Nov. 30th, 1956
London, England, UK
Stephen Dillane's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2012 - Zero Dark Thirty
2011 - Perfect Sense
2009 - 44 Inch Chest
2007 - Fugitive Pieces
2007 - Goal II: Living the Dream
2007 - Savage Grace
2005 - Nine Lives
2005 - The Greatest Game Ever Played
2004 - King Arthur
2002 - The Truth About Charlie
2002 - The Hours
2001 - The Parole Officer
2001 - Spy Game
2000 - Ordinary Decent Criminal
1996 - Two If by Sea
Guest TV Roles
Captain Mike Davidson
DC Danny Keech
Stephan Dillane (born November 30, 1956) in Kensington, London, to an English mother, Bridget (née Curwen), and an Australian surgeon father, John Dillane. His younger brother, Richard Dillane, is also an actor. He studied history and political science at the University of Exeter, and afterward became a journalist for the Croydon Advertiser. Unhappy in his career, he read how actor Trevor Eve gave up architecture for acting and was inspired to enter the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. During his early acting career, he was known as Stephen Dillon but reverted to his birth name in the 1990s.
- Father of 'Frank Dillane' (qv) with 'Naomi Wirthner' (qv).
- (4 June 2000) Tony Award for lead actor in a play - Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing".
- He was awarded the 1999 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor for his performance in The Real Thing at the Donmar Warehouse, London, England.
- Theatrical Training: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
- Education: University of Exeter (History and Politics)
- Other awards for his stage performance in The Real Thing: Evening Standard Award (London): Best Actor 1999; Variety Club Showbusiness Awards (London): Best Stage Actor 2000; Drama Desk Award (Broadway): Outstanding Actor in a Play 2000.
- He was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 2000 (1999 season)for Best Actor for his performance in The Real Thing at the Donmar Warehouse and at the Albery Theatre.
- Pre-Drama School: Reporter for Croyden Advertiser for 3 years