03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Daniel Day-Lewis: Hands On Parent

He may already have an Oscar for My Left Foot, and is the frontrunner to pick up another for There Will Be Blood, but as far as Daniel Day-Lewis's 9-year-old son Ronan is concerned, dad works in construction - not movies.

"I lead a very quiet life when I'm not working," the SAG Award winner star, who practices his carpentry during his often long down time between movies, told England's Daily Mail magazine Weekend.

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