Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 30 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
15. He spent the following decade in the theater.
Isabelle Adjani. He also has a son with Rebecca Miller, though not named Gabriel Kane.
Motorcycle. He prefers his motorcycle to automobiles.
Rebecca Miller. Daughter of Arthur Miller, who wrote the play 'The Crucible', for which DDL starred in the film adaptation.
Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis.
|DDL is well known for being a method actor - immersing himself in his character for the duration of a film's shoot (or longer). On the set of 'Gangs of New York', DDL insisted on wearing what garment appropriate to his character, that led to his getting sick?||Daniel Day-Lewis
ratty coat. DDL insisted against putting on a warmer coat in order to stay true to the reality his character would have faced. He ended up getting sick and the set doctors forced him to take medicine.
|DDL joined the family of what famous American playwright in 1996?||Daniel Day-Lewis
Arthur Miller. DDL married Miller's daughter, Rebecca, in 1996 and became the playwright's son in law. Miller penned such luminous works as 'Death of a Salesman', 'The Crucible', and 'The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail'. Auburn wrote the successful 'Proof'. Shepard wrote 'Buried Child'. Williams wrote 'A Streetcar Named Desire' (which, incidentally, I'd just about kill to see DDL in) and 'The Glass Menagerie', among others.
London, England. Born April 29, 1957 in London.
dog. Tomas (DDL) and Tereza (Juliette Binoche) had a dog that eventually had to be put to sleep, but which brought them much happiness when it was healthy.
Madeleine Stowe. May was also in the film, playing Stowe's younger sister. This film is probably one of DDL's most popular (if box office and the fluttering of female hearts is any indication).
No. He was hanged at the end of the film for his supposed association with the witches.
eye. At one point in the film, he tapped the eye with a knife. The eyeball had a eagle design on it.
Milan Kundera . This was an incredible novel by the same name. I can't recommend it highly enough.
|With which director had DDL done the most films (up through and including 2002's 'Gangs of New York')?||Daniel Day-Lewis Films
Jim Sheridan. DDL worked with Sheridan on three films: 'My Left Foot', 'In The Name Of The Father', and 'The Boxer'.
Scorsese directed the actor in 'The Age Of Innocence' and 'Gangs of New York'.
Mann only reaped the benefit of DDL's skills in one film: 'Last of the Mohicans'.
DDL worked under Attenborough in 'Gandhi'.
Herniated disc in the lower back. His back gave out after filming was over, and he had been training intensively for the part for at least two years prior to filming.
|What is the name of Day-Lewis's character in 'There Will Be Blood'?||Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Plainview. Day-Lewis won his second Academy Award for his performance in the film, as well as lots of other Best Actor awards at ceremonies including BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globes. The film is about a ruthless gold miner-turned-oilman who, by the end of the film, has descended into madness.
|Day-Lewis is a method actor who usually remains in character on and off set but he trained in the classical acting style. Where did he train?||Daniel Day-Lewis
Bristol Old Vic. Bristol Old Vic is a British theatre company based at the Theatre Royal, Bristol. It was established in 1946. As well as the training and research Day-Lewis does for the parts he is playing, he also has a passion for woodwork. When he had finished filming 'The Boxer' he moved to Florence, Italy, where he learned to be a shoemaker.
Eversmile, New Jersey. Day-Lewis plays an Irish dentist travelling through Argentina. When his motorbike breaks down he falls in love with the garage owner's daughter, who is played by Mirjana Jokovic. The film was directed by Carlos Sorin and was released in 1989.
|In 1989 Day-Lewis wept uncontrollably and left the stage during a production of which Shakespearean play, claiming he could actually see his own dead father?||Daniel Day-Lewis
Hamlet. 'Hamlet' is a a tragedy written by William Shakespeare. It is about a Danish Prince and his struggle to bring himself to avenge the murder of his father. When Day-Lewis refused to return to the stage his understudy had to take over. Day-Lewis has not appeared on stage since.
Rebecca Miller. Rebecca is the daughter of the late American playwright Arthur Miller. Day-Lewis appeared in the film adaptation of Arthur Miller's 'The Crucible'. Rebecca directed Daniel in 'The Ballad Of Jack And Rose'
Sunday, Bloody Sunday. 'Sunday Bloody Sunday' is about a bisexual artist, played by Murray Head, and his relationships with both a male and female. Day-Lewis appeared uncredited in the film, as a child vandal, in 1971. He next appeared in 'Gandhi' in 1982. He spent his time in between acting with Bristol Old Vic and the RSC.
|During the filming of which film did Day-Lewis break two ribs, as a result of being hunched over in a wheelchair for weeks?||Daniel Day-Lewis
My Left Foot. The role earned Day-Lewis his first Academy Award. The film is based on the life of Christy Brown who had cerebral palsy and could only control his left foot. This was the first time Day-Lewis immersed himself in a role with the 'method acting' technique.
Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis. Daniel's mother was actress Jill Balcon and his father was British Poet Laureate Cecil Day-Lewis. Sir Michael Balcon, his grandfather, was once the head of Ealing Studios, a television and film company. Day-Lewis was born in London.