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Despite being years their junior, Dillon holds his own with an air of confidence far beyond his age. DILLON: No, it was after the third movie, to the Lee Strasberg Institute. Vince Spano has been a friend for a very long time. MOYNIHAN: Have you remained friends with the girls you’ve acted with, Meg Tilly and Diane Lane?
Unfazed by Warhol’s stature, Dillon tells it how it is in this candid chat.
The magnetism he radiates is very powerful: it is something tangible. You do a piece here, there, stop, take a long pause and do another piece.
On his taut physique clothing falls in loose disorder. He is blessed with dramatic Gaelic coloring: glossy black hair, luminous skin with flushed cheeks and enormous liquid eyes. MOYNIHAN: Would you like some orange juice or spring water?
"He's dating again," Lane says referring to her widowed father played by Christopher Plummer.
"He's out there and it's comparatively a breeze for him, at 71, of course, because he's a guy.
The rebellious Aquarian talks getting discovered at 14 years old, his unrelenting nerves and what he does to “keep loose.” Matt Dillon has come a long way since in 1980, Matt Dillon’s star began to rise over every American home.
Unlike some overnight sensations, he did not evaporate when the seasons changed. I met the people from the film and went through several callbacks before I finally got the part. When I first went in to read, I felt everything out, and I said to myself, I’m not going to let this pass me by.
That doesn’t mean, however, that Dillon isn’t working or has lost his fan base; with five films due out this year, clearly the actor is doing something right. We’re looking forward to Matt channeling his comedic side alongside Kristen Wiig and Natasha Lyonne in his newest film, In celebration of its release this Friday, we decided to take a look back at Dillon 30 years ago, at the beginning of his acting career. MOYNIHAN: Do you want to stay away from romantic leads? I just don’t want to do it in a conventional manner. Clad in a tweed coat, the 19-year-old actor sits down with Maura Moynihan and Andy Warhol on a chilly New York day in December 1983. WARHOL: Did you go to acting school after your first movie? I mean, I still like to keep in touch with my friends at home. But I do keep in touch with a lot of my actor friends. His star has continued to soar, not only because of his staggering good looks, but because he’s proved that he is an actor who takes his work very seriously. I was trying to figure out where the rest of the part was. That film was called MOYNIHAN: When you were called back did it occur to you that you might want to be a serious actor? I was going to be cool about it, but I wasn’t going to let it slip by. Matt has adjusted with remarkable ease and has accomplished a rare feat: he has earned the respect of the serious film establishment without alienating his adoring teen audience. He loves rock music and speaks with jargon comprehensible to any teenager. He has an older brother, played by Mickey Rourke, who is the legend in the neighborhood: really tough, but really intelligent and the leader of everything. DILLON: When I was 14 I didn’t even think about it. I was supposed to be in class and I was cutting, and these two men approached me and asked me if I wanted to do an audition. I saw the scene they were audition people for, and I said, “This is me.” I went home and I told my mother.