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Daniel Day-Lewis Retires From Acting With Official Statement

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Daniel Day-Lewis Retires From Acting With Official Statement

Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis is retiring from acting, according to his spokeswoman.

The 60-year-old, most widely known for his starring roles in There Will Be Blood, Gangs of New York and Lincoln, currently has one final film awaiting release.

In a statement, Day-Lewis' spokeswoman, Leslee Dart, told Variety: "Daniel Day-Lewis will no longer be working as an actor.

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"He is immensely grateful to all of his collaborators and audiences over the many years.

"This is a private decision and neither he nor his representatives will make any further comment on this subject."

His final movie, an untitled drama is scheduled for release in December 2017 will see him reunited with Paul Thomas Anderson - who directed Day-Lewis to a best actor Oscar in 2007's There Will Be Blood.

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Topics: Actor

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