Renowned as a method actor, Daniel Day-Lewis has been in the film industry since 1971. He has been a part of television and theatre since early 1980s. Before he starred in the film ‘The Bounty’, Lewis had been a part of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ where he portrayed Flute and was also seen in ‘Romeo and Juliet’ where he played Romeo. In 1985, ‘My Beautiful Laundrette’ marked his foremost critically acclaimed performance. He gained limelight with ‘A Room with a View’ in the same year.
‘The Unbearable Lightness of Being’ in which he played the lead garnered high praise from critics. He holds the feat of being one of the three male actors who have won the ‘Oscar’ thrice and the only male actor who has earned three ‘Academy Awards’ in the Best Actor category for his films namely ‘There Will Be Blood,’ ‘Lincoln,’ and ‘My Left Foot.’
He has bagged in two ‘Golden Globe Awards,’ four ‘BAFTA Awards’ and three ‘Screen Actors Guild Awards.’ Some of his other successful films include ‘Phantom Thread,’ ‘In the Name of the Father,’ ‘Gangs of New York,’ ‘The Age of Innocence’ etc.