Happy Birthday, Willem Dafoe!

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Willem Dafoe turns 55 today.

While not an A-list actor, Dafoe has been in the news these days because talk of a Boondock Saints sequel is prominent. The original was the film that catapulted Dafoe onto the Hollywood radar.

Aside from that cult classic, Dafoe has found commercial success with the Spider-Man franchise.

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Here's a look at just a few movies and roles on this actor's impressive resume:

  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004): Klaus Daimler
  • Spider-Man (2002): Norman Osborn
  • American Psycho (2000): Det. Donald Kimball
  • Boondock Saints (1999): Paul Smecker

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Willem Dafoe

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Willem Dafoe has enjoyed a long, respected career. Dafoe may be best known to young movie fans for his role in the Spider-Man movies, but his film resume is well over 20 years old. It all pretty much began with his classic role in the cult movie, Boondock Saints.

Willem Dafoe is a native of Appleton, Wisconsin.

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