Daniel Day-Lewis | Biography

Posted On: 19 Jan, 2015

Daniel Day-Lewis | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth April 29, 1957
Age 63 Years 9 Month(s)
Nationality English
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Rebecca Miller
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth $50 Million Dollars
Height 6 feet 2 inches
Weight 79 kg(approx)
Children/Kids Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis, Ronan Cal Day-Lewis, Cashel Blake Day-Lewis

Sir Daniel Michael Day-Lewis, also known as Daniel Day-Lewis is a popular English actor who was in 29th April, 1957 (age 57) in London. He has played in many successful movies and earned numerous awards as well. He always played the movies after the selection and known as selective artist as well. He is best known for his role as Abraham Lincoln in “Lincoln”. He has won the Academy Award three times and got nominated for two times.

He is the son of actress Jill Balcon. He pursues the career of film industry with the help of his parents. He got graduated from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He made his debut in 1971 from the movie “Sunday Bloody Sunday”. After his first movie, he does not get chance to play in the movie till 1980. In 1980, he appeared in the TV series “Shoestring”. He carried his career in the both field side by side. Though he got retired from the industry in 2012, he gave audience the best of the best movies during his career. He played the role of Christy Brown in the movie “My Left Foot” in 1990 from which he won the Academy Award for the Best Actor. Some of his popular movies in his late years are “In the Name of the Father”, “The Crucible”, “Gangs of New York” and “Lincoln”.

He has also played several roles in the TV shows but they were not as successful as of the movies. he has achieved lot of successes and honored by many awards. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor from the movies “My Left Foot”, “There Will Be Blood” and “Lincoln”. He also won the BAFTA Awards from these movies. He has also won the Golden Globe Award two times. He won his first one from the movie “There Will Be Blood” in 2008 and “Lincoln” in 2013. He has also won Critics’ Choice Award, Satellite Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and many more also. He is recognized as one of the popular and successful actors of the history.

He has the trademark of method acting which has led him to grab many Oscars. He has tattoos in his arms and they are very famous around his fans. He is 6 feet 2 inch tall and has the weight of 74 kg. He got married to Rebecca Miller in 1996. They are happily married till now and have three children. Before his marriage, he lived together with Isabelle Adjani from 1989 to 1995. He has always been secretive of his personal life. So, there were no records of his girlfriends before that. Because of this reason, many people had believed that he is a gay at that time.

He has been related with this field since his young age. Though he retired from it, he has been doing various works in the related fields of film industry. He has a large number of followers in the social networking sites. If you are also his fan, you can follow him through these networking sites and know more about him. You can use Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to follow him. His movies, TV shows as well as interviews can be watched in YouTube. He retired after the height of success of his last movie “Lincoln”. He has the net worth of $435 million. If you want to get full biography of Daniel, you can visit Wikipedia and IMDB. You can also find his quotes there.