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Garret Dillahunt

Garret Dillahunt is a popular American Actor. Garret Dillahunt is widely known for portraying the role of John Dorie in the horror drama television series Fear the Walking Dead from 2018 to 2021.

Early Life and Childhood

Garret Dillahunt was born on November 24, 1964, in the city of Castro Valley, California, United States. His age is 59 years as of 2024 and his full name is Garret Lee Dillahunt.

Similarly, he is American by nationality and practices Christianity by religion. Moreover, his zodiac sign is Sagittarius by date of birth.

Talking about his family members, his father’s name is David Lee Dillahunt who is a car mechanic and his mother’s is Jeanne Dillahunt. Likewise, he has two brothers and their names are Eric Dillahunt, and Brett Dillahunt.

Garret Dillahunt – Education

In terms of his educational background, he might have done his schooling at a community school in Castro Valley, California. Later, he attended the University of Washington, where he studied journalism and earned a degree in 1988. Then, he completed his Master of Fine Arts in acting from New York University.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, he began his television career in the late 1990s, making appearances in popular shows such as NYPD Blue, The X-Files, and The Practice. These early roles helped him gain recognition and establish a presence in the industry.

Similarly, one of his breakthrough roles was in the critically acclaimed HBO series Deadwood from 2004 to 2006. He portrayed two distinct characters in the show, first as the infamous Jack McCall and later as the complex Francis Wolcott. His performances in Deadwood showcased his versatility and ability to tackle complex and morally ambiguous characters.

Moreover, he gained widespread recognition and critical acclaim for his role as Burt Chance in the Fox sitcom Raising Hope from 2010 to 2014. His portrayal of the lovable but naive Burt earned him praise for his comedic timing and endearing presence on the show.

Likewise, he had a recurring role as Steve Curtis in the sci-fi series The 4400 from 2006 to 2007. Additionally, he played the recurring role of Cromartie, a Terminator, in the popular series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles from 2008 to 2009. He played the role of hitman Ty Walker in the television series Justified in 2015.

Furthermore, from 2018 to 2021, he portrayed the character John Dorie in the AMC series titled Fear the Walking Dead. John Dorie was a former police officer and a moral compass in the post-apocalyptic world of The Walking Dead universe. His portrayal of John Dorie was widely praised for its depth and emotional range.

Alongside his television work, he has appeared in a variety of films. In addition to the previously mentioned movies, he has been part of films such as Winter’s Bone in 2010, Looper in 2012, and Widows in 2018, showcasing his versatility in both independent and mainstream cinema.

Garret Dillahunt

Caption: Garret on the movie set. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Dillahunt has not endorsed any brand till now promoted anything or collaborated with any brands. Similarly, there is no information by him to the public regarding the products he has supported or not. Likewise, he has never disclosed any information about the brands or companies he has ever endorsed.

Awards and Nomination

Dillahunt won the National Board of Review Award in 2007, Screen Actors Guild Award in 2008, Gold Derby Award in 2008, Gotham Award in 2010, Black Film Critics Circle Award in 2013, and Fantasporto Award in 2014.

Similarly, he was nominated for the Fright Meter Award in 2009, the  Fangoria Chainsaw Award in 2010, the  San Diego Film Critics Society Award in 2010, the  Gawad Urian Award in 2011, the  Critics Choice Television Award in 2012, the  Genie Award in 2012, the  Phoenix Film Critics Society Award, and so on.

Net Worth 2024

Dillahunt has an estimated net worth of approximately $4 million but his exact salary is not available. Similarly, his source of income is mainly his acting profession. Additionally, he has worked very hard to achieve this fame and is on the way to raising his net worth in the future.

Relationship Status

Dillahunt married Michelle Hurd on July 6, 2007. Michelle is a beautiful actress by profession. They both met on the movie set while working together and dated each other. Moreover, they both don’t have children yet. Similarly, he doesn’t have any past relationships or involvements.

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Caption: Garret with his wife. Source: Instagram


Dillahunt is always seen as concerned with his professional life and gets away from anyrumorss or controversies that would hamper his professional career. Furthermore, he maintains a distance from the media and also avoids engaging in any controversial situations that can hamper his reputation.

Garret Dillahunt – Body Measurements

Dillahunt is 6 Feet 1 inch tall and weighs 75kg. Similarly, he has a good body structure but his accurate body measurements are unknown. Moreover, he has a beautiful pair of blue eyes and brown hair. Also, his dress size is 8 and his shoe size is 12(US).

Garret Dillahunt

Caption: Garret playing with the kitten. Source: Instagram

Social Media

Dillahunt is active on Instagram, where he has 164k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @garretdillahunt. Similarly, his Facebook account is @garretdillahunt and he has 223k followers.