The life of a movie star is believed to be a hectic one. A movie is concluded and another is ready to kick off because of the stereotype that an artist must star in as many movies as possible to be able to bag many prestigious awards in acting. Nevertheless, one of the most selective actors in the film industry, Daniel Day-Lewis refutes this assumption.

Despite starring in only six films since 1998 with as many as five years gap between roles, he has managed to emerge as the only male actor in history to have three wins in the lead actor category awards and one of only three male actors to win three Oscars. He has also won four BAFTA Awards for Best Actor, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and two Golden Globe Awards.

Daniel Day-Lewis Wife and Family

Day-Lewis is taciturn with information about his personal life, he can be overly protective of his family and life. But, tidbits of his private life can be found online. He had an affair with Isabella Adjani, a French Actress for six years. The relationship resulted in the birth of their son Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis who was born in 1995 in New York City.

He later met and married, Rebecca Miller the daughter of the playwright of The Crucible Arthur Miller and their marriage is blessed with two sons, Ronan Cal Day-Lewis (born 1998) and Cashel Blake Day-Lewis (born 2002)

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Daniel Day-Lewis Net Worth

According to Celebrity net worth, Day-Lewis is worth $50 million. This puts him ahead of his contemporaries when it comes to financial independence. Besides, he hasn’t been in a lot of movies.


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Awards and Nominations

Day-Lewis is considered a method actor despite his years at the Bristol Old Vic where he learned the traditional way of acting. He is known for his constant devotion to and research of his roles. He prefers to remain fully in character throughout the period of the shooting schedules of his films, even to the detriment of his health and this has earned him countless awards in the film industry.

He won three Academy Awards for Best Actor for his performance in My Left Foot (1989), There Will Be Blood (2007) and Lincoln (2012). In the same category, he was also nominated for In the Name of the Father (1993), Gangs of New York (2002) and Phantom Thread (2017). In addition to the aforementioned, he won four BAFTA Awards for Best Actor, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and two Golden Globe Awards. To top it all, Time Magazine named Daniel Day-Lewis the World’s Greatest Actor in November 2012.

A breakdown of the Daniel Day-Lewis awards and nominations include;

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Nominations

  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy 2010 – Nine.
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture 2013, 2010 – Lincoln, Nine.
  • MTV Movie Award for Best Villain 2003 – Gangs of New York.
  • Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble 2010 – Nine.
  • MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance 2013 – Lincoln.
  • European Film Award for Best Actor 1989 – My Left Foot.
  • David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actor 1994 – In the Name of the Father.
  • Saturn Award for Best Actor 2008 – There Will Be Blood.
  • National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor 1987 – A Room with a View, My Beautiful Launderette.
  • Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or comedy 2012, 2007, 2002 – Lincoln, There Will Be Blood, Gangs of New York.
  • Satellite Award for Best Actor Motion Picture
    2018, 2012 – Phantom Thread, Lincoln.
  • Empire Awards for Best Actor
    2013, 2009 – Lincoln, There Will be Blood.

Awards

  • Academy Awards for Best Actor
    2013, 2008, 1990 – Lincoln, There Will Be Blood, My Left Foot
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama 2013, 2008 – Lincoln, There Will Be Blood.
  • BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
    2013, 2008, 2003 – Lincoln, There Will Be Blood, Gangs of New York.
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role 2013, 2008, 2003 – Lincoln, There Will Be Blood, Gangs of New York.
  • Critics Choice Movie Award for Best Actor 2013, 2008, 2003 – Lincoln, There Will Be Blood, Gangs of New York.
  • New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
    2012, 2007, 2002 – Lincoln, There Will Be Blood, Gangs of New
  • Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
    2003 – Gangs of New York, The Quiet American.
  • National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
    2013, 2008, 1990 – Lincoln, There Will Be Blood, My Left Foot.
  • Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
    1988 – The Unbearable Lightness of Being.
  • AACTA International Award for Best Actor
    2013 – Lincoln.
  • London Film Critics Circle Award for Actor of the Year
    2007, 1989 – There Will Be Blood, My Left Foot
  • British Independent Film Award – The Richard Harris Award
    2009.
  • Satellite Award for Best Ensemble – Motion Picture
    2009 – Nine.
  • Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
    2007 – There Will Be Blood.
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
    2007, 2002, 1989 – There Will Be Blood, Gangs of New York, My Left Foot.
  • Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor 2007 – There Will Be Blood.
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