Christy Brown died 30 years ago today. He was an Irish author, poet and artist with cerebral Palsy. He was portrayed by Daniel Day-Lewis in the film My Left Foot (1989) based on his autobiography. 

Christy Brown died 30 years ago today. He was an Irish author, poet and artist with cerebral Palsy. He was portrayed by Daniel Day-Lewis in the film My Left Foot (1989) based on his autobiography.