Matt Dillon

 

 

Matt played the part of Regret, in the film 'Bloodhounds of Broadway'

 

DATE OF BIRTH :-  18TH FEBRUARY, 1964

PLACE OF BIRTH :-MAMARONECK, NEW YORK

Matt Dillon  is an Irish-American actor, originally from Mamaroneck, New York.  He is the older brother of Kevin Dillon.  Matt has had a steady film career after making a successful transition from teenage movies of the 1980s films through films of the 1990s, including To Die For, There's Something About Mary and the 2000s.

His first role was at age 14, in Over the Edge, which lead to roles in Little Darlings (1980) and Tex (1982). In the mid-1980s, Matt had prominent roles in the Francis Ford Coppola's S.E Hinton adaptations The Outsiders (1983) and Rumble Fish (1983).

In 1989, Matt won critical acclaim for his performance as Bob in Gus Van Sant's Drugstore Cowboy.  Also this year, Matt played the part of Regret, in the film 'Bloodhounds of Broadway', with Rutger Hauer.

Matt continued to work in early 90s with roles in movies like Gen X movie Singles (1992).  He had somewhat of a career resurge as the role of Nicole Kidman's husband in To Die For (1995) and Wild Things (1998), and There's Something About Mary (1998) for which he received an MTV Movie Award for Best Villain.

In 2002, he also wrote and directed the 2002 film City of Ghosts, starring himself, James Caan and Gérard Depardieu.

His most recent films are Crash, which was co written and directed by Paul Haggis, who also wrote Million Dollar Baby.  He also stars in Disney's Herbie: Fully Loaded, playing bad boy racer Trip Murphy.

 

 

 

 

 

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