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Hey, isn’t that...?: Daniel Day-Lewis at Oak Hill Cemetery


Daniel Day-Lewis. (Francois Durand/Getty Images)

• Daniel Day-Lewis touring Oak Hill Cemetery in Georgetown Friday. The Oscar-winning actor, known for delving deep into his characters, was almost unrecognizable behind a new beard. In town researching his role of Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming movie: Lincoln’s son Willie was buried at Oak Hill after his 1862 death from typhoid fever, though his body was moved to a Illinois gravesite next to his father after the assassination.

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