Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe

  • ACTOR

Born: July 22, 1955

Willem Dafoe lahir di Appleton, Wisconsin, anak dari pasangan Muriel Isabel (Sprissler), seorang perawat, dan Dr. William Alfred Dafoe, seorang ahli bedah. Dia adalah keturunan dari Perancis, Jerman, Inggris, Irlandia, dan Skotlandia. Pada tahun 1979, Dafoe diberi peran kecil di Michael Cimino's Heaven's Gate (1980) dari mana ia dipecat. Peran fitur pertama datang tak lama setelah di Kathryn Bigelow The Loveless (1981). Dari sana, ia melanjutkan untuk tampil di lebih dari 80 film - di Hollywood (John Carter (2012), Spider-Man (2002), The English Patient (1996), Finding Nemo (2003), Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003 ), Clear and Present Danger (1994), White Sands (1992), Mississippi Burning (1988), Streets of Fire (1984), American Dreamz (2006)) and in independent cinema in the U.S. (The Clearing (2004), Animal Factory (2000), The Boondock Saints (1999), American Psycho (2000)) and abroad (Theo Angelopoulos' The Dust of Time (2008), Yim Ho's Pavilion of Women (2001), Yurek Bogayevicz's Edges of the Lord (2001), Wim Wenders' Faraway (2011), So Close (2009), Nobuhiro Suwa's segment of Paris, je t'aime (2006), Brian Gilbert's Tom & Viv (1994), Christian Carion's Farewell (2001), _Mr. Bean's Holiday and The Spierig Brothers' Daybreakers_, Daniel Nettheim's The Hunter (2011)).

He has chosen projects for diversity of roles and opportunities to work with strong directors. He has worked in the films of Wes Anderson (The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)), Martin Scorsese (The Aviator (2004), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)), Spike Lee (Inside Man (2006)), Julian Schnabel (Miral (2010), Basquiat (1996)), Paul Schrader (Auto Focus (2002), Affliction (1997), Light Sleeper (1992), The Walker (2007), Adam Resurrected (2008)), David Cronenberg (_Existenz_), Abel Ferrara (4:44 Last Day on Earth (2011), Go Go Tales (2007), New Rose Hotel (1998)), David Lynch (Wild at Heart (1990)), William Friedkin (To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)), Werner Herzog (My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009), Oliver Stone (Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Platoon (1986)), Giada Colagrande (A Woman (2010) and Before It Had a Name (2005)) and Lars von Trier (Antichrist (2009) and Manderlay (2005). Ia dinominasikan dua kali untuk Academy Award (Platoon (1986) dan Shadow Vampir (2000)) dan sekali untuk Golden Globe. di antara nominasi lainnya dan penghargaan, ia menerima Critics LA Film Award dan Independent Spirit Award. film mendatang termasuk Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Anton Corbjin's A Most Wanted Man (2014), Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013), Scott Cooper's Out of the Furnace (2013) Josh Boone's The Fault In Our Stars (2014)_, David Leitch and Chad Stahelski's John Wick (2014)_, and Chris Brinker's Bad Country (2014).

Dafoe adalah salah satu anggota pendiri The Wooster Group, yang berbasis di New York eksperimental teater kolektif. Dia menciptakan dan dilakukan pada semua pekerjaan kelompok tahun 1977-2005, baik di AS dan internasional. Sejak itu, ia bekerja dengan Richard Foreman di Idiot Savant di The Theatre Umum (NYC) dan yang terbaru adalah produksi internasional Robert Wilson The Life & Death of Marina Abramovic luar negeri dan Robert Wilson The Old Wanita dengan Mikhail Baryshnikov.

Filmography

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