Dylan McDermott

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  • Birth Name: Mark Anthony McDermott
  • Birth Place: Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/26/1961, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor; director
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Dylan McDermott Fast Facts:
  • Was raised by his maternal grandmother after his parents divorced and his mother was murdered by her boyfriend in 1967. His mother's death was considered accidental until 2012 when the case was reopened and police concluded it was homicide.
  • Had to change his first name when he registered with the Screen Actors Guild because there was already a Mark McDermott; he chose Dylan as a tribute to his stepmother, Eve Ensler (who wrote The Vagina Monologues), because she had miscarried a baby she had planned to name Dylan.
  • Studied acting in New York with Sanford Meisner.
  • Made People Magazine's list of 50 most beautiful people in 1998.
  • Dylan McDermott Relationships:
  • Shiva Rose - Ex-wife
  • Diane McDermott - Mother
  • Richard McDermott - Father
  • Julia Roberts - Ex-fiancée
  • Eve Ensler - Stepmother
  • Charlotte Rose McDermott - Daughter
  • Colette Blu McDermott - Daughter
  • Robin Herrera - Sister
  • Shasi Wells - Significant Other
  • Dylan McDermott Awards:
  • 2001 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1999 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
  • 2000 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1999 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1999 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Fordham University, New York, New York, United States (BA in Drama, 1983)

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