Daniel Day-Lewis presents rare in today’s Hollywood acting type, has an impressive output stage, and at the same time is considered to be a movie star.
Is sometimes likened to a young Laurence Olivier. After graduating from Bristol Old Vic School performed in the plays of Shakespeare and Marlowe. Also hosted on the big screen – in 1984, he starred opposite Anthony Hopkins in “Mutiny on the Bounty”. In 1986, he gained international recognition by participating in two British productions of “My Beautiful Laundrette” and Stephen Frears’ “Room with a View” Merchant and Ivory.
An interesting creation made in the adaptation of Milan Kundera, “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” (1988), and for his role as Christy Brown in “My left foot” (1989) won an Oscar. He managed to avoid assignment to the same type of roles, plays a variety of characters, appearing both in costume films (“The Age of Innocence” by Martin Scorsese, 1993), as well as social dramas (“In the Name of the Father,” Jim Sheridan, 1993).
In 1998, the third time he was nominated for a Golden Globe, as lead actor in a drama,