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Daniel Day-Lewis: A look at the legendary actor's career

Daniel Day-Lewis, the only male actor to win Best Actor three times, announced he is retiring from acting

Daniel Day-Lewis

Danial Day-Lewis is retiring from acting, his spokeswoman said on Tuesday, ending a storied movie career that includes performances in "Lincoln" and "Gangs of New York" and lots more.

Bristol Old Vic Theatre

Here is the beautiful Bristol Old Vic theatre, where Day-Lewis performed on stage for a period of three years during the 1970's.

Daniel Day-Lewis won Oscar for My Left Foot: The Story Of Christy Brown

Here is Day-Lewis with his Oscar for Best Actor for his role in " My Left Foot" during the 62nd Annual Academy Awards. Hollywood, California, March 26, 1990.

There Will Be Blood, 2007

The movie poster for Day-Lewis's 2007 film, "There Will Be Blood", for which he won another Best Actor Oscar. He is the only actor to win the award three times.

85th Academy Awards, 2013

Daniel Day-Lewis with his Best Actor Award for "Lincoln" during the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California. February 24, 2013.

Best Actor award for "Lincoln" at the British Academy of Film and Arts Awards

Daniel Day-Lewis celebrates after winning the Best Actor award for "Lincoln" at the British Academy of Film and Arts awards ceremony. February 10, 2013, at London's Royal Opera House.

Daniel's new look from his upcoming movie "Phantom Thread"

Here is a still from Daniel Day-Lewis' upcoming movie, "Phantom Thread", written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. Due for release in 2018, the film is about the 1950's fashion world. Day-Lewis will star in the film that also features Lesley Manville and Camilla Rutherford.