Daniel Day-Lewis Ireland Dead 2023
Early this week, word of actor Daniel Day-death Lewis’s spread quickly, making fans all over the world sad. But it’s now been proven that the January 2023 report was all made up. It was just the latest in a long line of fake celebrity death reports. The actor who is best known for his role in the movie Lincoln is, thankfully, still alive and well.
Facebook spreads a lie about Daniel Day-death. Lewis’s
There were rumors that the actor had died on Sunday, when a Facebook page called “R.I.P. Daniel Day-Lewis” got almost a million “likes.” People who read the “About” page got a story that made sense about how the English actor died:
“On Sunday, January 1, 2023, around 11 a.m. ET, our beloved actor Daniel Day-Lewis died. Daniel Day-Lewis was born in London, England, on April 29, 1957. We will miss him, but we won’t forget him. Please express your sorrow and condolences by writing on this page and giving it a “like.”
Hundreds of fans were sad to hear that the talented 65-year-old actor had died, and they wrote condolence messages on his Facebook page right away. And, as usual, the death hoax made Twitter go crazy.
Some fans were quick to believe the post, but others were immediately skeptical. They may have learned their lesson from the many fake reports of celebrity deaths in the past few months. Some people pointed out that the news wasn’t on any major English network, which suggests that it was a hoax, since the death of an actor like Daniel Day-Lewis would be big news on all networks.
A recent poll for the Celebrity Post shows that most people (67%) no longer find it funny that there are rumors that Daniel Day-Lewis is dead.
A death rumor about Daniel Day-Lewis has been debunked because the actor is “alive and well.”
On Monday (January 2), Daniel Day-representatives Lewis’s confirmed that he is not dead. “He joins a long list of famous people who have fallen for this trick. Stop believing what you read on the Internet, he’s still alive and well,” they said.
Some fans are angry about the fake report, saying it was careless, upsetting, and hurtful to fans of the much-loved actor. Others say this shows how popular he is all over the world.
Daniel Day-Lewis Ireland
The three-time Oscar winner is one of the world’s finest actors, but has chosen to live a quiet life in Ireland
From film sets to award ceremonies, Day-Lewis has emerged as one of the greatest method actors of his generation.
But the Hollywood of glamour, celebrity and million-dollar contracts contrasts quite sharply with his home life amongst the rolling hills and heather-flecked mountains of Ireland’s County Wicklow.
The first moves
Day-Lewis’s first Oscar for Best Actor was in 1990 for My Left Foot – based on the life of Christy Brown, an Irish writer and painter with cerebral palsy.
Accepting the award, he told the audience who had given him a standing ovation: “You’ve just provided me with the makings of one hell of a weekend in Dublin.”
In fact, what Day-Lewis did – just when most actors would have set up camp for Hollywood domination – was take two years off and move to a modest Georgian house in a tiny village in County Wicklow.
Wicklow has been home to Day-Lewis for 19 years now, and is where he lives with his wife Rebecca Miller and their two sons.
So settled is he in Wicklow that he has become patron of the Wicklow Hospice Foundation, which was behind The Gathering event for the European premier of Lincoln in Dublin back in 2013.
Along with Liam Neeson, Stephen Rea and Pierce Brosnan, Day-Lewis is another high profile name in support of The Gathering Ireland 2013: “What better moment than this, for all those with Irish roots and connections throughout the world, to visit and revisit Ireland.”
According to Ireland’s national broadcaster, RTE, Day-Lewis believes: “By answering that whisper in the blood and returning to the source, they shall also be investing in the future of this uniquely magnificent country.”
Known as the “garden of Ireland”, the county is famed for its mostly rural landscape of postcard-perfect villages, gorse-covered hills and Early Medieval ruins.
Day-Lewis resides in the small town of Annamoe, not far from the famed monastic community and beauty place of Glendalough.
Day-Lewis has remarked that a reason he selected Wicklow is because he can go “quietly about my business”. But it doesn’t mean he isn’t generally regarded in the community.
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Day-Lewis is a patron of the Wicklow Hospice, and was conferred the Freedom of County Wicklow in 2009 — the first individual to receive the distinction. In his victory speech, he stated how he had been “completely engulfed by the magnificence of the Wicklow hills surrounding me”.
“This is the location that supports me,’ Day-Lewis added. “This is where I have put myself. It is a place where I replenish myself.”
At the time, director John Boorman was quoted stating that he believed the flexibility afforded to Day-Lewis “helps to make up for the loss of freedom that is the price of becoming a movie star”.
Indeed, Boorman is a longstanding Wicklow resident himself, and filmed the Oscar-nominated movie Excalibur in the region. Perhaps Wicklow isn’t such an odd spot for the Oscar crowd after all…
Daniel Day-Lewis may have been born in Britain and attended public school there, but for the last 17 years he has been a proud Wicklow man, living in wonderful solitude in a magnificent Georgian home on a 100 acre farm.
Like his father before him, Cecil Day-Lewis, who became Britain’s poet laureate, the soil of Ireland was always deep in his bones.
Cecil Day-Lewis was Anglo-Irish, born in Stradbally, Co. Laois, the son of the town vicar. He lost his mother at barely four years of age and the family relocated to London but returned to Wexford for family holidays.
Though he became Britain’s best-known poet, he never lost his Irish origins.
Cecil Day-Lewis wrote some of his greatest poems on Ireland, specifically the home where he was born and about his maiden aunt, Agnes Squire, who looked after him after his mother died.
Writing about her he remarked, “Of one who made no demands since that was her nature and loving thus, sought no more than to be rewarded in like. If she was not a saint I do not know.”
The Irish blood and passion for Ireland certainly passed down the generations to Daniel.
He has become the greatest actor of any age, earning a historic third Oscar for Best Actor on Sunday night.
He still regards the Freedom of Wicklow which he won in 2010 as one of his finest accomplishments.
At the moment he commented, “This is the spot that supports me, the area where I planted myself.
“When the task is done, it’s to this spot that I return to as a haven. It’s a location where I feel the freedom to lay fallow if I need to for a length of time.
“Living in this area that I have now for 15 years I’ve always felt, more than any other place that I’ve been, that Wicklow is in tune, total harmony, with the demands that life has created,” he added.
Locals in the little town of Annamoe fully expect to see him drop into the Roundwood Inn and have his normal pint of Guinness, albeit he keeps to himself when he does.
Daniel is his father’s son, straddling both the British and Irish identities and exhibiting a skill that is genuinely impressive considering his challenges in youth.
Daniel was a challenging boy who was booted out of various schools for misconduct. Indeed, he only found his rhythm when he linked to Ireland.
His first major success was when Dublin filmmaker Jim Sheridan and producer Noel Pearson recruited him to portray Christy Brown in My Left Foot.
I knew Pearson pretty well at the time, and recall the almost fairytale mood when the tiny movie they created defeated the greatest in Hollywood, owing to an extraordinary performance by “our Daniel,” as Pearson called him.
The celebratory party that was held in Eamonn Doran’s on Second Avenue in New York, where Pearson was a regular, went on late into the night, and the dawn of a golden age in Irish cinema had begun.
Day-Lewis was at the core of all that. As Gerry Conlon of the Guildford Four in the film In the Name of the Father, he produced a performance of such force that I recall being in tears watching it.
He next paired up with Sheridan for The Boxer which never achieved the heights of his prior pictures, but was still was a remarkable attempt.
Day-Lewis was genuinely fierce as Bill the Butcher in Gangs of New York, a magnificent but imperfect picture, and of course there were the two current Oscar blockbusters, There Will be Blood and now Lincoln.
Now he will slip back into obscurity he says, back to his beloved Wicklow where he will refresh and rejuvenate. Day-Lewis believes it may be five years before he performs again, an unprecedented period.
Irrespective of the future, he has seized the present like no performer ever. Ireland should be tremendously proud of its adoptive son.
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