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Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe was born in Appleton, Wisconsin, to Muriel Isabel (Sprissler), a nurse, and Dr. William Alfred Dafoe, a surgeon. He is of German, French, English, Irish, and Scottish descent. In 1979, Dafoe was given a small role in Michael Cimino's Heaven's Gate (1980) from which he was fired. His first feature role came shortly after in Kathryn ...

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Jul 22, 1955 In Appleton, Wisconsin, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Location Production Footage: The Last Temptation of Christ
Latest Project:
Movie Aquaman 2018-12-21

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 32 wins & 34 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Grand Budapest Hotel
Poster of Finding Nemo
Poster of Spider-Man
Poster of Platoon
Movie Platoon 30 Himself 2018
Movie Aquaman Nuidis Vulko 2018-12-21
Movie At Eternity's Gate Vincent Van Gogh 2018
Movie North on Evers Himself 2018
Movie The Sleeping Shepherd Dirk 2018
Movie Location Production Footage: The Last Temptation of Christ Himself 2018
Movie The Benaki Museum Antonis Benakis 2018
Movie Mr. Babenco None 2018-05-01
Movie Gauguin: Maker of Myth Narrator 2018
Movie What Is Yoga? Narrator 2018
Movie Antony and the Johnsons: Cut the World None 2018
Movie Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait Himself 2017-05-05
Movie Do Donkeys Act? Himself / Narrator 2017-05-04
Movie Piigs Narrator 2017-04-27
Movie The Great Wall Ballard 2017-02-17
Movie A Family Man Ed Blackridge 2017-07-28
Movie Opus Zero Paul 2017-11-10
Movie The Procedure Christopher 2017-11-04
Movie Murder on the Orient Express Gerhard Hardman 2017-11-10
Movie The Florida Project Bobby 2017-11-10
Movie Bienvenue à Cannes Himself 2017-11-14
Movie Before It Had a Name Leslie 2017-11-04
Movie Fukushima: A Nuclear Story None 2017-11-04
Movie Mountain Narrator 2017-09-21
Movie The New Bike Unknown 2017-10-21
Movie What Happened to Monday Terrence Settman 2017-08-18
Movie MindFlux Himself 2017-10-21
Movie Death Note Ryuk 2017-08-25
Series A Place Among the Undead Unknown 2016
Movie My Hindu Friend Diego Fairman 2016-03-03
Series Le journal du Festival Unknown 2016
Movie Mind the Gap None 2016-02-17
Movie Nelson Algren Live Role1 / Frankie Machine / Role2 / Blackie Cavanaugh 2016-06-04
Movie Finding Dory Unknown 2016-06-17
Movie Dog Eat Dog Mad Dog 2016-11-11
Movie Padre James Verdun 2016-10-01
Movie Sculpt None 2016-08-16
Movie Time Out of Mind Unknown 2015-09-18
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden Unknown 2015-03-23
Movie The Making of 'A Most Wanted Man' Himself 2015-02-27
Series Quick Reviews with Maverick Unknown 2015-01-27
Movie SPYMASTER: John le Carré in Hamburg Unknown 2014
Movie A Most Wanted Man Unknown 2014-08-01
Movie Pasolini Pier Paolo Pasolini 2014-09-25
Movie The Fault in Our Stars Van Houten 2014-06-06
Movie The Grand Budapest Hotel Jopling 2014-03-28
Movie Odd Thomas Chief Wyatt Porter 2014-02-28
Movie Nymphomaniac: Vol. II L 2014-03-20
Movie John Wick Marcus 2014-10-24
Movie Bad Country Bud Carter 2014-04-29
Movie The Smile Man Willem 2013-06-15
Series Celebrity Page Unknown 2013-09-09
Movie Beyond: Two Souls Nathan Dawkins 2013-10-08
Series Só Visto! Unknown 2013-07-07
Movie Love's Routine Barry 2013-06-19
Movie Bob Wilson's Life & Death of Marina Abramovic None 2013-03-01
Movie Saving Norman Lionel Pembrooke 2013-05-25
Movie Rumble on the Lot: Walter Hill's Streets of Fire Revisited Unknown 2013-11-08
Movie Out of the Furnace John Petty 2013-12-06
Movie 360 Degrees of 'John Carter' Himself 2012-06-05
Movie John Carter: 100 Years in the Making Himself 2012-06-05
Movie In Conversation with Willem Dafoe Himself 2012-10-20
Series Larry King Now Unknown 2012-07-17
Movie 4:44 Last Day on Earth Cisco 2012-12-19
Movie Sing Me the Songs That Say I Love You: A Concert for Kate McGarrigle Unknown 2012-11-10
Movie SXSW Flashback 2012 Himself 2012-10-23
Series Días de cine Unknown 2012
Movie John Carter Tars Tarkas 2012-03-09
Movie The 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2012-02-25
Movie Tomorrow You're Gone The Buddha 2012-11-01
Movie Samsung AACTA Awards Unknown 2012-01-31
Series Welcome to the Basement Unknown 2012-01-13
Series Altas Horas Unknown 2012
Series Pastor Mike Online Unknown 2011-05-17
Series The Big Picture Unknown 2011-02-01
Movie Go Go Tales Ray Ruby 2011-01-07
Movie The Hunter Martin 2011-10-06
Movie Gilles Jacob: CIitizen Cannes Unknown 2010-05-17
Series Special Collector's Edition Unknown 2010-08-16
Movie Miral Eddie 2010-09-03
Movie A Woman Max Oliver 2010-09-04
Movie Problema Himself 2010-10-16
Movie My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done Detective Havenhurst 2010-07-08
Series Mi reino por un caballo Unknown 2010-05-29
Movie Daybreakers Unknown 2010-01-08
Series Janela Indiscreta Unknown 2010-03-03
Movie Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy Unknown 2010-05-04
Series Cinema 3 Unknown 2009
Series Rencontres de cinéma Unknown 2009
Movie The Three Beggars: The Animals of Antichrist Himself / He 2009-11-17
Movie The Dust of Time A 2009-02-12
Movie The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day Unknown 2009-12-11
Movie Farewell Feeney 2009-09-23
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Series Hello! Hollywood Unknown 2009-09-05
Movie Antichrist He 2009-05-20
Movie Fantastic Mr. Fox Rat 2009-11-25
Movie Antichrist: Chaos Reigns at the Cannes Filmfestival 2009 Himself 2009-11-17
Movie Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant Gavner Purl 2009-10-23
Series Reel Comedy Unknown 2008
Movie Ceremonia de inauguración - 56º Festival internacional de cine de San Sebastián Unknown 2008-09-18
Series Miradas 2 Unknown 2008
Movie Adam Resurrected Commandant Klein 2008-12-12
Movie Anamorph Stan Aubray 2008-08-05
Movie Erika Rabau: Puck of Berlin Himself 2008-02-10
Movie Mr. Bean's Holiday: Beans in Cannes Himself 2008-07-09
Movie Fireflies in the Garden Charles 2008-07-17
Movie Mr. Bean's Holiday: The Human Bean Himself 2008-07-09
Series Nostalgia Critic Unknown 2007-07-01
Movie Paris, je t'aime Le cowboy 2007-06-15
Movie The Walker Larry Lockner 2007-08-10
Movie Mr. Bean's Holiday Carson Clay 2007-08-24
Movie To Each His Own Cinema Unknown 2007-10-31
Series Le grand journal de Canal+ Unknown 2007
Movie Spider-Man 3 Unknown 2007-05-04
Movie Cámara negra. Teatro Victoria Eugenia Unknown 2007
Movie Cómo conseguir un papel en Hollywood Unknown 2007-02-06
Series The Graham Norton Show Unknown 2007-02-22
Movie Ripley Under Ground Neil Murchinson 2007-10-31
Movie Cannes, 60 ans d'histoires Unknown 2007-05-19
Movie 2006 Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2006-03-04
Movie Oliver Stone - Hollywoods Lieblingsrebell Himself 2006-09-10
Movie Premio Donostia a Max Von Sydow Himself 2006-09-24
Series El hormiguero Unknown 2006-09-24
Movie Premio Donostia a Matt Dillon Himself 2006-09-29
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Tales from Earthsea Cob 2006-07-29
Movie The Ultimate Heist: Making 'Inside Man' Himself 2006-03-25
Movie The Passion: Films, Faith & Fury Unknown 2006-04-15
Movie American Dreamz Chief of Staff 2006-04-21
Movie Inside Man Captain John Darius 2006-03-24
Series Live! with Kelly Unknown 2005
Series Corazón de... Unknown 2005
Movie The Road to Manderlay Himself 2005
Movie Manderlay Grace's Father 2005-06-03
Movie Premio Donostia a Willem Dafoe Himself - Honoree 2005-09-18
Movie Ceremonia de apertura None 2005-09-15
Movie Ceremonia de clausura Himself 2005-09-24
Movie San Sebastián 2005: Crónica de Carlos Boyero Himself 2005-09-30
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Series Cinema mil Unknown 2005-07-16
Movie Starz on the Set: The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Unknown 2005
Movie xXx: State of the Union General George Deckert 2005-04-29
Movie Control Dr. Michael Copeland 2005-03-31
Movie Jiminy Glick in Lalawood Unknown 2005-05-06
Movie Matthew Gray Gubler's Life Aquatic Intern Journal Himself 2005-05-10
Movie Overnight Himself 2005-07-08
Movie This Is an Adventure Himself 2005-05-10
Movie The Cannes Experience: Manderlay 2005 Himself / Grace's Father 2005-12-15
Series El Magacine Unknown 2004
Movie Behind the Scenes of 'Spider-Man' Himself 2004-06-01
Movie The Misbehavers Himself 2004-12-04
Movie Rockets Redglare! Himself 2004-09-03
Movie Specific Spontaneity: Focus on Lynch Himself 2004-12-07
Movie The Aviator Unknown 2004-12-25
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Klaus Daimler 2004-12-25
Movie The Clearing Arnold Mack 2004-07-16
Movie Love, Death, Elvis & Oz: The Making of 'Wild at Heart' Himself 2004-12-07
Movie Spider-Man 2 Green Goblin / Norman Osborn 2004-06-30
Movie The Anti-Hero's Journey Himself / Barrillo 2004-01-20
Movie James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing Nikolai Diavolo 2004-02-18
Series NY Graham Norton Unknown 2004-01-30
Movie The Reckoning Martin 2004-06-04
Movie Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate Narrator 2004-06-13
Movie Finding Nemo Gill 2003-05-30
Movie Once Upon a Time in Mexico Barillo 2003-09-12
Movie Counterfeit World: Making 'To Live and Die in L.A.' Himself 2003-12-02
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 2003
Movie Ashtanga, NY Himself 2003-04-07
Series Cartaz Cultural Unknown 2003
Movie Hollywood High Himself 2003-03-31
Movie Bullfighter Father Ramirez 2003-04-22
Series Shootout Unknown 2003-10-12
Movie Camel Cricket City Camel Cricket 2003-11-01
Movie Finding Nemo Gill 2003-11-11
Movie The 45th Annual Grammy Awards Unknown 2003-02-23
Movie Spider-Man Green Goblin / Norman Osborn 2002-04-16
Movie Spidermania Himself 2002-04-30
Movie Clear and Present Danger: Behind the Danger Himself 2002-02-01
Series + de cinéma Unknown 2002
Series Page to Screen Himself 2002-10-01
Series Anatomy of a Scene Unknown 2002
Movie Spider-Man Green Goblin / Norman Osborn 2002-05-03
Movie Auto Focus John Carpenter 2002-11-01
Movie Behind the Ultimate Spin Unknown 2002
Movie The Spider-Man Story Himself 2002-06-08
Series Festival Pass with Chris Gore Unknown 2002
Movie Spider-Man: An MTV Movie Special Himself 2002-06-01
Movie 7th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2001-03-11
Movie The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards Himself 2001-03-24
Movie A Tour of the Inferno: Revisiting 'Platoon' Himself / Sgt. Elias 2001
Movie Shadow of the Vampire Max Schreck 2001-01-26
Movie The 73rd Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2001-03-25
Movie The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2001-01-21
Movie Edges of the Lord Priest 2001-10-12
Movie Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration Himself 2001-11-13
Movie Pavilion of Women Father Andre 2001-11-16
Movie Film-Fest DVD: Issue 5 - Cannes 2000 & SXSW Himself 2000-10-03
Movie American Psycho Donald Kimball 2000-04-14
Movie Globehunters Hunter 2000
Movie The Making of 'American Psycho' Unknown 2000
Movie Animal Factory Earl Copen 2000-08-01
Series Cinéma, de notre temps Unknown 1999
Series Continuarà... Unknown 1999
Movie The Boondock Saints Paul Smecker 1999-11-19
Movie New Rose Hotel X 1999-03-19
Movie Affliction Unknown 1999-02-19
Series Na plovárne Unknown 1999-01-07
Movie eXistenZ Gas 1999-04-23
Series The Directors Himself 1999-11-13
Movie Lulu on the Bridge Unknown 1998-08-14
Series Festival international de Cannes Unknown 1998
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1998
Movie Foolish Heart Unknown 1998-11-13
Series HARDtalk Unknown 1998
Movie Speed 2: Cruise Control John Geiger 1997-06-13
Movie The Making of 'Speed 2: Cruise Control' Himself 1997
Series Caiga quien caiga Unknown 1996-05-10
Movie Basquiat The Electrician 1996-08-09
Movie Poetry, Passion, the Postman: The Poetic Return of Pablo Neruda Unknown 1996-11-15
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie The English Patient David Caravaggio 1996-12-06
Movie Victory Unknown 1996
Movie 39 premis Sant Jordi de cinematografia Himself - Winner: Best Foreign Actor 1995-05-24
Movie The Night and the Moment The Writer 1995-06-09
Movie Tom & Viv Tom Eliot 1994-12-02
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-12
Movie Clear and Present Danger John Clark 1994-08-03
Movie Body of Evidence Frank Dulaney 1993-01-15
Movie Faraway, So Close! Emit Flesti 1993-12-21
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie White Sands Deputy Sheriff Ray Dolezal 1992-04-24
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Light Sleeper John LeTour 1992-03-13
Series De tú a tú Unknown 1992
Series Fishing with John Unknown 1991-11-07
Movie The 6th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards Himself - Nominee: Best Supporting Male 1991-03-23
Movie Flight of the Intruder Lt. Cmdr. Virgil 'Tiger' Cole 1991-01-18
Movie Cry-Baby Unknown 1990-04-06
Movie The Making of 'Triumph of the Spirit' Himself 1990-04-01
Movie Wild at Heart Bobby Peru 1990-08-17
Movie Arrive Alive Mickey Crews 1990-11-04
Movie Born on the Fourth of July Unknown 1990-01-05
Movie Triumph of the Spirit Salamo Arouch 1989-12-23
Movie Mississippi Burning Agent Alan Ward 1989-01-27
Movie The 61st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1989-03-29
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series The Arsenio Hall Show Unknown 1989-01-03
Movie Off Limits Buck McGriff 1988-03-11
Movie Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam Elephant Grass 1988-09-01
Movie The Last Temptation of Christ Jesus 1988-09-09
Series American Experience Unknown 1988-10-04
Movie Platoon Sgt. Elias 1987-02-06
Movie The 59th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1987-03-30
Series CBS This Morning Unknown 1987-11-30
Movie Roadhouse 66 Johnny Harte 1985-06-21
Movie The Communists Are Comfortable Himself 1985-09-12
Movie To Live and Die in L.A. Eric Masters 1985-11-01
Movie Streets of Fire Raven Shaddock 1984-06-01
Movie Music Videos and Inside 'Streets of Fire' Himself 1984-06-01
Movie Shackin' Up Unknown 1984-03-01
Movie The Loveless Vance 1984-05-25
Series Vídeo Show Unknown 1983-03-20
Movie The Hunger Unknown 1983-04-29
Series Deadly Nightmares Unknown 1983-11-23
Movie Heaven's Gate Unknown 1980-11-19
Series Working in the Theatre Unknown 1979-09-02
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14