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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 35 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Streetkids United II - The Girls from Rio (Documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
 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)
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Other Works:

: Directed "Billy Elliot The Musical" (Victoria Palace Theatre, London, England, UK). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Stephen Daldry CBE

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

"What's so funny is when people say, 'Oh, does that mean you're not gay anymore?' And you go, 'Oh, give me a break. What do you mean?' We wanted to have kids! We thought we'd get married and have kids. We're allowed to do everything. I refuse to be boxed in to the idea that 'Oh, no, I can't have kids 'cause I'm gay.' I can have kids if I'm gay. And I can also get married and have a fantastic life... See more »

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Has directed 6 actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Julie Walters, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Julianne Moore, Kate Winslet, and Max von Sydow. Kidman and Winslet both won Oscars for performances in one of his movies. See more »

Trademark:

Films generally feature two or more main characters from different generations ('Thomas Horn' and 'Max von Sydow' in _Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close_, Kate Winslet and 'David Cross' in _The Reader_, the three primary female leads of _The Hours_) See more »

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