Stephen David Daldry, CBE is an English director and producer of film, theatre, and television. He has won two Olivier Awards for his work in the West End and two Tony Awards for his work on Broadway. He has directed several feature films that have been nominated for Best Director and/or Best Picture at the Academy Awards. These films are Billy Elliot (2000), The Hours (2002), The Reader (2008) and Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011). In 2016, he produced and directed Netflix television series The Crown, for which he received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations 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.