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Dillon Freasier played Young H.W. Plainview a pivotal character in the hit film There will be blood. The role required a special 10 year-old boy to play in the early 1900s, a young man in a childs body. Focusing on finding an outdoorsey boy, more intrested in camping and horseback riding than playing video games and watching TV, the casting director conducted a nationwide search.

Dillion Freasier was discovered in a tiny town called Fort Davis, Texas. Young Dillion Freasier personality is what first caught the casting director eye. He is a rodeo enthisiast who competes in roping horses, winning numerous ribbons for his ranching skills.

He has been an avid rider since learning to walk, and his skils as a ranch handand his ease around horses lent young Dillion a sense of maturity beyond his years.

His confidence around people around at least three times his age made the transition to film and easy one. He is self-possesed, comfortable with himself, and this quality is present when he is infront of the camera.

Dillon's performance earned him a nomination for a Young Artist Award for BEST PERFORMANCE IN A FEATURE FILM Supporting Young Actor - Fantasy or Drama.