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Willem Dafoe

1955-07-22 Appleton, Wisconsin, USA

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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.


The French Dispatch 2020-12-31
Motherless Brooklyn 2019-11-01
The Lighthouse Old 2019-12-31
The Last Thing He Wanted Richard McMahon 2019-01-01
Manou the Swift Manou's Father (voice) 2019-01-25
Love, Antosha Himself 2019-01-28
At Eternity's Gate Vincent van Gogh 2018-11-16
Aquaman Nuidis Vulko 2018-12-21
Vox Lux Narrator (voice) 2018-12-07
Opus Zero 2018-12-28
Murder on the Orient Express Gerhard Hardman / Cyrus Hardman 2017-11-10
The Great Wall Ballard 2017-02-17
A Family Man Ed Blackridge 2017-07-28
Death Note Ryuk (voice) 2017-08-25
The Florida Project Bobby Hicks 2017-10-06
What Happened to Monday Terrence Settman 2017-08-18
Piazza Vittorio Himself 2017-09-09
Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait Himself 2017-05-05
Mountain Narrator 2017-09-01
Mind the Gap Himself 2016-02-19
Dog Eat Dog Mad Dog 2016-11-04
Finding Dory Gill (voice) 2016-06-17
Nelson Algren Live Role1 / Frankie Machine / Role2 / Blackie Cavanaugh 2016-06-04
Padre James Verdun 2016-10-25
A Nuclear Story Narrator 2015-01-01
Meu Amigo Hindu Diego Fairman 2015-10-22
Odd Thomas Wyatt Porter 2014-02-24
The Grand Budapest Hotel J.G. Jopling 2014-03-07
The Fault in Our Stars Peter van Houten 2014-05-16
A Most Wanted Man Tommy Brue 2014-07-25
Bad Country Bud Carter 2014-09-26
Pasolini Pier Paolo Pasolini 2014-09-25
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II L 2014-03-20
John Wick Marcus 2014-10-24
Out of the Furnace John Petty 2013-12-06
Saving Norman Lionel Pembrooke 2013-05-25
The Smile Man Willem 2013-06-15
Love's Routine Barry 2013-06-19
The Hunter Martin David 2012-04-06
John Carter Tars Tarkas 2012-03-09
4:44 Last Day on Earth Cisco 2012-03-23
Boot Tracks The Buddha 2012-11-01
Fireflies in the Garden Charles Waechter 2011-10-11
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done Detective Hank Havenhurst 2010-04-24
A Woman Max Oliver 2010-09-04
Miral Eddie 2010-12-03
Into the Deep: America, Whaling & The World Narrator 2010-05-10
Fantastic Mr. Fox Rat (voice) 2009-11-13
Daybreakers Lionel 'Elvis' Cormac 2009-10-01
Antichrist He 2009-05-29
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day Paul Smecker (uncredited) 2009-11-24
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant Gavner Purl 2009-10-23
L'Affaire Farewell Feeney 2009-09-04
Adam Resurrected Commandat Klein 2008-12-12
Η Σκόνη του Χρόνου A 2008-11-22
The Black Widow Leslie 2007-08-04
Voom Portraits 2007-01-01
Go Go Tales Ray Ruby 2007-07-19
The Procedure Christopher 2007-08-01
The Walker Larry Lockner 2007-09-30
Spider-Man 3 Norman Osborn / Green Goblin 2007-05-03
Mr. Bean's Holiday Carson Clay 2007-03-22
Bienvenue à Cannes Himself 2007-05-22
Anamorph Stan Aubray 2007-09-21
Inside Man Captain Darius 2006-03-24
Paris, je t'aime Le cow-boy (Place des Victoires) 2006-05-16
American Dreamz Chief of Staff 2006-03-04
Matthew Gray Gubler's Life Aquatic Intern Journal Himself 2005-05-09
This Is an Adventure 2005-05-10
Manderlay Grace's Father 2005-05-16
xXx: State of the Union Gen. George Octavius Deckert 2005-04-29
On the Set: The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Interviewee 2005-01-05
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood Himself 2005-05-08
Ripley Under Ground Neil Murchison 2005-11-06
The Aviator Roland Sweet 2004-12-17
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Klaus Daimler 2004-12-10
Spider-Man 2 Norman Osborn 2004-06-30
The Clearing Arnold Mack 2004-07-02
The Reckoning Martin 2004-03-05
Control Dr. Michael Copeland 2004-12-07
Counterfeit World: Making 'To Live and Die in L.A.' Himself 2003-12-02
Once Upon a Time in Mexico Barillo 2003-09-11
Finding Nemo Gill (voice) 2003-05-30
Abel Ferrara: Not Guilty 2003-09-12
Rockets Redglare! Himself 2003-05-02
Spider-Man Norman Osborn / Green Goblin 2002-05-03
Auto Focus John Carpenter 2002-10-18
A Tour of the Inferno: Revisiting 'Platoon' Himself 2001-01-01
Pavilion of Women Father Andre 2001-03-16
Edges of the Lord Priest 2001-01-01
Globehunters: An Around the World in 80 Days Adventure Hunter (voice) 2000-01-01
Animal Factory Earl Copen 2000-10-13
American Psycho Detective Donald Kimball 2000-04-14
Shadow of the Vampire Max Schreck 2000-05-15
Bullfighter Father Ramirez 2000-10-01
The Boondock Saints Paul Smecker 1999-01-22
eXistenZ Gas 1999-04-19
Lulu on the Bridge 1999-09-21
New Rose Hotel X 1999-10-01
Affliction Rolfe Whitehouse 1998-12-30
Speed 2: Cruise Control John Geiger 1997-06-13
Basquiat The Electrician 1996-08-09
Victory Axel Heyst 1996-12-13
The English Patient David Caravaggio 1996-11-14
La notte e il momento Lo scrittore 1995-07-05
Tom & Viv Tom Eliot 1994-10-01
Clear and Present Danger John Clark 1994-08-03
Body of Evidence Frank Dulaney 1993-01-15
In weiter Ferne, so nah! Emit Flesti 1993-12-21
White Sands Deputy Sheriff Ray Dolezal 1992-04-24
Light Sleeper John LeTour 1992-08-21
Flight of the Intruder Lt. Cmdr. Virgil 'Tiger' Cole 1991-01-18
Wild at Heart Bobby Peru 1990-08-17
Cry-Baby Hateful Guard at Maryland Training School for Boys 1990-04-05
Born on the Fourth of July Charlie 1989-12-20
Triumph of the Spirit Salamo Arouch 1989-01-01
Mississippi Burning Agent Alan Ward 1988-12-08
Off Limits Buck McGriff 1988-03-11
The Last Temptation of Christ Jesus 1988-08-12
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam Elephant grass (voice) 1987-10-01
Platoon Sgt. Elias 1986-12-19
Roadhouse 66 Johnny Harte 1985-10-01
To Live and Die in L.A. Eric 'Rick' Masters 1985-11-01
O Panama 1985-03-01
Streets of Fire Raven Shaddock 1984-06-01
New York Nights Boyfriend 1984-03-01
The Hunger 2nd Phone Booth Youth 1983-04-29
The Loveless Vance 1982-03-19
Heaven's Gate Willy (uncredited) 1980-11-19
Justice League: The Snyder Cut Vulko
White Homeland Commando
Nine Men From Now
The Sleeping Shepherd Dirk