Kevin Dillon is globally recognized as an American based actor, who has a net worth of million dollars in 2017-2018. The actor is best recognized for depicting Johnny “Drama” Chase on famous HBO comedy series entitled Entourage.
He is also renowned for playing as Bunny within a war film entitled Platoon, as well as John Densmore in a musical biopic entitled The Doors.
Table of Contents
Biography & Wiki:
Kevin Dillon was born in year 1965 to Mary Ellen and Paul Dillon. His birthplace is New Rochelle, located in New York; his mother was a homemaker whereas his father was sales manager, portrait painter, as well as a golf trainer at Fordham University.
He is known as a smaller brother of actor named Matt Dillon. Both these brothers appeared in Mamaroneck High School.
In year 2006, he got married to an actress named Jane Stuart in Las Vegas. In year 2006, Stuart delivered birth to their daughter named Ava, in Los Angeles. He also has another daughter named Amy, from a prior relationship. Dillon and Stuart lives in New York City.
Kevin Dillon started off his career in television as well as films during era of 1980s and initially attained widespread attention on account of his role played as the psychopathic combatant named Bunny in year 1986 film entitled Platoon.
His initial acting role was featured in TV movie entitled “No Big Deal,” wherein he has performed as a juvenile criminal that has distress tuning to a new school.
In year 1983, he performed as Arnold Norberry in the TV Movie entitled No Big Deal. In year 1988, he depicted Brian Flagg within a re-creation of year 1958 American based science fiction based film entitled The Blob. This remake actually flopped, grossing merely 8.2 Million contrary to an estimated budget of 19 million, though in last few years it has received a dedicated cult following.
His other prominent film roles belonging from that period comprised War Party, No Escape, and The Doors, wherein he performed as a drummer named John Densmore.
It is found that majority of Dillon’s 2000s contribution was noted in television, comprising the CBS series entitled That’s Life as Paul DeLucca as well as the Fox series 24 in role of Lonnie McRae.
The actor too performed in year 2006 film entitled Poseidon, known as a remake of The Poseidon Adventure, as well as appeared on Donald J. Trump’s Fabulous World of Golf aired on The Golf Channel during year 2010.
He was co-starred on famous HBO comedy series entitled Entourage performing as Johnny “Drama” Chase. For that, he attained 2007, 2008, and 2009 based Emmy nomination as well as a Golden Globe nomination during year 2008.
This series was terminated in year 2011. Also, he has re-enacted his character played as Johnny Chase in famous series’ film version entitled Entourage. He too performed in famous CBS comedy entitled How to Be a Gentleman, however the scheduled series was annulled after airing two episodes.
Awards & Achievements:
Kevin Dillon was nominated for one Emmy Awards in year 2007, 2008, and 2009, and also received one Golden Globe Award during year 2008, due to his performance made in Entourage.
Net Worth of Kevin Dillon:
Kevin Dillon has an estimated net worth of $12 million. He makes his fortune mostly from his career as an actor. He initially received notoriety by his acting roles featured in films like The Blob, Platoon, War Party, No Escape and many more.
The actor is perhaps greatest famous for performing on famous HBO TV show entitled Entourage. On Entourage, the actor has earned well by playing a role of Johnny “Drama” Chase in a comedy series.
Period of 1980s proved to be the starting point in Kevin Dillon’s career as this was the period which has facilitated him to garner public attention. Moreover, comedy series entitled Entourage gave him major acclaim in his career.