DYLAN MCDERMOTT (Father)
DYLAN MCDERMOTT (Father) A Golden Globe® winner and Emmy® nominee, Dylan McDermott has proven his talent in film, television and theater.
McDermott was most recently seen in Jay Roach’s comedy The Campaign, opposite Will Farrell and Zach Galifianakis. McDermott played Tim Wattley, a political consultant who runs the campaign of a candidate from South Carolina. The Warner Bros. film was released on August 10, 2012.
McDermott is currently filming Antoine Fuqua’s Olympus Has Fallen, alongside Aaron Eckhart and Gerard Butler. The film follows a former Secret Service agent who becomes America’s only hope when the President is taken hostage by terrorists.
McDermott was also recently seen on television in the first season of Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s FX drama “American Horror Story” opposite Connie Britton and Jessica Lange.
In 2008, McDermott starred in Nicky Silver’s Three Changes at Playwrights Horizons. Starring opposite Maura Tierney, the play follows an uncomfortably married Upper West Side couple. Additionally, in September 2006, McDermott was on stage in Eve Ensler’s new play The Treatment. Ensler’s play explored the relationship between a traumatized former military interrogator (McDermott) and his psychologist Colonel who is assigned to give him routine treatment. The play opened the Impact Festival 2006, a New York City‐wide arts festival as part of the Culture Project. McDermott was nominated for a Drama League Award for his performance.
Additional film credits include The Pang Brother’s The Messengers, Wonderland, Home for the Holidays, Steel Magnolias, Hamburger Hill, Miracle on 34th Street, In The Line of Fire and Burning Palms.
McDermott’s television credits include the Jerry Bruckheimer produced TNT drama “Dark Blue;” TNT’s dramatic limited series “The Grid” opposite Julianna Margulies; and David E. Kelley’s Emmy Award‐winning series “The Practice,” earning him a Golden Globe in 1999 and nominations in 2000 and 2001 as well as an Emmy® nomination in 1999.
Other theatre credits include Neil Simon’s production of Biloxi Blues on Broadway and Golden Boy directed by Joanne Woodward at the Williamstown Theater Festival.