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  • Earned his first film role in M. Night Shyamalan's The Village (2004), which was filmed near McDermott's Pennsylvania home.
  • Moved to Los Angles in 2006 at age 16 to pursue an acting career.
  • Worked with his cousin, child actor James Reilly, on the independent movie Frozen River (2008). The two actors played brothers in the film. 
  • Earned a Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his work in Frozen River.


  • 2009, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Male: Nominee


  • Grace — Sister
  • Barb — Mother
  • James Reilly — Cousin
  • Charlie — Father
  • Erin — Sister

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  • Birth Place: West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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