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Willem Dafoe

William James Dafoe (born July 22, 1955) is an American film, stage, and voice actor, and a founding member of the experimental theatre company The Wooster Group. He has had roles in a wide range of films, including Streets of Fire, To Live and Die in L.A., Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, The English Patient, The Last Temptation of Christ, Mississippi Burning, Wild at Heart, The Boondock Saints, Inside Man, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Spider-Man, Shadow of the Vampire, The Aviator, American Psycho, Antichrist, and voice roles in Fantastic Mr. Fox and Finding Nemo. Dafoe has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor three times. The first was for his role in Platoon (1986), the second time for his performance in Shadow of the Vampire (2000), and the third for The Florida Project (2017). Description above from the Wikipedia article Willem Dafoe, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 22, 1955 In Appleton, Wisconsin, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie White Homeland Commando
Latest Project:
Movie Siberia 2020-07-02
Known For
Poster of Under the Rainbow: Making The Florida Project
Poster of Wintergasten
Poster of Brace Up!
Poster of White Homeland Commando
Movie The Sleeping Shepherd Dirk 2021
Movie The Card Counter Military Colonel 2021
Movie The French Dispatch 2021
Movie White Homeland Commando 2021
Movie Nightmare Alley Clem Hoately 2021
Movie The Northman Heimir the Fool 2021
Movie Nine Men from Now 2021
Movie Roy's World: Barry Gifford's Chicago 2020-02-28
Movie The Last Thing He Wanted Richard McMahon 2020-02-14
Movie Siberia Clint 2020-07-02
Movie Tommaso Tommaso 2020-01-08
Movie Love, Antosha Himself 2019-08-02
Movie Togo Leonhard Seppala 2019-12-19
Movie Motherless Brooklyn Paul Randolph 2019-10-31
Movie The Lighthouse Thomas Wake 2019-10-18
Movie Babenco: Tell Me When I Die Himself 2019-09-02
Movie Manou the Swift Manou's Father (voice) 2019-01-25
Movie At Eternity's Gate Vincent van Gogh 2018-11-15
Movie Aquaman Nuidis Vulko 2018-12-07
Movie Friedkin Uncut Himself 2018-11-05
Movie Vox Lux Narrator (voice) 2018-09-07
Movie Under the Rainbow: Making The Florida Project 2018-02-20
Movie Mountain Narrator 2018-02-22
Movie Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait Himself 2017-05-05
Movie A Family Man Ed Blackridge 2017-05-18
Movie Death Note Ryuk (voice) 2017-08-25
Movie What Happened to Monday Terrence Settman 2017-08-18
Movie Opus Zero Paul 2017-11-10
Movie Murder on the Orient Express Gerhard Hardman / Cyrus Hardman 2017-11-03
Movie The Florida Project Bobby Hicks 2017-10-06
Movie Piazza Vittorio Himself 2017-09-09
Movie Ballad of a Righteous Merchant Himself 2017-08-01
Movie Father James Verdun 2016-10-25
Movie Dog Eat Dog Mad Dog 2016-11-04
Movie The Great Wall Ballard 2016-12-16
Movie Finding Dory Gill (voice) 2016-06-16
Movie Nelson Algren Live Role1 / Frankie Machine / Role2 / Blackie Cavanaugh 2016-06-04
Movie Mind the Gap himself 2016-02-17
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Himself 2015-08-02
Movie My Hindu Friend Diego Fairman 2015-10-22
Movie Fukushima: A Nuclear Story Narrator 2015-01-01
Movie Bad Country Bud Carter 2014-09-26
Movie John Wick Marcus 2014-10-22
Movie Pasolini Pier Paolo Pasolini 2014-09-25
Movie A Most Wanted Man Tommy Brue 2014-07-25
Movie The Fault in Our Stars Peter van Houten 2014-05-16
Movie The Grand Budapest Hotel J.G. Jopling 2014-02-26
Movie Love's Routine Barry 2013-06-19
Movie The Smile Man Willem 2013-06-15
Movie Nymphomaniac: Vol. II L 2013-12-25
Movie Odd Thomas Wyatt Porter 2013-01-29
Movie Saving Norman Lionel Pembrooke 2013-05-25
Movie Out of the Furnace John Petty 2013-12-06
Movie Tomorrow You're Gone The Buddha 2012-10-31
Movie John Carter Tars Tarkas 2012-03-07
Movie Bob Wilson's Life & Death of Marina Abramovic Himself 2012-09-12
Movie The Hunter Martin David 2011-10-06
Movie 4:44 Last Day on Earth Cisco 2011-09-07
Movie Into the Deep: America, Whaling & The World Narrator 2010-05-10
Movie Miral Eddie 2010-11-18
Movie A Woman Max Oliver 2010-09-04
Movie The Making of Daybreakers Himself 2010-05-11
Movie Farewell Feeney 2009-09-04
Movie My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done Detective Hank Havenhurst 2009-12-11
Movie Daybreakers Lionel 'Elvis' Cormac 2009-10-01
Movie Antichrist He 2009-05-18
Movie Fantastic Mr. Fox Rat (voice) 2009-10-23
Movie The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day Paul Smecker (uncredited) 2009-11-24
Movie Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant Gavner Purl 2009-10-23
Movie Adam Resurrected Commandat Klein 2008-08-08
Movie Fireflies in the Garden Charles Waechter 2008-02-10
Movie The Dust of Time A 2008-11-22
Movie Voom Portraits 2007-01-17
Movie Cannes: All Access Himself 2007-10-27
Movie Go Go Tales Ray Ruby 2007-05-23
Movie The Procedure Christopher 2007-08-01
Movie Anamorph Stan Aubray 2007-09-21
Series Wintergasten Unknown 2007-12-28
Movie Spider-Man 3 Norman Osborn / Green Goblin 2007-05-01
Movie Mr. Bean's Holiday Carson Clay 2007-03-22
Movie The Walker Larry Lockner 2007-02-13
Series The Graham Norton Show Himself 2007-02-22
Movie Paris, Je T'Aime Le cow-boy (Place des Victoires) 2006-06-21
Movie American Dreamz Chief of Staff 2006-03-04
Movie Inside Man Captain Darius 2006-03-17
Movie Before It Had a Name Leslie 2005-09-10
Movie Manderlay Grace's Father 2005-05-16
Movie xXx: State of the Union Gen. George Octavius Deckert 2005-04-27
Movie Ripley Under Ground Neil Murchison 2005-11-06
Movie This Is an Adventure Himself 2005-05-10
Movie On the Set: The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Himself 2005-01-15
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie Matthew Gray Gubler's Life Aquatic Intern Journal Himself 2005-05-09
Movie The Aviator Roland Sweet 2004-12-17
Movie Spider-Man 2 Norman Osborn 2004-06-25
Movie The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Klaus Daimler 2004-12-10
Movie Control Dr. Michael Copeland 2004-12-07
Movie Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate Narrator (voice) 2004-10-08
Movie Jiminy Glick in Lalawood Himself 2004-09-18
Movie The Clearing Arnold Mack 2004-07-02
Movie Finding Nemo Gill (voice) 2003-05-30
Movie The Reckoning Martin 2003-08-06
Movie Once Upon a Time in Mexico Barillo 2003-09-11
Movie Abel Ferrara: Not Guilty 2003-09-12
Movie Counterfeit World: Making 'To Live and Die in L.A.' Himself 2003-12-02
Movie Overnight 2003-06-12
Movie Rockets Redglare! Himself 2003-05-02
Movie Spider-Man Norman Osborn / Green Goblin 2002-05-01
Movie Auto Focus John Carpenter 2002-10-18
Movie Pavilion of Women Father Andre 2001-03-16
Movie Edges of the Lord Priest 2001-01-01
Movie A Tour of the Inferno: Revisiting 'Platoon' Himself 2001-01-01
Movie Shadow of the Vampire Max Schreck 2000-05-15
Movie Animal Factory Earl Copen 2000-08-01
Movie American Psycho Detective Donald Kimball 2000-04-13
Movie Globehunters: An Around the World in 80 Days Adventure Hunter (voice) 2000-01-01
Movie Bullfighter Father Ramirez 2000-10-01
Movie New Rose Hotel X 1999-03-19
Movie eXistenZ Gas 1999-04-14
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie The Boondock Saints Paul Smecker 1999-01-22
Movie Abel/Asia Himself (archival footage) 1998-01-01
Movie Affliction Rolfe Whitehouse 1998-02-12
Movie Lulu on the Bridge 1998-09-06
Movie Speed 2: Cruise Control John Geiger 1997-06-13
Series The Wonderful World of Disney Unknown 1997-09-28
Movie Basquiat The Electrician 1996-08-09
Movie Victory Axel Heyst 1996-12-13
Movie The English Patient David Caravaggio 1996-11-05
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie The Night and the Moment Lo scrittore 1995-07-05
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Tom & Viv Tom Eliot 1994-04-15
Movie Clear and Present Danger John Clark 1994-08-03
Movie Body of Evidence Frank Dulaney 1993-01-15
Movie Brace Up! Colonel Alexander Ignatyevich Vershinin 1993-04-01
Movie Faraway, So Close! Emit Flesti 1993-09-09
Movie North on Evers 1992-10-27
Movie Light Sleeper John LeTour 1992-08-21
Movie White Sands Deputy Sheriff Ray Dolezal 1992-04-24
Series Fishing with John 1991-11-20
Movie Flight of the Intruder Lt. Cmdr. Virgil 'Tiger' Cole 1991-01-18
Movie Wild at Heart Bobby Peru 1990-08-17
Movie Cry-Baby Hateful Guard at Maryland Training School for Boys 1990-04-05
Movie Born on the Fourth of July Charlie 1989-03-02
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-16
Movie Triumph of the Spirit Salamo Arouch 1989-01-01
Movie The Last Temptation of Christ Jesus 1988-08-12
Movie Mississippi Burning Agent Alan Ward 1988-12-08
Movie Off Limits Buck McGriff 1988-03-11
Movie Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam Elephant Grass (voice) 1987-10-01
Movie Platoon Sgt. Elias 1986-12-19
Movie O Panama 1985-03-01
Movie To Live and Die in L.A. Eric 'Rick' Masters 1985-11-01
Movie Streets of Fire Raven Shaddock 1984-06-01
Movie Roadhouse 66 Johnny Harte 1984-08-31
Movie New York Nights Boyfriend 1984-03-01
Series The Hitchhiker Unknown 1983-11-01
Movie The Hunger 2nd Phone Booth Youth 1983-04-29
Movie The Loveless Vance 1981-08-07
Movie Heaven's Gate Willy (uncredited) 1980-11-19
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18