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
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on researching his role as Plainview in There Will Be Blood
(2007)] I read a lot of correspondence dating from that period. Decent middle-class lives with wives and children were abandoned to pursue this elusive possibility. They were bank clerks and shipping agents and teachers. They all fled West for a sniff of cheap money. And they made it up as they went along. No one knew how to drill for ...
He was the first of three consecutive British actors to win the Oscar for Best Actor in a leading role, Jeremy Irons
being next and Anthony Hopkins
the third. Each of them coincidentally won at their first nomination in the Academy Awards.
Renown for his eloquent acceptance speeches