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Dylan McDermott

A Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee, Dylan McDermott has proved his talent in film, television and theater. He was born Mark Anthony McDermott in Waterbury, Connecticut, to Diane (Marino) and Richard McDermott. Diane was 15 and Richard was 17 when Dylan was born. Richard earned money by hustling pool. Dylan is of Italian (from his maternal ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Blind (filming)
 2015 The Laws of the Universe Part 0
Yoake Suguru (English version, voice)
 2015/I Survivor
Sam Parker
 2014-2015 Stalker (TV Series)
Jack Larsen
- Love Kills (2015) ... Jack Larsen
- Love Hurts (2015) ... Jack Larsen
- The Woods (2015) ... Jack Larsen
- Fun and Games (2015) ... Jack Larsen
- Salvation (2015) ... Jack Larsen
 2014/I Mercy
Jim Swann
 2014 Freezer
 2011-2013 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Ben Harmon / Johnny Morgan
- Madness Ends (2013) ... Johnny Morgan (uncredited)
- Continuum (2013) ... Johnny Morgan (uncredited)
- Spilt Milk (2013) ... Johnny Morgan (uncredited)
- The Coat Hanger (2012) ... Johnny Morgan (uncredited)
- The Origins of Monstrosity (2012) ... Johnny Morgan (voice, uncredited)
 2010 The Douché (Video short)
John Douché
 2010 Burning Palms
Dennis Marx
 2009/I Mercy
 2006 A House Divided (TV Movie)
 2005 The Tenants
Harry Lesser
 2005 Edison
 2003 Will & Grace (TV Series)
 2003 Runaway Jury
Jacob Woods (uncredited)
 2001 Texas Rangers
Leander McNelly
 1999 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
- Dylan McDermott/Foo Fighters (1999) ... Host
 1998 Sin City Spectacular (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1998)
 1997 'Til There Was You
 1993 In the Line of Fire
Al D'Andrea
 1992 The Fear Inside (TV Movie)
Pete Caswell
 1992 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
George Gatlin
- This'll Kill Ya (1992) ... George Gatlin
 1992 Jersey Girl
 1991 Where Sleeping Dogs Lie
Bruce Simmons
 1991 Into the Badlands (TV Movie)
 1991 The Neon Empire (TV Movie)
 1989 Twister
 1988 The Blue Iguana
Vince Holloway
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Hosted VH1's Top 100 Rock & Roll Songs (2000) See more »

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3 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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I can't really say that I ever believed in any of that business about fate and soul mates and the one really perfect person until I met my wife... As corny as it seems, it was really love at first sight. It was like, 'Boom!' There it is, you know it, and everything else fades away. See more »


He has Irish ancestry on his father's side. His maternal grandfather was of Italian descent, while his maternal grandmother had Irish, English, and French ancestry. See more »

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