Is Dylan McDermott married? Yes, he was. Previously, he was married to actress Shiva Rose. Their wedding was organized on November 19, 1995. From their conjugal life, the couple became blessed with two children as daughters named Colette and Charlotte. The news about their separation was confirmed on September 27, 2007, because of some misunderstanding and dispute between them.
McDermott filed a case against his wife on May 16, 2008, and was officially divorced on January 2, 2009. As of now, McDermott is in the relationship with his Stalker co-star Maggie Q since early 2014. The news of their engagement was announced on January 14, 2015. However, the couple revealed that they are no in a hurry to get married. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of McDermott:
Who is Dylan McDermott?
Born as Mark Anthony McDermott, he landed the planet on October 26, 1961, which makes the age of 59 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is an American actor well-recognized for his appearance on the legal drama series The Practice as a law firm head/ lawyer named Bobby Donnell. He is also noted for his role in American Horror Story, named American Horror Story: Murder House in its first two seasons.
Early Life and Education
McDermott was born in 1961 and his place of birth is in Waterbury, Connecticut. He was born to the parents named Richard (father) and Diane McDermott (mother). Talking more about his family life, his maternal grandfather was Italian and also carries French, English and Irish ancestral background. By the time of his birth, his father was seventeen years old whereas his mother Diane was just fifteen. At the age of six, McDermott’s parents got divorced in 1967. After the incident, he lived with his mother, sister Robin and maternal grandmother Avis Marino.
The same year, his mother was shot and killed on February 9, 1967. Initially, the case was supposed to be an accident but later officers case a murder case against John Sponza. After that, McDermott and Robin lived with their grandmother in Waterbury. During the vacation, he used to visit his father who was operating West Fourth Street Saloon in New York. He also worked in his father’s bar and often went to theatres with his dad. He was passionate about acting and used to imitate his acting artists like Humphrey Bogart and Marlon Brando. Regarding his education and academic achievements, he went to Holy Cross High School in Waterbury and completed his graduation in 1979. He was also enrolled at the Jesuit-run Fordham University and also attended the Neighborhood Playhouse School in New York City.
McDermott was adopted by this father’s third wife named Eve Ensler who is well known for being the American playwright, activist and performer. She was just 25 when she adopted McDermott who was at the age of 15 at that time. Ensler suffered from a miscarriage. For support, McDermott took the planned name for the unborn child i.e. Dylan.
Career and Professional Life
McDermott made his film career debut from the 1989 comedy-drama film Steel Magnolias where he appeared as Jackson Latcherie, the husband to Julia Roberts. Later, he was seen in comedy film Twister (1989) directed by Michael Almereyda. He wasn’t popular for his earlier roles but rose into the limelight after being the part of the political thriller hit film In the Line of Fire which was directed by Wolfgang Petersen. He made another big role in a legal drama called The Practice after having the connection with Clint Eastwood. He was able to enter into the list of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World 1998” by People.
McDermott became the part of the ur-part mini-series The Grid in 2004 alongside Julianna Margulies appearing as Max Canary, one of the FBI Special Agents working in an anti-terrorist unit. He also was able to impress the audiences by appearing as a returned soldier in 2006s Ensler’s play The Treatment. He continued his acting journey appearing in the television series like Big Shots in 2007 which was canceled after 11 episodes of airing in January 2008 due to low viewership. He became the part of the TNT drama Dark Blue in 2009 where he portrayed the role of a veteran cop Carter Shaw who was the head of undercover LAPD officers.
He appeared as a cheating husband who was a psychologist by profession starring in American Horror Story as Ben Harmon in 2011. For the second series, he appeared in a new character called Johnny Morgan. The following year, he made his appearance in three movies i.e. political satire comedy film The Campaign, coming of age drama film The Perks of Being a Wallflower and independent drama film Nobody Walks appearing as campaign manager Tim Wattley, Mr. Kelmeckis and Leroy. He also appeared in the action-thriller Olympus Has Fallen portraying the role of a treacherous Secret Service Agent.
His first Photography Exhibition in collaboration with Marina Cutler was launched in May 2013 at Avenue Art Gallery in Montreal, Quebec. The exhibition helped in raising fund for an organization supporting the women who were the victims of violent acts of aggression, He started spearing in the lead role in the short-lived CBS television series Stalker starring opposite Maggie Q playing Detective Jack Larsen.
American actor Dylan McDermott isn’t married now. He tied his knot with actress Shiva Rose in 1995 with whom he became the father to two daughters. They separated in September 2017 and got divorced on January 2, 2009. After the separation, he established up the relationship with Maggie Q with whom he got engaged in January 2015.
Moving to body measurements, McDermott stands at the tall height of six feet and weighs perfectly balanced according to his height. His weight is 74 kilograms and is blessed with a well-maintained physique. His chest measures 40 inches whereas his waist and biceps measure 34 and 12 inches respectively. Like other established actors, McDermott is also conscious about his fitness level and therefore gives high emphasis on his diet and nutrition.
Salary and Net worth
Dylan McDermott has an estimated net worth of 15 million USD which he has amassed from his successful acting career. The Practice star has appeared in numerous television series and movies. Apart from monetary net worth, he has also garnered multiple prestigious awards in his account including 1999s Best Actor – Television Series Drama at Golden Globe Awards for his performance in The Practice. He is also the receiver of Best Performance by an Ensemble at the 2012 San Diego Film Critics Society Awards. Among his multiple roles, he has mostly received the nomination for his role as Bobby Donnell in legal drama The Practice (1997–2004).
Wiki and Facts
Most of the demanded wiki sites including IMDb and Wikipedia have provided Dylan McDermott’s biography. He is active on Instagram @dylan.mcdermott and on Twitter @dylanmcdermott where he has amassed over 143k and 169k followers now. His Facebook page is reachable @DylanMcDermottOfficial where he has retained more than 602k followers.