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Stephen Daldry

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Stephen Daldry

Stephen Daldry 2013.jpg
Daldry, November 2013
Born (1960-05-02) 2 May 1960 (age 61)
Dorset, England
Alma materUniversity of Sheffield
East 15 Acting School, University of Essex
OccupationDirector, producer
Years active1985–present
Spouse(s)
Lucy Sexton
(m. 2001)
Children1
AwardsSee Awards and Nominations

Stephen David Daldry, CBE (born 2 May 1960)[citation needed] is an English director and producer of film, theatre, and television. He has won three Olivier Awards for his work in the West End and three Tony Awards for his work on Broadway. He has received three Academy Awards nominations for Best Director, for films Billy Elliot (2000), The Hours (2002), and The Reader (2008).

From 2016 to 2020, he produced and directed the Netflix television series The Crown, for which he received one Producers Guild Award nomination, one Producers Guild Award win, two Primetime Emmy Award nominations, and one Primetime Emmy Award win for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series and Outstanding Drama Series. Daldry joined an elite group of directors by receiving nominations for direction in theatre, television, and film.

Early years

Daldry was born in Dorset, the son of singer Cherry (née Thompson) and bank manager Patrick Daldry.[1] The family moved to Taunton, Somerset, where his father died of cancer when Daldry was aged 14.[2]

Daldry joined a youth theatre group in Taunton, Somerset.[3] and performed as Sandy Tyrell in Hay Fever for the local amateur society, Taunton Thespians. At age 18, he won a Royal Air Force scholarship to read English at the University of Sheffield, where he became chairman of the Sheffield University Theatre Group.[4]

After graduation, he spent a year travelling through Italy, where he became a clown's apprentice.[citation needed] He then trained as an actor on the postgraduate course at East 15 Acting School from 1982 to 1983, now part of the University of Essex.[citation needed]

Career

Daldry began his career as an apprentice at the Sheffield Crucible from 1985 to 1988, working under artistic director Clare Venables. He also headed productions at the Manchester Library Theatre, Liverpool Playhouse, Stratford East, Oxford Stage, Brighton and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He was Artistic Director of the Royal Court Theatre from 1992–98, where he headed the £26 million development scheme. He was also Artistic Director of London's Gate Theatre (1989–92) and the Metro Theatre Company (1984–86). He is currently on the Board of the Young and Old Vic Theatres and remains an Associate Director of the Royal Court Theatre. He was the Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre for 2002 at St Catherine's College, Oxford.[5]

Daldry made his feature film directorial debut with Billy Elliot (2000), which launched the film career of Jamie Bell. His next film was The Hours, which earned Nicole Kidman her first Best Actress win at the Academy Awards. He went on to direct a stage musical adaptation of Billy Elliot, and in 2009 his work earned him a Tony Award for Best Director of a Musical. He has also made a film version of The Reader (2008), based on the book of the same name and starring Kate Winslet, David Kross and Ralph Fiennes. The film won Best Actress at the Academy Awards for Kate Winslet. Daldry's fourth film was Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, an adaptation of the book of the same name written by Jonathan Safran Foer, starring Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, and Max von Sydow. The screenplay was written by Eric Roth. The film received a nomination for Best Picture at the 84th Academy Awards and a nomination for von Sydow for Best Supporting Actor.[6]

Personal life

Daldry was in a relationship with set designer Ian MacNeil for 13 years.[7] They met at an outdoor production of Alice in Wonderland in Lancaster in 1988, and after settling in Camberwell, began collaborating on theatrical productions.[8][9]

Greatly impacted[clarification needed] by the September 11 attacks in the United States, Daldry decided he wanted to start a family and married American performance artist and magazine editor Lucy Sexton, with whom he has a daughter.[10][11] Despite this, he continues to refer to himself as gay because the public "don't like confusion."[12]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Distribution
1998 Eight short film
2000 Billy Elliot Universal Pictures
2002 The Hours Miramax
2008 The Reader Weinstein Company
2011 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Warner Bros.
2014 Trash Universal Pictures
2021 Together BBC Film / Bleecker Street

Television

Year Title Notes
2012 Games of the XXX Olympiad Opening Ceremony "Isles of Wonder"
2012 Games of the XXX Olympiad Closing Ceremony "A Symphony of British Music"
2016–20 The Crown (TV series) 4 episodes

Theatre

Broadway

Year Title Theatre
1994 An Inspector Calls Booth Theatre
1999 Via Dolorosa
2008 Billy Elliot: The Musical Imperial Theatre
2015 Skylight John Golden Theatre
The Audience Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
2019-20 The Inheritance Ethel Barrymore Theater

West End

Detailed theatreography

  • The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, Liverpool Playhouse, Liverpool, England, then Theatre Royale, Stratford, England, 1988
  • An Inspector Calls, York Theatre Royal, 1988
  • Judgement Day, Old Red Lion Theatre, London, 1989
  • Figaro Gets Divorced, Gate Theatre, London, 1990
  • Cutting Room, Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, London, 1990
  • Our Man in Marzibah and Rousseau's Tale (double-bill), Gate Theatre, 1991
  • Damned for Despair, Gate Theatre, 1991
  • Jerker, Gate Theatre, 1991
  • (With Annie Castledine) Pioneers in Ingolstadt, Gate Theatre, 1991
  • (With Annie Castledine) Purgatory in Ingolstadt, Gate Theatre, 1991
  • Manon Lescaut, Dublin Grand Opera, 1992
  • An Inspector Calls, National Theatre Company, Lyttelton Theatre, London, 1992, then Royale Theatre, New York City, 1994–1995, *later Garrick Theatre, London, 1995, finally Playhouse Theatre, London, 2016–17
  • Search and Destroy, Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, 1993
  • Machinal, National Theatre Company, Lyttelton Theatre, 1993
  • The Europeans, 1993
  • The Kitchen, Royal Court Theatre, 1994
  • The Editing Process, Royal Court Theatre, 1994
  • Rat in the Skull, Duke of York's Theatre, London, 1995
  • The Libertine, Royal Court Theatre, 1995
  • The Man of Mode, Royal Court Theatre, 1995
  • Body Talk, Royal Court Theatre, 1996
  • This Is a Chair, in London International Festival of Theatre, London, 1997
  • Via Dolorosa (solo show), Royal Court Theatre, 1998, then Booth Theatre, New York City, 1999
  • Far Away, Royal Court Theatre, 2000, then New York Theatre Workshop, New York City, 2002–2003
  • A Number, Jerwood Theatre Downstairs, Royal Court Theatre, 2002, then New York Theatre Workshop, 2002–2003
  • The Jungle, Young Vic, 2017–2018, then St. Ann's Warehouse, 2018

References

  1. ^ "Stephen Daldry Biography". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 14 January 2010.
  2. ^ "ENTERTAINMENT | Stephen Daldry: From stage to screen". BBC News. 13 March 2001. Retrieved 15 June 2017.
  3. ^ Kellaway, Kate (8 December 2002). "Stephen Daldry: He'll turn his hand to anything". The Guardian. London, UK.
  4. ^ Kellaway, Kate (8 December 2002). "Stephen Daldry: He'll turn his hand to anything". The Guardian. London, UK.
  5. ^ "St. Catherine's College Oxford | 2002". stcatz.ox.ac.uk. Retrieved 24 March 2021.
  6. ^ "THE 84TH ACADEMY AWARDS | 2012". Oscars.org. Retrieved 26 May 2020.
  7. ^ The Broadway League. "Stephen Daldry". IBDB. Retrieved 14 January 2010.
  8. ^ "HOW WE MET: STEPHEN DALDRY AND IAN MACNEIL". 21 April 1996.
  9. ^ League, The Broadway. "Ian MacNeil – Broadway Cast & Staff – IBDB". www.ibdb.com.
  10. ^ Giltz, Michael (18 March 2003). "The golden Hours". The Advocate. Archived from the original on 20 January 2008. Retrieved 29 May 2008.
  11. ^ "Stephen Daldry". Matt & Andrej Koymasky – The Living Room – Biographies. Archived from the original on 9 May 2008. Retrieved 20 May 2008.
  12. ^ Wood, Gaby (14 June 2009). "How Britain became the toast of Broadway". The Observer. London.

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