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Matt Dillon

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Matt Dillon

Academy Award-nominated American actor and film director add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1964.

Countries: United States (80%), United Kingdom (5%), (5%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Gus Van Sant, Patrick Swayze, Jane Bernstein

Linked to: Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, Hommocks Middle School

 

Timeline


 

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Matt Dillon was born in 1964 add something


1970

He began acting in the late 1970s, gaining fame as a teenage idol during the 1980s add something


1977

Jane Bernstein - In the summer of 1977, while helping director Jonathan Kaplan cast the film "Over the Edge", a teen rebellion film that was released in 1979, she found Matt Dillon at the Hommocks Middle School in Larchmont, New York, thus launching his acting career


1978

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 add something


1980

Brat Pack (actors) - For example, most of the cast members of "The Outsiders" were mentioned, including Tom Cruise, C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Patrick Swayze and Ralph Macchio, none of whom starred in any other 1980s movies with any "core" Brat Packers, besides Patrick Swayze


1983

Ralph Macchio - In 1983, he appeared as Johnny Cade in "The Outsiders" alongside many young actors who had yet to become major stars, such as C. Thomas Howell, Tom Cruise, Emilio Estevez, Patrick Swayze, Rob Lowe, and Matt Dillon


1984

He followed those up with "The Flamingo Kid" in 1984 add something

 

Marisa Tomei - Her film debut was a minor role in the 1984 comedy film "The Flamingo Kid", with Matt Dillon


1985

He made his Broadway debut with the play "The Boys of Winter" in 1985 add something


1987

Dillon appeared in 1987 in the music video for "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" add something

 

Howard Brookner - In 1987 Brookner began production on the American Playhouse/Columbia Studios feature he had written and was directing, "Bloodhounds of Broadway" starring Madonna, Matt Dillon, Jennifer_Grey, Rutger Hauer, and many other notable actors of the day


1989

In 1989, Dillon won critical acclaim for his performance as a drug addict in Gus Van Sant's "Drugstore Cowboy" add something


1990

Dillon continued to work in the early 1990s with roles in movies like "Singles" add something

 

Dillon had a three-year relationship with actress Cameron Diaz in the late 1990s add something

 

Dead Poets Society - On their Oscar Nomination edition of "Siskel & Ebert", both Gene Siskel and Ebert disagreed with Williams' Oscar nomination, with Ebert saying that he would have swapped Williams with either Matt Dillon for "Drugstore Cowboy" or John Cusack for "Say Anything", and on their "If We Picked the Winners" special in March of 1990, Ebert chose the film's Best Picture nomination as the worst nomination of the year, believing it took a slot that could have have gone to Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing"


1992

Jeff Ament - Ament had a brief acting cameo in the 1992 movie, "Singles", along with Stone Gossard and Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam. He appeared as himself, playing bass in lead actor Matt Dillon's backing band, Citizen Dick

 

Eddie Vedder - Vedder had a brief acting cameo in the 1992 movie, "Singles", along with Jeff Ament and Stone Gossard of Pearl Jam. He appeared as himself, playing drums in lead actor Matt Dillon's backing band, Citizen Dick


1995

Cameron Diaz - During 1995, she began a relationship with actor Matt Dillon, with whom she co-starred in There's Something About Mary; the relationship ended during 1998.

 

Joyce Maynard - It was adapted into a 1995 film of the same name starring Nicole Kidman, Matt Dillon, Joaquin_Phoenix and Casey Affleck and directed by Gus Van Sant


2000

Leo Rossi - The 2000s saw Rossi in a variety of roles: having exhibited a natural talent for comedy in "Analyze This", he took a supporting role in the Harald Zwart comedy "One Night at McCool's" in which he shared the screen with Matt Dillon, Michael_Douglas, John Goodman, and Liv_Tyler; the same year he accepted a role in the mobster thriller "One Eyed King" co-starring with Armand Assante, William Baldwin, Bruno Kirby, and Chazz Palminteri


2002

In 2002, he wrote and directed the film "City of Ghosts", starring himself, James Caan and Gérard Depardieu add something


2005

That same year he starred in "FactotumActually 2005 add something

 

Charles Bukowski - A film adaptation of "Factotum", starring Matt Dillon, Lili_Taylor, and Marisa Tomei, was released in 2005

 

Adrienne Shelly - In 2005 she appeared in the film "Factotum" starring Matt Dillon


2006

San Sebastián International Film Festival - On September 29, 2006, Dillon was honored with the Premio Donostia prize in the San Sebastián International Film Festival add something

 

Yue-Sai Kan - Shanghai International Film Festival - Since 2006, Yue-Sai Kan has been serving as Chairman of the Invitation Committee of the Shanghai International Film Festival, the largest film festival in Asia and has brought in such stars as Halle Berry, Quincy Jones, Susan Sarandon, Matt Dillon, Daniel Boyle, Adrien Brody, Barry Levinson, Claire Danes, and others


2007

In 2007, the band Dinosaur Jr. hired Dillon to direct the video for their single "Been There All The Time" from the album "Beyond" add something


2008

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 add something


2009

His attorney, Mark Kaplan, entered a plea of not guilty on Dillon's behalf in a January appearance in Orange County Court in Chelsea, and appeared in court on February 25, 2009 add something


2010

Chris Brown - In August 2010, Brown starred alongside an ensemble cast, including Matt Dillon, Paul_Walker, Idris Elba, Hayden Christensen and T.I. in the crime thriller Takers, and served as executive producer of the film.


2011

Katie Cassidy - In June 2011, Cassidy replaced actress Sienna Miller in the independent dark comedy film "Freaky Deaky" in which she stars alongside Brendan Fraser, Matt Dillon, and Craig Robinson


2013

In 2013, he will appear in the comedy film "The Art of the Steal" as an art thief alongside Kurt Russell add something

 

Chris Brinker - He made his directorial debut, working with Matt Dillon, Kevin_Chapman, and Willem Dafoe, in the feature film "Whiskey Bay", which is in post-production for a 2013 release


2014

Chris Brinker - He made his directorial debut, working with Matt Dillon, Kevin_Chapman, and Willem Dafoe, in the feature film "Whiskey Bay", which was released in 2014


2015

Early in 2015 he played the role of "Ethan Burke" in the FOX 10 episode series "Wayward Pines" add something


2016

In November 2016, Lars von Trier announced that Dillon would play the lead role in his upcoming thriller "The House That Jack Built", set to begin filming in 2017 with a release in 2018 add something


2017

Filming began on March 2017 with a release in 2018 add something


2018

In 2018 Dillon played the lead role in the Lars von Trier thriller "The House That Jack Built" add something