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Born: February 18, 1964 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New Rochelle, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Grew up in Mamaroneck, New York
1979:
At age 14, was spotted by casting director Vic Ramos while cutting class in junior high school
1979:
Made film debut in the violent teen drama "Over the Edge"
1980:
Played a hunk who deflowers Kristy McNichol in the camp drama "Little Darlings"
1980:
Cast as the bully in "My Bodyguard"
1982:
Made TV debut in "American Playhouse" (PBS) production of "The Great American Fourth of July and Other Disasters"
1982:
Played titular character in "Tex"; first of three alienated teens Dillon portrayed in films based on S.E. Hinton novel
1983:
Portrayed the troubled teen leader of "The Outsiders," based on the S.E. Hinton novel of the same name; first film with Francis Ford Coppola and Diane Lane
1983:
Played an alienated teen living in his brother's shadow in Coppola's "Rumble Fish"; again co-starred with Lane in another film based on a Hinton book
1984:
Played a non-hoodlum role in Garry Marshall's "The Flamingo Kid"
1985:
Made Broadway debut in "The Boys of Winter"
1989:
Won rave reviews for his portrayal of a junkie who robs drugstores to support his habit in the critically acclaimed "Drugstore Cowboy"; first collaboration with director Gus Van Sant
1992:
Played a dim-witted Seattle grunge rocker in Cameron Crowe's ensemble comedy, "Singles"
1993:
Played a schizophrenic homeless man in "The Saint of Fort Washington"
1995:
Starred as Nicole Kidman's doomed husband in Van Sant's black comedy "To Die For"
1997:
Played an actor who outs his high-school English teacher (Kevin Kline) during his Oscar speech in the comedy "In & Out"
1998:
Played a popular guidance counselor accused of raping two students (Neve Campbell and Denise Richards) in the campy thriller "Wild Things"
1998:
Featured as a sleazy private detective hired by Ben Stiller to track down Cameron Diaz (then his real-life girlfriend) in the Farrelly brothers comedy "There's Something About Mary"
1999:
Directed an episode of the HBO drama "Oz"
2001:
Had featured role in the independent film "Deuce's Wild"
2002:
Made feature directorial debut with "City of Ghosts"; also co-starred
2005:
Played a racist cop in Paul Haggis' directorial debut, "Crash"; earned Oscar, Golden Globe and SAG nominations for Best Supporting Actor
2005:
Cast in the Disney feature "Herbie: Fully Loaded" with Lindsay Lohan and Michael Keaton
2006:
Co-starred with Kyra Sedgwick in the Kevin Bacon directed "Loverboy"; premiered at Sundance (lensed 2003)
2006:
Played a newlywed married to Kate Hudson in the comedy "You, Me and Dupree"
2008:
Co-starred with Kate Beckinsale in Rod Lurie's "Nothing but the Truth"
2009:
Cast in a supporting role opposite John Travolta and Robin Williams in the comedy "Old Dogs"
2009:
Starred in the crime thriller "Armored"
2010:
Appeared in the ensemble crime thriller "Takers"

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