as well as Golden Globe Awards for There Will Be Blood. His role as Bill "The Butcher" Cutting in Gangs of New York (2002) earned him the BAFTA Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Day-Lewis, who grew up in London, is the son of actress Jill Balcon and the Anglo-Irish Poet Laureate, Cecil Day-Lewis. He is a method actor, known for his constant devotion to and research of his roles. Often, he will remain completely in character for the duration of the shooting schedule of his films, even to the point of adversely affecting his health. He is known as one of the most selective actors in the film industry, having starred in only five films since 1997, with as many as five years between roles.

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Movie Character Year
2z9a4fsu1yysrhhcuqkdmixpgyn Gandhi Colin 1982
Dphmiuckarvnflmh4kisoj4q1aw The Bounty John Fryer 1984
Eeurole1acrhwtucp6fk6rchmh1 Stars And Bars Henderson Dores 1988
Diknz27izqi6m5mowepcifrazr1 My Left Foot Christy Brown 1989
Aypeaapprycfcjw2smadf0nvqpt The Last of the Mohicans Hawkeye/Nathaniel Poe 1992
8a3pdtcqxmdaqaubcvr4gw1bimc The Age of Innocence Newland Archer 1993
Wrzsr6tw22tfpfn68ypazksizjv In the Name of the Father Gerry Conlon 1993
Rrowzdwvosbicyarwwb1gaanjqo The Crucible John Proctor 1996
Lp5ygkbcmi3cbdcm5drjp8pvwon The Boxer Danny Flynn 1997
Ytko2tlvkud9kbs0poxsqh6ft7d Gangs of New York Bill 'The Butcher' Cutting 2002
Gulacaznpnyauix3mgmkg63ukxt There Will Be Blood Daniel Plainview 2007
2psmbxiuwguvsxq2u1movj3f38g Nine Guido Contini 2009
9qfoobw8uimtif4f8jkdyghllkf Lincoln Abraham Lincoln 2012