Willem Dafoe

Movie Actor

Willem Dafoe was born on July 22nd, 1955 in Appleton, Wisconsin, United States and is the Movie Actor from United States. Discover Willem Dafoe's biography, age, height, physical stats, dating/affair, family, hobbies, education, career updates, and networth at the age of 67 years old.

Other Names / Nick Names
William J. Dafoe, Willem (a nickname received in high school), Billy
Date of Birth
July 22, 1955
United States
Place of Birth
Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
67 years old
Zodiac Sign
$40 Million
Film Actor, Film Producer, Model, Performing Artist, Screenwriter, Stage Actor, Voice Actor
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Willem Dafoe Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 67 years old, Willem Dafoe has this physical status:

Hair Color
Dark Brown
Eye Color
Not Available
Willem Dafoe Religion, Education, and Hobbies
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Appleton West High School
Willem Dafoe Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
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Dating / Affair
Wendy Witt (1970-1972), Elizabeth LeCompte (1977-2004), Mira Sorvino (2003), Giada Colagrande (2004–Present)
William Alfred Dafoe, Muriel Isabel Dafoe
Donald Cameron Dafoe (Brother) (Surgeon and Research Scientist), Richard George Dafoe (Brother), Barbara Ellen Dafoe (Sister), Nancy Jane Dafoe (Sister), Sarah Beth Dafoe (Sister), Diane Elaine Dafoe (Sister), Jane Collins Dafoe (Sister)
About Willem Dafoe
  • William James "Willem" Dafoe (born July 22, 1955) is an American actor who holds both American and Italian citizenship.
  • He is known for his distinct gravelly voice, and has received multiple accolades, including nominations for four Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards.
  • He has frequently collaborated with filmmakers Paul Schrader, Abel Ferrara, Lars von Trier, and Wes Anderson. Dafoe was an early member of experimental theater company The Wooster Group, where he acted in several productions.
  • He made his film debut in Heaven's Gate (1980), but was fired during production.
  • He had his first leading role in the outlaw biker film The Loveless (1982) and then played the main antagonist in Streets of Fire (1984) and To Live and Die in L.A.
  • (1985).
  • He received his first Academy Award nomination for his role as Sergeant Elias Gordon in Oliver Stone's war film Platoon (1986).
  • In 1988, Dafoe played Jesus in Martin Scorsese's The Last Temptation of Christ and starred in Mississippi Burning, both of which were controversial.
  • Following small roles in Born on the Fourth of July (1989) and Wild at Heart (1990), he began a six-film collaboration with director Paul Schrader with the drama Light Sleeper (1992).
  • He starred in the critically panned erotic thriller Body of Evidence (1993) and then co-starred in Clear and Present Danger (1994), The English Patient (1996), Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997), and The Boondock Saints (1999). After receiving his second Academy Award nomination for portraying Max Schreck in Shadow of the Vampire (2000), Dafoe played Norman Osborn in the superhero film Spider-Man (2002) and the villains in Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) and XXX: State of the Union (2005).
  • In 2009, he starred in the experimental film Antichrist, one of his three films with Lars von Trier.
  • Dafoe then appeared in The Fault in Our Stars, John Wick, The Grand Budapest Hotel (all 2014), The Great Wall (2016), Murder on the Orient Express (2017), and The Florida Project (2017), receiving his third Academy Award nomination for his performance in the latter.
  • He has also had voice-over roles in Finding Nemo (2003) and its sequel Finding Dory (2016), Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), John Carter (2012), and Death Note (2017), as well as the video games Spider-Man (2002), Finding Nemo (2003), James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing (2003), and Beyond: Two Souls (2013). Dafoe has portrayed several real-life figures, including T.S.
  • Eliot in Tom & Viv (1994), Pier Paolo Pasolini in Pasolini (2014), and Vincent van Gogh in At Eternity's Gate (2018), for which he received an Academy Award for Best Actor nomination, his first in that category.


Lucy Hale wears slinky red dress while filming upcoming romance movie with Nat Wolff in New Jersey

www.dailymail.co.uk, September 21, 2022
Lucy Hale was spotted with co-star Nat Wolff on Tuesday as they filmed a scene together for their upcoming romance film in Keyport, New Jersey. The 33-year-old actress wore a slinky red dress with spaghetti straps while filming with Nat, 27, in the small town known as the 'Pearl of the Bayshore'. Lucy also wore black heels and carried a black purse while filming with Nat.

Rachel Brosnahan takes the plunge in Pamella Roland gown at Emmys with husband Jason Ralph

www.dailymail.co.uk, September 13, 2022
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star Rachel Brosnahan was supported by her husband of six years, Jason Ralph, at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards in downtown Los Angeles on Monday night. The Wisconsin-born 32-year-old and the Texan-born 36-year-old - rocking a classic tux - originally met in 2014 while filming Jon Goracy's rom-com I'm Obsessed with You.

Rachel Brosnahan looks casually chic in a blue T-shirt

www.dailymail.co.uk, September 8, 2022
She's had a jam-packed first week at Venice Film Festival. And Rachel Brosnahan looked casually chic as she stepped out during the event in Italy on Friday as she left the Hotel Excelsior where she is staying. The actress, 32, showed off her relaxed sense of style in a blue T-shirt and high-waisted light blue denim jeans.
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