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Melinda Dillon

Melinda Rose Dillon (born October 13, 1939) is an American actress, perhaps best known for her roles in Close Encounters of the Third Kind and the holiday classic A Christmas Story. Description above from the Wikipedia article Melinda Dillon, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Oct 13, 1939 In Hope, Arkansas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Hal 2019-03-28
Known For
Poster of Reign Over Me
Poster of Magnolia
Poster of To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
Poster of Right of Way
Movie Hal Herself (archive footage) 2019-03-28
Movie Reign Over Me Ginger Timpleman 2007-03-23
Series Heartland Unknown 2007-06-18
Movie Adam & Steve Dottie 2005-04-24
Movie Debating Robert Lee Mrs. Lee 2004-09-17
Movie A Painted House Gran Chandler 2003-04-27
Movie Cowboy Up Rose Braxton 2002-09-03
Movie The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' Herself 2001-05-08
Series Judging Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Movie Magnolia Rose Gator 1999-12-10
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Jenny Rogers 1999-09-20
Movie The Effects of Magic Unknown 1998-09-28
Movie Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story Sister Aloysius 1996-09-27
Movie Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge Polly Judd 1995-05-14
Movie How to Make an American Quilt Mrs. Darling 1995-10-06
Movie To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar Merna 1995-09-07
Movie State of Emergency Betty Anderson 1994-02-21
Movie Sioux City Leah Goldman 1994-04-01
Movie Judgment Day: The John List Story Eleanor 1993-02-23
Movie The Prince of Tides Savannah Wingo 1991-12-25
Movie Captain America Mrs. Rogers 1990-12-14
Movie Spontaneous Combustion Nina 1990-02-23
Movie Staying Together Eileen McDermott 1989-01-01
Movie Nightbreaker Paula Brown 1989-03-08
Movie Shattered Innocence Sharon Anderson 1988-03-09
Movie Harry and the Hendersons Nancy Henderson 1987-06-05
Movie Shattered Spirits Unknown 1986-01-06
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1985-09-27
Movie Songwriter Honey Carder 1984-10-14
Movie A Christmas Story Mrs. Parker 1983-11-18
Movie Right of Way Ruda Dwyer 1983-11-21
Movie Fallen Angel Sherry Phillips 1981-02-24
Movie Hellinger's Law Anne Gronouski 1981-03-10
Movie Absence of Malice Teresa Perrone 1981-11-19
Movie Marriage is Alive and Well Jeannie 1980-01-25
Movie The Shadow Box Agnes 1980-09-30
Movie The Muppet Movie Woman with Balloon 1979-05-31
Movie F.I.S.T. Anna Zarinkas 1978-04-26
Series CHiPs Unknown 1977-09-15
Movie Slap Shot Suzanne Hanrahan 1977-02-25
Movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind Jillian Guiler 1977-11-18
Movie Bound for Glory Mary / Memphis Sue 1976-12-05
Series The Jeffersons Unknown 1975-01-18
Movie The April Fools Leslie Hopkins 1969-05-28
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24