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David Strathairn

Film Producer | * 01/26/1949 (71) | San Francisco, California, USA
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David Russell Strathairn (born January 26, 1949) is an American actor. Strathairn came to prominence in the 1980s and the 1990s performing in the films of fellow Williams College graduate John Sayles, including Return of the Secaucus 7 (his screen debut), The Brother from Another Planet, Matewan, City of Hope, Eight Men Out, and Limbo. Strathairn was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for portraying journalist Edward R. Murrow in Good Night, and Good Luck (2005). He is also recognized for his role as CIA Deputy Director Noah Vosen in the 2007 film The Bourne Ultimatum, a role he reprised in 2012's The Bourne Legacy. He played a prominent role as Dr. Lee Rosen on the Syfy series ()
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An American film and television actor, best known for his portrayal of journalist Edward R. Murrow in the feature film "Good Night, and Good Luck", for which he was nominated for an Academy Award.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for David Strathairn

Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Academy Award for Best Actor 2x Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male 3x Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture 2x Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film 2x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie

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Movies with David Strathairn as Actor(106)

as Pete Krumbein2020 Nightmare Alley
as Admiral William Stenz2019 Godzilla: King of the Monsters
as Ellis2019 Fast Color
as Marty Rothstein2018 My Dinner with Hervé
as Franklin Ahls2018 UFO
as The Man2018 An Interview with God
as Franklin D. Roosevelt (voice)2017 Darkest Hour
as Theo2017 November Criminals
as Nathan Zuckerman2016 American Pastoral
as Richard Weissman2015 Louder Than Bombs
as Nathan2015 The Debt
as Ralph Waldo Emerson (voice)2015 The Gettysburg Address
as Henry2014 Clementine
as William Flynn2014 No God, No Master
as Admiral William Stenz2014 Godzilla
as Narrator2013 Lincoln@Gettysburg
as Delmar2013 Maladies
as Noah Vosen2012 The Bourne Legacy
as John Dos Passos2012 Hemingway & Gellhorn
as himself2012 Love, Marilyn
as William Seward2012 Lincoln
as Professor Carlock2010 Temple Grandin
as Peter Ward2010 The Whistleblower
as Ralph McIntosh2010 Howl
as King Alonso2010 The Tempest
as himself2009 The People Speak
as Steven2009 The Uninvited
as Dr. Flintstein2009 Cold Souls
as Arthur Spiderwick2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles
as Noah Vosen2007 The Bourne Ultimatum
as himself2007 Trumbo
as Joe Lobruto2007 Fracture
as Mr. Jennings2007 Matters of Life and Death
as Arnie2007 My Blueberry Nights
as Danny Dunkelman2007 Steel Toes
as Henry / Harry2007 Racing Daylight
as President Dedmon2006 We Are Marshall
as Paul Mullin2006 The Shovel
as Judge James Horton2006 Heavens Fall
as Estes Kefauver2005 The Notorious Bettie Page
as Edward R. Murrow2005 Good Night, and Good Luck.
as Henry R. Hocknell Jr.2005 Missing in America
as Dr. Melvin Frank2004 Twisted
as Reverend Bobby Paradise2004 Paradise
as Auster2003 Blue Car
as Mannie2002 Lathe of Heaven
as Bruce Hickman2002 Speakeasy
as Mark Zingerline2001 The Victim
as Dr. Charlie2001 Relative Evil
as Harrison Lloyd2000 Harrison's Flowers
as Truman Lester2000 A Good Baby
as Captain Keller2000 The Miracle Worker
as 'Jumpin' Joe Gastineau1999 Limbo
as Howard Goodwin1999 A Map of the World
as Earl Himes1998 The Climb
as Jackson Kinley1998 Evidence of Blood
as Wes Westlund1998 Bad Manners
as Charles Kaminski1998 The Giraffe
as Rev. Russell1998 Simon Birch
as Pierce Patchett1997 L.A. Confidential
as Martin1997 In the Gloaming
as Russel Gates1996 Beyond the Call
as Joe St. George1995 Dolores Claiborne
as Charles Lewin1995 Losing Isaiah
as Russell Terziak1995 Home for the Holidays
as Tom Hartman1994 The River Wild
as Johnny1993 Lost in Yonkers
as Ray McDeere1993 The Firm
as Getso1993 A Dangerous Woman
as Young Arthur Huntington1993 The American Clock
as Irwin 'Whistler' Emery1992 Sneakers
as Mack Laflin1992 Bob Roberts
as Rennie1992 Passion Fish
as Ira Lowenstein1992 A League of Their Own
as Carl Linstrum1992 O Pioneers!
as Doctor Art Kobrine1991 Without Warning: The James Brady Story
as Asteroid1991 City of Hope
as Bill Thomas1990 Heat Wave
as Craig Harriman1990 Memphis Belle
as Father Frank Aubert1990 Judgment
as J. Robert Oppenheimer1989 Day One
as Eddie Cicotte1988 Eight Men Out
as Charlie1988 Stars & Bars
as Sam1988 Call Me
as Police Chief Sid Hatfield1987 Matewan
as Stuart Chase1987 Broken Vows
as Tony Pine1986 At Close Range
as Weejun1985 When Nature Calls
as Dr. Singe1984 Iceman
as Wesley1983 Silkwood
as Marvin Zuckerman1983 Lovesick

TV Shows/Series with David Strathairn as Actor(16)

as Henry Fisher2020 Interrogation
as Semiyon Kleiman2018 McMafia
as Judge Anthony Sayre2017 Z: The Beginning of Everything
as Commander Klaes Ashford2015 The Expanse
as Klaes Ashford2015 The Expanse
as Peter Kotsiopulos2013 The Blacklist
as Lee Rosen2011 Alphas
as Nash2004 House
as Patrick Kloster2002 Monk
1987 Wiseguy

Additional Information

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Full Name: David Strathairn
Born: Wednesday, 01/26 1949 (January) in San Francisco (current age: 71 years + 249 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Williams College, Redwood High School, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College
Children: Tay Strathairn
Other names for David Strathairn (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"David Russell Strathairn"
"Дэвид Стрэтэйрн"
David Strathairn frequently works together with these people:
John Sayles (25x, Crew)
Maggie Renzi (12x, Crew)
Waley Wang (7x, Crew)
Tony Shalhoub (6x, Actor)
Tony Gilroy (6x, Crew)
Joseph Mazzello (6x, Actor)
Avy Kaufman (6x, Crew)
Mason Daring (6x, Crew)
Lukas Reiter (6x, Crew)
J. R. Orci (6x, Crew)
Sacha Gervasi (5x, Crew)
Tom Wright (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:5527, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/26/2020