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Stephen Daldry

In 1989, Stephen Daldry worked as a freelance reader of unsolicited manuscripts for Literary Manager Nicholas Wright in the Scripts Department at the Royal National Theatre. In July of that year, he directed a Dadaist/expressionist production of "Judgement Day," a play by Odon von Horvath, at the Old Red Lion in London. See full bio »
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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 36 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Crown (TV Series) (executive producer) (filming)
 2015 Streetkids United II: The Girls From Rio (Documentary) (executive producer) (completed)
 2014 What They Left Behind (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012 Spirit of the Olympics (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2007 Wednesday (Short) (executive producer)
 2006 Unlocked (Short) (executive producer)
 2006 Son of Man (executive producer)
 2005 Guy X (executive producer)
 2004 Mickybo and Me (executive producer)
 2001 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (co-producer - 1 episode)
- The 'Billy Elliot' Boy (2001) ... (co-producer)
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He directed Arnold Wesker's play, "The Kitchen," at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Lorraine Ashbourne, Christopher Fulford, Dimitri Andreas, Annette Badland, Sam Beazley, Ewan Hooper, Teddy Kempner, Dermot Kerrigan, and Timothy Kightly in the cast. See more »

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2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Stephen Daldry CBE


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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One of the great things about directors is how collegial we feel with each other. We share huge amounts - I get other directors in to see my work all the time and they do the same with me. It's a very warm and generous group of people. See more »


He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1993 (1992 season) for Best Director for a Play for An Inspector Calls at the Royal National Theatre. See more »


Films generally focus on female characters played by well-known actresses (Nicole Kidman in _The Hours_, Kate Winslet in _The Reader_) See more »

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