Daniel Day Lewis Short Bio
Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis or widely known with popular name as Daniel Day-Lewis is an English actor who hold both British and Irish citizenship. He was born in London as the son of poet Cecil Day-Lewis and English actress Jill Balcon.His sun sign is a Taurus and he has Jewish descent. The family then moved to Croom’s Hill, Greenwich, south-east London, when Lewis two years old. He then schooled in the independent Sevenoaks School in Kent and found his interest in woodworking, acting, and fishing. Latter, Lewis was transferred to another independent school, Bedales in Petersfield, Hampshire. Lewis described that he do a lot of berserk thing when he was young. That why after her mother died due cancer, he then asked to decide his career choice. He then decide to be a cabinet market and would be conducted apprenticed but was rejected. He then enrolled to the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School for three years.
Daniel Day Lewis Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||29 April 1957|
|Age||57 years old|
|Biceps Size||17 Inches|
|Chest size||43 Inches|
|Waist in Inches||33 Inches|
|Height||6 Feet 1 1/4 Inches|
|Weight||170 lbs or 77 kg
Daniel Day Lewis Career
Daniel Day-Lewis debut was a short adult actor role in the award-winning film Gandhi in 1982.Later played several roles in theater and BBC series until in 1985 he devoted himself with two roles: one was the London-based punk homophobic and maintaining a relationship with an old college friend in My Beautiful Laundrette and a dandy called Cecil Vyse in A Room With a View in which he worked with many of the best British actors.Then they came movies like The Unbearable Lightness of Being Juliette Binoche with until in 1989 he was offered the role of Christy Brown, an Irish artist disabled in My Left Foot.Those role give him several awards and nomination like Oscar and Golden Globe.
With Irish Director, Jim Sheridan, Lewis works on two other occasions. Those in the film In the Name of the Father, in 1993 on the subject of Guildford Four wrongly accused of membership of the IRA, with Emma Thompson. This role gives him another nomination plus other Oscar nominations. The second project is the Boxer in 1997 that received positive review too.He later made appearance in The Age of Innocence in 1993 by Martin Scorsese, The Crucible in 1996 or Gangs of New York in 2002. In 2007 he released There Will Be Blood , based on the novel Oil! by Upton Sinclair and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, for which he won his second Oscar for Best Actor and the Golden Globe for Best Actor in Drama category.
In 2012 he portrayed President Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, who called it one of “the biggest players” at any stage in the history of cinema.Among his current projects is the film Silence, again with director Martin Scorsese, accompanied by actors Benicio del Toro and Gael García Bernal.
Daniel Day Lewis Controversy
Daniel Day-Lewis described that he is doing a lot of vandalism when he was young. But he started to change a little by little after her mother died cause of cancer.
Daniel Day Lewis Dating
Daniel Day-Lewis is kind of actor who keep his private life very strictly. People only know that Lewis dated French actress Isabelle Adjani, which lasted six years. The relationship was ended in 1996 and not long after that his first biological son with Adjani was born. He then dated American film director, screenwriter, author and actress, Rebecca Miller in the end 1996. The couple were married in 1997 and up to now blessed with two son. Although love to live in London, Lewis and family decide to resides in Irish. It because he need a private life and would getting closer with his oldest son whom was born from his previous relationship with Adjani.
Daniel Day Lewis Net Worth
Daniel Day-Lewis is the promising name for several successful movies. Those make shim getting richer too. It then reveled that Daniel Day-Lewis net worth is about $50 million dollars.