Dillon Did Voiceover Work In The 1987 Documentary Film Dear America Letters

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Matthew Raymond “Matt” Dillon (born February 18, 1964) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor and film director. He was raised in a close-knit Roman Catholic family as the second of six children. Dillon grew up in Mamaroneck, New York, and before dropping out in junior year, he attended Mamaroneck High School. Another of Dillon’s early roles was in the Jean Shepherd PBS special The Great American Fourth of July and Other Disasters. He made his Broadway debut with the play The Boys of Winter in 1985. Dillon did voiceover work in the 1987 documentary film Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam. in 2002, he wrote and directed the film City of Ghosts, starring himself, James Caan and Gérard Depardieu. Two years later he received critical praise and earned a Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe along with Oscar nominations for his role in Crash, a film co-written and directed by Paul Haggis.
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Dillon Did Voiceover Work In The 1987 Documentary Film Dear America Letters

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He began acting in the late 1970s, gaining fame as a teenage idol during the 1980s. He was raised in a close-knit Roman Catholic family as the second of six children. Dillon’s performance was well-received, which led to his casting in two films released the following year; the teenage sex comedy Little Darlings, in which Kristy McNichol’s character loses her virginity to a boy from the camp across the lake, played by Dillon, and the more serious teen dramedy My Bodyguard, where he played a high-school bully opposite Chris Makepeace. Dillon did voiceover work in the 1987 documentary film Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam. That same year he starred in FactotumActually 2005., a film adaptation of an autobiographical work by Charles Bukowski. Dillon starred in the comedy You, Me and Dupree, opposite Kate Hudson and Owen Wilson. On December 30, 2008, he was arrested by the Vermont State Police after he was clocked traveling at 106 miles per hour northbound on Interstate 91 near Newbury, Vermont.

Dillon Did Voiceover Work In The 1987 Documentary Film Dear America Letters

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Matthew Raymond Dillon was born in New Rochelle, New York, to second-generation Irish American parents Mary Ellen, a homemaker, and Paul Dillon, a portrait painter and sales manager for Union Camp, a packing material manufacturer. He was raised in a close-knit Irish Roman Catholic family as the second of six children. He made his Broadway debut with the play The Boys of Winter in 1985. Dillon did voiceover work in the 1987 documentary film Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam. in 1989, Dillon won critical acclaim for his performance as a drug addict in Gus Van Sant’s Drugstore Cowboy. Dillon continued to work in the early 1990s with roles in movies like Singles (1992). in 2005 Dillon co-starred in Disney’s Herbie: Fully Loaded and on March 11, 2006 hosted Saturday Night Live, in which he impersonated Greg Anderson  and Rod Serling in sketches.
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Matt Dillon

Dillon Did Voiceover Work In The 1987 Documentary Film Dear America Letters

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Matt Dillon


Matthew Raymond “Matt” Dillon (born February 18, 1964) is an Academy Award Nominee American actor and film director. in 1978, Jane Bernstein and a friend were helping director Jonathan Kaplan cast the violent teen drama Over the Edge when they found Dillon cutting class at Hommocks Middle School in Larchmont. Dillon did voiceover work in the 1987 documentary film Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam. Dillon appeared in several music videos during his career. Dillon is mentioned on Jeff Buckley’s Live at Sin-é: Legacy Edition CD.

Dillon Did Voiceover Work In The 1987 Documentary Film Dear America Letters

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Dillon’s paternal grandmother was the sister of comic strip artist Alex Raymond. One of his next roles was in Liar’s Moon, where he played Jack Duncan, a poor Texas boy madly in love with a rich banker’s daughter. in the early 1980s, Dillon also had prominent roles in three adaptations of S. E. Hinton novels: Tex (1982), The Outsiders (1983) and Rumble Fish (1983). Dillon did voiceover work in the 1987 documentary film Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam. Dillon continued to work in the early 1990s with roles in movies like Singles (1992).
Matt Dillon
Matt Dillon
Matt Dillon

Dillon Did Voiceover Work In The 1987 Documentary Film Dear America Letters

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He began acting in the late 1970s, gaining fame as a teenage idol during the 1980s. Matthew Raymond Dillon was born in New Rochelle, New York, to second-generation Irish American parents Mary Ellen, a homemaker, and Paul Dillon, a portrait painter and sales manager for Union Camp, a packing material manufacturer. Dillon has one sister and four brothers, one of whom, Kevin Dillon, is also an actor, and appears on the hit TV series Entourage which has earned him several Emmy nominations in the supporting actor comedy category. One of his next roles was in Liar’s Moon, where he played Jack Duncan, a poor Texas boy madly in love with a rich banker’s daughter. Dillon did voiceover work in the 1987 documentary film Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam. The film opened on July 14, 2006. On December 30, 2008, he was arrested by the Vermont State Police after he was clocked traveling at 106 miles per hour northbound on Interstate 91 near Newbury, Vermont.
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Matt Dillon

Dillon Did Voiceover Work In The 1987 Documentary Film Dear America Letters

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Through his father, Dillon is related to comic strip artist Alex Raymond. Dillon auditioned for a role and made his debut in the film. Dillon’s performance was well-received, which led to his casting in two films released the following year; the teenage sex comedy Little Darlings, in which Kristy McNichol’s character loses her virginity to a boy from the camp across the lake, played by Dillon, and the more serious teen dramedy My Bodyguard, where he played a high-school bully opposite Chris Makepeace. Dillon did voiceover work in the 1987 documentary film Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam. That same year he starred in Factotum, a film adaptation of an autobiographical work by Charles Bukowski. He made a cameo appearance as a detective in Madonna’s Bad Girl music video which also stars Christopher Walken.