Nominated for 3 Oscars.
Another 33 wins & 29 nominations.
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(Short) (executive producer)
(TV Series documentary) (co-producer - 1 episode)
: Directed "Far Away" play by Caryl Churchill (New York Theater Workshop, New York City, New York, USA).
2 Interviews |
2 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
Stephen Daldry CBE
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
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 1993 (1992 season) for Best Director for a Play for An Inspector Calls at the Royal National Theatre.
His films often contain a character who tries to seek some form of redemption, often with the help of another character