Daniel Day-Lewis Overview

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Born: April 29, 1957

English-born Daniel Day-Lewis was raised in London by an actress mother and a father who was Poet Laureate of England. Educated at Sevenoaks School in Kent, which he despised, Day-Lewis went on to study at the more progressive Bedales in Petersfield, which he adored. At 13, he landed an uncredited role in the film Sunday, Bloody Sunday (1971) as a child vandal. Hooked by his first taste of acting, he went on to study the art at the Bristol Old Vic, which he joined as an ensemble member and... See All

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