Famous British actor, Daniel Day-Lewis has appeared for the last time on the big screen in Paul Thomas Anderson’s movie Phantom Thread, in which he plays a fictional grand couturier named Reynolds Woodcock in 1950s London.
1) Lots of Oscars and not many films
Daniel Day-Lewis is the first and only man to receive 3 Oscars for Best Actor, a world record and yet he is not known for being particularly prolific. In total he has acted in 24 films over 36 years of career. Awarded an Oscar for his performance in My Left Foot (1989), There Will Be Blood (2007) and Lincoln (2012), he’s just behind Katherine Hepburn (4 Oscars) and just before Meryl Streep (2 Oscars). Famous for his exactitude, the actor regularly choses complex roles.