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Hugh Dillon

Hugh Dillon is best known for his starring role as Mike Sweeny in the Canadian television series Durham County. He has guest starred on many television series' including Regenesis, Degrassi: The Next Generation, the Canadian television series The Eleventh Hour, among others.

He was recently nominated for a 2007 Genie Award for ‘Best Supporting Actor' for his role as Sonny in the Canadian box office hit The Trailer Park Boys: The Movie. He also received critical acclaim when he starred in the Sundance Film Festival award-winning movie, Down To The Bone. Other feature film roles include Lone Hero, Assault on Precinct 13 and the cult classic Ginger Snaps: The Prequel.

Dillon landed his first big screen role in the film Dance Me Outside before his critically-acclaimed lead performance in the feature film, Hard Core Logo. His performance caught the eye of legendary filmmaker Quentin Tarantino and his company, who distributed the movie and brought international attention to the indie classic and its lead actor.

He also has a distinguished career as a singer/songwriter, and has earned notoriety in Canada and abroad as the lead singer in the multi-platinum rock and roll band, The Headstones. Signed to Universal Music in the early ‘90s, the band released six albums. Dillon's aptly titled album Works Well With Others, will be out soon.

He was born on May 31 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, and currently splits his time between Toronto and Los Angeles.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.

Hugh Dillon Facts

BirthdayMay 31, 1963 (58)
BirthplaceKingston, Ontario, Canada
Height5' 10" (1m78)  How tall is Hugh Dillon compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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