How old was Willem Dafoe Platoon?
And it’s only appropriate that the superhero sequel arrived in theaters 35 years after Dafoe’s breakout performance in Oliver Stone’s Platoon. Released on Dec. 19, 1986, the Vietnam War-set movie awarded the then-31-year-old actor one of the most famous death scenes ever filmed.
What is Willem Dafoe’s most famous role?
Arguably Dafoe’s most mainstream performance was in 2021’s record-breaking Spider-Man: No Way Home. Reprising the role of Green Goblin, which he had previously played in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man, Dafoe was typically frightening and was the movie’s most arresting villain.
What is William Dafoe known for?
He gained prominence for his role in To Live and Die in L.A. (1985), in which he played a counterfeiter attempting to elude capture by the police. Perhaps his best-known role was as Sgt. Elias Grodin in Oliver Stone’s Platoon (1986), which earned Dafoe his first Academy Award nomination.
How old was Depp in Platoon?
In his first major role, 22-year-old Johnny Depp played a young Pvt. Gator Lerner. At the time of filming, Depp was dating actress Sherilyn Fenn.