Daniel Day-Lewis

Daniel Day-Lewis


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 29-04-1957
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Greenwich, London, England, UK
  • Also Known As:

    دانيال دي لويس
    다니엘 데이 루이스

  • Popularity: 3.39
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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), 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.




Year Movie Character
1989 My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown as Christy Brown
2009 Nine as Guido Contini
1993 The Age of Innocence as Newland Archer
1988 The Unbearable Lightness of Being as Tomas
1996 The Crucible as John Proctor
2007 There Will Be Blood as Daniel Plainview
1993 In the Name of the Father as Gerry Conlon
1992 The Last of the Mohicans as Hawkeye/Nathaniel Poe
1997 The Boxer as Danny Flynn
2005 The Ballad of Jack and Rose as Jack Slavin
2012 Lincoln as Abraham Lincoln
1988 Stars & Bars as Henderson Dores
1986 The Insurance Man as Kafka
2002 Forever Ealing as Narrator (voice)
1989 Eversmile, New Jersey as Dr. Fergus O'Connell
2017 Phantom Thread as Reynolds Woodcock
2002 Gangs of New York as William "Bill the Butcher" Cutting
1985 My Beautiful Laundrette as Johnny Burfoot
1982 How Many Miles to Babylon? as Alex Moore
2012 Access to the Danger Zone as Narrator (voice)
2013 Lincoln: An American Journey as Self
1983 Dangerous Corner as Gordon Whitehouse
1986 Nanou as Max
1992 Innocence and Experience: The Making of The Age of Innocence as Self
1984 The Bounty as John Fryer
1985 A Room with a View as Cecil Vyse
2011 A Man's Story as Himself
1981 Artemis '81 as Library Student
1971 Sunday Bloody Sunday as Youth vandalizing car
2017 Spielberg as Self
2003 Abby Singer as Himself
1982 Gandhi as Colin
2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
2016 Maggie's Plan
2005 The Ballad of Jack and Rose
2017 Phantom Thread

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