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Originally a teen star (generally in "troubled youth" roles), who has since matured into one of Hollywood's most enjoyable actors to watch on screen with a wonderful versatility in his acting range, tall, lean and handsome Matt Dillon was born in February 1964 in New Rochelle, New York, and was discovered by pure chance. Talent scouts were roaming... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 16 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Rock Dog (filming)
Trey (voice)
 2014 Wayward Pines (TV Series)
Ethan Burke
- Cycle (2014)
- A Reckoning (2014)
- Our Town, Our Law (2014) ... Ethan Burke
 2013 Sunlight Jr.
Richie
 2012 Girl Most Likely
George / The Bousche
 2011 Fish Gun (Short)
 2009/I Old Dogs
Barry
 2007 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Louie
- Midnight Towboy (2007) ... Louie (voice)
 2005 Loverboy
Mark
 2002 City of Ghosts
Jimmy
 1996 Grace of My Heart
Jay Phillips
 1995 Frankie Starlight
Terry Klout
 1994 Golden Gate
Agent Kevin David Walker
 1993 Mr. Wonderful
Gus
 1991 A Kiss Before Dying
Jonathan Corliss
 1988 Kansas
Doyle Kennedy
 1987 Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (TV Movie documentary)
Mike (voice, unconfirmed)
 1987 The Big Town
J.C. Cullen
 1986 Native Son
Jan
 1985 Rebel
Rebel
 1985 Target
Chris Lloyd / Derek Potter
 1984 The Flamingo Kid
Jeffrey Willis
 1982 Tex
Tex McCormick
 1982 Liar's Moon
Jack Duncan
 1980 Little Darlings
Randy
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Other Works:

The Boys of Winter (1985). Written by John Pielmeier. Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg. Biltmore Theatre: 1 Dec 1985- 8 Dec 1985 (9 performances + 31 previews that began on 5 Nov 1985). Cast: Matt Dillon (as "Monsoon") [Broadway debut], Doug Hara (as "Henry"), Thomas Ikeda (as "Ho"), Andrew McCarthy (as "Flem"), D.W. Moffett (... See more »

Publicity Listings:

11 Interviews | 8 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 18 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

(On what inspired him to base City of Ghosts (2002) in Cambodia) Because, when I traveled there, I would see foreigners and westerners who interest me as much as the place itself. These were people that had some kind of history and some kind of past that whom I felt were running from something. They were Americans, Europeans, and Australians who tended to be very secretive about what they were ... See more »

Trivia:

Was the original choice for the role of Richard in The Blue Lagoon (1980), but turned the role down because of the nudity. See more »

Trademark:

Dark brown hair See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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