Melinda Dillon, an actress known for the films Christmas Story and Third Degree Connection, has died

Melinda Dillon had a long career as an actress.

Melinda Dillon in The Third Degree Connection in 1977. PDO

American actress Melinda Dillon has died. Dillon was 83 years old when he died. Dillon’s family made the matter public by publishing an obituary. The obituary said Dillon died on January 9. The cause of death was not made public.

Dillon is best known for his roles in movies Magnolia (1999), A Christmas Story (1983), Tertiary connection (1977) and Bigfoot and the Hendersons (1987).

Dillon’s most recent acting performances were seen in the 2007 TV series Sydänmaiilla and the film Reign Over Meafter which the actor retired.

Melinda Dillon and Cary Guffey in The Third Degree Connection in 1977. PDO

During his career, Dillon received several nominations at various award galas. Movies Not criminally (1981) and Tertiary connection (1977) earned him a total of three nominations at the prestigious Oscar gala. In 1963, he was awarded the prestigious Tony statue, or theater arts award, for his debut on Broadway.

Dillon had one child actor of Richard Libertine with.

Source: People