Willem Dafoe

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William James "Willem" Dafoe is an American actor. 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.

William James "Willem" Dafoe is an American actor. 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.

Birth Name

William J. Dafoe

Born

Friday, 22 July 1955

Actor Filmography

The Northman Gunnar 2021
Zack Snyder's Justice League Nuidis Vulko 2021
The Card Counter Military Colonel 2021
Nightmare Alley Clem Hoately 2020
The French Dispatch 2020
Siberia Clint 2020
Roy's World: Barry Gifford's Chicago Narrator (voice) 2020
The Last Thing He Wanted Richard McMahon / Dick McMahon 2020
Tropico Raymond 2020
Togo Leonhard Seppala 2019
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Northman Gunnar 2021
Zack Snyder's Justice League Nuidis Vulko 2021
The Card Counter Military Colonel 2021
Nightmare Alley Clem Hoately 2020
The French Dispatch 2020
Siberia Clint 2020
Roy's World: Barry Gifford's Chicago Narrator (voice) 2020
The Last Thing He Wanted Richard McMahon / Dick McMahon 2020
Tropico Raymond 2020
Togo Leonhard Seppala 2019
Tommaso Tommaso 2019
Motherless Brooklyn Paul Randolph 2019
The Lighthouse Thomas Wake 2019
Love, Antosha Himself / Self 2019
The Movies Sgt. Elias (archive footage) 2019
Swift Yves / Manou's Father (voice) 2019
Vox Lux Narrator (voice) 2018
Aquaman Nuidis Vulko 2018
Brothers in Arms Himself 2018
At Eternity's Gate Vincent Van Gogh 2018
Friedkin Uncut Himself 2018
Ballad of a Righteous Merchant Himself 2018
Piazza Vittorio Himself 2018
75th Golden Globe Awards Himself - Nominee 2018
Opus Zero Paul 2017
Murder on the Orient Express Gerhard Hardman 2017
The Florida Project Bobby 2017
Mountain Narrator 2017
Death Note Ryuk (voice) 2017
What Happened to Monday Terrence Settman 2017
A Family Man Ed Blackridge 2017
Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait Himself 2017
Do Donkeys Act? Himself / Narrator 2017
The Great Wall Ballard 2016
Dog Eat Dog Mad Dog 2016
Harry Himself - Guest 2016
Finding Dory Gill (voice) 2016
My Hindu Friend Diego Fairman 2016
The Timeline Himself 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Guest, Zylander Quark 2015
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Self 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself - Guest 2015
Quick Reviews with Maverick Green Goblin (archive footage) 2015
Fukushima: A Nuclear Story Narrator 2015
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Self 2014
John Wick Marcus 2014
Pasolini Pier Paolo Pasolini 2014
A Most Wanted Man Tommy Brue 2014
The Fault In Our Stars Van Houten 2014
Bad Country Bud Carter 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self - Guest 2014
The Grand Budapest Hotel Jopling 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Himself 2014
Off Camera with Sam Jones Self 2014
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II L 2013
Out Of The Furnace John Petty 2013
A Woman Max Oliver 2013
Celebrity Page Himself, Self, Himself / Self 2013
Love's Routine Barry 2013
The Smile Man Willem 2013
Saving Norman Lionel Pembrooke 2013
Odd Thomas Chief Wyatt Porter 2013
Tomorrow You're Gone The Buddha 2012
Bob Wilson's Life & Death of Marina Abramovic 2012
Larry King Now Himself - Guest 2012
John Carter Tars Tarkas 2012
CBS This Morning Himself 1992
The Hunter Martin 2011
4:44 Last Day On Earth Cisco 2011
Pastor Mike Online The Devil 2011
Miral Eddie 2010
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day Paul Smecker 2009
Fantastic Mr. Fox Rat 2009
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant Gavner Purl 2009
Daybreakers Lionel 'Elvis' Cormac 2009
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done Detective Havenhurst 2009
Farewell Feeney 2009
Antichrist He 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2009
The Dust of Time A 2009
Adam Resurrected Commandant Klein 2008
Fireflies In The Garden Charles 2008
Anamorph Stan Aubray 2007
The Procedure Christopher 2007
Go Go Tales Ray Ruby 2007
To Each His Own Cinema (segment "Occupations") (archive footage) 2007
Spider-Man 3 Norman Osborn / Green Goblin 2007
Mr. Bean's Holiday Carson Clay 2007
The Graham Norton Show Self - Guest 2007
The Walker Larry Lockner 2007
The One Show Himself - Other Guest 2006
Tales from Earthsea Cob (voice) 2006
Paris, je t'aime Le cowboy (segment "Place des Victoires") 2006
American Dreamz Chief of Staff 2006
Inside Man Captain John Darius 2006
Ripley Under Ground Neil Murchinson 2005
The Colbert Report Himself - Guest 2005
Made in Hollywood Self (archive footage), Self 2005
Before It Had a Name Leslie 2005
Manderlay Grace's Father 2005
This Is an Adventure Himself 2005
Matthew Gray Gubler's Life Aquatic Intern Journal Himself 2005
xXx: State Of The Union General George Deckert 2005
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Klaus Daimler 2004
The Aviator Roland Sweet 2004
Control Dr. Michael Copeland 2004
The Misbehavers Himself 2004
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood Himself 2004
The Clearing Arnold Mack 2004
Spider-Man 2 Green Goblin / Norman Osborn 2004
Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate Narrator (voice) 2004
Shootout Himself 2003
Once Upon a Time in Mexico Barillo 2003
The Reckoning Martin 2003
Overnight Himself 2003
Finding Nemo Gill (voice) 2003
Rockets Redglare! Himself 2003
Ashtanga, NY Himself 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself 2003
Auto Focus John Carpenter 2002
Spider-Man Norman Osborn / Green Goblin 2002
Last Call with Carson Daly Himself 2002
Pavilion Of Women Father Andre 2001
Edges of the Lord Priest 2001
Bullfighter Father Ramirez 2000
Shadow Of The Vampire Max Schreck 2000
Animal Factory Earl Copen 2000
American Psycho Donald Kimball 2000
Globehunters Hunter (voice) 2000
eXistenZ Gas 1999
New Rose Hotel X 1999
The Boondock Saints Paul Smecker 1999
The Directors Himself 1999
Lulu On The Bridge Dr. Van Horn 1998
Affliction Rolfe Whitehouse 1997
Speed 2: Cruise Control John Geiger 1997
Victory Axel Heyst 1996
The English Patient Caravaggio 1996
Basquiat The Electrician 1996
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Self - Guest 1996
The Night and the Moment Lo scrittore 1995
Clear And Present Danger John Clark 1994
Inside the Actors Studio Himself - Guest 1994
Tom & Viv Tom Eliot 1994
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself - Guest 1993
Faraway, So Close! Emit Flesti 1993
Body of Evidence Frank Dulaney 1993
North on Evers Himself 1992
HBO First Look Himself 1992
White Sands Ray Dolezal 1992
Light Sleeper John LeTour 1992
Fishing with John Himself 1991
Flight Of The Intruder Lt. Cmdr. Virgil Cole 1991
Wild at Heart Bobby Peru 1990
Cry-Baby Hateful Guard 1990
Born on the Fourth of July Charlie - Villa Dulce 1990
The Simpsons Mr. Lassen, The Commandant 1989
The Arsenio Hall Show Himself - Guest 1989
Triumph Of The Spirit Salamo Arouch 1989
Mississippi Burning Ward 1988
American Experience Himself - Narrator (voice) 1988
The Last Temptation Of Christ Jesus 1988
Off Limits Buck McGriff 1988
Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam Elephant grass (voice) 1987
Platoon Sgt. Elias 1986
Nightlife Himself 1986
To Live and Die in L.A. Eric Masters 1985
O Panama 1985
Roadhouse 66 Johnny Harte 1984
Streets Of Fire Raven Shaddock 1984
Shackin' Up Boyfriend 1984
The Hitchhiker Jeffrey Hunt 1983
The Hunger 2nd Phone Booth Youth 1983
Entertainment Tonight Himself 1981
The Loveless Vance 1981
Heaven's Gate Willy (uncredited) 1980
CBS News Sunday Morning Self 1979
Working in the Theatre Self 1976
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962

Producer Filmography

2019 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
2019 Oscar Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
2018 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
2018 Oscar Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
2001 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
2001 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
1987 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
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