Day-Lewis, Daniel


Day-Lewis, Daniel
   b. 1958, London
   Actor
   The nephew of former poet laureate Cecil Day- Lewis and grandson of British film producer Sir Michael Balcon, Day-Lewis first came to prominence in the lauded Stephen Frears film My Beautiful Laundrette (1985). This was swiftly followed by the adaptation of E.M.Forster’s novel A Room with a View (1985). In My Left Foot (1989), Day-Lewis played the Irish writer Christy Brown, gaining many critical plaudits for the manner in which he immersed himself in the role, spending time in a wheelchair to prepare himself. Never one to shy from contentious roles, he took the part of Gerry Conlon, wrongly convicted for IRA terrorism, in Jim Sheridan’s In the Name of the Father (1993).
   GUY OSBORN
   STEVE GREENFIELD

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