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Birth Place: Appleton, Wisconsin, USA
Born on July 22, 1955 in Appleton, WI, Dafoe was raised by his father, William Sr., a surgeon, and his mother, Muriel, a nurse. After attending Appleton East High School, he studied drama at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, only to leave before graduation in order to join the newly-formed avant-garde group, Theatre X. Dafoe spent the next few years touring with the group around the United States and Europe, performing in productions of "Offending the Audience," "Phaedre" and "Razor Blades." He left Theatre X and moved to New York City, where he began a long-running association with the Wooster Group after debuting with a performance in "Nayatt School." Meanwhile, he made his featur... Continue Bio >>
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