Daniel Day-Lewis Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wife, Family, Biography, Facts & More

Daniel Day Lewis

Full NameSir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 185 cm
in meters - 1.85 m
in feet inches - 6’ 1”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms - 70 kg
in pounds - 154 lbs
Eye ColorGreen
Hair ColorSalt and Pepper
Personal Life
Date of BirthApril 29, 1957
Age (as in 2017)60 Years
Birth PlaceKensington, London, England
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
SignatureDaniel Day Lewis Signature
NationalityBritish, Irish
HometownKensington, London, England
School(s)Invicta Primary School
Sherington Primary School
Sevenoaks School, Kent
Bedales School, Petersfield, Hampshire
College/UniversityUniversity of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
Educational QualificationNot Known
DebutFilm- Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)
Daniel Day Lewis Debut Sunday Bloody Sunday In 1971
TV- Shoestring (1980)
Daniel Day Lewis Television Debut Shoestring In 1980
FamilyFather- Cecil Day-Lewis (Poet)
Mother- Jill Balcon (Actress)
Daniel Day Lewis With His Parents And Sister
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Tamasin Day-Lewis (Television Chef and Food Critic)
Daniel Day Lewis With His Sister Tamasin Day Lewis
Ethnicity/RaceNorthern Irish, English, Ashkenazi Jewish
Address (FanMail)Julian Belfrage Associates
9 Argyll Street
3rd Floor
London, W1F 7TG
HobbiesWoodworking, Acting, Fishing
Girlfriends, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
Girlfriends/AffairsJuliette Binoche, French Actress (1988)
Daniel Day Lewis With His Ex-Girlfriend Juliette Binoche
Isabelle Adjani, French Actress (1989-1994)
Daniel Day Lewis And His Ex-Girlfriend Isabelle Adjani
Julia Roberts, American Actress (1995)
Daniel Day Lewis And His Ex-Girlfriend Julia Roberts
Rebecca Miller, American Actress
Wife/SpouseRebecca Miller, American Actress
Marriage DateNovember 13, 1996
ChildrenSons- Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis,
Daniel Day Lewis With His Son Gabriel Kane Day Lewis
Cashel Blake Day-Lewis, Ronan Cal Day-Lewis
Daniel Day Lewis With His Wife And Children
Daughter- None
Style Quotient
Car CollectionAlfa Romeo Giulietta Spider
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$50 million

Daniel Day Lewis Posing

Some Lesser Known Facts About Daniel Day-Lewis

  • Does Daniel Day-Lewis smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Daniel Day-Lewis drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Daniel was born in Kensington, London to father Cecil Day-Lewis, a poet, and his second wife, Jill Balcon, an actress.
  • In his younger days, he was very naughty as he was always found troubling others, shoplifting, doing pranks, and many such trivial mischievous tasks.
  • At the age of 14, he made his film debut by playing the role of a child vandal in British drama film- Sunday Bloody Sunday in 1971. Daniel Day Lewis In Sunday Bloody Sunday
  • He loved his debut experience in Sunday Bloody Sunday and defined it equivalent to heaven as he was paid 2 Pounds for just vandalizing expensive cars outside a church in the movie.
  • In 1979, he started off with his theater career with Theatre Royal, Bristol in the play The Recruiting Officer acting as a Townsperson/Soldier. He then went on doing plays for Little Theater and Old Vic Theater, which included plays titled- Troilus and Cressida, Edward II, Look Back in Anger, Dracula, and many more.
  • Daniel was able to make his niche in the theater industry and was seen in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Romeo and Juliet,” a famous Shakespeare written play as Puck & Flute in 1983 and 1984 respectively.
  • After almost a decade from his first film, he was seen debuting as a Television Actor in a British detective fiction drama series titled “Shoestring” in the episode The Farmer Had a Wife in the role of DJ. Here’s a glimpse of his role in the show:

  • He was also featured in TV shows and films titled “Thank You, P. G. Wodehouse,” “Artemis 81” in 1981, “Frost in May” in 1982, “Play of the Month” in 1983, “My Brother Jonathan” in 1985, and “The Insurance Man” in 1986.
  • In 1985, he appeared in a lead role as Johnny Burfoot, a young gay man who was in a relationship with a Pakistani youth in the British comedy-drama film “My Beautiful Laundrette.” Daniel Day Lewis In My Beautiful Laundrette
  • He was then featured in the movie A Room With a View (British romantic film) as James Ivory, Nanou as Conny Templeman, and The Unbearable Lightness of Being (based on the novel of the same name) as Philip Kaufman. Daniel In Lead Roles In Hit Movies
  • In 1989, he rose to prominence when he was starred in a biographical drama film titled “My Left Foot,” playing the character of Christy Brown. Here’s a video showcasing his phenomenal acting in the biopic:

  • His dedication towards his role in My Left Foot was appreciated highly by the cast crew as he used to stay whole day on wheel-chair just to get entirely into the character and did some frequent visits to Sandymount School Clinic in Dublin. According to some online sources, he got his two ribs injured just to sense the emotions of a paralyzed person.
  • Daniel’s strong determination and hard work paid off the time he was nominated for Oscar awards, and moreover, he won it. Here’s a video of his speech after getting the honor:

  • He then did a plethora of lead roles in some hit films like The Last of the Mohicans in the lead role of Michael Mann, The Age of Innocence as Martin Scorsese, In the Name of the Father, The Boxer, The Crucible.
  • On the sets of The Crucible, he met Rebecca Miller, and the couple started dating each other after that.
  • Soon, on November 13, 1996, the couple tied the knot and is blessed with two sons.
  • After filming for the movie The Boxer, Daniel went on a semi-retirement of his acting career and continued his passion for woodworking. Daniel In Lead Roles In The Boxer
  • In 2002, after taking a five-year hiatus from filming, he made a comeback in movies with an American epic period drama film- Gangs of New York as William “Bill the Butcher” Cutting.

Daniel Day Lewis In Gangs of New York

  • In 2007, he did a breath-taking performance in the film “There will be Blood” and won a total of around 23 acting awards which included an Oscar award too. There Will Be Blood Poster
  • He is considered to be a star performer whenever it comes to mimic a personality. In 2012, he portrayed Abraham Lincoln in an American epic historical drama film and charmed the audience with his role.

Daniel Day Lewis In Lincoln

  • He was honored with his third Oscar for his incredible role in Lincoln, and also, he became the only male actor to get three Oscars for Best Actor and one of the only three male actors to win three Oscars. Daniel Day Lewis Click With His Three Oscar Awards
  • In 2017, Daniel garnered the attention of everyone with his lead role in Phantom Thread as Reynolds Woodcock, who is fallen in love with a waitress named Alma, played by Vicky Krieps. Here’s a trailer for his incredible acting in the film:

  • In November 2017, Daniel declared publicly that he will be no more seen on the screen after his cast on Phantom Thread as he is taking a retirement from the acting industry.

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