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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 & 40 nominations. See more awards »

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The Hours
The Hours Director
The Reader
The Reader Director
Billy Elliot
Billy Elliot Director


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 2016-2018 The Crown (TV Series) (executive producer - 21 episodes)
- Episode #3.1 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Lisbon (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Mystery Man (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Matrimonium (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Beryl (2017) ... (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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(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 »

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

Alternate Names:

Stephen Daldry CBE | Stephan Daldry


6' 1" (1.86 m)

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They never met. We shot Meryl first, then Julianne, then Nicole. The first time they got together was on the Oprah Winfrey show and talked about cornflakes. [on 'The Hours'] See more »


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 »


Frequently collaborates with screenwriter 'David Hare' See more »

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