ARTISTS

Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe has performed in over 80 films since his feature role debut in Kathryn Bigelow's The Loveless. He has worked with such directors as Wes Anderson, Giada Colagrande, David Cronenberg, Abel Ferrara, William Friedkin, Werner Herzog, Spike Lee, David Lynch, Julian Schnabel, Paul Schrader, Martin Scorsese, Oliver Stone, and Lars von Trier. He was nominated twice for an Academy Award, for Stone’s Platoon and E. Elias Merhige’s Shadow of the Vampire. Among other nominations and awards, he has received a Los Angeles Film Critics Award and an Independent Spirit Award. Upcoming films include Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel, Anton Corbijn's A Most Wanted Man, von Trier's Nymphomaniac, Scott Cooper's Out of the Furnace, Chris Brinker's Bad Country, Josh Boone’s The Fault in our Stars, and David Leitch’s John Wick. Dafoe is one of the original members of the Wooster Group, the New York-based experimental theater collective, and has created and performed in all of the group's works from 1977 to 2005, both in the US and internationally. Since 2005, he has worked with director Richard Foreman in Idiot Savant and Robert Wilson in The Life & Death of Marina Abramovic.