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Stephen Daldry

Stephen Daldry was born on May 2, 1961 in Dorset, England as Stephen David Daldry. He is a producer and director, known for The Reader (2008), The Hours (2002) and Billy Elliot (2000). He has been married to Lucy Sexton since October 18, 2001. They have one child. 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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Other Works:

Remembrance, "He Was the Best Speaker, the Greatest Company," Published in "The Independent (UK)," 17 January 2009. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Stephen Daldry CBE


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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I get frustrated about it because they say, "How can a man talk about women? I say, "Steven Spielberg didn't need to be an alien to talk about ET. You don't need to be a dog to direct Lassie. It seems to be a denial of the process of imagination, which is a posh word for "guesswork" [on 'The Hours'] See more »


Won Broadway's 1994 Tony Award as Best Director (Play) for "An Inspector Calls." See more »


His films usually receive multiple Oscar nominations, regardless of their critical reception See more »

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