Paul Dillon is an actor born in Joliet who began his career in show business in Chicago. His movie career began in 1994 with the movie Blink (1993) in which he played the role of Neal Booker. He played Patty O'Brien in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), the most successful film in which he has a credited role. Dillon also has appeared on many hit TV series including NYPD Blue (1993), CSI: Miami (2002), The Guardian (2001), and his recurring role as Angelo in The Pretender (1996). Most recently, he had a guest appearance as Ezekiel in the new ABC drama Night Stalker (2005). Currently, he plays Gary in the play Rantoul and Die. He is also the founder and artistic director of the Bang Bang Spontaneous Theatre group.