Dylan McDermott is known as an American actor. He is most famous for his role as, Bobby Donnell on the legal drama series The Practice.
Dylan McDermott was born on October 26, 1961, in Waterbury, Connecticut. He is the child of Richard and Diane McDermott and has a sister named Robin. He was five years of age when his folks divorced. He lived with his granny from his mom's side named Avis Marino. He was well loved by his father's third spouse Eve Ensler who urged McDermott to pursue his affection and passion for acting.
Dylan studied at the Holy Cross High School in Waterbury. He joined Fordham University and studied acting. He likewise studied at Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater in New York City.
The acting career of McDermott started in 1987 in the film Hamburger Hill as Sgt Adam Frantz. He started catching eyes around the industry from his depiction of Chris in the 1989 film Twister. He was in the 1993 hit film In the Line of Fire. The ABC legal drama series, The Practice was the defining moment of his acting career. The series put him on the map and also won him awards. Dylan McDermott won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor-Television Series Drama in 1999 for his role in The Practice. He was named on the People's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in 1998.
Dylan appeared on various TV series and movies from that point onward. Other significant movies and tv series in his acting career include Dark Blue (2009-2010), American Horror Story (2011), The Perks Of Being Wallflower (2012), and Olympus Has Fallen (2013). He won the San Diego Film Critics Society Awards for Best Performance for his role in The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
Dylan additionally appeared on theater shows. His career highlights in theater include Believe It, See It, Survival (1978), The Treatment (2006), Three Changes (2008).
Dylan McDermott got married to Shiva Rose on November 19, 1995. He has two little girls named Collete and Charlotte from his marriage with Rose. The couple announced that they were getting a divorce and became isolated from each other in May 2008.
Dylan then got engaged to actress Maggie Q. The couple started dating in 2014 and got engaged in 2015. The couple met on the set arrangements of Stalker. In Feb 2019, the couple announced that they had split.
Last Modified: Nov 21, 2020