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  • Matt Dillon

    Born on February 18, 1964 in New Rochelle, New York

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Crash (2004)

Matt Dillon as "Officer Ryan"

Writer-director Paul Haggis interweaves several connected stories about race, class, family and gender in Los Angeles in the aftermath of 9/11. Characters include a district attorney (Brendan Fraser) and his casually prejudiced wife (Sandra Bullock), dating police detectives Graham (Don Cheadle) and Ria (Jennifer Esposito), a victimized Middle Eastern store owner and a wealthy African-American couple (Terrence Dashon Howard, Thandie Newton) humiliated by a racist traffic cop (Matt Dillon).

Academy Award (2005) Nominated Best Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005) Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005) Won Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2004) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Matt Dillon in the news

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'Art of the Steal' Trailer: Kurt Russell Leads a Heist (VIDEO)

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Dec 18th 2013, 12:00PM

Dec 18th 2013, 12:00PM

'Girl Most Likely' Exclusive Clip: Kristen Wiig Is Shocked by Annette Bening's Bedroom Antics (VIDEO)

Posted by
Erin Whitney on Jul 15th 2013, 6:00AM

Jul 15th 2013, 6:00AM

Why 'There's Something About Mary' Is Still the Most Influential Comedy of the Last 15 Years

Posted by
Gary Susman on Jul 12th 2013, 11:30AM

Jul 12th 2013, 11:30AM

Roman Polanski's 'God of Carnage' Lands Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet and More

Posted by
Eugene Novikov on Sep 23rd 2010, 12:02PM

Sep 23rd 2010, 12:02PM

Review: Takers

Posted by
Eric D. Snider on Aug 27th 2010, 5:03AM

Aug 27th 2010, 5:03AM

Moviefone Minute: 'Takers' Premiere

Posted by
Jenna Busch on Aug 5th 2010, 5:00AM

Aug 5th 2010, 5:00AM

The Remake Game: Die Hard

Posted by
William Goss on Jul 22nd 2010, 5:45PM

Jul 22nd 2010, 5:45PM

The Basics: 'Rumble Fish'

Posted by
William Goss on Jul 7th 2010, 11:45AM

Jul 7th 2010, 11:45AM

Review: Armored

Posted by
Peter Hall on Dec 4th 2009, 12:15PM

Dec 4th 2009, 12:15PM

Matt Dillon on Rooting for Thieves and Escaping Teen Idol Purgatory

Posted by
Jenny Hollowell on Dec 4th 2009, 7:45AM

Dec 4th 2009, 7:45AM

'Armored' Sparks Debate: How Are Iraq War Vets Portrayed in Movies?

Posted by
Thomas DiChiara on Nov 20th 2009, 6:00PM

Nov 20th 2009, 6:00PM

Release Date Shuffle: 'Elm Street,' 'Jonah Hex,' 'Armored'

Posted by
William Goss on Jul 23rd 2009, 9:02AM

Jul 23rd 2009, 9:02AM

Discuss: The Action Flicks of 2009

Posted by
William Goss on Jan 5th 2009, 5:02PM

Jan 5th 2009, 5:02PM

TIFF 2008 Preview: Nothing But the Truth

Posted by
Kim Voynar on Aug 25th 2008, 12:09PM

Aug 25th 2008, 12:09PM

Vincent Gallo Replaces Matt Dillon in 'Tetro'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Mar 9th 2008, 1:02PM

Mar 9th 2008, 1:02PM

Independent Spirit Awards -- Wrap Up

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on Feb 25th 2008, 12:02PM

Feb 25th 2008, 12:02PM

More Glick at the Indie Spirit Awards

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on Feb 23rd 2008, 11:07AM

Feb 23rd 2008, 11:07AM

Skeet Ulrich Gets 'Armored'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jan 8th 2008, 10:32AM

Jan 8th 2008, 10:32AM

Spielberg Discovers Kid at Bat Mitzvah, Hands Him to Coppola

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Nov 15th 2007, 7:02AM

Nov 15th 2007, 7:02AM

Review: Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten

Posted by
Jeffrey M. Anderson on Nov 2nd 2007, 1:02PM

Nov 2nd 2007, 1:02PM

Matt Dillon Snags Two Roles

Posted by
Peter Martin on Oct 31st 2007, 2:32PM

Oct 31st 2007, 2:32PM

Stars Coming Out for Inaugral Adrienne Shelly Benefit

Posted by
Kim Voynar on Oct 25th 2007, 10:02AM

Oct 25th 2007, 10:02AM

Bassett and Wyle Join 'Nothing but the Truth'

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Oct 22nd 2007, 1:32PM

Oct 22nd 2007, 1:32PM

Matt Dillon is Looking to Take on Leonard Chess

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Oct 15th 2007, 8:02AM

Oct 15th 2007, 8:02AM

Bernie Mac Joins 'Old Dogs'

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on Aug 14th 2007, 10:03AM

Aug 14th 2007, 10:03AM

Beckinsale, Dillon & Alda in Talks for Rod Lurie's 'Truth'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jul 19th 2007, 7:32AM

Jul 19th 2007, 7:32AM

Seth Green Joins 'Old Dogs'

Posted by
Erik Davis on Jul 16th 2007, 9:02AM

Jul 16th 2007, 9:02AM

Now Playing at Cinematical Indie: Indie DVDs, Leo Loves the Environment, and Donahue Directs a War Doc

Posted by
Kim Voynar on Jul 12th 2007, 5:02PM

Jul 12th 2007, 5:02PM

Matt Dillon Joins 'Old Dogs'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jun 25th 2007, 1:34PM

Jun 25th 2007, 1:34PM

Francis Ford Coppola Says He Has Abandoned 'Megalopolis' Project

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on May 9th 2007, 1:02PM

May 9th 2007, 1:02PM

Francis Ford Coppola Back In the Game With Another New Project!

Posted by
Jette Kernion on Feb 13th 2007, 7:34AM

Feb 13th 2007, 7:34AM

Review: Factotum

Posted by
James Rocchi on Aug 25th 2006, 5:04AM

Aug 25th 2006, 5:04AM

Trailer Park: Stout-Hearted Men

Posted by
Erik Davis on Aug 4th 2006, 11:32AM

Aug 4th 2006, 11:32AM

Review: You, Me and Dupree

Posted by
James Rocchi on Jul 14th 2006, 6:01AM

Jul 14th 2006, 6:01AM

Vintage Image of the Day: My Bodyguard

Posted by
Jette Kernion on Apr 25th 2006, 6:01AM

Apr 25th 2006, 6:01AM

Oscars: Best Supporting Actor

Posted by
Kim Voynar on Mar 5th 2006, 3:25PM

Mar 5th 2006, 3:25PM

Oscar, and the Element of Surprise: Laws and Sausages

Posted by
Karina Longworth on Mar 2nd 2006, 2:32PM

Mar 2nd 2006, 2:32PM

Sundance Review: Factotum

Posted by
Karina Longworth on Jan 25th 2006, 6:35PM

Jan 25th 2006, 6:35PM

Sundance: Factotum picked up by IFC films

Posted by
Kim Voynar on Jan 22nd 2006, 9:44PM

Jan 22nd 2006, 9:44PM

You Me And Dupree trailer

Posted by
Erik Davis on Dec 21st 2005, 3:28PM

Dec 21st 2005, 3:28PM

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