Daniel DAY-LEWIS (Sir, 2014)
day-lewis* 29.04.1957, London, England, GB

Schauspieler * 1970 Komparsenrolle (als Autovandale) in John Schlesingers Sunday, Bloody Sunday * ?-1980 absolviert Ausbildung an der Bristol Old Vic Theatre School * 1980-85 wirkt in einigen Fernsehproduktionen mit (The Insurance Man, 1985) * Filmdebüt in einer Minirolle [bit] in Gandhi (1980/81) * erster Auftritt im West End in Another Country (1982) - bekommt Engagements bei der Royal Shakespeare Company (Romeo and Juliet, 1983/84) und am National Theatre (Hamlet, 1989) * 1985 feiert den filmischen Durchbruch mit Parts in My Beautiful Laundrette (als schwuler Punk) und A Room with a View (als vornehmer Snob) * ab 1987 leading man (The Unbearable Lightness of Being) * 1988 erste Zusammenarbeit mit Jim Sheridan (preisgekrönte Darstellung des körperlich schwer behinderten irischen Künstlers und Autors Christy Brown) * pflegt sein Image als akribisch arbeitender Verwandlungskünstler und identifiziert sich aufs Äußerste mit seiner Filmfigur vor und während der Dreharbeiten ("...famous for his total immersion in a role...", Encyclopedia of British Film) * ab 1993 tritt nur sporadisch in Filmen auf * irischer Staatsbürger (seit 1993) * verheiratet mit Rebecca Miller (seit 1996) | Bild: DDL in The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1986/87)
FILMS

Gandhi (Gandhi, 1980/81-GB/IND * Richard Attenborough ... bit als Colin) (8211)

The Bounty (Die Bounty, 1983-GB * Roger Donaldson ... John Fryer) (Buch von Richard Hough) (8410)

My Beautiful Laundrette (Mein wunderbarer Waschsalon, 1985-GB; R: Stephen Frears, B: Hanif Kureishi, K: Oliver Stapleton, M: Ludus Tonalis, D: Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Daniel Day-Lewis: Johnny, Gordon Warnecke, Derrick Branche & Shirley Anne Field) 93/7m-Tragikomödie (02-04; 8511)

A Room with a View (Zimmer mit Aussicht, 1985-GB * James Ivory ... Cecil Vyse) (Roman von E.M. Forster) (05-07; 8604)

Nanou (Nanou, 1985-GB/F; R+B: Conny Templeman, K: Martin Fuhrer, M: John Keane, D: Imogen Stubbs * Jean-Philippe Ecoffey & Daniel Day-Lewis: Max) 110m-Liebesdrama (10-?; 8702)

The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Die unerträgliche Leichtigkeit des Seins, 1986/87-USA * Philip Kaufman ... Tomáš) (Roman von Milan Kundera) (09-01; 8802)

Stars and Bars (Stars and Bars - Der ganz normale amerikanische Wahnsinn, 1987-USA; R: Pat O'Connor, B: William Boyd, K: Jerzy Zielinski, M: Stanley Myers, D: Daniel Day-Lewis: Henderson Dores, Harry Dean Stanton) 94m-Komödie (Roman von William Boyd, 1984) (03-05; 8803)

My Left Foot (Mein linker Fuß, 1988-IRL/GB * Jim Sheridan ... Christy Brown) (Buch von Christy Brown) (07-?; 8904)

Eversmile New Jersey (Eversmile, 1988-RA/GB; R: Carlos Sorin, B: Jorge Goldenberg, Roberto Scheuer, Carlos Sorin, K: Esteban Courtalón, M: Steve Levine, D: Daniel Day-Lewis: Dr. Fergus O'Connell * Mirjana Joković) 88/94m-Komödie (09-9 Wochen; 9001-BBFC | 9008, Madrid, E | RA: unreleased)

The Last of the Mohicans (Der letzte Mohikaner, 1991-USA * Michael Mann ... Hawkeye [=Adlerauge]) (Roman von James Fenimore Cooper) (9209)

The Age of Innocence (Zeit der Unschuld, 1992-USA; R: Martin Scorsese, B: Jay Cocks, Martin Scorsese, K: Michael Ballhaus, M: Elmer Bernstein, D: Daniel Day-Lewis: Newland Archer * Michelle Pfeiffer * Winona Ryder) 133/8m-Liebesdrama (Roman von Edith Wharton, 1920) (03-06; 9309)

In the Name of the Father (Im Namen des Vaters, 1993-IRL * Jim Sheridan ... Gerry Conlon) (Buch von Gerry Conlon) (9312)

The Crucible (Hexenjagd, 1995-USA; R: Nicholas Hytner, B: Arthur Miller, K: Andrew Dunn, M: George Fenton, D: Daniel Day-Lewis: John Proctor * Winona Ryder) 123m-Historiendrama (Bühnenstück von Arthur Miller, 1953) (09-11; 9611, NY)

The Boxer (Der Boxer, 1997-IRL * Jim Sheridan ... Danny Flynn) (9802)

Gangs of New York (Gangs of New York, 2000/01-USA; R: Martin Scorsese, B: Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan, K: Michael Ballhaus, M: Howard Shore, D: Leonardo DiCaprio * Daniel Day-Lewis: Bill Cutting [The Butcher] * Cameron Diaz) 168m-Gangsterepos (Buch von Herbert Asbury, 1928) (12-03; 0212)

The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2003-USA; R+B: Rebecca Miller, K: Ellen Kuras, M: Michael Rohatyn, D: Daniel Day-Lewis: Jack Slavin * Catherine Keener * Camilla Belle) 112m-Drama (07-09; 0503)

There Will Be Blood (There Will Be Blood, 2006-USA; R+B: Paul Thomas Anderson, K: Robert Elswit, M: Jonny Greenwood, D: Daniel Day-Lewis: Daniel Plainview, Paul Dano, Kevin J. O'Connor, Ciarán Hinds, Dillon Freasier) 158m-Drama (Roman von Upton Sinclair, 1927) (06-08; 0712)

Nine (Nine * Nine - Die Frauen meines Lebens, 2008/09-USA; R: Rob Marshall, B: Michael Tolkin, Anthony Minghella, K: Dion Beebe, M: Andrea Guerra, D: Daniel Day-Lewis: Guido Contini, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Judi Dench, Fergie, Kate Hudson, Nicole Kidman & Sophia Loren) 118m-Musicaldrama (nach einem Musical) (10-01; 0912)

Lincoln (Lincoln, 2011-USA; R: Steven Spielberg, B: Tony Kushner, K: Janusz Kaminski, M: John Williams, D: Daniel Day-Lewis: Präsident Abraham Lincoln, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook & Tommy Lee Jones) 150m-Historiendrama (Sachbuch Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln von Doris Kearns Goodwin, 2005) (10-12; 1211)

AWARDS

National Board of Review Award (bester Nebendarsteller) für My Beautiful Laundrette & A Room with a View (1986)

New York Film Critics Circle Award (bester Nebendarsteller) für My Beautiful Laundrette & A Room with a View (1986)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award (bester Darsteller) für My Left Foot (1989)

New York Film Critics Circle Award (bester Darsteller) für My Left Foot (1989)

Academy Award / Oscar (bester Hauptdarsteller) für My Left Foot (1990)

BAFTA Award (bester Darsteller) für My Left Foot (1990)

London Critics Circle Film Award (Darsteller des Jahres) für My Left Foot (1990)

London Critics Circle Film Award (britischer Darsteller des Jahres) für The Last of the Mohicans (1993)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award (bester Darsteller) für Gangs of New York (2002)

New York Film Critics Circle Award (bester Darsteller) für Gangs of New York (2002)

BAFTA Award (bester Hauptdarsteller) für Gangs of New York (2003)

Academy Award / Oscar (bester Hauptdarsteller) für There Will Be Blood (2008)

Golden Globe (bester Darsteller - Kategorie Drama) für There Will Be Blood (2008)

BAFTA Award (bester Hauptdarsteller) für There Will Be Blood (2008)

BOOKS

Garry Jenkins: Daniel Day-Lewis: The Fire Within. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1994 - 294 S.


Laura Jackson: Daniel Day-Lewis - The Biography. London: John Blake Publishing Ltd, 2013 (paperback + eBook)

Regarded by many as the finest actor of his generation, Daniel Day-Lewis has become one of Hollywood’s most bankable stars. His diverse performances in roles such as cerebral palsy sufferer Christy Brown in My Left Foot and Butcher Bill in Gangs of New York have cemented his reputation as a chameleon method actor. Yet behind the on-screen personas and theatrical masks lies a complex figure about whom relatively little is really known. Acclaimed biographer Laura Jackson has spoken to many close friends of the actor, including Dame Judi Dench and Simon Callow, and has provided us with a fascinating insight into this intense and talented star. As well as a wonderful portrait of his creative life, this book also reveals Day-Lewis’s past relationships with his co-stars and how he has found happiness with Arthur Miller’s daughter Rebecca. There are very few books about this reclusive and chameleon-like actor despite his award winning film roles and ever increasingly popularity. His new Oscar & Bafta nominated movie Lincoln is scheduled for UK release early 2013.

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