Daniel Day-Lewis

Actor, 'There Will Be Blood'

Rarely has such a voracious roar been heard from the staid Oscar inhouse audience as when Day-Lewis won for his turn as Christy Brown in 1989’s “My Left Foot.” Eighteen years and two more nominations later, the 50-year-old London native will receive plenty of kudos chatter for his role in Paul Thomas Anderson’s “There Will Be Blood,” in which he plays the Texas prospector from the Upton Sinclair novel. Just wondering … do oil and Oscar mix?

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