Willem Dafoe

Biography

Willem 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 twice. The first was for his role in Platoon in 1986 and the second time for his performance in Shadow of the Vampire in 2000.

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Willem 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 twice. The first was for his role in Platoon in 1986 and the second time for his performance in Shadow of the Vampire in 2000.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 111

Birthday 1955-07-22

Place of Birth Appleton, Wisconsin, USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Willem DeFoe
  • William Dafoe, Jr.
  • William J. Dafoe
  • Willem

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Justice League as Nuidis Vulko
2016 The Great Wall
2016 The Headhunter's Calling
2016 Finding Dory as Gill (voice)
2016 Dog Eat Dog as Mad Dog
2016 Mind the Gap as Himself
2015 My Hindu Friend as Diego Fairman
2015 Fukushima: A Nuclear Story as Narrator
2014 John Wick as Marcus
2014 Pasolini as Pier Paolo Pasolini
2014 A Most Wanted Man as Tommy Brue
2014 The Fault in Our Stars as Peter Van Houten
2014 Bad Country as Bud Carter
2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel as Jopling
2013 Nymphomaniac: Vol. II as L
2013 Out of the Furnace as John Petty
2013 Love's Routine as Barry
2013 The Smile Man as Willem
2013 Saving Norman as Lionel Pembrooke
2013 Odd Thomas as Wyatt Porter
2012 Tomorrow You're Gone as The Buddha
2012 John Carter as Tars Tarkas
2011 The Hunter as Martin David
2011 4:44 Last Day on Earth as Cisco
2010 Miral as Eddie
2010 A Woman as Max Oliver
2010 Into the Deep: America, Whaling & The World as Narrator
2009 The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day as Paul Smecker (uncredited)
2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox as Rat (voice)
2009 Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant as Gavner Purl
2009 My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done as Detective Hank Havenhurst
2009 Farewell as Feeney
2009 Antichrist as He
2009 Daybreakers as Lionel 'Elvis' Cormac
2008 The Dust of Time as A
2008 Adam Resurrected as Commandat Klein
2008 Fireflies in the Garden as Charles Waechter
2007 Wintergasten(1 episode)
2007 Anamorph as Stan Aubray
2007 The Procedure
2007 Go Go Tales as Ray Ruby
2007 Spider-Man 3 as Green Goblin / Norman Osborn
2007 Mr. Bean's Holiday as Carson Clay
2007 The Walker as Larry Lockner
2006 Paris, je t'aime as Le cow-boy (Place des Victoires)
2006 Inside Man as Captain Darius
2006 American Dreamz as Chief of Staff
2005 Ripley Under Ground as Neil Murchison
2005 The Colbert Report(1 episode)
2005 The Black Widow as Leslie
2005 Manderlay as Grace's Father
2005 Matthew Gray Gubler's Life Aquatic Intern Journal as Himself
2005 xXx: State of the Union as Gen. George Octavius Deckert
2004 The Aviator as Roland Sweet
2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou as Klaus Daimler
2004 Control as Dr. Michael Copeland
2004 The Clearing as Arnold Mack
2004 Spider-Man 2 as Green Goblin / Norman Osborn
2003 Finding Nemo as Gill (voice)
2003 Once Upon a Time in Mexico as Barillo
2003 The Reckoning as Martin
2003 Rockets Redglare! as Himself
2002 Auto Focus as John Carpenter
2002 Spider-Man as Green Goblin / Norman Osborn
2001 Pavilion of Women as Father Andre
2001 Edges of the Lord as Priest
2000 Animal Factory as Earl Copen
2000 Bullfighter as Father Ramirez
2000 Shadow of the Vampire as Max Schreck
2000 American Psycho as Det. Donald Kimball
2000 Globehunters: An Around the World in 80 Days Adventure as Hunter (voice)
1999 eXistenZ as Gas
1999 Family Guy(1 episode)
1999 The Boondock Saints as Paul Smecker
1998 New Rose Hotel as X
1997 The Wonderful World of Disney(1 episode)
1997 Affliction as Rolfe Whitehouse
1997 Speed 2: Cruise Control as John Geiger
1996 Victory as Axel Heyst
1996 The English Patient as David Caravaggio
1996 Basquiat as The Electrician
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode)
1995 The Night and the Moment as Lo scrittore
1994 Clear and Present Danger as John Clark
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1994 Tom & Viv as Tom Eliot
1993 Faraway, So Close! as Emit Flesti
1993 Body of Evidence as Frank Dulaney
1992 Light Sleeper as John LeTour
1992 White Sands as Deputy Sheriff Ray Dolezal
1991 Fishing with John(1 episode) as Himself
1991 Flight of the Intruder as Lt. Cmdr. Virgil 'Tiger' Cole
1990 Wild at Heart as Bobby Peru
1990 Cry-Baby as Hateful Guard at Maryland Training School for Boys
1989 Born on the Fourth of July as Charlie
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Triumph of the Spirit as Salamo Arouch
1988 Mississippi Burning as Agent Alan Ward
1988 The Last Temptation of Christ as Jesus
1988 Off Limits as Buck McGriff
1987 Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam as Elephant grass (voice)
1986 Platoon as Sergeant Elias Grodin
1985 To Live and Die in L.A. as Eric 'Rick' Masters
1985 Roadhouse 66 as Johnny Harte
1984 Streets of Fire as Raven Shaddock
1984 New York Nights as Boyfriend
1983 The Hitchhiker(1 episode)
1983 The Hunger as 2nd Phone Booth Youth
1981 The Loveless as Vance
1980 Heaven's Gate
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode)

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