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Daniel Day-Lewis

(1957-), Actor

Sir Daniel Day-Lewis

Sitter in 5 portraits
Day-Lewis made his debut in My Beautiful Laundrette (1985), but Room with a View (1986) brought him international acclaim. He is known for his physicality and 'method' approach toward his performances. Highly selective in his choice of roles, subsequent films include My Left Foot (1989) for which he won an Oscar, and Last of the Mohicans (1992). In 2008 he won an Oscar for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for There Will Be Blood.

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Daniel Day-Lewis, by Alistair Morrison - NPG P482

Daniel Day-Lewis

by Alistair Morrison
lith print, 1989
NPG P482

Daniel Day-Lewis, by The Douglas Brothers - NPG P1998

Daniel Day-Lewis

by The Douglas Brothers
platinum print, August 1989
NPG P1998

Cecil Day-Lewis; Jill Angela Henriette Balcon; Daniel Day-Lewis, by Chris Ware, for  Keystone Press Agency Ltd - NPG x137684

Cecil Day-Lewis; Jill Angela Henriette Balcon; Daniel Day-Lewis

by Chris Ware, for Keystone Press Agency Ltd
vintage print, 1968
NPG x137684

Daniel Day-Lewis, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG x132099

Daniel Day-Lewis

by Jillian Edelstein
giclée print, 23 October 2007
NPG x132099

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