Dillon, like their character on “Billions,” identifies as non-binary and was assigned female at birth. They explained their gender identity falls “somewhere outside the boxes of man or woman.”
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How ‘Billions’ actor Asia Kate Dillon uses their platform as 1st non-binary TV star to help others
Asia Kate Dillon is breaking barriers. As one of the stars of the hit show “Billions,” Dillon has been cast in a role that’s breaking barriers in the high-stakes Wall Street drama steeped in money, power and politics. Dillon’s character, Taylor Mason, is the first major non-binary character to hit American television.
“I’m Asia. My pronouns are they, them and theirs,” the actor told ABC News special “Nightline” correspondent Adam Rippon.
Not only is Dillon playing the first non-binary role on television, but the 34-year-old actor shares something in common with their character. Like Taylor, Dillon identifies as non-binary and was assigned female at birth.
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