Trivia: My Left Foot
- Dawson Casting: Daniel Day-Lewis was 32 when he played teenage Christy.
- Method Acting: Daniel Day-Lewis went on to win an Oscar for his extremely realistic portrayal of Christy Brown.
- Retroactive Recognition: Who woulda thought that the person suffering from severe Cerebral Palsy would later on be The Last of the Mohicans, be the head of one of New York's notorious gangs of the 19th century, and be a ruthless oil Tycoon. Christie's mother also deserves meniton, as she later protects Kevin from two bad guys using pigeons as her main weapon.