144 wins & 94 nominations.
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Colin (as Daniel Day Lewis)
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' 1½" (1.87 m)
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I became conflicted in my late teens. I imagined an alternative life as a furniture maker. For about a year I just didn't know what to do. I did laboring jobs--working in the docks, construction sites. When I did make the decision to focus on acting, I think my mother was just relieved for me that I had finally started to focus. She probably feared for me much more than she ever let on, because ...
Dedicated his 2008 Oscar to his grandfather, film studio boss Michael Balcon
, his poet father Cecil Day-Lewis
(aka Cecil Day-Lewis), and his three sons Gabriel-Kane Day Lewis
(born April 9, 1995), Ronan Cal Day-Lewis (born June 14, 1998) and Cashel Blake Day-Lewis (born May 2002).
Rich dramatic voice