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Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born 29 April 1957) is an English actor. He holds both British and Irish citizenship. Born and raised in London, he excelled on stage at the National Youth Theatre, before being accepted at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, which he attended for three years. Despite his traditional actor training at the Bristol Old Vic, he is considered to be a method actor, known for his constant devotion to and research of his roles. He often remains completely in character for the duration of the shooting schedules of his films, even to the point of adversely affecting his health. He is one of the most selective actors in the film industry, having starred in only five films since 1998, with as many as five years between roles. Wikipedia

Age: 58
Born: 29 April 1957, Greenwich, London, England, UK
Nationality: British
Claim to Fame: My Left Foot, The Last of the Mohicans and In The Name of the Father.

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Daniel Day-Lewis is married to Rebecca Miller.
Rebecca Miller
  • Commenced Dating: March 1996
  • Date Married: 13 November 1996
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RankTitleYear*
1 Guido's Song
4 I Can't Make This Movie
5 Finale
2 Movies 101
3 There Will Be Blood -- Plainview Tenders Drilling Offer to Squabbling Land Owners
- Guido'S Song
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

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I was very influenced by Ken Loach's work from the moment I saw Kes (1969) when I was a kid. It still remains for me one of the most powerful pieces of work ever. Before that, there was Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960), This Sporting Life (1963) and The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962), which all expressed a new British social realism. Undoubtedly, they opened up the possibility of examining British life in a new way. That was probably the most important film experience I had.

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Nominated for 115 Awards | Won 84

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