History Creator / DanielDayLewis

23rd Jan '16 12:35:52 AM JulianLapostat
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---- !! Filmography * ''Film/{{Gandhi}} (1982) (Extra) * ''Film/TheBounty'' * ''My Beautiful Laundrette'' * ''Film/MyLeftFoot'' * ''Maurice'' * ''Literature/TheAgeOfInnocence'' * ''Film/TheLastOfTheMohicans'' * ''Film/InTheNameOfTheFather'' * ''Theatre/TheCrucible'' * ''Film/GangsOfNewYork'' * ''The Ballad of Jack and Rose'' * ''Film/ThereWillBeBlood'' * ''Nine'' * ''Film/{{Lincoln}}''
3rd Jan '16 12:13:37 PM JulianLapostat
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* FakeAmerican: Several roles, such as [[GangsOfNewYork Bill the Butcher]], [[Film/ThereWillBeBlood Daniel Plainview]] and [[Film/{{Lincoln}} Abraham Lincoln]].
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* FakeAmerican: Several roles, such as [[GangsOfNewYork [[Literature/TheAgeOfInnocence Newland Archer]], [[Film/TheLastOfTheMohicans Hawkeye]], [[Film/GangsOfNewYork Bill the Butcher]], [[Film/ThereWillBeBlood Daniel Plainview]] and [[Film/{{Lincoln}} Abraham Lincoln]].Lincoln]]. He's a one-man history of 19th Century America.
17th Jun '15 8:15:23 AM ritzoreo
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* {{Jerkass}}: A bit more of a complicated example. He's not an unpleasant person per see, but his commitment to [[MethodActing staying in character]] has made it difficult for some of his co-stars to deal with him.
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* {{Jerkass}}: A bit more of a complicated example. He's not an necessarily unpleasant person per see, off-character, but his commitment to [[MethodActing staying in character]] has made it often makes him difficult for some of his co-stars to deal with him.work with.

* NiceJewishBoy: Though by his own admission he's an agnostic.
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* NiceJewishBoy: Though by his own admission he's an agnostic. As for the nice part, see the Jerkass entry above.
17th Jun '15 8:11:58 AM ritzoreo
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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: His fame (or infamy) for this has cost him roles, including ones that he probably would have enjoyed doing and would have been very good in, simply because some directors (such as Creator/PeterJackson, when he was casting for Aragorn in ''The Lord of the Rings'') are unwilling to subject themselves and the other actors under their care to his behavior.
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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: His jerkass fame (or infamy) for this has cost him roles, including ones that he probably would have enjoyed doing and would have been very good in, simply because some directors (such as Creator/PeterJackson, when he was casting for Aragorn in ''The Lord of the Rings'') are unwilling to subject themselves and the other actors under their care to his behavior.
2nd Jun '15 9:25:51 AM VenomLancerHae
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* CallToAgriculture[=/=]{{Cincinnatus}}: After learning to make his own clothes in preparation for one film, he left film for six years to become a cobbler in Florence.
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* CallToAgriculture[=/=]{{Cincinnatus}}: CallToAgriculture: After learning to make his own clothes in preparation for one film, he left film for six years to become a cobbler in Florence.

** HoistByHisOwnPetard: His fame (or infamy) for this has cost him roles, including ones that he probably would have enjoyed doing and would have been very good in, simply because some directors (such as Creator/PeterJackson, when he was casting for Aragorn in ''The Lord of the Rings'') are unwilling to subject themselves and the other actors under their care to his behavior.

* {{Jerkass}}/InsufferableGenius: A bit more of a complicated example. He's not an unpleasant person per see, but his commitment to [[MethodActing staying in character]] has made it difficult for some of his co-stars to deal with him.
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* {{Jerkass}}/InsufferableGenius: HoistByHisOwnPetard: His fame (or infamy) for this has cost him roles, including ones that he probably would have enjoyed doing and would have been very good in, simply because some directors (such as Creator/PeterJackson, when he was casting for Aragorn in ''The Lord of the Rings'') are unwilling to subject themselves and the other actors under their care to his behavior. * {{Jerkass}}: A bit more of a complicated example. He's not an unpleasant person per see, but his commitment to [[MethodActing staying in character]] has made it difficult for some of his co-stars to deal with him.
19th May '15 5:05:09 PM nombretomado
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'''Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis''' (born 29 April 1957) is an English/Irish three-time AcademyAward-winner and legendarily intense method actor. He has starred in such acclaimed films as ''Film/MyLeftFoot'', ''Age Of Innocence'', ''Film/TheLastOfTheMohicans'', ''Film/InTheNameOfTheFather'', ''Film/GangsOfNewYork'', ''Film/ThereWillBeBlood'', and UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln in Creator/StevenSpielberg's [[DevelopmentHell long-gestating]] biopic ''Film/{{Lincoln}}''[[note]]His Oscar win for this role made him the first man to win the Best Actor Oscar three times[[/note]].
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'''Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis''' (born 29 April 1957) is an English/Irish three-time AcademyAward-winner UsefulNotes/AcademyAward-winner and legendarily intense method actor. He has starred in such acclaimed films as ''Film/MyLeftFoot'', ''Age Of Innocence'', ''Film/TheLastOfTheMohicans'', ''Film/InTheNameOfTheFather'', ''Film/GangsOfNewYork'', ''Film/ThereWillBeBlood'', and UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln in Creator/StevenSpielberg's [[DevelopmentHell long-gestating]] biopic ''Film/{{Lincoln}}''[[note]]His Oscar win for this role made him the first man to win the Best Actor Oscar three times[[/note]].
12th Apr '15 3:16:17 PM GoneRampant
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** HoistByHisOwnPetard: His fame (or infamy) for this has cost him roles, including ones that he probably would have enjoyed doing and would have been very good in, simply because some directors (such as Creator/PeterJackson) are unwilling to subject themselves and the other actors under their care to his behavior.
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** HoistByHisOwnPetard: His fame (or infamy) for this has cost him roles, including ones that he probably would have enjoyed doing and would have been very good in, simply because some directors (such as Creator/PeterJackson) Creator/PeterJackson, when he was casting for Aragorn in ''The Lord of the Rings'') are unwilling to subject themselves and the other actors under their care to his behavior.
3rd Nov '14 12:01:25 PM Premonition45
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Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born 29 April 1957) is an English/Irish three-time AcademyAward-winner and legendarily intense method actor. He has starred in such acclaimed films as ''Film/MyLeftFoot'', ''Age Of Innocence'', ''Film/TheLastOfTheMohicans'', ''Film/InTheNameOfTheFather'', ''Film/GangsOfNewYork'', ''Film/ThereWillBeBlood'', and UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln in Creator/StevenSpielberg's [[DevelopmentHell long-gestating]] biopic ''Film/{{Lincoln}}''[[note]]His Oscar win for this role made him the first man to win the Best Actor Oscar three times[[/note]].
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Sir '''Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis Day-Lewis''' (born 29 April 1957) is an English/Irish three-time AcademyAward-winner and legendarily intense method actor. He has starred in such acclaimed films as ''Film/MyLeftFoot'', ''Age Of Innocence'', ''Film/TheLastOfTheMohicans'', ''Film/InTheNameOfTheFather'', ''Film/GangsOfNewYork'', ''Film/ThereWillBeBlood'', and UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln in Creator/StevenSpielberg's [[DevelopmentHell long-gestating]] biopic ''Film/{{Lincoln}}''[[note]]His Oscar win for this role made him the first man to win the Best Actor Oscar three times[[/note]].
24th Sep '14 12:29:07 PM mlsmithca
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He is parodied in Irish {{Main/RTE}} series ''Series/TheSavageEye'', which plays up his supposed devotion to his roles and has him lapsing into them during the sketches.
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He is parodied in Irish {{Main/RTE}} Creator/{{RTE}} series ''Series/TheSavageEye'', which plays up his supposed devotion to his roles and has him lapsing into them during the sketches.
14th Jun '14 3:42:36 AM SilentHunterUK
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* KnightFever: He was knighted in 2014.
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