Daniel Day-Lewis Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth & Bio




  • Daniel Day-Lewis is one of the most successful and talented British actors today.¬†Daniel Day-Lewis is renowned for being an impressive method actor who goes to extreme lengths to get completely into the on-screen character he is portraying.

    Although Daniel Day-Lewis is now retired from acting since 2017, he was known to be very selective in his choice of films, the talented actor ensured that his movies become box-office super hits and are critically-acclaimed worldwide.

    Thanks to his impressive acting skills and an acting career spanning over 35 years Daniel Day-Lewis holds the records for winning 3 Oscars for Best Actor in a Leading Role and has won all 5 major awards for a single performance.

    About Daniel Day-Lewis

    Bio

    Real NameSir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis
    NicknameDDL
    Date of Birth29th April 1957
    Age62
    Nationality
    British-Irish
    Religion
    Jewish
    Place of Birth
    Kensington (London)
    Education
    Graduated from Bristol Old Vic

    Physical Stats

    Height
    6 ft 1"
    (185 cm) approximately
    Weight
    175 lbs
    (80 kg)
    approximately
    Hair Color
    Salt and Pepper
    Eye ColorGrey

    Family & Relationships

    FatherCecil "Nicholas Blake" Day-Lewis
    (Poet)
    MotherJill Balcon
    (Actress)
    SisterTamasin Day-Lewis
    (Celebrity Chef/Food Critic)
    Marital StatusMarried
    WifeRebecca Miller
    (Filmmaker/Writer)

    Career

    Profession
    Actor
    Net WorthINR 356,00,00,000
    (USD 50 Million)
    Famous for
    MOVIES -

    Gandhi (1982), The Bounty (1984), My Beautiful Laundrette, A Room with a View (1985), Nanou (1986), The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Stars and Bars (1988), My Left Foot (1989), The Last of the Mohicans (1992), The Age of Innocence, In the Name of the Father (1993), The Crucible (1996), The Boxer (1997), Gangs of New York (2002), The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005), There Will Be Blood (2007), Nine (2009), Lincoln (2012), Phantom Thread (2017)
    First MovieGandhi (1982)
    Favorite ActorsRobert De Niro
    HobbiesLoves to do woodwork, go fishing and cobble footwear

    Daniel Day-Lewis is recognized worldwide as being one of the most talented and popular British actors of this century. Daniel Day-Lewis is renowned for the exhaustive preparations he undergoes to portray every character with perfection, even imitating the accent to the point. His dramatic performance are supported by a rich voice that helps him to portray his on-screen characters with utmost reality.

    Daniel Day-Lewis’s age is around 62, as Daniel Day-Lewis was born on the 29th of April, 1957, in Kensington, London. Daniel Day-Lewis’s height is around 6 ft 1 inches (185 cm) while Daniel Day-Lewis’s weight is around 80 kg (175 lbs). In his spare time, Daniel Day-Lewis loves to do woodwork, go fishing and lists making footwear (cobbling) are part of his hobbies.

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    Daniel Day-Lewis’s father was Cecil Day-Lewis, a renowned poet who was popular with his pseudonym ‘Nicholas Blake’, while Daniel Day-Lewis’s mother was Jill Balcon Day-Lewis, a renowned actress of her times. Although Daniel Day-Lewis has no real brothers, Daniel Day-Lewis’s older sister is Tamasin Day-Lewis, a celebrity TV chef and a renowned food critic. Daniel Day-Lewis’s ex-girlfriend was French actress Isabelle Adjani, with whom he was in a relationship for over 6 years. Daniel Day-Lewis and his ex-girlfriend Isabelle Adjani have a son, Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis. Daniel Day-Lewis’s wife is currently Rebecca Miller, a popular American Independent filmmaker and a renowned novelist, with he has been married to since November of 1996. Daniel Day-Lewis and his wife Rebecca Miller have two sons together – Ronan Cal Day-Lewis and Cashel Blake Day-Lewis.

    Talking about his commercial success as a talented and critically-acclaimed actor in the Hollywood and British movie industries, Daniel Day-Lewis’s net worth is estimated around INR 356 crores (USD 50 Million).

    As for the recognition for his excellent acting and numerous iconic on-screen roles, Daniel Day-Lewis has received numerous prestigious awards and has also had numerous award nominations to his credit.

    The list of Daniel Day-Lewis’s award-wins include winning the Academy Award for Best Actor, for the first time, for his impressive portrayal of a man suffering from severe neurological paraplegic condition, in ‘My Left Foot’ (1990), winning the second Academy Award for Best Actor for his iconic role in ‘There Will Be Blood’ (2008) and winning his third Academy Award for Best Actor for his role portrayal of the much-loved American president in ‘Lincoln’ (2013), apart from having had 3 Oscar Award nominations as well.

    Daniel Day-Lewis won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his impressive role in ‘There Will Be Blood’ (2008) and won another Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his critically-acclaimed role of ‘Lincoln’ (2013), besides having earned 6 Golden Globe Award nominations too.

    Daniel Day-Lewis is winner of the British Academy Film Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his impressive performance in ‘My Left Foot’ (1990), winner of the British Academy Film Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his excellent performance in ‘Gangs of New York’ (2003), winner of the British Academy Film Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his iconic performance in ‘There Will Be Blood’ (2008) and winner of the British Academy Film Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his amazing portrayal in ‘Lincoln’ (2013), apart from having had 3 British Academy Film Award nominations also.

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    Daniel Day-Lewis has also won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in ‘Gangs of New York’ (2003), won another Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his role in ‘There Will Be Blood’ (2008) and won another Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his legendary performance in ‘Lincoln’ (2013), apart from having 2 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.

    Owing to his excellent method acting, Daniel Day-Lewis is also probably one of the most critically-acclaimed actors to have worked in the Hollywood and British film industries and has won several popular critics awards and earned numerous award nominations from film critics also.

    Daniel Day-Lewis was awarded the Critics Choice Movie Award for Best Actor for his performance in ‘Gangs of New York’ (2003), awarded the Critics Choice Movie Award for Best Actor, again, this time for his performance in ‘There Will Be Blood’ (2008), awarded the Critics Choice Movie Award for Best Actor, yet again, for his iconic role in ‘Lincoln’ (2013) apart from having 3 Critics Choice Movie Award nominations as well.

    Daniel Day-Lewis was also awarded the Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s Best Actor award for ‘My Left Foot’ (1989), again awarded the Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s Best Actor award for ‘Gangs of New York’ (2002) and again awarded the Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s Best Actor award for ‘There Will Be Blood’ (2007).

    Daniel Day-Lewis has been awarded with the National Society of Film Critics’ Best Actor award for ‘My Left Foot’ (1990), awarded another National Society of Film Critics’ Best Actor award for ‘There Will Be Blood’ (2008) and again awarded a National Society of Film Critics’ Best Actor award for ‘Lincoln’ (2013).

    Daniel Day-Lewis has also been awarded with the New York Film Critics Circle’s Best Supporting Actor award for ‘A Room with a View’ (1987), awarded the New York Film Critics Circle’s Best Supporting Actor award, once again, for ‘My Beautiful Laundrette’ (1987), awarded with the New York Film Critics Circle’s Best Actor award for ‘My Left Foot’ (1990), awarded another New York Film Critics Circle’s Best Actor award for ‘Gangs of New York’ (2003), awarded yet another New York Film Critics Circle’s Best Actor award for ‘There Will Be Blood’ (2008) before being awarded once more with a New York Film Critics Circle’s Best Actor award for ‘Lincoln’ (2013).

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    Daniel Day-Lewis has won the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for ‘Gangs of New York’ (2003) and won the Satellite Award for Best Cast – Motion Picture for ‘Nine’ (2009), apart from having 3 Satellite Award nominations.

    Daniel Day-Lewis recently won the Toronto Film Critics Association’s Best Actor award for his impressive performance in ‘Phantom Thread’ (2017) apart from having had 2 Toronto Film Critics Association’s Best Actor award nominations previously.

    Daniel Day-Lewis has also won the Vancouver Film Critics Circle’s Best Actor award for ‘Gangs of New York’ (2003), won the Vancouver Film Critics Circle’s Best Actor award again, this time for ‘There Will Be Blood’ (2008) and also won another Vancouver Film Critics Circle’s Best Actor award for ‘Phantom Thread’ (2017) apart from having 1 Vancouver Film Critics Circle’s Best Actor award nomination to his credit too.

    Interesting Facts About Daniel Day-Lewis

    • Daniel Day-Lewis is a smoker and Daniel Day-Lewis also drinks alcohol.
    • Apart from having received numerous prestigious award nominations for his acting, Daniel Day-Lewis has also been ranked frequently in the list of most attractive actors and celebrities worldwide.
    • Despite being such a successful actor, Daniel Day-Lewis avoided disclosing his private life and kept things very discrete when it comes to his family and personal life.
    • Apart from being a skilled woodworker, Daniel Day-Lewis is also a skilled cobbler who has actually earned income designing and making footwear.
    • Daniel Day-Lewis also known as ‘the English Robert De Niro’, owing to his similar method acting talent, and Daniel Day-Lewis actually states Robert De Niro as being his champion and idol of acting.
    • Daniel Day-Lewis’s excellent performance in ‘There Will Be Blood’ (2007) has won him 23 awards, including the prestigious Oscar award for Best Actor.
    • Daniel Day-Lewis is also one of the select actors to have been awarded an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Glove Award, a Critics Choice Award and an SAG Award for a not only his performance in ‘There Will Be Blood’ (2007) but also in ‘Lincoln’ (2012).
    • Daniel Day-Lewis was offered a role in ‘Terminator: Salvation’ (2009) but he declined it.
    • Prior to deciding to become an actor, Daniel Day-Lewis was passionate about becoming a qualified cabinet-maker however he failed to get an apprenticeship, which prompted him to pursue a career in movies as an actor.
    • Daniel Day-Lewis was awarded a knighthood Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in 2004, for his lifetime services to drama.
    • Daniel Day-Lewis announced his retirement from acting in June 2017, after completing his last movie ‘Phantom Thread’ (2017).

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