Daniel Day-Lewis jokes about playing Margaret Thatcher

Daniel Day-Lewis joked that he was asked to play the role of Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady instead of Meryl Streep in his acceptance speech.

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Day-Lewis makes Oscar history

Daniel Day-Lewis has become the first person ever to win the Oscar for best actor three times. Adele won the Oscar for best original song for while Argo took the top prize of the night for best picture.