Day-Lewis, Daniel at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:
British actor. The son of C. Day-Lewis, he made his London stage debut in 1982. He first won acclaim for his role as a gay working-class punk in My Beautiful Laundrette (1985). Noted for his versatility, he convincingly played characters with a range of nationalities, accents, and classes in such films as A Room with a View (1985), The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988), My Left Foot (1989, Academy Award), The Last of the Mohicans (1992), The Age of Innocence (1993), The Crucible (1996), and The Boxer (1997).