Willem Dafoe Net Worth, Wealth, and Annual Salary

Willem Dafoe Net Worth

Willem Dafoe net worth: Willem Dafoe is an American film, stage and voice actor who has a net worth of $40 million. Before making his acting debut, Dafoe toured with an avant-garde theater group across the USA and Europe. Through this experience, he became a founding member of the New York City-based experimental theater company, The Wooster Group. Dafoe made his foray into screen acting with a small part in 1980’s Heavens Gate, after which he took on the role of Sergeant Elias in Platoon (1986) for which he was nominated for an Oscar. Roles in Martin Scorsese’s The Last Temptation Of Christ (1988), Mississippi Burning (1988) and Born On The Fourth Of July (1989) strengthened his position as one of the strongest character actors in Hollywood. Other notable Willem Dafoe movies include, Tom and Viv (1994), The English Patient (1996), Speed 2 (1997), Spider-Man (2002), Animal Factory (2003), and Manderlay (2005) . Furthermore, Dafoe lent his voice for the animation Finding Nemo (2003) and co-starred in Mr. Bean’s Holiday (2007). Willem is married to Italian actress and director Giada Colagrande and they divide their time betwen Colagrande’s native Italy, New York City, and Los Angeles, California. Willem has one son with his ex-girlfriend Elizabeth LeCompte. As of this writing, Willem Dafoe has been nominated for four Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and four SAG Awards. Unfortunately he has not won any of those awards yet.

Willem Dafoe Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More

Willem Dafoe's net worth, salary and other interesting facts:

Willem Dafoe Wealth Info
Net Worth$40 Million
SalaryN/A
Date of BirthJuly 22, 1955 (age 66 years)
GenderMale
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
ProfessionActor, Model, Voice Actor
NationalityUnited States of America

Inspirational Quotes by Willem Dafoe

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I’m not attracted to naturalism, I’m not attracted to behavior, I’m attracted to dance. I’m attracted to gesture, I’m attracted to singing with your voice, as opposed to having a natural manner. I’m a theater actor first, so that probably influences a lot of my approach. And I think in many ways, naturalism has ruined movies.

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I try to do as many of my own stunts as possible. If you keep on taking yourself out of the role you play, you lose the thread of the character.

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In my experience, sometimes a movie just hits at the wrong time, gets the wrong press, or gets the wrong representation, and it gets misunderstood.

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I’m a task-oriented actor. A pretender. And I try to invent my process anew each time I make a new project. So I frown on any method.

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When I give over to somebody’s vision rather than have an idea of what I need to do, it takes me to places I wouldn’t have got to by myself. I’m always attracted to a strong director.

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