Matt Dillon Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


3rd December 2012

Fact: Al Pacino, Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts, Courtney Love and Matt Dillon were among the stars who turned out to celebrate actor/moviemaker Fisher Stevens' birthday on Tuesday (27Nov12). The group joined the Short Circuit star for dinner at Pravda restaurant in New York City.


5th June 2012

Fact: Pop star Ashlee Simpson has joined Matt Dillon, Brendan Fraser, Elijah Wood and DJ Qualls in new movie Pawn Shop Chronicles, a dark comedy about the search for a missing wife.


31st May 2010

Quote: "I was more ready for marriage in my twenties than I am now. I'm a single guy and I enjoy being single... I don't feel the need to populate the planet for my own ego." Matt Dillon, who was recently linked to fashion designer Charlotte Ronson, is still resolutely single.


27th January 2010

Quote: "I was watching this movie on a plane and I'd never seen this guy in anything before but he looked like this really interesting kid - Zac Efron. He definitely had some good moves." Matt Dillon predicts big things for the High School Musical star.


4th December 2009

Fact: Mariah Carey is climbing the ranks in Hollywood with her widely-praised performance in PRECIOUS - she's the latest recipient of the Capri-Hollywood Film Festival's Best Supporting Actress award. Carey follows past supporting actor honourees including Dennis Hopper, Amy Ryan and Matt Dillon, and will be presented with the accolade at the 14th annual festival's ceremony on 28 December (09).


22nd March 2007

Quote: "I always remember Joe Strummer once said to me, 'I'll stop making movies when Eddie Murphy stop making records!' So I took the hint." Actor and music aficionado Matt Dillon has never been tempted to form his own band.


14th August 2006

Quote: "Believe it or not, the ladies like the teeth... Every once in a while a friend will come over and pop them in." Matt Dillon on keeping hold of the fake teeth he wore as Pat Healy in 1998 comedy THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY.


5th May 2006

Fact: Colin Farrell and Matt Dillon have been among the curious checking out illusionist David Blaine's new aquarium stunt in New York.


18th March 2006

Quote: "My next project is to find a girlfriend." Actor Matt Dillon on his next move.


7th March 2006

Quote: "I'd hate to be sitting next to a girl and forget her name." Matt Dillon on why he chose not to take a last-minute date to the Oscars.


6th March 2006

Quote: "I got my tuxedo from a place where they rent tuxedos to certain mariachi orchestras - it went with a different shirt." Matt Dillon left his tuxedo rental for the Oscars until the last minute.


17th January 2006

Fact: <p>British writer/director PAUL HAGGIS saved money on the set of hit film CRASH by filming intimate domestic scenes between Matt Dillon's character and his father and a fight scene between Thandie Newton and Terrence Howard's characters in the same Los Angeles house. </p>


12th January 2006

Fact: <p>CRASH star Matt Dillon got a special surprise when he appeared on ELLEN DeGENERES' US chat show yesterday (11JAN06) - the comedienne paid for a sign firm to fly a 'Good Luck Matt Dillon' banner over Burbank, California, where the show is filmed. DeGeneres is championing Dillon for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination. </p>


22nd November 2005

Quote: <p>"He's one of the greatest living actors, for sure. And one of the things I've learnt as an actor growing up, from people like him, is the importance of a work ethic, commitment, focus." Actor Matt Dillon hails his TARGET co-star Gene Hackman. </p>


15th September 2005

Fact: <p>Matt Dillon will be honoured in New York City with a Gotham Award on 30 November (05) for his independent film work. </p>


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