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Daniel Day Lewis
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Born in Greenwich, London
Born on 29th of April 1957

Born 1957 - Actor with dual Irish & British citizenship.

Made his film debut at the age of 14 in Sunday Bloody Sunday. Studied at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Known as a method actor, he often remains in character for the duration of the shooting schedule of his films. Gained public notice in the films My Beautiful Laundrette (1985) and Room With A View (1986). Won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Christy Brown in My Left Foot (1989). Other films include The Last of the Mohicans, The Boxer, Gangs of New York and There Will Be Blood (2007).

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