In The Early 1980s Dillon Also Had Prominent Roles In Three Adaptations

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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). All three films were shot in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Hinton’s hometown. The Outsiders and Rumble Fish had Dillon working with Francis Ford Coppola and Diane Lane. in 2006, he narrated Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos.

On September 29 2006 Dillon Was Honored With The Premio Donostia Prize

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He began acting in the late 1970s, gaining fame as a teenage idol during the 1980s. Dillon auditioned for a role and made his debut in the film. He followed those up with The Flamingo Kid in 1984. The film opened on July 14, 2006. On September 29, 2006, Dillon was honored with the Premio Donostia prize in the San Sebastián International Film Festival. in 2006, he narrated Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos.

Matt Dillon The Film Received A Regional Limited Theatrical Release In May 1979 And

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In 1977, 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. The film received a regional, limited theatrical release in May 1979, and grossed only slightly over $200,000. 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. 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.

Matt Dillon Began Acting In The Late 1970s Gaining Fame As A Teenage

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He began acting in the late 1970s, gaining fame as a teenage idol during the 1980s. Dillon auditioned for a role and made his debut in the film. The only available copies of this film are stored at UCLA, where a legal dispute makes it unavailable to the public.

One Of His Next Roles Was In Liars Moon Where Matt Dillon Played

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Matthew Raymond “Matt” Dillon (born February 18, 1964) is an American actor and film director. He was raised in a close-knit Roman Catholic family as the second of six children. 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.
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Matthew Raymond Dillon Was Born In New Rochelle New York To Secondgeneration

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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. Through his father, Dillon is related to comic strip artist Alex Raymond. 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. The films, released in March and July 1980, respectively, were box office successes and raised Dillon’s profile among teenage audiences. 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. All three films were shot in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Hinton’s hometown. The Outsiders and Rumble Fish had Dillon working with Francis Ford Coppola and Diane Lane. Dillon did voiceover work in the 1987 documentary film Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam.

Dillon Appeared In 1987 In The Music Video For Fairytale Of New

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He began acting in the late 1970s, gaining fame as a teenage idol during the 1980s. Dillon auditioned for a role and made his debut in the film. 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 contributed his voice as the narrator, Sal Paradise, in an audiobook version of Jack Kerouac’s novel On the Road. 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. That year, he starred in The Simpsons episode “Midnight Towboy”. Dillon had a 3-year relationship with actress Cameron Diaz in the late ’90s.
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