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Stephen Daldry


In 1989, Stephen Daldry worked as a freelance reader of unsolicited manuscripts for Literary Manager Nicholas Wright in the Scripts Department at the Royal National Theatre. In July of that year, he directed a Dadaist/expressionist production of "Judgement Day," a play by Odon von Horvath, at the Old Red Lion in London. See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 37 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Reader
The Reader Director
(2008)
The Hours
The Hours Director
(2002)
Billy Elliot
Billy Elliot Director
(2000)

Filmography

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 2016-2017 The Crown (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #2.2 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.1 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Pride & Joy (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Assassins (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Scientia Potentia Est (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Streetkids United II: The Girls From Rio (Documentary) (executive producer)
 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:

(May 15 to June 30, 1996) He directed J.B. Priestley's play, "An Inspector Calls," in the Royal National Theatre production at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Stacy Keach, Kenneth Cranham and Susan Kellerman in the cast. Rick Fisher was lighting designer. Ian McNeil was scenic designer. Richard Fitzgerald ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Stephen Daldry CBE

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Ranked #92 in Premiere's 2003 annual Power 100 List. It is his first appearance on the list. See more »

Trademark:

His films often contain a character who tries to seek some form of redemption, often with the help of another character See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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