2018 Golden Globes Willem Dafoe

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Willem Dafoe – 75th Golden Globes Nominee

Nominee, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture (The Florida Project)Willem Dafoe grew up in Appleton, Wisconsin, “a quiet, conservative paper mill town” during the “Eisenhower era,” from a large middle-class family with two older brothers and five sisters, his mother was a nurse, his father a surgeon, “and both my parents worked, he says, so I was very free and a little mischievous. ” “I was a God-fearing straight kid, but I knew I wanted to become an actor, which seemed an unrealistic aspiration, because nobody I knew made their living that way.