In a 1991 article, famed movie critic Roger Ebert referred to him as the best actor within his age group, along with Sean Penn.
In the 2000s, he made his directing debut with City of Ghosts (2002) and went on to star in the films Factotum (2005), You, Me and Dupree (2006), Nothing but the Truth (2008), Sunlight Jr. For Crash (2004), he won an Independent Spirit Award and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Priding himself as an actor who values quality over monetary pursuits, Matt Dillon's selective nature has kept him out of the tabloids over the past two decades. DILLON: I'm not living at home now, but I had been up until now.
That doesn't mean, however, that Dillon isn't working or has lost his fan base; with five films due out this year, clearly the actor is doing something right.
Then, the actor established himself as a teens Idol with several movies including My Bodyguard, Little Darlings, Tex, The Outsiders, The Rumble Fish and The Flamingo Kid.
Similarly, he earned tremendous success as an actor from the movies like Drugstore Cowboy, The Saint of Singles, Beautiful Girls, In & out and There’s Something About Mary.
Matthew Raymond Dillon (born February 18, 1964) is an American actor and film director.
Following his passion for film, Matt began his directing career with City of Ghosts in 2002. The successful film career of Matt Dillon has spanned over three decades and has showcased his wide range of comedic and dramatic talents.
The turnover came in his career in 2004 when he starred in the movie Crash which led him to win numerous awards which include Gotham Tribute Award in 2005, Hollywood Film Festival Ensemble of the Year and Washington D. The long work in the acting sector helped him to earn enormous success along with economic stability.
"He's out there and it's comparatively a breeze for him, at 71, of course, because he's a guy.
We deal with that in the movie, and it is quite funny." The good news is that the movie has a happy ending.