Person Details

Birthday: 1957-04-29 10:06:19

Aliases: دانيال دي لويس , 다니엘 데이 루이스 , ダニエル・デイ=ルイス , Дэниэл Дэй-Льюис , แดเนียล เดย์-ลูวิส , 丹尼爾·戴-劉易斯 , Daniel Day Lewis

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Greenwich, London, England, UK

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Movie Involvements: 29

TV Involvements: 2


Most Famous Work

Biography

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), Daniel Plainview in There Will Be Blood (2007) and Abraham Lincoln in Lincoln (2012) won Academy and BAFTA Awards for Best Actor, and Screen Actors Guild as well as Golden Globe Awards for There Will Be Blood and Lincoln. 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 seven films since 1997, with as many as five years between roles. Throughout his career Day-Lewis has received numerous accolades and remains the only actor to win the Academy Award for Best Actor three times. In 2012, Time magazine named Day-Lewis "The World's Greatest Actor". In 2017, Day-Lewis announced his retirement from acting, with Phantom Thread (2017) being his final film role. Description above from the Wikipedia article Daniel Day-Lewis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

Gangs of New York
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7

Gangs of New York

(2002) William "Bill the Butcher" Cutting
There Will Be Blood
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8

There Will Be Blood

(2007) Daniel Plainview
Phantom Thread
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7

Phantom Thread

(2017) Reynolds Woodcock
Gandhi
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8

Gandhi

(1982) Colin
The Last of the Mohicans
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7

The Last of the Mohicans

(1992) Hawkeye/Nathaniel Poe
Lincoln
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7

Lincoln

(2012) Abraham Lincoln
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown
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8
Spielberg
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8

Spielberg

(2017) Self

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2017 Reynolds Woodcock
Self
2014 N/A
2013 Self
2012 Abraham Lincoln
Narrator (voice)
2011 Himself
2009 Guido Contini
2007 Daniel Plainview
2005 Jack Slavin
2003 Himself
2002 William "Bill the Butcher" Cutting
Narrator (voice)
1997 Danny Flynn
1996 John Proctor
1993 Gerry Conlon
Newland Archer
1992 Hawkeye/Nathaniel Poe
Self
1989 Dr. Fergus O'Connell
Christy Brown
1988 Henderson Dores
Tomas
1986 Max
Kafka
1985 Cecil Vyse
Johnny Burfoot
Jonathan Dakers
1984 John Fryer
1983 Gordon Whitehouse
1982 Colin
Alex Moore
1981 Library Student
1979 N/A
DJ
1971 Youth vandalizing car
1965 N/A
1953 Himself
Year Character Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2017 Script Consultant
Year Role Movie/Tv

Crew

Year Role Movie/Tv
2016 Thanks
Year Role Movie/Tv

Sound

Year Role Movie/Tv
2005 Music Score Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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