Melinda Dillon



Place of birth:

Hope, Arkansas, USA:


Melinda Rose Dillon (born October 13, 1939) is an American actress, perhaps best known for her roles in Close Encounters of the Third Kind and the holiday classic A Christmas Story. Description above from the Wikipedia article Melinda Dillon, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Film Credits

Reign Over Me (2007)
as Ginger Timpleman
Adam & Steve (2005)
as Dottie
Debating Robert Lee (2004)
as Mrs. Lee
A Painted House (2003)
as Gran Chandler
Cowboy Up (2002)
as Rose Braxton
The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' (2001)
as Herself
Magnolia (1999)
as Rose Gator
The Effects of Magic (1998)
Entertaining Angels - The Dorothy Day Story (1996)
as Sister Aloysius
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
as Mrs. Darling
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995)
as Merna
Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge (1995)
as Polly Judd
Sioux City (1994)
as Leah Goldman
State of Emergency (1994)
as Betty Anderson
Judgment Day: The John List Story (1993)
as Eleanor
The Prince of Tides (1991)
as Savannah Wingo
Captain America (1990)
as Mrs. Rogers
Spontaneous Combustion (1990)
as Nina
Nightbreaker (1989)
as Paula Brown
Staying Together (1989)
as Eileen McDermott
Shattered Innocence (1988)
as Sharon Anderson
Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
as Nancy Henderson
Space (1985)
as Rachel Mott
Songwriter (1984)
as Honey Carder
Right of Way (1983)
as Ruda Dwyer
A Christmas Story (1983)
as Mrs. Parker
Absence of Malice (1981)
as Teresa
Hellinger's Law (1981)
as Anne Gronouski
Fallen Angel (1981)
as Sherry Phillips
The Shadow Box (1980)
as Agnes
The Muppet Movie (1979)
as Woman with Balloon
F.I.S.T. (1978)
as Anna Zarinkas
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
as Jillian Guiler
Slap Shot (1977)
as Suzanne Hanrahan
Bound for Glory (1976)
as Mary / Memphis Sue
The April Fools (1969)
as Leslie Hopkins