An Appreciation, "He Was the Best Speaker, the Greatest Company," Published in "The Independent (UK)," 17 January 2009.
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Stephen Daldry CBE
6' 2" (1.88 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 1992 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Director for An Inspector Calls.
His films usually receive multiple Oscar nominations, regardless of their critical reception