He acted in the British National Theatre Repertoire Season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, and Olivier Theatre in London, England in Henrik Ibsen's plays, "Hedda Gabler," and "Whale;" David Lan and Joshua Sobol's play, "Ghetto;" William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet;" Moliere's play, "The Misanthrope;" David Storey's...
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Daniel Day Lewis
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[on being presented the 2013 Best Actor Oscar by Meryl Streep
] It's strange because three years ago, before we decided to do a straight swap, I had actually been committed to play Margaret Thatcher
and Meryl was Steven Spielberg
's first choice for Lincoln. I'd have liked to see that version.
He is the first actor to win an Oscar for playing a U.S. President, and the first to win for playing Abraham Lincoln. Only one other actor, Raymond Massey
, has been Oscar-nominated for playing the role; despite turning in a critically acclaimed performance as Lincoln in Young Mr. Lincoln
(1939), Henry Fonda
was not nominated for his performance.
Renown for his eloquent acceptance speeches