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What’s Willem Dafoe's net worth? How wealthy is he? Below are all stats like net worth, salary, profession, and more!
|Net Worth||$40 Million|
|Date of Birth||July 22, 1955 (age 68 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Model, Voice Actor|
|Nationality||United States of America|
Net Worth of Willem Dafoe
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 Quotes
How is it that Willem Dafoe has a net worth of $40 Million? These quotes by the actor may indicate the character traits that led to his financial situation:
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.Willem Dafoe
Any actor who tells you that he makes choices, absolutely, is wrong. You find work and work finds you.Willem Dafoe
It's no fun for an actor to keep repeating what you did before. It's always changing. I'm changing. The target keeps moving. That's the beauty of it.Willem Dafoe
I've never had any close male friends. The most important relationships in my life have always been with women.Willem Dafoe
One of the pleasures of being an actor is quite simply taking a walk in someone else's shoes. And when I look at the roles I've played, I'm kind of amazed at all the wonderful adventures I've had and the different things I've learned.Willem Dafoe