Stephen Dillane

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Kensington, London, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/30/1956, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor; journalist
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Stephen Dillane Fast Facts:
  • Began working as a journalist for the Croydon Advertiser after studying history and political science in college, but quit to become an actor after reading an article about Trevor Eve, who gave up architecture for a thespian career.
  • Enrolled at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in 1982 to study drama, which later led to starring roles in a 1993 London production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America and Peter Hall's 1994 production of Shakespeare's Hamlet.
  • Gained international renown as an actor by playing a journalist, his former profession, in 1998's Welcome to Sarajevo.
  • Won a BAFTA Best Actor award for the British TV-movie The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall (2008).
  • Stephen Dillane Relationships:
  • John Dillane - Father
  • Naomi Wirthner - Significant Other
  • Frank Dillane - Son
  • Seamus Dillane - Son
  • Bridget Dillane - Mother
  • Richard Dillane - Brother
  • Stephen Dillane Awards:
  • 2000 Olivier Awards: Best Actor - Nominee
  • 2008 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2000 Tony: Actor (Play) - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon, England

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