Cecil Day-Lewis Rank
About Cecil Day-Lewis
Cecil Day-Lewis was a celebrated Irish poet, essayist and novelist who wrote several popular essays, poems and novels during his lifetime. He wrote the majority of his novels under the pseudonym Nicholas Blake. In 1960, he published his autobiography titled The Buried Day. He is regarded as one of the greatest Irish poets.
He was married to Constance Mary King from 1928 to 1951. His second marriage was to actress Jill Balcon. The marriage lasted from 1951 until his death in 1972. He had four children from these marriages, including actor Daniel Day-Lewis and Tamasin Day-Lewis, who became a popular television chef.
During his youthful years, his intense support for communism saw him join the Communist Party of Great Britain.
He was the first poet to be appointed Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom by Queen Elizabeth II. His laureateship began in 1968 and ended with his death in 1972.
Cecil Day-Lewis Rank
Cecil Day-Lewis' Popularity
Cecil Day-Lewis was a famous Irish poet and writer, who was born on April 27, 1904. As a person born on this date, Cecil Day-Lewis is listed in our database as the 28th most popular celebrity for the day (April 27) and the 16th most popular for the year (1904).
People born on April 27 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Cecil Day-Lewis is the 896th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Cecil Day-Lewis' birthday, Cecil Day-Lewis is the 71st most famous Irish.
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