Dylan McDermott was named from birth as Mark Anthony McDermott and was born on October 26, 1961, and he is an American actor.
Dylan is known for his role as lawyer and law firm head Bobby Donnell on the legal drama series The Practice, which earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama and a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
Dylan was in Waterbury, Connecticut, to Diane and Richard McDermott. He has a younger sister, Robin. Diane was 15 and Richard was 17 when McDermott was born; by 1967, the couple had divorced, and Diane and her two children were living with her mother, Avis Marino. On February 9, 1967, Diane died of an accidental gunshot wound.
Dylan and his sister were raised by their maternal grandmother Avis in Waterbury. As a teenager, he began taking trips to visit his biological father, who owned the West Fourth Street Saloon in Greenwich Village, New York.
Dylan worked in his father’s bar, serving drinks and breaking up fights. He also fast-talked his way into the Mudd Club and Studio 54.
Dylan married actress Shiva Rose on November 19, 1995. They have two daughters, Colette and Charlotte. Colette’s birth is prominently featured in Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues. Colette graduated from Barnard College, of which McDermott was also a trustee.
On September 27, 2007, People confirmed that Dylan and Rose had separated. On May 16, 2008, it was reported that McDermott had filed for divorce from Rose. The divorce was finalized on January 2, 2009.
Is Sean McDermott related to Dylan McDermott?
Sean McDermott and Dylan McDermott are not related, not even friends.
Sean Michael McDermott is an American football coach who is the head coach for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He has only one brother named Tim McDermott.
Sean and his wife have two children. He is a devout Christian and has been outspoken about his faith.
In 2021, Sean revealed that he has been treated for skin cancer “several times” since at least 2017.