Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe

Date Of Birth: Jul 22, 1955
Birth Place: Appleton, Wisconsin, USA

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THE VOICES OF Willem Dafoe

Credits On BTVA: 13 Roles from 11 Titles  [ Only show characters with sound clips ]

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said at 7:58 PM on Sat Jul 22 2017
Happy Birthday Green Goblin!!!
said at 7:31 AM on Sat Jul 22 2017
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This was a f***ing bomb. For a few seconds, this place was Armageddon! There was a firefight!
said at 6:32 AM on Sat Jul 22 2017
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The Netflix Death Note movie is just a month away and while I still have my doubts, Willem sounds perfect as Ryuk.

Again will probably go with Brian Drummond in the inevitable voice compare but Willem is a great fit of course.

Happy Birthday Willem Dafoe!
said at 9:07 PM on Sat Jul 1 2017
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"Follow the cold shiver running down your spine..."
#1 Voice Actor Fan
said at 9:00 PM on Sat Jul 1 2017
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I love you Willem Dafoe!

I like Gill and The Green Goblin/ Norman Osborn
said at 11:09 AM on Fri Nov 25 2016
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Now I see why so many fantasize about him playing the Joker.
said at 6:32 AM on Sat Jul 22 2017
@Tugaction Willem was actually considered back when Tim Burton was doing Batman before they settled on Jack Nicholson.
said at 3:19 AM on Wed Aug 3 2016
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So he's going to be voicing Ryuk in the Live-Action Death Note adaptation.

Is it weird, I'm perfectly fine with this.

I mean Brian Drummond was absolutely perfect in the dub but Willem Dafoe might just be one of the only actors I could honestly have seen doing just as great of a job as Ryuk.

Though I'd more likely would vote for Brian if and when a Ryuk voice compare is finally made.
said at 9:45 AM on Thu Aug 18 2016
@Autovolt I think they could not have picked a better choice for Ryuk. It's just too perfect in my opinion. Even though Brian was brilliant as well. But Willem is better in my opinion.
said at 6:04 PM on Fri Jul 22 2016
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said at 1:52 AM on Thu Jan 19 2017
@historylover "NOOOOOOO!"
said at 5:49 AM on Fri Jul 22 2016
Happy Birthday Willem Dafoe!
said at 12:32 AM on Fri Jul 22 2016
Happy 61st birthday Willem Dafoe!
said at 2:39 PM on Wed Jul 22 2015
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Happy Birthday Gill from Finding Nemo.
said at 2:11 PM on Wed Jul 22 2015
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Happy Birthday Willem Dafoe!

I love this guy. Willem is such an awesome actor. Norman Osborn still stands out as being one of my favourite aspects of the original Spider-Man movie. I love how he found a perfect balance between being menacing, scary, sympathetic, shrewd and chewing the scenery whenever he could.

I still quote lines like "Back to Formula?", "IMPRESSIVE!" and my personal favourite "DO YOU KNOW HOW MUCH I'VE SACRIFICED!"

His voice work as Gil in Finding Nemo was awesome, it was cool seeing him play a more cool aloof almost older brother mentor figure. Whenever Willem's onscreen or voicing a character. I enjoy his performances. I also hope someday he gets the chance to play or voice The Joker. I mean he sort of looks like him and we know he's totally would nail it, even if it'd be a bit typecast.
said at 6:40 PM on Fri Jul 25 2014
Happy Late Birthday
said at 6:39 PM on Fri Jul 25 2014
Happy Birthday Gill
said at 11:23 AM on Fri Jul 25 2014
Happy birthday William.
said at 12:24 PM on Fri Jul 25 2014
@Ross123 His birthday was July 22
said at 4:33 AM on Sat Jul 26 2014
@Archerboy58 Well happy late birthday to him then.
said at 11:06 AM on Mon Oct 21 2013
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Like his voice for Gil but I prefer his Goblin in the Spiderman film & game.
said at 11:52 PM on Thu Jul 25 2013
Happy Birthday!
said at 2:00 AM on Thu Jul 25 2013
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Happy birthday, Willem. In my opinion, he just defines the Green Goblin. Yeah, a couple of other VAs did the character justice overall, but none of them come close to Willem's wicked tone and evil cackle. He's the only one out of all of them that makes him sound like a truly psychotic mad-bomber you wouldn't want to screw with.

There have been some cool performances for villains in comic-book movie adaptions, but Willem just got so into it. As Norman he kept a somewhat gentle demeanor, but he looked like he was always contemplating something, and when the pressure on him due to his career troubles as well as the serum got to his head, Willem held absolutely nothing back in portraying the Green Goblin as a twisted, demented creation of Norman's mind.

I hope he brings his awesome, distinctive voice to many more animation/video-game roles in the future.
said at 6:11 PM on Wed Jul 25 2012
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Happy birthday, Willem.

I thought his Green Goblin was awesome. A definite stand-out from the live movie.
said at 1:42 AM on Thu Jul 26 2012
@Fulgore2005 Ah yes, I agree completely! His Green Goblin had a really wicked sounding voice that my friend and I loved.

I also really liked his cool performance as Gill from Finding Nemo.

Happy birthday Willem Dafoe, keep being awesome!
said at 11:00 AM on Tue Jul 17 2012
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He looks like Kevin Conroy! O_O
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6th Annual BTVA Voice Acting Awards 2016
Favorite Role
Who's your favorite Willem Dafoe role? *
Green Goblin
40.7% (11 votes)
40.7% (11 votes)
3.7% (1 vote)
Nathan Dawkins
3.7% (1 vote)
Nikolai Diavolo
3.7% (1 vote)
3.7% (1 vote)
Norman Osborn
3.7% (1 vote)
27 Total Votes
Listen to other actors who have also voiced the following Willem Dafoe characters.
Norman Osborn
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Green Goblin
Green Goblin