July 9, 1955 |
Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.
Born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Dillon graduated from Marple-Newtown Senior High School in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. She made her Broadway debut in Hugh Leonard's Da in 1978. She was nominated for the 1980 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for Once a Catholic, and the 1982 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for Crimes of the Heart. Her other theater credits include Agnes of God, The Corn is Green, Hay Fever, Come Back, Little Sheba, Three Sisters, and Our Town. In 1985 Dillon performed in a staged reading of the novel Breaker Boys at Pennsylvania's Showcase Theatre.
On television, Dillon was featured in Mary and Rhoda and has appeared in all three current shows in the Law & Order franchise. Her screen credits include The Money Pit, A Shock to the System, Gods and Generals, and Duane Hopwood.
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