Asia Kate Dillon
A few years ago, when Hollywood actor Asia KateDillon began stripping female pronouns from her online press materials and replacing her name whenever “she”, “her” and “hers” appeared, without he knew he was preparing for something big. A few years later, the producers of the TV series Billions began exploring a person to play the character of Taylor Mason (an exceptionally bright intern at Ax Capital who identifies as gender non-binary), Asia Kate Dillon stepped in., took over the role and performed it perfectly.
Thus, Dillion is not only known for his outstanding performances in the Billions series and as Brandy Epps, in the web series, Orange is the New Black but also for becoming the first non-binary principal on North American television and championing the non-binary, relatively new gender identity under the LGBTQ umbrella. Dillon’s role in Taylor Mason also earned the star the Critical Choice Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series.
Below are all the facts you need to know about this exceptionally smart Hollywood star.
Bio – Who is Asia Kate Dillon?
The non-binary actor was born in Ithaca, New York on November 15, 1984 as female at birth, but began removing gendered pronouns from his biography in 2015. Now identify as non-binary and use the singular they pronouns, so make no mistake when we use the pronouns (“them, them, their”, etc.) for Dillion in this writing against the conventional personal pronouns (“him, himself”, etc.) as we have all the usual.
It should be noted, however, that all non-binary people choose neutral pronouns, this is Dillion’s preference. Asia Kate Dillon is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. At the age of sixteen, they enrolled in the Meisner training program at the Ithaca Actor’s Workshop and were the youngest to be admitted to the class. Learn more about her with her career path, net worth and sexuality.
Dillon began his acting career in 2007 taking on the lead role of Rachel Corrie in the play My Name is Rachel Corrie which was based on the emails and diaries of activist Rachel Corrie. For the role, Asia Kate Dillon had to commit to 30 monologues and play over 7 different characters over the course of the show.
After an incredible performance with the play, Dillon has been in a few more plays whose authors are Oscar-nominated and Tony Award-winning playwrights. This was followed by the role of Lucifer in The Mysteries, and also an appearance in The Tempest staged at the Shakespeare Theater Company in Washington, DC.
In 2016, they began playing Brandy Epps (a whitesupremacist) in the web comedy-drama TV series Orange is the New Black, making them one of the first non-binary actors in a major TV series. The following year, Asia Kate Dillon starred as Taylor Mason – another non-binary character in the second season of Showtime’s drama Billings, becoming the first non-binary character to star in a mainstream North American television audience. American.
In April of the same year, Showtime confirmed that Taylor would become a regular character next season and, while submitting their name to an Emmy for playing Mason, Asia Kate Dillon was eligible to submit under any category. of gender. for the supporting actor.
To clear the matter up and give it all non-binary, the MTV Movie & TV Awards grouped their categories by gender and Dillon received the Best Actor award in May 2017 at the MTV Movie & TV Awards. In November 2018, it was announced that the Hollywood star would star in an upcoming comedy-drama film The Outer Story.
The actor’s net worth is currently estimated at $4 million; which are earnings from their acting career and other investments. Asia Kate Dillon is the Founder and Production Manager of MIRROR/FIRE Productions. The company is responsible for staging a play called US, which presents the issue of racism and supports the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States.
Sexual orientation / personal life
Asia Kate Dillon identifies as pansexual, saying she has been attracted to multiple genders. In an interview on The Ellen Show in 2017, Dillon was revealed to be romantically engaged with a partner who self-identified as male.