Asia Kate Dillon

About Asia Kate Dillon

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: November 15, 1984
Birth Place:  Ithaca, New York, United States
Birth Sign: Sagittarius
Other names: Asia Dillon
Occupation: Actor, producer, director
Years active: 2007–present
Known for: Orange is the New Black, Billions

Asia Kate Dillon Net Worth

Asia Kate Dillon was bornon November 15, 1984 in  Ithaca, New York, United States, is Actress. Asia Kate Dillon was born on November 15, 1984 in Ithaca, New York, USA. They are known for playing Brandy Epps in Orange Is the New Black (2013) and Taylor Mason in Billions (2016). Their role on Billions is the first gender non-binary character shown on television. Dillon identifies as non-binary and uses singular they pronouns. Dillon is also the founder and producing director of MIRROR/FIRE Productions.
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💰 Net worth: $1.2 Million

Biography/Timeline

2007

In 2007 Dillon took the titular role of Rachel Corrie in My Name is Rachel Corrie. This role required Dillon to memorize over thirty monologues and play over seven alternate characters over the course of the one person show. Afterward, they took part in a workshop of plays whose Writers are Academy Award and Tony (nominated and winning) playwrights. This was followed by a featured lead role as Lucifer in The Mysteries, and a role in The Tempest at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC.

2015

Dillon was born in Ithaca, New York and assigned female at birth. Dillon identifies as non-binary and uses singular they pronouns. Dillon explained around 2015, they began removing gendered pronouns from their biography, and auditioning for the part of Mason helped them understand their gender identity. Dillon identifies as pansexual, stating they have been attracted to multiple genders.

2017

Dillon played white supremacist Brandy Epps, a penitentiary inmate, in eight episodes of Orange is the New Black in 2016, making them one of the first non-binary gender-identifying actors to be cast in a major television show. They also played a recurring role in season 2 of Showtime's Wall Street drama Billions in 2017. The role they played is a non-binary character, Taylor Mason, a hedge fund intern, who reports state is the first non-binary character on mainstream North American television. Showtime confirmed in April 2017 that Mason would be a regular character in season 3. When submitting their name for an Emmy Award for acting Dillon was allowed to submit for whichever gendered category they wished, and chose "actor" over "actress" because it is a gender neutral word. They received submission for supporting actor. Their effort to clarify the matter for all non-binary people prompted the MTV Movie & TV Awards to combine their gender-segregated categories. They presented the award for Best Actor at the MTV Movie & TV Awards on May 7, 2017.

2019

Dillon graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. They enrolled in and completed the Meisner training program at The Actor’s Workshop of Ithaca, beginning during their junior year of high school at age sixteen. They were the youngest student ever admitted to the class.

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