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David Strathairn

FULL NAME David Russell Strathairn
BORN 26 January 1949, San Francisco, California, USA
ASSOCIATION Actor
NATIONALITY American
HEIGHT 183 cm
REVIEWED ENTRIES 14 (10)
MAX. RATING

MIN. RATING

AVERAGE RATING 3.60

 

ACTOR FILMOGRAPHY (ONLY REVIEWED ENTRIES)

YEAR TITLE ASSOCIATION

RATING

1983 Silkwood Wesley

1986 At Close Range Tony Pine

1988 Dominick and Eugene Martin Chernak  
1992 Sneakers Erwin 'Whistler' Emory

1993 The Firm Ray McDeere  
1994 The River Wild Tom

1995 Dolores Claiborne Joe St. George

1997 L.A. Confidential Pierce Patchett  
1998 Simon Birch Reverende Russell

2005 Good Night, and Good Luck Edward R. Murrow

2007 Fracture DA Joe Lobruto

2009 The Uninvited Steven

2012 Lincoln William Seward

2017 Darkest Hour Franklin D. Roosevelt (voice only)  

 

PORTRAIT

Handsome, versatile character actor who came to prominence through college mate John Sayles' movies in the 1980s, and slowly built himself a reputation as a reliable, serious supporting actor. Strathairn gave an immense, daring performance as an abusive father in Taylor Hackford's underrated masterpiece Dolores Claiborne. Was nominated for an Acadamy Award for his performance in George Clooney's Good Night, and Good Luck.

 

AWARDS

The Academy Awards

2005

  Nominated for Best Actor for Good Night, and Good Luck

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