Announced he had become a born-again Christian
Inspired the film "I'm Not There," written and directed by Todd Haynes; film made use of seven distinct characters to represent different aspects of Dylan's life, played by six different actors
Involved in a motorcycle crash; became recluse for nine months while recuperating from injuries
Formed the Traveling Wilburys with George Harrison, Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne and Tom Petty.
Played 200 concerts
Played first concert as opening act for John Lee Hooker
Released <i>Love and Theft</i> on Sept. 11, 2001; won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album and was nominated for Album of the Year
Released the album <i>Modern Times,</i> which earned 3 Grammy nominations, including Best Rock Song for "Someday Baby"
Returned to acting in "Hearts of Fire"
After 15 year absence, returned to acting in the lead role of a wandering troubadour in "Masked & Anonymous"
Film acting debut, "Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid"
Moved to NYC (date approximate)
Returned to performing at a Woody Guthrie memorial concert
Legally changed name to Bob Dylan; recorded first album
Wrote, directed, edited and starred in "Renaldo and Clara"
Released 35th studio album <i>Tempest</i>
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Marked artistic comeback with critically acclaimed <i>Time Out of Mind</i>
Released <i>Shadows in the Night</i>, a collection of standards popularized by Frank Sinatra
Had first hit with "Like a Rolling Stone," which went to No. 2 on the charts
Performed an electric set with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band at Newport Folk Festival
Subject of D.A. Pennebaker's documentary "Dont Look Back"
Received a Pulitzer Prize for his songwriting prowess; marked the first time Pulitzer judges have honored a rock star
Contributed the original song "Things Have Changed" to the soundtrack of "Wonder Boys"; earned Best Original Song Academy Award
Subject of the Martin Scorsese documetary "No Direction Home"
Awarded Nobel Prize for Literature on October 13, 2016.