Melinda Dillon

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Melinda Dillon
Melinda Dillon, 1976.jpg
Melinda Dillon, c. 1976
Melinda Ruth Dillon

(1939-10-13) October 13, 1939 (age 82)
EducationArt Institute of Chicago
Years active1962–2007
Richard Libertini
(m. 1963; div. 1978)

Melinda Ruth Dillon (born October 13, 1939) is an American actress.

She received a 1963 Tony Award nomination for her Broadway debut in the original production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her roles as Jillian Guiler in Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) and Teresa in Absence of Malice (1981).[1]

Her other movie roles include Bound for Glory (1976), F.I.S.T. (1978), A Christmas Story (1983), Harry and the Hendersons (1987), The Prince of Tides (1991) and Magnolia (1999).

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  1. "Melinda Dillon Biography (1939-)". Film Reference Library. Retrieved 2011-12-24.

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