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Bio For: Matt Dillon
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MATT DILLON (The Bosche) has enjoyed a successful film career spanning more than three decades. From his breakthrough performance in The Outsiders to his hilarious turn as an obsessed private investigator in There's Something About Mary, Dillon has proven himself to be one of the most diverse actors of his generation.

Dillon displayed his versatility with an arresting performance in the critically acclaimed Paul Haggis drama Crash. Dillon won an Independent Spirit Award and earned nominations from the Academy, Golden Globes, SAG, Critics Choice Awards and BAFTAs. He shared in best ensemble cast awards from SAG and the Critics Choice Awards.

Most recently, Dillon starred in Sunlight Jr., with Naomi Watts; Nothing but the Truth, opposite Kate Beckinsale and Vera Farmiga; Old Dogs, with John Travolta, Robin Williams and Kelly Preston; Armored, alongside Laurence Fishburne and Jean Reno; and Takers, opposite Idris Elba, Chris Brown and Hayden Christensen.

Previously, Dillon starred opposite Kate Hudson and Owen Wilson in You, Me and Dupree. He received glowing reviews for portraying Charles Bukowski's alter ego in Factotum when the film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.

In 1990 Dillon won an Independent Spirit Award for his gritty performance as a drug addict in Gus Van Sant's Drugstore Cowboy. From there he went on to star in such films as Ted Demme's Beautiful Girls, opposite Uma Thurman and Natalie Portman; Cameron Crowe's Singles, alongside Kyra Sedgwick and Bridget Fonda; In & Out, with Kevin Kline and Joan Cusack; Van Sant's To Die For, with Nicole Kidman; and John McNaughton's Wild Things, alongside Kevin Bacon and Denise Richards.

Television credits include the HBO adaptation of Irwin Shaw's "Return to Kansas City." He co-narrated the documentary "Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam."

Dillon wrote and made his feature-film directorial debut with City of Ghosts, in which he starred opposite Gerard Depardieu, Stellan Skarsgard and James Caan. Previously, Dillon directed a 1997 episode of HBO's gritty prison drama "Oz."

Stage credits include "The Boys of Winter" on Broadway as well as the PBS/American Playhouse production of "The Great American Fourth of July and Other Disasters."

Dillon currently resides in New York.

Movies For: Matt Dillon
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GIRL MOST LIKELY (PG-13) On Video: 11/5/2013 At Theaters: 7/19/2013
TAKERS (PG-13) On Video: 1/18/2011 At Theaters: 8/27/2010
ARMORED (PG-13) On Video: 3/16/2010 At Theaters: 12/4/2009
OLD DOGS (PG) On Video: 3/9/2010 At Theaters: 11/25/2009
YOU, ME AND DUPREE (PG-13) On Video: 11/21/2006 At Theaters: 7/14/2006
HERBIE: FULLY LOADED (G) On Video: 10/25/2005 At Theaters: 6/22/2005
CRASH (R) On Video: 9/6/2005 At Theaters: 5/6/2005
ONE NIGHT AT MCCOOL'S (R) On Video: 10/9/2001 At Theaters: 4/27/2001
THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY (R) On Video: 2/2/1999 At Theaters: 7/15/1998
WILD THINGS (R) On Video: 9/8/1998 At Theaters: 3/20/1998
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