David Strathairn

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David Strathairn

American actor who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for portraying journalist Edward R. Murrow in Good Night, and Good Luck add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1949.

Countries: United States (68%), United Kingdom (13%), (5%)

Main connections: Tamsin Greig, Gabriel Byrne, Good Night, and Good Luck

Linked to: Classic Stage Company, Roundabout Theatre Company, Syfy, Redwood High School

 

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David Strathairn was born in 1949 add something


1950

The movie explored Murrow's clash with Senator Joseph McCarthy over McCarthy's Communist "witch-hunt" in the 1950s add something


1970

Strathairn attended Redwood High School in Larkspur, California, and graduated from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, in 1970 add something


1982

Peter Link - Link has written the film scores for several Movies of the Week for television, "Nightmare" with Richard Crenna and Patty Duke, "The Great Niagara" with Richard Boone and "Enormous Changes At The Last Minute", a feature film for ABC, released theatrically in 1982, starring Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, and Ellen Barkin


1983

Alongside Sayles, he played one of the "men in black" in the 1983 film "The Brother from Another Planet" add something


1992

Sneakers (1992 film) - "'Sneakers"' is a 1992 caper film directed by Phil Alden Robinson, written by Robinson, Walter Parkes, and Lawrence Lasker and starring Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Kingsley, Mary McDonnell, River Phoenix, Sidney Poitier, and David Strathairn


1993

Mary McGarry Morris - The novel was the basis for a 1993 movie of the same name which starred among others Debra Winger, Gabriel Byrne, David Strathairn, Barbara Hershey, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Jake Gyllenhaal

 

The Firm (1993 film) - "'The Firm"' is a 1993 American legal thriller film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Holly Hunter, Hal Holbrook, and David Strathairn


1994

The River Wild - "'The River Wild"' is a 1994 adventure crime-thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, John_C._Reilly, Benjamin Bratt and Joseph Mazzello as Roarke


1997

Christopher Reeve - In 1997, Reeve made his directorial debut with the HBO film "In the Gloaming" with Robert Sean Leonard, Glenn Close, Whoopi Goldberg, Bridget Fonda and David Strathairn


1999

Alaska - The 1999 John Sayles film "Limbo", starring David Strathairn, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, and Kris Kristofferson, was filmed in Juneau

 

Spellbound Pictures - It was under this deal that Spellbound Pictures completed "The Climb", starring John Hurt, Gregory Smith, and David Strathairn, which won eight international film festival *awards and was released February 26, 1999


2000

Other notable film roles include his portrayals of the title character in "Harrison's Flowers" ; the wisecracking blind techie in "Sneakers" ; general manager Ira Lowenstein in "A League of Their Own"; Joe St. George in "Dolores Claiborne" ; Pierce Patchett, a millionaire involved in the seedy side of 1950's Los Angeles in "L.A. Confidential" ; Theseus, Duke of Athens, in the 1999 version of "A Midsummer Night's Dream"; and baseball player Eddie Cicotte in "Eight Men Out" add something


2003

L.A. Confidential (film) - In addition to the features from the original DVD, included are four new featurettes, the 2003 pilot of the proposed TV series starring Kiefer Sutherland, and film commentary by critic/historian Andrew Sarris, James Ellroy, Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Ruth Myers, David Strathairn, Kim_Basinger, Brian Helgeland, Jeannine Oppewall, Dante Spinotti, and Danny DeVito


 

Strathairn was nominated for an Academy award for his starring portrayal of CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow in the 2005 biopic "Good Night, and Good Luck" add something

 

Good Night, and Good Luck - "' is a 2005 American drama film directed by George Clooney and starring David Strathairn, Clooney, Robert Downey, Jr., Patricia Clarkson and Jeff Daniels


2006

In 2006 he did a campaign ad for congressional candidate Kirsten Gillibrand add something

 

Andrew Walker (actor) - In 2006 he starred opposite Academy *award nominee, David Strathairn, playing a Neo-Nazi skinhead in the film "Steel Toes"


2007

He is 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" add something

 

He played a lead role in the summer 2007 film "The Bourne Ultimatum" and appeared in Paramount Pictures' children's film "The Spiderwick Chronicles" as Arthur Spiderwick add something

 

Norah Jones - Jones made her film debut in 2007 in the romance/drama film My Blueberry Nights, directed by Wong Kar Wai, co-starring Jude Law, David Strathairn, Rachel Weisz and Natalie Portman.


2009

In 2009, Strathairn performed in "The People Speak", a documentary feature film that uses dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries, and speeches of everyday Americans add something


2011

He played a prominent role as Dr. Lee Rosen on the Syfy series "Alphas" from 2011 to 2012 and played Secretary of State William Henry Seward in Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" add something


2012

William H. Seward - He was played by David Strathairn in the 2012 Steven Spielberg film "Lincoln"

 

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - It is the sequel to the 2012 sleeper hit film "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" and features an ensemble cast consisting of stars Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Celia Imrie, Penelope Wilton, Ronald Pickup, Diana Hardcastle, Tamsin Greig, Tena Desae, Dev Patel, Lillete Dubey, David Strathairn and Richard Gere

 

Paula Wagner - One of its projects is the Broadway theatrical production of "The Heiress" starring Jessica Chastain and David Strathairn and directed by Mois├ęs Kaufman opened in the fall of 2012


2014

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - Later on 10 January 2014, Gere confirmed his new role in the film; other newcomers added to the film include Tamsin Greig and David Strathairn

 

Joachim Trier - Production started on September 2014 and the cast includes Jesse Eisenberg, Gabriel Byrne, Isabelle Huppert, David Strathairn, and Amy Ryan


2015

In 2015 Strathairn appeared in Anton Chekov's The Cherry Orchard with Mary McDonnell at People's Light theater in Malvern, Pennsylvania. http://www add something

 

Ralph Waldo Emerson - In the 2015 documentary film "The Gettysburg Address", Emerson is portrayed by actor David Strathairn


2017

In 2017, it was announced that Strathairn would be featured in an undisclosed role on the third season of SyFy's "The Expanse" add something