Oscar award winning Daniel Day-Lewis feels most at home in his beloved Wicklow

Daniel Day-Lewis and his wife Rebecca Miller on the red carpet at the 2013 Oscar Awards

"I must say, I personally gave him a wide berth because I thought he was nuts.

"But I met him socially shortly after doing the first picture with him and he was utterly charming and as nice as pie to me.

"It was as if, during filming, he actually became the person he was playing."