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... See All


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