In 2021, Mario Cantone was filming the reboot of Sex and The City and giving interviews where he talked about the womanizer character and his real-life husband of almost 10 years. Mario Cantone has been in a steady relationship with Jerry Dixon for over 30 years and they have been married for almost 10 years.
Read more about Jerry Dixon below.
Jerry Dixon And Mario Cantone’s Relationship
Jerry Dixon and Mario Cantone’s relationship was a story of love’s victory over society’s perception of love and the restrictions it imposes on love.
The two of them had been together for over 20 years before same-sex marriage was legalized in the state of New York. When the state apparatus was not recognizing a bond of love, Jerry and Mario were the living resistance, resisting by their very existence.
They met on 20 June 1990 and started living together a couple of years later on 01 March 1992. When New York eventually legalized same-sex marriage, in June 2011, they decided to get married eventually.
He was, of course, happy about the change and for his wedding. But in a very Mario Cantone way, was also quick to have a shot at the progress that arrive so late. He quipped “We’re older now. We’ve been together 20 years. After 20 years you’re like, ‘Thanks for the anticlimactic honeymoon, government!'”
The wedding happened on the 5th of October 2011 “on the rooftop of our home with the Empire State building shimmering in the background”. And according to Eonline, the two grooms wore “Calvin Klein tuxedos and walked down the aisle to the Rufus song In Love We Grow”. Apparently, In Love We Grow is the song of the couple.
They celebrated their 31 years together and 10 years as husbands this year. Their 10th wedding anniversary was not even a week ago.
For those who do not know, Mario Cantone, Mario was an actor in theatre, TV, and films. He had performed in several Broadway productions like those of Love! Valour! Compassion!, The Tempest, The Violet Hour, Assassins, The Producers, and Laugh Whore.
Laugh Whore went on to be nominated for the Tony Award for Best Special Theatrical Event. And Mario was nominated for Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Solo Performance.
Mario, however, was most popular for his role of Anthony Marentino for HBO’s famous TV series Sex and the City.
Jerry Dixon Family
Not much was known about Jerry Dixon’s family and his childhood except for the fact that his hometown was Chicago, Illinois.
Jerry Dixon Net Worth
Sources say that Jerry Dixon’s net worth, as of 10 October 2021, was close to $1 million.
When it comes to profession, Jerry was a director, actor, writer, and musician and has worked a great deal in theatre and film. Jerry has directed prestigious productions of A Proper Place, Barnstormer, Great Wall, Gun & Powder, Funked Up Fairy Tales, Show Boat, Bernarda Alba, Take Me America, Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Full Monty, and more.
The last stage production that Jerry directed was Steve in 2015. Since then he has moved on to write music and plays. According to Linkedin, he has worked as a writer for ShowTime Network, CBS, Comedy Central, ABC’s The View, etc.
He also wrote a few stage plays, Laugh Whore, Guess Who’s Coming For Chitlin’s?, and Surviving The Rhythm and Blues. Laugh Whore was a collaborative project with Mario.
Currently, Jerry Dixon is working as an Artistic Director of Village Theatre. His Linkedin also says he is currently directing FERGUSON which is playing at Urban Stages.
Jerry has also directed concerts like the American Songbook concert in Lincoln Center, Belgian National Symphony in Palais des Beaux-Arts, Belgium, etc. He performed together with Mario during the American Songbook concert.
Jerry also has performed as a soloist for the Belgian National Symphony and The National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan, and Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra.
As an actor, Jerry has 11 film/TV credits, starting with the TV show Beverly Hills, 90210 in 1996. On theatre, he has larger experience with many Broadway and off-Broadway performances. The most notable works are in the productions of Once On This Island, Five Guys Named Moe, Bright Lights Big City, If/Then, Avenue X, etc.
Jerry has also worked as a narrator of a few audiobooks.
How Old Is Jerry Dixon?
Jerry Dixon was born on 15 October 1967. So, his current age, i.e. as of 10 October 2021, was 53 years. However, he will be turning 54 in a few days. His zodiac sign is Libra.
How Tall Is Jerry Dixon?
To mention his height, Jerry Dixon is 5 ft 10 inches.
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