Quick Facts of Melinda Ruth Dillon

  • Full NameMelinda Ruth Dillon
  • Date of Birth1939 /10 /13
  • NicknameMelinda
  • Marital StatusDivorce
  • BirthplaceHope, Arkansas, US
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionActress
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Eye colourHazel
  • Hair colourGrey
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseRichard Libertini
  • Height5 feet 8 inch
  • Children1

Melinda Dillon is an American actress who is known for her roles in the films like Bound for Glory, F.I.S.T, A Christmas Story and The Prince of Tides. Likewise, Dillon further starred in popular TV series including Insight, Nightbreaker, Picket Fences and so on.

Dillion was married to actor Richard Libertini with whom she shares a son. How much net worth does Dillon have? Read the article till the end to know in details about her bio, career, relationships, and so on.

Who Is Melinda Dillon? Know Her Bio & Wiki

Melinda Dillon was born as Melinda Ruth Dillon on 13th October 1939, in Hope, Arkansas, United States of America. Dillon holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Dillion was raised in Arkansas by her parents E.Norine and W.S. Dillon, an Army officer. Dillon attended Hyde Park High School in Chicago.

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Melinda Dillon Profession

Melinda Dillion’s career took a big break after she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play for her first major role in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf. Likewise, she also appeared in You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s Running and Paul’s Still’s Story Theatre.

Her films credits include The April Fools, Bound for Glory, Slap Shot, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, F.I.S.T, The Muppet Movie, Songwriter, and so on. Similarly, she has starred in the numerous television series such The Defenders, East Side/West Side, Bonanza, The Jeffersons, Sara, and many more.

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How Much Is Melinda Dillon’s Net Worth? Know Her Salary

Melinda Dillion has an estimated net worth of around $1 million as of 2019. Likewise, she earns an average annual salary of around $500 thousand. Dillon also earned an extra sum of money from endorsement with different brands.

Likewise, the movies that Dillon worked in are also doing good in the Box Office. Some of her movies along with their budget and box office collection are listed below,

S.NMoviesBudgetBoxoffice Collections
1.Close Encounters of the Third Kind$20 million$306.1 million
2.F.I.S.T$8 million$40.7 million
3.The Muppet Movie$8 million$76.6 million
4.A Christmas Story$3.3 million$20.6 million

Despite earning such a tremendous amount, Melinda is yet to reveal the details about her house and cars.

Who Is Melinda Dillon’s Husband?

Melinda Dillion was married to her long term boyfriend turned husband Richard Libertini. Her husband, Libertini was an American stage, film and television actor. Some of his movie credits include Catch-22, The In-Laws, Popeye, and Fletch. The love birds met back on the set of a film.

The couple exchanged their wedding vows on 30th September 1963, in a private ceremony. The former couple had a has a child, son Richard Libertini Jr. from their relationship. However, the duo failed to continue their relationship and divorced in 1978.

Her ex-husband Richard died at the age of 82 on 7th January 2016. Currently, Dillon is enjoying her singlehood. There are no rumors of her affairs and relationships.

Melinda Dillon’s Age, Height, & Weight)

Melinda Dillon is 79 years old as of 2019. She has a pair of hazel eyes and her hair color is grey. Dillon stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inch. There are no details about her body measurements and weight.