Ten fun facts about Daniel Day-Lewis

Fact 1
Daniel Day-Lewis is well known for being a “method” actor. When playing the part of “Lincoln” in the film by the same name, he only allowed the cast and crew to address him as “Lincoln” and stayed in character day and night. He does this for most of his other roles.

Fact 2
In 1990 he was selected by People magazine as one of the “50 Most Beautiful People.” Five years later he was ranked as one of the “100 Sexiest Stars” by Empire magazine.

Fact 3
Daniel Day-Lewis was asked several times to play the part of Aragorn in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy but he turned down the part.

Fact 4
In addition to being a talented actor, he is also a skilled cobbler and woodworker.

Fact 5
While playing the role of Bill the Butcher in Gangs of New York, Daniel Day-Lewis would listen to Eminem to put himself in an angry mood.

Fact 6
Daniel Day-Lewis actively sought out the part of Vincent Vega in Quentin Tarantino’s “Pulp Fiction.” However, the part had already been given to John Travolta.

Fact 7
During the filming of “The Ballad of Jack and Rose” in 2005, Lewis elected to live in a hut on the beach apart from his family, friends, crew, and cast.

Fact 8
He is well known for being able to learn new accents very quickly.

Fact 9
Though nearly every Steven Spielberg film and actor in his films has been nominated for an Academy Award, Lewis is the first to win a Best Actor award for a role.

Fact 10
He is the father of three children.

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Is a much revered British actor who has won the Academy Award for Best Actor more times than any other actor in history.