|Born||in Hope, Arkansas, USA|
|Birth Name||Melinda Rose Dillon|
|Height||5' 8" (1.73 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Melinda Dillon came to prominence with the role of Jillian Guiler, a mother whose child is abducted by aliens in Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977). Dillon's performance in the film earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. A few years later, Dillon received another Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as a devout Catholic woman in Absence of Malice (1981). The performance won the actress a KCFCC Award.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anthony Ronald Vario
|Spouse||Richard Libertini (30 September 1963 - 18 January 1978) (divorced) (1 child)|
Barnett, E. Norine
Dillon, W. S.