Nominated for 3 Oscars.
Another 35 wins & 30 nominations.
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: Directed "Far Away" play by Caryl Churchill (New York Theater Workshop, New York City, New York, USA).
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Stephen Daldry CBE
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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When I made Billy Elliot, people asked me, "Oh, did you want to be a dancer when you were young, then?" I didn't even like dance before I made the film. "Do you come from the north-east?" No, Somerset. "Is it based on someone?" No. We made it up. We just made it up. The act of making something up seems to be very difficult these days.
Graduated from the University of Sheffield and completed an apprenticeship at the city's Crucible Theatre.
Frequently collaborates with screenwriter 'David Hare'