Melinda Dillon (Actress), born on October 13, 1939 in Hope, Arkansas, USA. Melinda Dillon's age 78 years & Zodiac Sign Libra, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Melinda Dillon?
Melinda Dillon Bio
Melinda Dillon Height
5 ft 9 in (173 cm/)
|Height & Weight|
|Height (in Feet-Inches)||5 ft 9 in|
|Height (in Centimeters)||173 cm|
|Height (in Meters)|
|Weight (in Kilograms)||598 kg|
|Weight (in Pounds)||1318 lbs|
Melinda Dillon Body Measurements
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Melinda Dillon FAQs
Where is Melinda Dillon now?
‘ Now: Dillon is largely a private person, but has continued to act. After ‘A Christmas Story,’ she appeared not only in ‘Harry and the Hendersons’ but also had a memorable role in Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Magnolia’ as TV game show host Jimmy Gator’s wife.
Is Melinda Dillon related to Matt Dillon?
No relation to Matt Dillon. She has appeared in three films that have been selected for the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically or aesthetically” significant: Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), The Muppet Movie (1979) and A Christmas Story (1983).
How old is Melinda Dillon now?
82 years (October 13, 1939)
How old is the mom in A Christmas Story?
Mother (Melinda Dillon) Besides her more memorable roles in A Christmas Story and Close Encounters, the 78-year-old actress has also appeared in Absence of Malice (for which she was nominated a second time for an Oscar), Harry and the Hendersons, The Prince of Tides, How to Make an American Quilt, and Magnolia.
Melinda Ruth Dillon is an American actress. She received a 1963 Tony Award nomination for her Broadway debut in the original production of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her roles as Jillian Guiler in Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Teresa in Absence of Malice . Her other film appearances include Bound for Glory, F.I.S.T., A Christmas Story, Harry and the Hendersons, The Prince of Tides and Magnolia . Dillon was born in Hope, Arkansas, the daughter of E. Norine and W. S. Dillon, an Army officer. Dillon attended Hyde Park High School in Chicago. Dillon was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play, her first major role. Dillon got her start as an improvisational comedian and stage actress as Honey in the original 1962 Broadway production of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf. She then appeared in You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s Running and Paul Sill’s Story Theatre.Read Full Biography Wikipedia