Step 1 : Introduction to the question "What actor won an Oscar for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in the 2012 film “Lincoln”?"
..With the nation embroiled in still another year with the high death count of Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln (Daniel Day-Lewis) brings the full measure of his passion, humanity and political skill to what would become his defining legacy: to end the war and permanently abolish slavery through the 13th Amendment. Having great courage, acumen and moral fortitude, Lincoln pushes forward to compel the nation, and those in government who oppose him, to aim toward a greater good for all mankind. Release date: 25 January 2013 (United Kingdom) Director: Steven Spielberg Box office: 275.3 million USD Screenplay: Tony Kushner Awards: Academy Award for Best Actor, MORE
Step 2 : Answer to the question "What actor won an Oscar for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in the 2012 film “Lincoln”?"
Lincoln is a 2012 film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as United States President Abraham Lincoln. Day-Lewis spent a year in preparation for the role, a time he had requested from Spielberg. He read over 100 books on Lincoln, and long worked with the makeup artist to achieve a physical likeness to Lincoln. His portrayal of Lincoln earned him his third Academy Award for Best Actor making him the only male actor in history to have three wins in the lead actor category. The film was also a commercial success, grossing over $275 million at the box office.