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Daniel Day-Lewis: The end of acting?

Daniel Day-Lewis: The end of acting?

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Daniel Day-Lewis has retired from Hollywood, and we're mourning the last great actor who refused to be a movie star.There will be no more milkshakes, no more glass eyes, no more handlebar moustaches, primal screams, tearful gazes or heartbreaking performances.We say goodbye to one of the greatest actors who ever lived.Day-Lewis is not dead of course, just retired.But that the man is alive matters very little because, unlike most of his contemporaries, Day-Lewis has refused to exist outside his characters.Half-English, half-Irish, the stage and screen legend won three Academy Awards, four BAFTAs and is widely considered the greatest actor alive - and he did it all while keeping his personal life away from the tabloids and his political views out of his speeches.Image:Playing Irish painter C...