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Matt Dillon's successful film career has spanned over three decades and has showcased his wide range of dramatic and comedic talents. Dillon displayed his versatility with an arresting performance co-starring as a racist cop in the critically acclaimed Paul Haggis film Crash. This role earned him nominations for an Academy award, Golden Globe ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 19 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Crash
Crash Officer Ryan
(2004)
Wild Things
Wild Things Sam Lombardo
(1998)
The Outsiders
The Outsiders Dallas Winston
(1983)

Filmography

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 2017 Going in Style (completed)
Hamer
 2016 Rock Dog
Trey (voice)
 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
 2004/I Crash
Officer Ryan
 2002 City of Ghosts
Jimmy
 1996 Grace of My Heart
Jay Phillips
 1995 Frankie Starlight
Terry Klout
 1993 Mr. Wonderful
Gus
 1993 Golden Gate
Agent Kevin David Walker
 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:

Appeared in the music video of "Fairytale Of New York", by the Irish folk-punk band The Pogues, playing a cop who escorts lead singer 'Shane MacGowan' into the drunk tank. See more »

Publicity Listings:

11 Interviews | 8 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 24 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I think more in terms of the work. I don't think about being a celebrity. I don't preoccupy myself too much with being famous. I don't try to hold on to some kind of image. I remember sometimes thinking people thought of me this way or that. But I did not want to be considered a star. I always just wanted to be considered an actor. That is what I do and that is what I pride myself on--my work. ... See more »

Trivia:

Has been good friends with Fisher Stevens since filming The Flamingo Kid (1984) together. See more »

Trademark:

Deep baritone voice See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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