As Gerry Conlon. Released in 1993, based on the true life story of the Guildford Four, four people falsely convicted of the IRA's Guildford pub bombing. Directed by Jim Sheridan.
2003. For the role of William "Bill the Butcher" Cutting.
1990. For the role of Christy Brown.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Director: Stephen Frears. Also starred Gordon Warnecke, Derrick Branche & Rita Wolf. Plot: An ambitious Asian Briton and his white lover strive for success and hope, when they open up a glamorous laundromat.
Viggo Mortensen got the part
2008. For the role of Daniel Plainview.
2013. For the role of Abraham Lincoln.
IMDB:8.3/10. Director: Paul Thomas Anderson.
Director: Nicholas Hytner. Also starred Joan Allen, Bruce Davison & Rob Campbell. Plot: A 17th-century Salem woman accuses an ex-lover's wife of witchery in an adaptation of the Arthur Miller play.
Director: Jim Sheridan. Also starred Kirsten Sheridan, Declan Croghan & Eanna MacLiam. Plot: The story of Christy Brown (Day-Lewis), who was born with cerebral palsy. He learned to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot. Won 2 Oscars
Director: Philip Kaufman. Also starred Derek de Lint, Erland Josephson & Pavel LandovskÃ½. Plot: In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson