The Lincoln star was among the honorees at last night’s BAFTA LA gala the Britannia Awards at the Beverly Hilton. The Brit couldn’t help but try another portrayal of a real-life figure with a help of a certain furniture prop made famous during the Republican National Convention. “This is nothing against Clint Eastwood …” Day-Lewis said during his acceptance speech. “But when I saw him talking to a chair in front of a roomful of strangers, I thought, ‘I’ve got to try that’”. The full awards ceremony airs Sunday night on BBC America. Check out the video:

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