Willem Dafoe
Date of Birth
Jul 22, 1955
Birth Place:
Appleton, WI

Biography

Known for the darkly eccentric characters he often plays, Willem Dafoe is one of the screen's more provocative and engaging actors. Strong-jawed and wiry, he has commented that his looks make him ideal for playing the boy next door -- if you happen to live next door to a mausoleum. Although his screen persona may suggest otherwise, Dafoe is the product of a fairly conventional Midwestern...