What actor won an Oscar for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in the 2012 film “Lincoln”?
– Jeff Bridges
– Billy Bob Thornton
– Gary Oldman
– Daniel Day-Lewis
Answer: Lincoln is a 2012 film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as United States President Abraham Lincoln. Day-Lewis spent a year in preparation for the role, a time he had requested from Spielberg. He read over 100 books on Lincoln, and long worked with the makeup artist to achieve a physical likeness to Lincoln. His portrayal of Lincoln earned him his third Academy Award for Best Actor making him the only male actor in history to have three wins in the lead actor category. The film was also a commercial success, grossing over $275 million at the box office.
Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is a retired English actor who holds both British and Irish citizenship. Wikipedia
Born: 29 April 1957 (age 60 years), Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Height: 1.87 m
Spouse: Rebecca Miller (m. 1996)
Awards: Academy Award for Best Actor, MORE
Did you know: Daniel Day-Lewis ranks second among actors / actresses by total Academy Awards won (3) in acting categories. wikipedia.org