The British-born star made Academy Awards history by becoming the first man
to win the Best Actor trophy three times, scooping gold for his portrayal of
U.S. President Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln." However,
Day-Lewis now admits he has no plans to step in front of the camera again in the
"I can't think of anyone right now (I would like to play) because I need to
have to lie down for a couple of years," he said backstage at the awards
ceremony. "It's really hard to imagine doing anything after this."
Day-Lewis previously landed Oscars for "My Left Foot" in 1989 and again in
2007 for "There Will Be Blood."
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This was the only Award the Academy got right. He was great as Lincoln, and I don't believe any other actor working today could have done it as well. He captured the essence of the historical Lincoln. Bravo!
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