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  • Robert Todd Lincoln, U.S. Secretary of War (1843 - 1926)
    For more pictures go to the Media section. Robert Todd Lincoln (August 1, 1843 – July 26, 1926) was an American lawyer and Secretary of War, and the first son of President Abraham Lincoln and Mary ...
  • William Henry Seward, Gov., Sen., Sec. of State (1801 - 1872)
    William Henry Seward, Sr. (May 16, 1801 – October 10, 1872) was the 12th Governor of New York, United States Senator and the United States Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson....
  • Sally Field
    Sally Margaret Field (born November 6, 1946) is an American actress and director. She is the recipient of various accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe ...
  • Mary Todd Lincoln, First Lady (1818 - 1882)
    Mary Ann Todd Lincoln (December 13, 1818 – July 16, 1882) was the First Lady of the United States when her husband, Abraham Lincoln, served as the sixteenth President, from 1861 until 1865. Born in...
  • Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the USA (1809 - 1865)
    Paternal Haplogroup-R1b-S20376 For more information and photos of his burial place, click on : Abraham Lincoln Overview Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President Born: 12 February 1809 Birthplace: Ne...

Lincoln is a 2012 biographical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln and Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln. It opened for limited release on November 9, 2012 and wide release on November 16, 2012.

The film, screenplay by Tony Kushner, is based on Doris Kearns Goodwin's biography of Lincoln, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, and covers the final four months of Lincoln's life.

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Film Production



  • Music by John Williams
  • Cinematography Janusz Kamiński
  • Editing by Michael Kahn

Historical figures