Willem Dafoe Biography – American Actor

Published Date   28th Dec. 2018, 17:38 pm
Willem Dafoe Biography – American Actor
Quick Info
Birth Name: William James "Willem" Dafoe
Birth Place: Appleton, Wisconsin, U.S.
Birth Sign: Cancer
Father: Dr. William Alfred Dafoe
Mother: Muriel Isabel
Spouse: Giada Colagrande
Height: 1.75m
Weight: 78kg
Ethnicity: White
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Date of Birth: 22/07/1955
Age: 68 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $31 million
College: Giada Colagrande
Children: Jack

Willem Dafoe, who has made over a hundred movies, is internationally known for his versatility and giving us some of the most iconic films of our era. The American actor, Willem Dafoe has an estimated Net worth of $31 million.

Some of Willem Dafoe’s super hit movies are Spiderman, John Wick, The Fault in Our Stars, Mr Bean’s Holiday, and John Carter. His recent movie, Aquaman was among the most awaited movies of 2018 which is already successful in making well over $500 million worldwide. Willem Dafoe was engaged in a personal relationship with the director Elizabeth LeCompte. The couple shares a son together named Jack. Dafoe is married to Giada Colagrande.

Willem Dafoe Net Worth and Earnings

The American actor, Willem Dafoe is worth an astounding amount of $31 million. Dafoe has earned this massive sum of money blessing us with some of the most striking movies of our time.

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Willem Dafoe has been surprising his fans every time with his different roles in the movies. Image Source: Golden Globes

The high-profile actor, Willem Dafoe got his first lead role in the movie The Loveless (1982). Since then, he has been unstoppable.

The founder of The Wooster Group, Willem Dafoe has earned a considerable amount of money in his acting career playing in some of the greatest movies of all time, the movies that strike our mind whenever we think of any big movies.

Dafoe’s recent movie Aquaman (2018) has already crossed $500 million till now.

Willem Dafoe’s Awards

This versatile actor, Willem Dafoe has received multiple awards for his roles in different movies. The awards include Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films for Shadow of the Vampire (2000). Willem Dafoe has also won other awards such as Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award, Atlanta Film Critics Circle Award, Austin Film Critics Association Award, among others.

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Willem Dafoe has been nominated for the 2019 Golden Globes for his movie, At Eternity’s Gate. Image Source: Time Magazine

Willem Dafoe is also a three-times Oscar and Golden Globe-nominated actor but unfortunately could not grab any. His recent nomination for Golden Globe, 2019 includes Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Drama for the movie At Eternity’s Gate (2018).

Willem Dafoe’s House

Willem Dafoe, in 2014, bought a penthouse in New York City for $3.9 million. The house with featured with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, and resides on an approximate area of 1700 sq.ft.

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Willem Dafoe’s New York City’s penthouse which he bought for $3.9 million. Image Source: Variety

The penthouse is located on a seven-storeyed building that has a keyed elevator.


Willem Dafoe has amazed us with his brilliant performance in some of the all-time greatest movies.


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Willem Dafoe as Green Goblin and Norman Osborne in Spider-Man (2002)

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His movies include Aquaman, Spiderman, At Eternity’s Gate, Finding Nemo, John Wick, The Fault in Our Stars, Mr. Bean’s Holiday, and Shadow of the Vampire. Just to mention, these are just a few of Dafoe’s movies.

Willem Dafoe’s Wives and Children

The American actor, Willem Dafoe had maintained professional as well as personal relationship with the director, Elizabeth LeCompte. Willem and Elizabeth share a son together named Jack.

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Willem Dafoe is married to Giada Colagrande but has a son, Jack with his ex-partner, Elizabeth LeCompte. Image Source: W3 Live News

Dafoe got married to the Italian actress, Giada Colagrande on March 25, 2005. Willem Dafoe proposed Colagrande while they were having lunch in 2010. This is what Willem Dafoe said to Giada:

“Do you want to get married tomorrow?”

The couple got married the following afternoon.

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