Dillon, Denny 1951–

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DILLON, Denny 1951


Born May 18, 1951, in Cleveland, OH. Education: Graduated from Syracuse University.

Addresses: Agent Silver, Massetti & Szatmary, 8730 West Sunset Blvd., Suite 440, West Hollywood, CA 90069; International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., #219, Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Contact c/o 350 West 57th St., #16A, New York, NY 10019.

Career: Actress. Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville, KY, company member, 197778.

Awards, Honors: Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best featured actress in a musical, 1983, for My One and Only; CableACE Award, best actress in a comedy series, 1995, for Dream On.


Television Appearances; Series:

Herself, Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's Saturday Night, SNL, Saturday Night Live 80, and Saturday Night ), NBC, 19801981.

Meg Bando, Women in Prison, Fox, 1987.

Judy, Dr. Science, 1987.

Toby Pedalbee, Dream On, HBO, 19901996 Fox, 1995.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Title role, Roseanne: An Unauthorized Biography, Fox, 1994.

Goosed, The Movie Channel, 1999.

Voice of Crabby Mom, Baby Huey's Great Easter Adventure (animated), UPN, 2000.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Roseanne, AFI Presents "TV or Not TV?, " NBC, 1990.

Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards Presented by Footlocker, 1993.

Reba!, NBC, 1994.

The 16th Annual CableACE Awards, 1995.

Weinerville Chanukah Special, Nickelodeon, 1995.

Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary Primetime Special, NBC, 1999.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Fluffy, "Trust Fund Pirates," Miami Vice, 1986.

Corky, the cashier, "The Last Dance," Fame, 1986.

Corky, the cashier, "Reggie and Rose," Fame, 1987.

Rhoda Wasserman, "Educating Rhoda," Night Court, NBC, 1989.

Big Edie, "The Wilderness Experience," Designing Women, CBS, 1989.

Rhoda Wasserman, "Blue Suede Bull," Night Court, NBC, 1990.

Sheila Marie, "Most Likely to Succeed," Babes, 1991.

Voice of Jessy, "Catch Scratch Fever," Batman: The Animated Series (animated), 1992.

Mrs. Perkins, "The Operation," The Crew, Fox, 1995.

Leslie Ann, "Overdrive," Nash Bridges, CBS, 1998.

Also appeared in Hot Hero Sandwich, NBC; Women Aloud, Comedy Central.

Film Appearances:

Doreen, Saturday Night Fever, Paramount, 1977.

Young woman, Author! Author!, CBS/Fox Video, 1982.

Nurse, Grace Quigley (also known as The Ultimate Solution of Grace Quigley ), MetroGoldwynMayer Home Video, 1984.

Elaine, Garbo Talks, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1984.

Aunt Gail, Seven Minutes in Heaven (also known as Deslices de joventud ) Warner Bros., 1985.

Verna Klump, House IV: Home Deadly Home (also known as House IV and House IV: The Repossession ), New Line Home Video, 1992.

Sunray Tours travel agent, Only You, Live Home Video, 1992.

Shelli Summers, Life on the Edge, Festival Film, 1992.

Sylvia Walsh, Garmento, 2002.

Voice of Glypto, Ice Age (animated), Twentieth CenturyFox, 2002.

Stage Appearances:

(Broadway debut) Agnes, Gypsy, Broadway production, New York City, 1974.

Mammoth and Monkey Man, The Skin of Our Teeth, Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1975.

Scapino!, Studio Arena Theatre, Buffalo, NY, 19751976.

Sylvie Gazel, Harold and Maude, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1980.

Servant of Two Masters, Philadelphia Drama Guild, Philadelphia, PA, 19811982.

Mickey, My One and Only, St. James Theatre, New York City, 19831984.

The Imaginary Invalid, Hartman Theatre, Stamford, CT, 19851986.

Detective, Clue: The Musical, Players Theatre, New York City, 1997.

Mrs. Walker, Once in a Lifetime, Adams Memorial Theater, Williamstown, MA, 2002.

Costanz, Enchanted April, Belasco Theatre, New York City, 2003.

Also appeared as Arlie, Getting Out, Actors Theatre of Louisville, KY; Mistress Quickly, Henry IV, American National Theatre, Kennedy Center; in StandUp Confessions of a NotSoDumb Blond (onewoman show), Bay Street Theatre, Sag Harbor, NY, and Center Stage, Baltimore, MD.

Major Tours:

Agnes, Gypsy, U.S. and Canadian cities, 19741975.


OneWoman Stage Show:

Wrote StandUp Confessions of a NotSoDumb Blond.



Hollywood Reporter, August 30, 1995, p. S6.

People Weekly, November 24, 1997, p. 58.