Dillon Contributed His Voice As The Narrator Sal Paradise In An Audiobook

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Matthew Raymond Dillon was born in New Rochelle, New York, to second-generation Irish American parents Mary Ellen, a homemaker, and Paul Dillon, a portrait painter and sales manager for Union Camp, a packing material manufacturer. Dillon grew up in Mamaroneck, New York, and before dropping out in junior year, he attended Mamaroneck High School. in 1978, Jane Bernstein and a friend were helping director Jonathan Kaplan cast the violent teen drama Over the Edge when they found Dillon cutting class at Hommocks Middle School in Larchmont. The Outsiders and Rumble Fish had Dillon working with Francis Ford Coppola and Diane Lane. On September 29, 2006, Dillon was honored with the Premio Donostia prize in the San Sebasti├ín International Film Festival. Dillon contributed his voice as the narrator, Sal Paradise, in an audiobook version of Jack Kerouac’s novel On the Road.
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Matt Dillon

Matthew Raymond Dillon Was Born In New Rochelle New York To Secondgeneration

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Matthew Raymond “Matt” Dillon (born February 18, 1964) is an American actor and film director. He began acting in the late 1970s, gaining fame as a teenage idol during the 1980s. Matthew Raymond Dillon was born in New Rochelle, New York, to second-generation Irish American parents Mary Ellen, a homemaker, and Paul Dillon, a portrait painter and sales manager for Union Camp, a packing material manufacturer. Dillon’s performance was well-received, which led to his casting in two films released the following year; the teenage sex comedy Little Darlings, in which Kristy McNichol’s character loses her virginity to a boy from the camp across the lake, played by Dillon, and the more serious teen dramedy My Bodyguard, where he played a high-school bully opposite Chris Makepeace.

Dillon Has One Sister And Four Brothers One Of Whom Kevin Dillon

Matt Dillon
Matt Dillon
Matt Dillon
Matt Dillon
Matt Dillon
Matt Dillon


Matthew Raymond Dillon was born in New Rochelle, New York, to second-generation Irish American parents Mary Ellen, a homemaker, and Paul Dillon, a portrait painter and sales manager for Union Camp, a packing material manufacturer. Dillon has one sister and four brothers, one of whom, Kevin Dillon, is also an actor, and appears on the hit TV series Entourage which has earned him several Emmy nominations in the supporting actor comedy category. in 1977, Jane Bernstein and a friend were helping director Jonathan Kaplan cast the violent teen drama Over the Edge when they found Dillon cutting class at Hommocks Middle School in Larchmont. Dillon auditioned for a role and made his debut in the film. in 1989, Dillon won critical acclaim for his performance as a drug addict in Gus Van Sant’s Drugstore Cowboy. On September 29, 2006, Dillon was honored with the Premio Donostia prize in the San Sebasti├ín International Film Festival.