Melinda Dillon

Melinda Dillon

actress, soundtrack

Melinda Dillon was born on Oct 13, 1939 in USA. Melinda Dillon's big-screen debut came with The April Fools directed by Stuart Rosenberg in 1969. Melinda Dillon is known for Reign Over Me directed by Mike Binder, Adam Sandler stars as Charlie Fineman and Don Cheadle as Alan Johnson. Melinda Dillon has got 4 awards and 9 nominations so far. The most recent award Melinda Dillon achieved is Method Fest. The upcoming new movie Melinda Dillon plays is Adam & Steve which will be released on May 17, 2007.

Melinda Dillon came to prominence with the role of Jillian Guiler, a mother whose child is abducted by aliens in Steven Spielberg's Rencontres du troisième type (1977). Dillon's performance in the film earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. A few years later, Dillon received another Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as a devout Catholic woman in Absence de malice (1981). The performance won the actress a KCFCC Award.

  • Birthday

    Oct 13, 1939
  • Place of Birth

    Hope, Arkansas, USA
  • Also known


Known For


4 wins & 9 nominations

Method Fest
Debating Robert Lee (2004)
Winner - Best Ensemble Cast
Debating Robert Lee (2004)
Florida Film Critics Circle Awards
Best Ensemble Cast
Winner - FFCC Award
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