MATT DILLON's film career has spanned over two decades, showcasing his wide range of dramatic and comedic talents.
He made his film debut at the age of 14 in Jonathan Kaplan's drama "Over the Edge," which led to roles in Tony Bill's "My Bodyguard," Ronald F. Maxwell's "Little Darlings," and Tim Hunter's "Tex." Subsequent film credits include Francis Coppola's "The Outsiders" and "Rumble Fish," Garry Marshall's "The Flamingo Kid," Arthur Penn's "Target," Jerrold Freedman's "Native Son," Ben Bolt's "The Big Town," Gus Van Sant's "Drugstore Cowboy" (for which he was honored with an Independent Spirit Award as Best Actor), James Dearden's "A Kiss Before Dying," Anthony Minghella's "Mr. Wonderful," Tim Hunter's "The Saint of Fort Washington," John Madden's "Golden Gate," Gus Van Sant's "To Die For," Michael Lindsay-Hogg's "Frankie Starlight," Ted Demme's "Beautiful Girls," Kevin Spacey's "Albino Alligator," Frank Oz' "In & Out," and John Macnaughton's "Wild Things."
More recently, for his performance in the Farrelly Brothers' blockbuster "There's Something About Mary," Dillon received (in a tie) the MTV Movie Award for Best Villain. He next stars in "Deuces Wild," produced by Martin Scorsese and directed by Scott Kalvert.
On Broadway, he starred in "The Boys of Winter." For television, his credits include starring in HBO's "Return to Kansas City"; co-narrating the documentary "Dear America: Letters From Home"; and appearing in the PBS/American Playhouse production of "The Great American Fourth of July and Other Disasters."
Dillon recently made his directorial debut with an episode of HBO's prison drama "Oz."