Daniel Day-Lewis

Artist / Actor | * 04/29/1957 (65) | Greenwich, London, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born 29 April 1957) is a retired English actor. Often described as one of the preeminent actors of his generation, he received numerous accolades throughout his career which spanned over four decades, including three Academy Awards for Best Actor, making him the first and only actor to have three wins in that category, and the third male actor to win three competitive Academy Awards for acting, the sixth performer overall. Additionally, he has received four British Academy Film Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and two Golden Globe Awards. In 2014, Day-Lewis received a knighthood for services to drama. Born and raised in London, Day-Lewis 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 training at the Bristol Old Vic, he is considered a method actor, known for his constant devotion to and research of his roles. Displaying a "mercurial intensity", he would often remain completely in character throughout 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 six films since 1998, with as many as five y... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Daniel Day-Lewis

3x Academy Award for Best Actor Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award for Best Actor Knight Bachelor Fellow of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role 6x Academy Award for Best Actor European Film Award for Best Actor
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Movies with Daniel Day-Lewis as Actor(34)

as Self (archive footage)2021 Daniel Day-Lewis: The Hollywood Genius
as Reynolds Woodcock2017 Phantom Thread
as himself2017 Spielberg
as Narrator (voice)2012 Access to the Danger Zone
as Abraham Lincoln2012 Lincoln
as himself2011 A Man's Story
as Guido Contini2009 Nine
as Daniel Plainview2007 There Will Be Blood
as Jack Slavin2005 The Ballad of Jack and Rose
as himself2003 Abby Singer
as Narrator (voice)2002 Forever Ealing
as William "Bill the Butcher" Cutting2002 Gangs of New York
as Danny Flynn1997 The Boxer
as John Proctor1996 The Crucible
as Newland Archer1993 The Age of Innocence
as Gerry Conlon1993 In the Name of the Father
as Dr. Fergus O'Connell1989 Eversmile, New Jersey
as Henderson Dores1988 Stars & Bars
as Max1986 Nanou
as Kafka1986 The Insurance Man
as Johnny Burfoot1985 My Beautiful Laundrette
as Cecil Vyse1985 A Room with a View
as John Fryer1984 The Bounty
as Gordon Whitehouse1983 Dangerous Corner
as Alex Moore1982 How Many Miles to Babylon?
as Colin1982 Gandhi
as Library Student1981 Artemis '81
as Youth vandalizing car1971 Sunday Bloody Sunday

TV Shows/Series with Daniel Day-Lewis as Actor(4)

as Jonathan Dakers1985 My Brother Jonathan
as DJ1979 Shoestring
as Gordon Whitehouse1965 Play of the Month

Movies with Daniel Day-Lewis as Crew(3)

Writing/Script Consultant2017 Phantom Thread
Crew/Thanks2016 Maggie's Plan
Sound/Music Score Producer2005 The Ballad of Jack and Rose

Full Name: Daniel Day-Lewis
Born: Monday, 04/29 1957 (April) in Greenwich, London, England (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 65 years + 282 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Sevenoaks School, Bedales School
Member of: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Spouses (current/former): Rebecca Miller
Children: Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis, Ronan Day-Lewis, Cashel Day-Lewis
Siblings: Tamasin Day-Lewis
Father: Cecil Day-Lewis
Mother: Jill Balcon
Other names for Daniel Day-Lewis (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"دانيال دي لويس"
"다니엘 데이 루이스"
"Дэниэл Дэй-Льюис"
"แดเนียล เดย์-ลูวิส"
"Daniel Day Lewis"
"Daniel Michael Blake Day"
Daniel Day-Lewis frequently works together with these people:
Jim Sheridan (9x, Crew)
Martin Scorsese (8x, Actor)
Ryan R. Williams (6x, Crew)
George Fenton (6x, Crew)
Steven Spielberg (5x, Crew)
Rebecca Miller (5x, Crew)
Richard Graham (5x, Actor)
Jeffrey Gold (5x, Crew)
Joseph P. Reidy (5x, Crew)
Adam Somner (5x, Crew)
Anthony Hopkins (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1154, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/28/2023