Daniel Day-Lewis was the recipient of the Best Actor trophy at the 2013 Oscars. He won the award for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln.'

In what would turn out to be his third "Best Actor" award, Day-Lewis walked away with the award again for his role in Lincoln". won Best Actor as the Oscars for his role in 'Lincoln', beating out Bradley Cooper, Joaquin Phoenix, Denzel Washington and Hugh Jackman.

It really was not much of a suprise. Experts predicted he would win the award hands-down.