Dylan McDermott who is an American actor was born on 26th October of the year 1961. Currently, he is starring in CBS TV series “Stalker” as Detective Jack Larsen. He is the native of Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Although he is known by Dylan McDermott, his real name is Mark Anthony McDermott. Dylan is mostly known for portraying the role of lawyer and the law firm head Bobby Donnell on legal drama series The Practice for which he had also earned a Golden Globe as well as Emmy Award nomination. He is the son of Richard McDermott and wife Diane Dermott. Dylan is of Italian, Irish, English and French descent. Later, his parents got divorced. On 9th February 1967, his mother was killed. He was raised up in Waterbury. While he was a teenager, he began to take the trips by visiting his father. He attended the Holy Cross High School located in Waterbury and got graduated from there. He also went to study at the acting school at Jesuit run Fordham University as well as he also studied under Sanford Meisner at Neighborhood Playhouse.

It was in the year 1989 when Dylan starred in film Twister as Chris. It was about a man who tried rescuing his girlfriend and the daughter from tornado storm. The same year, he also played the role of Vic in The Neon Empire. Since then he has made his appearance in numbers of films and his filmography includes Hamburger Hill, The Blue Iguana, Steel Magnolias, Hardware, Into the Badlands, Where Sleeping Dogs Lie, Jersey Girl, The Fear Inside, In the Line of Fire,  The Cowboy Way, Miracle on 34th Street, Destiny Turns in the Radio, Home for the Holidays, ‘Til There Was You, Three to Tango, Texas Rangers, Party Monster, Wonderland, Runaway Jury, Edison, The Tenants, The Mistress of Spices, Unbeatable Harold, A House Divided, The Messengers, Have Dreams, Will Travel, Mercy, Burning Palms, Nobody Walks, The Campaign, The Perks of Being  Wallflower, Olympus Has Fallen, Freezer, Behaving Badly, Automata, and Mercy. In addition to that, he has also been cast n 2015 film Survivor.

Prior to that, Dylan had also appeared in multiple of the television series as well as shows. He has appeared in shows such as Tales from the Crypt, The Practice, Ally McBeal, Sin City Spectacular, Saturday Night Live, Music Behide Bars, Will & Grace, The Grid, 3lbs, Big Shots, Dark Blue, American Horror Story, and Hostages. Currently, he has been portraying the role of Detective Jack Larsen in Stalker. He has been playing the role since 2014. In addition to that, Dylan has also launched his first photography exhibition in May of 2013 in Montreal, Quebec at the Avenue Art Gallery as the part of collaboration with the Art Agent, Marina Cutler.

To talk about his personal life, Dylan was previously married to Shiva Rose who is also an actress. The couple exchanged their vows with each other on 19th November of the year 1995. He has two children with Shiva both of them are daughters who are named as Colette and Charlotte. Later, it was confirmed by people on 27th September 2007 that Dylan Shiva had already separated. Again on 16th may 2008. It was reported by CelebYV.com that Dylan had filed from the divorce from Shiva. Their divorce was finalized on 2nd January of 2009.

Apart from that, Dylan is now at the age of 53. He was featured in the magazine “Men’s Health”. In addition to that, he was also the finalist in GQ “Man of the Year” issue in the year 1999. He has also won as well as been nominated for several of awards. Dylan was also named in the list of 50 Most Beautiful People in the People Magazine in the year 1998. Besides that, he is recovering alcoholic who has been sober for more than 20 years. 


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