Daniel Day-Lewis photographed in New York for the first time in years after retiring from acting
Daniel Day-Lewis made a rare public appearance six years after announcing his departure from Hollywood for good.
The 66-year-old actor was photographed Thursday holding hands with his wife, director Rebecca Miller, 60, stepping out in New York City.
The Oscar winner wore a blue striped t-shirt and a black zip-up hoodie over it. He wore bright yellow pants, a silver necklace and sunglasses.
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His long gray hair was covered with a black baseball cap to complete his look.
The There Will be Blood star was seen with her hands in her pockets and a serious grin on her face.
In 2018, the actor looked dapper at the 90th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theater.
To impress, he wore a black tuxedo and matching bow tie.
After his Oscar performance, the award-winning actor attended the premiere of the Paul Thomas Anderson film “Phantom Thread” in Athens, Greece.
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During this time, his hair was cut short and he showed off his arm tattoos during a press conference for the historical drama.
During the film event, he wore a casual blue button-up shirt, brown pants, and several silver necklaces.
His performances came after he made the decision to quit acting in 2017.
“Daniel Day-Lewis will no longer be an actor,” a rep for the actor told Fox News. “He is extraordinarily grateful to all of his staff and audience over the many years.”
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His representative added: “This is a private decision and neither he nor his representatives will make any further comments on the matter.”
Later that year he spoke about why he wanted to retire from Hollywood.
“I haven’t figured it out,” he said during an interview with W Magazine.
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“But it’s committed to me, and it’s just there… I dread using the overused word ‘artist’, but there’s something of the artist’s responsibility hanging over me. I have to believe in the value of what I do.” . The work can seem vital. Irresistible even. And if an audience believes it, that should be good enough for me. But lately it’s not like that anymore.”
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His acting career spans four decades. He won Academy Awards for Best Actor for his starring roles in Steven Spielberg’s 2012 film Lincoln, My Left Foot and There Will Be Blood.
He is the only actor to have received three Best Actor Oscars.