Method acting allows performers to delve deeply into the minds of certain characters. They abandon their own personalties and preferences and truly become the personas they've been cast to play. This technique is fairly popular, but actor Daniel Day-Lewis takes method acting a step further. Generally regarded as one of the greatest actors of all time, Day-Lewis is as famous for his role preparation as he is for his mind-blowing performances.
Several actors and filmmakers have discussed what it's like to work with Day-Lewis. Their accounts suggest that he's obsessively dedicated to his craft and determined to make his characters tangible. To put it simply, Day-Lewis can be intense; the guy is committed. Even if his level of focus is somewhat intimidating, he's clearly devoted to and passionate about his craft.
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