The world’s best actor says, ‘I’m finished’

The world’s best actor says, ‘I’m finished’
Daniel Day-Lewis called time on his acting career last week Pic: Getty

Day-Lewis was never a ham. But he was particular about bacon

Daniel Day-Lewis sent back my bacon. Twice. I mention this because the actor, comprehensively regarded as peerless in his craft, was headline news last week, having made official his imminent retirement. A statement issued through his agent read: “Daniel Day-Lewis will no longer be working as an actor. 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.”

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