Nominated for 3 Oscars.
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He directed J.B. Priestley's play, "An Inspector Calls," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England with Kenneth Cranham, Richard Pasco, and Barbara Leigh Hunt in the cast.
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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.
He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1994 (1993 season) for Best Director of a Play for Machinal at the Royal National Theatre.