Star of A Christmas Story & Close Encounters of the Third Kind, dead at 83


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Actress Melinda Dillon has passed away. 

During her career, she earned a Tony nomination and Theatre World award in 1963 for her debut performance on Broadway.

Her big-screen résumé includes roles in F.I.S.T, The Prince of Tides, A Christmas Story, and Magnolia.

Dillon was also known for her supporting Oscar nominations for Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Absence of Malice.

Dillion was 83 years old.

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