Fun Facts: Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe is famous for his characteristic face and for often playing villainous or otherwise dark characters. But what are some things you didn't know about this talented actor?

One of the most wanted actors on the planet Willem Dafoe will turn 63 this year, and in his long life and career, he must have some secrets or things that you don't know about him. So, check out this video, and find out all you need to know, about this amazing, three-times-Oscar-nominated actor!

Willem Dafoe started his successful movie career in the debut movie of Kathryn Bigelow - The Loveless (1981), although he had some uncredited roles before.

Nowadays, Dafoe has more than 120 television and movie projects in his CV, having many awards and recognitions for his acting.

Dafoe was nominated for the Academy Award three times, for movies: Platoon (1986), Shadow of the Vampire (2000) and The Florida Project (2017).

Maybe this is the winning year for this 52-year-old star, because he just won the lifetime achievement award at Berlin International Film Festival.

Dafoe's latest project The Florida Project (2017) was directed by Sean Baker and it was written by Baker and Chris Bergoch.

He is currently working on four upcoming movies: At Eternity's Gate (2018), Aquaman (2018), The Lighthouse (2019) and Motherless Brooklyn (2019).

Dafoe is married to the Italian director Giada Colagrande. She is 20 years younger than him, and they are together from 2005.

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