Daniel Day-Lewis

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Day-Lewis in May 2013

Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born April 29, 1957) is an English retired movie, stage, voice, and television actor. He won three Academy Awards, four BAFTA Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Award.

Day-Lewis is known for his movies such as My Left Foot, There Will Be Blood, and Gangs in New York. He played President Abraham Lincoln in the Steven Spielberg's 2012 biography movie Lincoln. He won an many awards for his role as Lincoln including an Golden Globe Award, an Screen Actors Guild Award, and an Academy Award.

Day-Lewis was born in London, England on April 29, 1957.[1] He had dual citizenship - British and Irish. He is the youngest of Cecil Day-Lewis' four children and the younger of Jill Balcon's two children. His sister Tamasin Day-Lewis is a television chef. Day-Lewis has been married to Rebecca Miller (the daughter of Arthur Miller) since 1996. From another relationship Day-Lewis has one son. With Miller he has two sons.

Day-Lewis retired in 2017, following the completion of his final acting role in Phantom Thread.[2][3]

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  1. "Day Lewis, Daniel: Gangs Of New York" UrbanCinefile.com.au Accessed 11 October 2008
  2. "Film star Daniel Day-Lewis retires from acting". BBC. Retrieved 21 June 2017
  3. "Daniel Day-Lewis announces retirement from acting". The Guardian. Retrieved 21 June 2017

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