Daniel Day-Lewis

Born: 29 April 1957, Kensington, London

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Highlighted works

  • There Will Be Blood

    There Will Be Blood

    This operatic portrait of a diabolical oil baron is a formal tour de force and a compelling portrait of all-American 20th century sociopathy.

  • A Room with a View

    A Room with a View

    The manners and manias of polite Edwardian society are studiously dissected in this typical Merchant-Ivory period drama, a handsomely mounted adaptation of E.M. Forster’s 1908 novel.

  • Gandhi

    Gandhi

    The icon of India’s independence movement was described in newsreels as “the little man”, but the ambition and scale of Richard Attenborough’s biopic are nothing short of colossal.

  • Sunday Bloody Sunday

    Sunday Bloody Sunday

    Peter Finch gives a quietly devastating performance as the gay Jewish doctor bearing up through romantic crisis in John Schlesinger’s piercing and brilliantly observed suburban drama.

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