William J. “Willem” Dafoe (born July 22, 1955) is an American actor. A member of the experimental theatre company the Wooster Group, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his roles as Elias in Oliver Stone‘s Platoon (1986) and Max Schreck in the comedy-horror film Shadow of the Vampire (2000). His other film appearances include The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), Mississippi Burning (1988),The English Patient (1996), American Psycho (2000), the Spider-Man trilogy (2002–2007), John Wick (2014), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), and Justice League (2017). He has also had voice roles in Finding Nemo (2003) and its sequel Finding Dory (2016), Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), John Carter (2012) and the recent adaptation of Death Note (2017).