Kevin Dillon

Actor
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 ... Read more »
Born: 08/18/1965 in Mamaroneck, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (40)

2014 MTV Movie Awards 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Presenter

Mob Dot Com 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Compulsion 2013 (Movie)

(Actor)

How to Be a Gentleman 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Presenter

Entourage 2003 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

Celebrity Rides: Dillon and the Rebel 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Hotel for Dogs 2009 (Movie)

Carl Scudder (Actor)

Teenage Paparazzo 2009 (Movie)

(Himself)

The 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Poseidon 2006 (Movie)

Lucky Larry (Actor)

Out for Blood 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

24 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Karen Sisco 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

NYPD Blue 1998 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

That's Life 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Chicken Soup For the Soul 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Interstate 84 1999 (Movie)

Joe Weldon (Actor)

Hidden Agenda 1998 (Movie)

(Actor)

True Crime 1996 (Movie)

(Actor)

Criminal Hearts 1994 (Movie)

(Actor)

House of Horror 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

No Escape 1994 (Movie)

Casey (Actor)

A Midnight Clear 1992 (Movie)

Mel Avakian (Actor)

The Doors 1991 (Movie)

John Densmore (Actor)

Immediate Family 1989 (Movie)

Sam (Actor)

War Party 1989 (Movie)

Skitty Harris (Actor)

Dear America: Letters Homes From Vietnam 1988 (Movie)

Narration (Narrator)

Remote Control 1988 (Movie)

Cosmo (Actor)

The Blob 1988 (Movie)

Brian Flagg (Actor)

The Rescue 1988 (Movie)

J J Merrill (Actor)

Platoon 1986 (Movie)

Bunny (Actor)

Heaven Help Us 1985 (Movie)

Rooney (Actor)

2015 Billboard Music Awards (TV Show)

Presenter

Frankie's House (TV Show)

Actor

Gone in the Night (TV Show)

Actor

Medusa's Child (TV Show)

Actor

Stag (TV Show)

Actor

The Pathfinder (TV Show)

Actor

When He's Not a Stranger (TV Show)

Actor
Music (1)

Hotel for Dogs 2009 (Movie)

("Who Who Who") (Song Performer)

Biography

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.

Relationships

Mary Dillon

Mother

Matt Dillon Actor

Brother
Born Feb. 18, 1964; starred in "The Outsiders" (1983), "The Flamingo Kid" (1984), and "There's Something About Mary" (1998)

Ava Dillon

Daughter
Born May 17, 2006; mother, Jane Stuart

Tim Dillon Actor

Brother

Brian Dillon Actor

Brother

Paul Dillon

Father

Amy Dillon

Daughter

Paul Dillon Actor

Brother

Alex Raymond Actor

Great-Uncle
Created the Flash Gordon comic strip

Katy Scholz

Sister
Born in 1966

Jane Stuart Actor

Wife
Married on April 22, 2006 in Las Vegas, NV

EDUCATION

Mamaroneck High School

Mamaroneck , New York

School of Visual Arts

New York , New York

Milestones

2011

Co-starred with David Hornsby on the CBS sitcom "How To Be A Gentleman"

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

2006

Featured in director Wolfgang Petersen's remake of "The Poseidon Adventure"

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

2003

Appeared on three episodes of the Fox drama "24"

2000

Cast as the cop brother of a thirtysomething woman who decides to return to college in "That's Life" (CBS)

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)

1997

Played a thoughtful Gulf War vet in the gruesome "Stag" (HBO)

1996

Had the title role in the Showtime miniseries "The Pathfinder"

1995

Played the lead role opposite Alicia Silverstone in "True Crime"

1994

Played a convict, opposite Ray Liotta in the futuristic "No Escape"

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

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"

1988

Portrayed Brian Flagg (Steve McQueen's role) in the remake of the 1958 film "The Blob"

1986

Received critical acclaim for the role of the psychotic soldier Bunny in Oliver Stone's "Platoon"

1985

Cast as the wisecracking Rooney in the comedy "Heaven Help Us"

1983

Feature acting debut in the independent "No Big Deal" (HBO)

Raised in Mamaroneck, NY

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