Having made more than 100 films over the course of his legendary career, Willem Dafoe is respected throughout the world for bringing versatility, boldness, and daring to some of the most iconic films of our time. His artistic curiosity in exploring the human condition leads him to projects all over the world, as well as Hollywood films and independent cinema. Dafoe’s work has been recognised with four Academy Award nominations: three for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, for Platoon (1986, Oliver Stone), Shadow of the Vampire (2000, E. Elias Merhige), and The Florida Project (2017, Sean Baker), and one for Best Leading Actor for At Eternity’s Gate (2018, Julian Schnabel). He has also received two Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, a New York Film Critics Circle Award, a National Board of Review Award, an Independent Spirit Award, the Volpi Cup from the Venice International Film Festival, as well as an Honorary Golden Bear for Lifetime Achievement from the Berlin International Film Festival. Dafoe is one of the founding members of the Wooster Group, a New York-based experimental theatre collective. He created and performed in all of the group’s work from 1977 through 2005. Since then, he has performed for and collaborated with Richard Foreman, Robert Wilson, and Romeo Castellucci. His most recent projects include Yórgos Lánthimos’s Poor Things (2023) and a third collaboration with director Robert Eggers in Nosferatu, slated for release in 2024.