Willem Dafoe


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  • Birth Name: William J. Dafoe
  • Birth Place: Appleton, WI
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/22/1955, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor
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Check Out Some Super Bowl Commercials Before the Big Game

The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers will go head to head in this Sunday's Super Bowl — but, let's face it, half the people who tune in will primarily be interested in the commercials rather than the game. A fun fact: in recent years, companies have increasingly elected to premiere their spots online before they air during the broadcast.

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VIDEO: The Colbert Report 3/7/2012

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The Colbert Report 3/7/2012
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Aired: 3/7/2012

Willem Dafoe talks about his new film "John Carter." watch

VIDEO: Platoon

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Oliver Stone's Oscar-winning film Platoon brought the true horror of the Vietnam War to the big screen. Based on Stone's own experiences as a soldier in the conflict, the film captivated millions of viewers all over the world. But how much of the film was real and how much was Hollywood fiction? To reveal the real story, we recreate scenes; uncover a radio transmission from the battle that inspired the movie's climax, and interview writer/director Oliver Stone and cast member Willem Dafoe. watch


The Missionary
4:44 Last Day On Earth
Paris, Je T'aime Scene: Place Des Vict

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Nymphomaniac: Volume II
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Grand Budapest Hotel [HD]
Nymphomaniac: Volume II [HD]

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Charlie Rose - Anne Hathaway / Wim Wenders / Willem Dafoe & Abel Ferrara (March 20, 2012)
The Colbert Report 3/7/2012
Fishing with John: Maine with Willem Dafoe

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Year Title Description
2014 Grand Budapest Hotel Movie, Actor
2013 Out Of The Furnace Movie, Actor
2013 Nymphomaniac Movie, Actor - L
2011 The Hunter Movie, Actor - Martin
2010 Daybreakers Movie, Actor - Lionel 'Elvis' Cormac

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Daybreakers: What's With All the Vampires?

Daybreakers, opening Friday, presents a future world where vampires outnumber humans. Of course, if you've turned on the TV or walked into a bookstore lately, you may already feel like you live in that world.

From the Twilight books and movies to the Vampire Diaries, and True Blood to the new Daybreakers, vampires are everywhere. The film's producer has a few ideas about why.

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At the Movies: Peter Pan, Tarzan Back in the Swing

Per the Hollywood Reporter, the U.K. Film Council is developing a feature adaptation of Peter Pan in Scarlet, the officially sanctioned sequel to the J.M. Barrie classic.... Willem Dafoe is a Nazi officer whose life is saved by Jewish circus clown Jeff Goldblum in the World War II Holocaust drama Adam Resurrected.... Warner Bros. and producer Jerry Weintraub are developing a new revisiting of the Tarzan tale. Guillermo del Toro is in talks to direct.... Miramax is bringing the Pulitzer-winning Broadway drama Doubt to the big screen.... Per Variety, Julia Ormond is Lindsay Lohan's mother in I Know Who Killed Me.... Dimension Films is turning the comic book Madman into a live-action feature, to be penned by creator Michael Allred and director George Huang (Swimming with Sharks). read more


Daryl Hannah, Roy Scheider, Eric Roberts and Sean Young have been cast in Dark Honeymoon, an indie about a man who discovers horrible things about his new bride. Like, she doesn't really enjoy Smallville.... Per Variety, Woody Harrelson will fill the title role in The Walker, playing an escort to high-society dames. The cast includes Kristin Scott Thomas, Lauren Bacall, Lily Tomlin and Eric Roberts Willem Dafoe. read more


Surprisingly — or not? — the American Family Association, which has smote irreverent series dating back to Charlie's Angels, is taking issue with the new NBC drama The Book of Daniel (premiering Jan. 6), in which Aidan Quinn plays a clergyman with a colorful clan and who, by the way, occasionally chats with Jesus (played by Garrett Dillahunt). AFA biggwig Rev. Donald Wildmon slams Quinn's character for being a "drug-addicted Episcopal priest whose wife depends heavily on her midday martinis," takes issue with (shocker alert) the show's portrayal of homosexuals, and pegs the drop-ins by Jesus as "very unconventional." Wildmon's obviously a Willem Dafoe loyalist. read more


Movies 101 - Willem Dafoe and Kevin Kline
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Charlie Rose - Anne Hathaway / Wim Wenders / Willem Dafoe & Abel Ferrara (March 20, 2012)
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