That was over 24 years ago in 1996.
Today he is 65, and has starred in 121 movies in total, 87 since The English Patient was released.
In The English Patient, I think Willem Dafoe looks:
The English Patient scores 7 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
Willem Dafoe's first acting role was as 'Willy (uncredited)' in Heaven's Gate, released in 1980 when he was 25.