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Also Known As: Kevin Brady Dillon Died:
Born: August 19, 1965 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Mamaroneck, New York, USA Profession: actor

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While older brother and early 1980s heartthrob Matt Dillon received the lion's share of fan mail and meaty leading roles throughout both their careers, younger sibling Kevin Dillon gravitated toward character parts, with ingratiating performances in a wide variety of films and television projects. His New York accent and flinty demeanor assured him of tough guy parts in movies like "Platoon" (1985) and "A Midnight Clear" (1992), but he could play funny too, in films like "Heaven Help Us" (1985), as well as play sensitive in "Immediate Family (1989). Television offered more rewarding parts for Dillon in the late 1990s and 2000s - with the year 2004 providing him the chance to shine apart from the famous last name when was cast as Johnny Drama, the hapless older brother of a movie superstar, in "Entourage" (HBO, 2004- ) - a part he could, no doubt, play in his sleep. He earned numerous awards and nominations for his alternately hilarious and touching performance, finally receiving the recognition that had long escaped him while in the shadow of his famous brother.

While older brother and early 1980s heartthrob Matt Dillon received the lion's share of fan mail and meaty leading roles throughout both their careers, younger sibling Kevin Dillon gravitated toward character parts, with ingratiating performances in a wide variety of films and television projects. His New York accent and flinty demeanor assured him of tough guy parts in movies like "Platoon" (1985) and "A Midnight Clear" (1992), but he could play funny too, in films like "Heaven Help Us" (1985), as well as play sensitive in "Immediate Family (1989). Television offered more rewarding parts for Dillon in the late 1990s and 2000s - with the year 2004 providing him the chance to shine apart from the famous last name when was cast as Johnny Drama, the hapless older brother of a movie superstar, in "Entourage" (HBO, 2004- ) - a part he could, no doubt, play in his sleep. He earned numerous awards and nominations for his alternately hilarious and touching performance, finally receiving the recognition that had long escaped him while in the shadow of his famous brother.

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CAST: (feature film)

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 Entourage (2015)
3.
 Compulsion (2013)
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 Hotel for Dogs (2009)
6.
 Poseidon (2006)
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 Out for Blood (2004)
8.
 Interstate 84 (2000) Joe Weldon
9.
 Hidden Agenda (1998)
10.
 Stag (1997) Dan
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Raised in Mamaroneck, NY
1983:
Feature acting debut in the independent "No Big Deal" (HBO)
1985:
Cast as the wisecracking Rooney in the comedy "Heaven Help Us"
1986:
Received critical acclaim for the role of the psychotic soldier Bunny in Oliver Stone's "Platoon"
1988:
Portrayed Brian Flagg (Steve McQueen's role) in the remake of the 1958 film "The Blob"
1989:
TV-movie debut in "When He's Not a Stranger" (CBS)
1989:
Cast as a teenaged father-to-be, opposite Mary Stuart Masterson in the drama "Immediate Family"
1991:
Re-teamed with director Oliver Stone to play drummer John Densmore in the biopic "The Doors"
1991:
Featured in the WWII ensemble "A Midnight Clear"; directed by Keith Gordon
1994:
Played a convict, opposite Ray Liotta in the futuristic "No Escape"
1995:
Played the lead role opposite Alicia Silverstone in "True Crime"
1996:
Had the title role in the Showtime miniseries "The Pathfinder"
1997:
Played a thoughtful Gulf War vet in the gruesome "Stag" (HBO)
1998:
Portrayed a stalker convinced that a pregnant woman is carrying his child "Misbegotten" (aired on HBO)
1998:
Cast in a recurring role of a police officer on "NYPD Blue" (ABC)
2000:
Cast as the cop brother of a thirtysomething woman who decides to return to college in "That's Life" (CBS)
2003:
Appeared on three episodes of the Fox drama "24"
2004:
Cast as Johnny 'Drama' Chase, an out of work actor and brother of Hollywood superstar Vince Chase (Adrian Grenier), on HBO's acclaimed series "Entourage"; earned Emmy (2007, 2008, 2009) and Golden Globe (2008) nominations for Supporting Actor
2006:
Featured in director Wolfgang Petersen's remake of "The Poseidon Adventure"
2009:
Co-starred in "Hotel for Dogs," a film adaptation of the Lois Duncan novel of the same name
2009:
Nominated for the 2009 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series
2011:
Co-starred with David Hornsby on the CBS sitcom "How To Be A Gentleman"
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Education

Mamaroneck High School: Mamaroneck , New York -
School of Visual Arts: New York , New York -

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brother:
Matt Dillon. Actor. Older; born February 18, 1964.
brother:
Paul Dillon.

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