Modeled for the Prada fashion catalog.
2 Biographical Movies |
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4 Pictorials |
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Sometimes I have a desire to control what I do a little bit, especially when I do a smaller movie. But basically, my impulses are the impulses of a child. I like being the thing itself. I don't like thinking about it. And that doesn't mean I'm not analytical or that I'm anti-intellectual. I'm not trying to say I'm a totally intuitive kind of guy. It's just that my real pleasure, where I feel ...
While doing a blocking run-through on Wild at Heart
(1990) (for the scene in which Dafoe's character threatens to rape Laura Dern
's character), Dafoe playfully sang his lines. Director David Lynch
loved this, and wanted Dafoe to actually sing his lines in the scene, when they shot it. The idea did not actually go through, however.
Frequently portrays either psychotic villains or wounded mentors. Both are often in relentless pursuit of their goals.