April 29, 2009

Born on this Day: Daniel Day-Lewis

Filed under: Entertainment — hypeplug @ 3:38 pm


April 29

Daniel Day-Lewis
. Born April 29, 1957, in London, England. The son of famed writer and English Poet Laureate Cecil Day-Lewis and actress Jill Balcon, Daniel Day-Lewis was a restless student who preferred working with his hands to reading books. He got interested in acting at a young age, training at the Bristol Old Vic and…

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