Dylan McDermott Biography

Birthday: 1961-10-26
Place of Birth: Waterbury, Connecticut USA
Height: 6' (1.83 m)
Wiki Biography: A Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee, Dylan McDermott has proved his talent in film, television and theater. His film credits include The Pang Brother's "The Messengers;" "Wonderland;" "Home for the Holidays;" "Steel Magnolias;" "Hamburger Hill;" "Miracle on 34th Street;" "In The Line of Fire" and "Burning Palms." McDermott's television credits include the Jerry Bruckheimer produced TNT drama "Dark Blue;" TNT's dramatic limited series "The Grid" opposite Julianna Margulies; and David E. Kelley's Emmy Award-winning series "The Practice," earning him a Golden Globe in 1999 and nominations in 2000 and 2001 as well as an Emmy nomination in 1999. In 2008, McDermott starred in Nicky Silver's "Three Changes" at Playwrights Horizons. Starring opposite Maura Tierney, the play follows an uncomfortably married Upper West Side couple. Additionally, in September 2006, McDermott was on stage in Eve Ensler's new play "The Treatment." Ensler's play explored the relationship between a traumatized former military interrogator (McDermott) and his psychologist Colonel who is assigned to give him routine treatment. The play opened the Impact Festival 2006, a New York City-wide arts festival as part of the Culture Project. McDermott was nominated for a Drama League Award for his performance. McDermott was most recently seen on television in the first season of Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk's FX drama "American Horror Story" opposite Connie Britton and Jessica Lange. McDermott appeared in Jay Roach's comedy The Campaign (2012), opposite Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis. McDermott played Tim Wattley, a political consultant who runs the campaign of a candidate from North Carolina. The Warner Bros. film was released on August 10, 2012. McDermott will also be seen in the indie coming-of-age drama, "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," alongside Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Paul Rudd, Ezra Miller and Mae Whitman. McDermott is filming Antoine Fuqua's "Olympus Has Fallen," alongside Aaron Eckhart and Gerard Butler. The film follows a former Secret Service agent who becomes America's only hope when the President is taken hostage by terrorists. Additional Other theatre credits include Neil Simon's production of "Biloxi Blues" on Broadway and "Golden Boy" directed by Joanne Woodward at the Williamstown Theater Festival.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Home For The Holidays Leo Fish 1995 Comedy
The Practice Bobby Donnell 1997 Crime
Wonderland David Lind 2000 - 2000
Hardware Moses Baxter 2003 - 2004 Sci Fi
The Grid FBI Agent Max Canary 2004 Action
Harirah Ben Harmon 2009 Comedy
Bang U Father 2010
American Horror Story Ben Harmon 2011 Drama
Hostages Agent Duncan Carlisle 2013 - 2014 Drama
The Messengers Roy 2015 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Hamburger Hill Sgt. Adam Frantz 1987 Romance, 0
The Blue Iguana 1988 Action, Comedy, Mystery
Twister Chris 1989 Comedy
Hardware Moses Baxter 1990 Game Show, Reality Tv, Sport
Jersey Girl Sal 1992 Comedy, Drama, Romance
In the Line of Fire 1993 0, 0, Game Show
Where Sleeping Dogs Lie 1993 Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The Cowboy Way 1994 Action, Comedy, Drama
Miracle on 34th Street Bryan Bedford 1994 Drama, Fantasy
Destiny Turns on the Radio Julian Goddard 1995 Comedy, 0
Home for the Holidays Leo Fish 1995 Comedy, Drama, Romance
'Til There Was You Nick Dawkan 1997
Three to Tango Charles Newman 1999 0
Texas Rangers 2001 Adventure, Drama
Party Monster Peter Gatien 2003 0, 0
Wonderland David Lind 2003 Crime, Drama, Mystery
Edison Lazerov 2005 Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Tenants Henry Lesser 2006 0, 0, Game Show, Biography
The Mistress of Spices 2006 Drama, Romance
Unbeatable Harold Jake Salamander 2009 Comedy, Romance
Burning Palms Dennis Marx 2010 0, 0, 0
Steel Magnolias Jackson Latcherie 2012 Biography
The Perks of Being a Wallflower Father 2012 0, Biography
The Campaign Tim Wattley 2012
Nobody Walks Leroy 2012
Olympus Has Fallen Forbes 2013 Action, Thriller
Autómata Wallace 2014 Thriller
Freezer Robert 2014 Action, Thriller
Behaving Badly Jimmy Leach 2014 Comedy