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C(ecil). 1904--72, British poet, critic, and (under the pen name Nicholas Blake) author of detective stories; poet laureate (1968-- 72)
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A spokeswoman for The Gate has confirmed the late American playwright's daughter Rebecca Miller, 52, and her thrice Oscarwinner husband Day-Lewis, 58, have been invited to the first showing on September 8.
The only actor ever to win three Best Actor Oscars, including the Oscar for his performance as another President, Abraham Lincoln, Daniel Day-Lewis succeeds the Archive's first President, the poet Seamus Heaney, who died in August 2013.
Day-Lewis will be able to add 'Sir' to his name after receiving a knight for 'services to drama'.
Day-Lewis said he was "entirely amazed" to receive a knighthood.
But if I had to choose an actor to play my Bond it would be Daniel Day-Lewis.
Of course, Miller will tell you that putting up with these characters -- as Day-Lewis never switches off even when the cameras are turned away -- paid off richly: Day-Lewis is the first actor in history to earn three Best Actor Oscars for his role in My Left Foot in 1987, There Will Be Blood in 2007 and Lincoln this year.
In place of tears and treacle, Day-Lewis offered wit and modesty.
Accepting his award from Meryl Streep, Day-Lewis told the audience: "I really don't know how any of this happened.
In My Brother Jonathan , based on the Edwardian romance book by Francis Brett Young, Day-Lewis plays Jonathan, the ungainly, neglected eldest son of a family living in the Black Country.
With tonight's triumph seeming a virtual certainty, it has caused at least one critic to ask whether Daniel Day-Lewis might just be the greatest screen actor of all time.
Based on a true story, "In the Name of the Father" powerfully encompasses the 15-year struggle of an innocent man, Gerry Conlon, played by Day-Lewis, who is imprisoned after being forced to make a false confession to a horrifying crime, and his eventual triumph over injustice.
LEGENDARY actor Daniel Day-Lewis said he was "entirely amazed" to receive a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours.