Stephen Daldry Biography

Gender: Male

Stephen started his career at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre and directed extensively in Britainís regional theatres. In London he was Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre and the Royal Court Theatre where he headed the £26million redevelopment. He has also directed at the National Theatre, the Public Theatre in New York and transferred many productions both to Broadway and the West End. His 1992 National Theatre production of An Inspector Calls is currently touring the UK. He has also directed for BBC Radio and Television. His production of Billy Elliot the Musical is currently playing in London, Broadway and on a National Tour in the USA having previously played Sydney, Melbourne, Toronto and Korea plus a first National Tour of the USA. It recently won more Tony Awards (10) than any other British show in Broadway history. His three films Billy Elliot, The Hours and The Reader have attracted 17 Academy Award nominations and two wins. He has just finished his new film Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close with Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock. Stephen is Executive Creative Producer of the 2012 Olympic Games.

Stephen Daldry Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Stephen Daldry, The Audience
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Direction of a Play
Stephen Daldry, Skylight
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2014 - Best Director
Stephen DaldrySkylight
 
Olivier Awards - 2013 - Best Director
Stephen DaldryThe Audience
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2011 - Best Direction of a Musical
Stephen DaldryBilly Elliot
Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot the Musical
Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot the Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Direction of a Musical
Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot, The Musical
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot
 
Olivier Awards - 2006 - Best Director
Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Director - Play
Stephen Daldry, An Inspector Calls
 
Olivier Awards - 1994 - Best Director of a Play
Stephen DaldryMachinal
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Direction of a Play
Stephen Daldry , An Inspector Calls
 
Olivier Awards - 1993 - Best Director of a Play
Stephen DaldryAn Inspector Calls
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1992 - Best Director
Stephen DaldryAn Inspector Calls

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