Daniel Day-Lewis

1957 - Today

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Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born 29 April 1957) is an English retired actor. Often described as one of the greatest actors in the history of cinema, he received numerous accolades throughout his career, which spanned over four decades, including three Academy Awards, four BAFTA Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and two Golden Globe Awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Day-Lewis has received more than 24,179,169 page views. His biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 89 in 2019). Daniel Day-Lewis is the 185th most popular actor (up from 190th in 2019), the 269th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 281st in 2019) and the 30th most popular British Actor.

Daniel Day-Lewis is an actor who has been nominated for and won many awards, including three Academy Awards. He is most famous for his roles in films such as My Left Foot, There Will Be Blood, Lincoln, and Gangs of New York.

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  • 24M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.69

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 93

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Daniel Day-Lewis ranks 185 out of 13,578Before him are Franco Nero, Olivia Newton-John, Jack Lemmon, Spencer Tracy, Alec Guinness, and Graham Chapman. After him are Nicole Kidman, Anita Ekberg, Willem Dafoe, Anouk Aimée, Isabelle Huppert, and Christopher Lloyd.

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Among people born in 1957, Daniel Day-Lewis ranks 7Before him are Osama bin Laden, Hamid Karzai, Qasem Soleimani, Hans Zimmer, Donald Tusk, and Bongbong Marcos. After him are Michael Clarke Duncan, Aki Kaurismäki, Dolph Lundgren, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, and Fumio Kishida.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Daniel Day-Lewis ranks 269 out of 8,785Before him are Graham Chapman (1941), Anthony Giddens (1938), James George Frazer (1854), Ælfweard of Wessex (904), Princess Margaret of Connaught (1882), and Liz Truss (1975). After him are Edward Victor Appleton (1892), Frank Whittle (1907), Jane Goodall (1934), John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh (1842), John Deacon (1951), and Bede (672).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Daniel Day-Lewis ranks 30Before him are Jeremy Irons (1948), Peter Ustinov (1921), Gary Oldman (1958), Olivia Newton-John (1948), Alec Guinness (1914), and Graham Chapman (1941). After him are Timothy Dalton (1946), David Suchet (1946), Vanessa Redgrave (1937), Julie Andrews (1935), Peter Sellers (1925), and Jacqueline Bisset (1944).

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