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Daniel Day-Lewis Movie List

Daniel Day-Lewis is an English actor who landed his first film role in 1971 at 14 years of age. After leaving school he decided to apply for a cabinet making apprenticeship, but he was declined. He decided to apply for Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, and the rest is history. In the early 1980’s he landed many stage, television and film roles. It wasn’t long before he became known for being meticulous in his preparation for a role. In fact, he would often remain in character for the whole time he was shooting a movie. He was so dedicated that he broke two ribs while filming in a hunched over position when portraying a paralyzed character. This meticulous approach won him much respect and he has been rewarded for his talents with 4 Academy Award nominations for 2 wins. He is known for being incredibly picky in taking a role and he has only worked on 4 movies in the first decade of the 2000’s. The following is a list of movies that Daniel Day-Lewis has acted in during his distinguished career.

Movie Title/Year/Character

Nine 2009 Guido Contini
There Will Be Blood 2007 Daniel Plainview
The Ballad of Jack and Rose 2005 Jack Slavin
Gangs of New York 2002 Bill ‘The Butcher’ Cutting
The Boxer 1997 Danny Flynn
The Crucible 1996 John Proctor
In the Name of the Father 1993 Gerry Conlon
The Age of Innocence 1993 Newland Archer
The Last of the Mohicans 1992 Hawkeye (Nathaniel Poe)
My Left Foot 1989 Christy Brown
Eversmile, New Jersey 1989 Dr. Fergus O’Connell
Stars and Bars 1988 Henderson Dores
The Unbearable Lightness of Being 1988 Tomas
Nanou 1986 Max
A Room with a View 1985 Cecil Vyse
My Beautiful Laundrette 1985 Johnny
My Brother Jonathan 1985 Jonathan Dakers
The Bounty 1984 John Fryer
Gandhi 1982 Colin
How Many Miles to Babylon? 1982 Alex
Artemis 81 1981 Library Student
Thank You, P.G. Wodehouse 1981 Psmith
Sunday Bloody Sunday 1971 Child Vandal

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Heath Ledger Movie List – He dedicated his 2008 SAG Award to Ledger and has stated that he was one of his favorite actors.

Winona Ryder Movie List – They worked together on the movie “The Age of Innocence.”

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