53 years old (Born on February 18, 1964)
Actor; He is famous from Drugstore Cowboy.His grandmother, Bea Dillon, is the sister of two famous artists: Alex Raymond and Jim Raymond. Alex Raymond was the creator of the cartoon strip, Flash Gordon; and also Jungle Jim and Rip Kirby. Jim Raymond drew Blondie for Chic Young for about 40 years. Has been good friends with Fisher Stevens since filming The Flamingo Kid together. Uncle of Kevin Dillon`s daughters Amy and Ava. Irish American. Born in New Rochelle, New York, USA
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Fun Facts About Matt Dillon
Is a big fan of Cuban music.
Cites Gene Hackman as a major idol and influence on his work, especially after working with him in Target (1985).
Was the original choice for the role of Richard in The Blue Lagoon (1980), but turned the role down because of the nudity.
He is the second child of six. His brothers and sisters are: Paul (born 1962), Kevin (born 1965), Katy (born 1966), Timothy (born 1969) and Brian (born 1972).
Is a New York Mets baseball fan and collects Mookie Wilson baseball cards.
Brother of Kevin Dillon and Paul Dillon.
His parents are Mary Ellen and Paul Dillon
Has a large vinyl record collection.
Matt Dillon is also the fictional name of the hero of "Gunsmoke" (1955), television's longest-running ever western series (20 years from 1955 to 1975). The hero, a U.S. Marshal for Dodge City, was played by James Arness.
Is a runner, and regularly runs through Central Park in New York, where he lives. Usually he is not recognized.
Original choice for Frank Sangster role in Novocaine (2001).
Vacationed in Ischia, Italy. [July 2008]
Played a lead role in three of author S.E. Hinton`s books made into movies consecutively: Tex (1982), The Outsiders (1983), and Rumble Fish (1983).
Spent New Year 2005 in Brazil.
Enjoys frequenting flea markets.
Dated Cameron Diaz for several years in the late 1990`s.
Has traveled extensively in Southeast Asia.
Original choice for "Butch Coolidge" in Pulp Fiction (1994).