Melinda Dillon

Highest Rated:
100%     Songwriter (1984)
Lowest Rated:
9%     Captain America (1990)
Birthday:
Oct 13
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:


Though best known for her intense, sensitive dramatic portrayals, Melinda Dillon first attracted attention as an improvisational comedienne. Her Broadway break came about when she played the hypertense Honey in Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1962). Making her film debut…

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
64% Reign Over Me
  • Ginger Timpleman
$19.7M 2007
Debating Robert Lee
  • Mrs. Lee
-- 2006
55% Adam & Steve
  • Dottie
$0.2M 2005
86% Absence Of Malice
  • Teresa
-- 2003
A Painted House
  • Gran Chandler
-- 2003
Cowboy Up
  • Actor
-- 2001
Ring of Fire: An Indonesian Odyssey
  • Actor
-- 2000
84% Magnolia
  • Rose Gator
-- 1999
50% Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story
  • Sister Aloysius
-- 1996
41% To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
  • Merna
-- 1995
55% How to Make an American Quilt
  • Mrs. Darling
-- 1995
Sioux City
  • Leah Goldman
-- 1994
Love Can Build a Bridge
  • Actor
-- 1994
State of Emergency
  • Betty Anderson
-- 1994
64% Demolition Man
  • Actor
-- 1993
73% The Prince of Tides
  • Savannah Wingo
-- 1991
9% Captain America
  • Mrs. Rogers
-- 1990
Spontaneous Combustion
  • Nina
-- 1990
Nightbreaker
  • Paula Brown
-- 1989
80% Staying Together
  • Eileen
-- 1989
Shattered Innocence
  • Sharon
-- 1988
44% Harry and the Hendersons
  • Nancy Henderson
-- 1987
Shattered Spirits
  • Actor
-- 1987
100% Songwriter
  • Honey Carder
-- 1984
Juggler of Notre Dame
  • Actor
-- 1984
88% A Christmas Story
  • Mrs. Parker
-- 1983
Right of Way
  • Ruda Dwyer
-- 1983
Fallen Angel
  • Sherry Phillips
-- 1981
Shadow Box
  • Agnes
-- 1980
85% Slap Shot
  • Suzanne Hanrahan
-- 1980
Marriage is Alive and Well
  • Actor
-- 1980
Transplant
  • Actor
-- 1979
Captain America
  • Actor
-- 1979
78% F.I.S.T.
  • Anna Zerinkas
-- 1978
96% Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Jillian Guiler
-- 1977
Close Encounters of the Third Kind Director's Cut
  • Actor
-- 1977
82% Bound for Glory
  • Mary Guthrie
-- 1976
The April Fools
  • Leslie
-- 1969

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999-2014
  • Jenny Rogers
2005

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