• Dallas Roberts is an American actor born in Houston, Texas on 10 May 1970.
• He is best known for his role in the 2007 crime action movie “3:10 to Yuma”.
• He studied at Juilliard School, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in theatre in 199•
• He is married to American scenic designer Christine Jones, and they have two children together.
• He has an estimated net worth of over $2 million.
Who is Dallas Roberts?
American actor Dallas Mark Roberts was born in Houston, Texas USA, on 10 May 1970, so Taurus is his zodiac sign. He’s been credited with appearing in 49 movies and TV series, and is perhaps still known best for playing Grayson Butterfield in the 2007 crime action movie “3:10 to Yuma”, which James Mangold directed, and which starred Ben Foster, Christian Bale and Russell Crowe. It follows a rancher who’s trying to hold an outlaw until his train to court arrives – the movie won three of the 37 awards for which it was nominated, including two Oscar nominations for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing, and Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score.
Education and early life
Dallas was raised in Houston alongside his younger brother Bryan, by their mother Catherine and father Don Roberts; not a lot has been shared about Dallas’ parents, because they prefer to maintain their privacy.
Dallas studied at Paul Revere Middle School, and it was during his three years there that he fell in love with acting, playing both supporting and lead characters in various school plays. He enrolled at Robert E. Lee High School in 1984, and upon moving to Sarasota, Florida, enrolled at Sarasota High School, matriculating in 1988.
Dallas continued his education at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota, but eventually transferred to New York City’s prestigious Juilliard School, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in theatre in 1994.
He was mostly focused on appearing in theatre plays for the first 10 years of his career, but only the names of a couple of these have been disclosed: “Nocturne”, “A Number” and “Burn This”, all off-Broadway.
Roles in TV series
Dallas’ debut TV series role was playing Larry in the 1994 episode “To Protect and Serve” of the crime drama “New York Undercover”, and the following year saw him appear in the episode “Guardian” of the crime mystery “Law & Order”, before in 2001 appearing in the episode “Bronx Cheer” of the same series.
From 2006 through 2009, Dallas played the supporting character Angus Partridge in the romantic drama “The L Word”, which starred Jennifer Beals, Laurel Holloman and Leisha Hailey, and was created by Ilene Chaiken and Michele Abbott. It follows several lesbian friends from Los Angeles, and the series won five of the 31 awards for which it was nominated.
Dallas could then have been seen appearing in the 2010 episode “Abel & Willing” of the crime mystery “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”, 13 episodes of the 2010 crime mystery “Rubicon” and the 2012 pilot episode of the crime mystery “Elementary”.
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From 2013 through 2015, he played Eliot Delson in the crime mystery “Unforgettable”, which Ed Redlich and John Bellucci created, and which starred James Hiroyuki Liao, Dylan Walsh and Poppy Montgomery. It tells the story of former police detective Carrie Wells, who has photographic memory, the series aired from 2011 through 2015 and was nominated for a 2012 people’s Choice Award for Favorite New TV Drama.
Dallas’ three most recent TV series roles have been in six episodes of the 2021 crime drama “American Rust”, four episodes of the 2022 crime mystery “Big Sky”, and the 2022 episode “Daydream Believer” of the crime drama “That’s Messed Up: An SVU Podcast”.
Roles in movies
Dallas’ debut film role was playing Edison in the 2003 crime fantasy “The Lucy Ones”, and some of his following roles were in the 2003 short drama “Music”, the short drama “Heavy Put-Away” in 2004, and romantic drama “A Home at the End of the World” in the same year.
The year 2005 saw him play Sam Phillips in the biographical musical drama “Walk the Line”, directed by James Mangold, and which starred Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon and Ginnifer Goodwin. It follows the life of the late American country singer-songwriter Johnny Cash, and the movie won 46 of its 94 award nominations, including an Oscar win for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Reese Witherspoon). The remainder of the decade saw Dallas appear in several popular movies, including the 2007 horror thriller “Joshua”, the 2009 comedy “Shrink”, and the 2009 romantic comedy “Ingenious”.
In 2013, Dallas played David Wayne in the critically acclaimed biographical drama “Dallas Buyers Club”, directed by Jean-Marc Vallee, and which starred Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner and Jared Leto. It follows electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof who helped many AIDS patients find medications in 1985, and the movie won 87 of its 174 award nominations, including three Oscar wins for Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Jared Leto) and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Matthew McConaughey).
Some of Dallas’ most recent film roles have been in the 2019 crime mystery “Motherless Brooklyn”, and in 2022 the crime comedy “Glass Onion” and the horror “Outpost”.
Dallas has been featured in a couple of documentary films, such as the 2005 “Celebrating the Man in Black: The Making of ‘Walk the Line’”, the 2008 “Destination: Yuma”, and the 2015 “Unforgettable Moments: Inside Season 3”.
Some of his recent talk-show appearances have been in “Up Close with Carrie Keagan”, “Talking Dead” and “Big Morning Buzz Live”.
Awards and nominations
Dallas was nominated for two Screen Actors Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture in 2008 and 2014, for his and his colleagues’ performance in “3:10 to Yuma” and “Dallas Buyers Club”, respectively.
He was also nominated for a 2004 Gotham Award for Breakthrough Actor, for his performance in “A Home at the End of the World”, and a 2023 Gold Derby Film Award for Ensemble Cast, for “Glass Onion”, shared with colleagues.
Love life and wife
Dallas is today a married man and has two children, but rarely speaks about them in public.
He and American scenic designer Christine Jones haven’t revealed the date of their wedding, but it’s believed that they exchanged vows in the early years of the millennium. They have a son Pilot and daughter Ever together, but their birthdates haven’t been disclosed. Christine has featured their children in some of her Instagram pictures and videos.
Dallas is yet to speak about other women whom he’s dated, he’s married to Christine Jones as of February 2023, and they have two children together.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Dallas’ least favorite school subject was math.
He’s not related to famous American actress Julia Roberts.
Dallas believes computers to be great tools, and aren’t to be used for fun; he doesn’t have an Instagram account, but his fan-made page is today followed by close to 2,000 people.
Dallas has been involved in charity work since the launch of his acting career, and aims to help underprivileged children the most.
Some of the actors whom he enjoys watching the most are Joaquin Phoenix, Russell Crowe and Brad Pitt, and some of his favorite movies include “Joker”, “The Dark Knight” and “Gladiator”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Dallas’ age is 52. He has blue eyes and brown hair, is 5ft 10ins (1.79m) tall and weighs about 170lbs (77kgs).
Dallas’ net worth’s been estimated at over $2 million, as of February 2023.