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Encyclopedia > David Strathairn
David Strathairn
Born David Russell Strathairn
January 26, 1949 (1949-01-26) (age 59)
San Francisco, California
Years active 1980 - present
Spouse(s) Logan Goodman

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Biography

Personal life

Strathairn was born in San Francisco, California, the son of a physician.[1] He is of Scottish ancestry through his paternal grandfather, Thomas Scott Strathairn (a native of Crieff, Perthshire), and Native Hawaiian ancestry through his paternal grandmother, Lei.[2][3] Strathairn attended Redwood High School in Larkspur, California and graduated from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts in 1970. He studied at the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College in Venice, Florida[4] and briefly worked as a clown in a traveling circus. San Francisco redirects here. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... For other uses, see Doctor. ... , Crieff (Scottish Gaelic: , meaning tree) is principally a market town in Scotland but in recent years has developed into a hub for tourism, trading mainly on its whisky and cattle droving history. ... Perthshire (Siorrachd Pheairt in Gaelic) was a county in central Scotland, which extended from Strathmore in the east, to the Pass of Drumochter in the north, Rannoch Moor and Ben Lui in the west, and Aberfoyle in the south. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... For other Redwood High Schools , see Redwood High School (disambiguation). ... Larkspur is a city located in Marin County, California. ... Williams College is a highly selective [1] private liberal arts college located in Williamstown, Massachusetts. ... Williamstown is a town located in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College (originally located in Venice, Florida, then relocated to Baraboo, Wisconsin and finally Sarasota, Florida) trained around 1,400 clowns in the Ringling style from 1968 to 1997. ... Venice is a city in Sarasota County, Florida, United States. ... This article is about the U.S. State of Florida. ... Clowning redirects here. ... For other uses, see Circus (disambiguation). ...


He is married to Logan Goodman Strathairn, a nurse. They have two sons and live in the mid-Hudson Valley area of upstate New York, near Poughkeepsie. Their son Tay, an actor and musician who plays jazz piano, appeared in John Sayles' films Eight Men Out (as "Eddie Ciccotte") and Lone Star (as "Young Sam").[4][5] This article is about the occupation. ... For the magazine, see Hudson Valley (magazine). ... Poughkeepsie redirects here. ... Photo of John Sayles by Robert Birnbaum John Thomas Sayles (born September 28, 1950) is an independent American film director and writer who frequently takes a small part in his own and other indie films. ... Eight Men Out is an American dramatic sports film, released in 1988, based on 8 Men Out, published in 1963, by Eliot Asinof. ... Lone Star film poster Lone Star is a 1996 mystery film set in a small town in Texas. ...


Career

Strathairn's best-known film roles include his portrayals of the title character in Harrison's Flowers (2000); the wisecracking blind techie in Sneakers (1992); Joe St. George in Dolores Claiborne (1995); Theseus, Duke of Athens, in the 1999 version of A Midsummer Night's Dream; and corrupt baseball player Eddie Cicotte in 1988's Eight Men Out. Harrisons Flowers was a 2000 film by Elie Chouraqui. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long or excessively detailed compared to the rest of the article. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Dolores Claiborne (1995) film based on the eponymous novel by Stephen King. ... Theseus (Greek ) was a legendary king of Athens, son of Aethra, and fathered by Aegeus and Poseidon, with whom Aethra lay in one night (By some accounts, this was presented as a rape). ... Events of 2008: (EMILY) Me Lesley and MIley are going to China! This article is about the year. ... For other uses, see A Midsummer Nights Dream (disambiguation). ... Edward Victor Cicotte (June 19, 1884 - May 5, 1969 Born and Died in Detroit, Michigan) (pronounced See-Cot) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball best known for his time with the Chicago White Sox. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Eight Men Out is an American dramatic sports film, released in 1988, based on 8 Men Out, published in 1963, by Eliot Asinof. ...


Strathairn is often regarded as a character actor, appearing in supporting roles in many independent and Hollywood films. In this capacity, he has co-starred in Twisted as Ashley Judd's psychiatrist; in The River Wild as Meryl Streep's husband; as Tom Cruise's jailbird brother in The Firm; and as Kim Basinger's pimp in L.A. Confidential. A character actor is an actor, especially in motion pictures, who predominantly performs in similar roles throughout the course of a career. ... ... Twisted film poster Twisted is a 2004 thriller film. ... Ashley Judd (born April 19, 1968) is an American actress. ... The River Wild is a 1994 American thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, John C. Reilly, and Joseph Mazzello. ... Mary Louise Meryl Streep (born June 22, 1949) is a two-time Academy Award, Cannes Best Actress, Berlin Best Actress winning American actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. ... Tom Cruise (born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV on July 3, 1962) is an Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe Award-winning American actor and film producer. ... This article is about the 1993 film. ... Kimila Ann Basinger (born December 8, 1953) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress and former fashion model. ... This article is about the film. ...


He has worked frequently with his Williams College classmate and director John Sayles, beginning with his film debut in Return of the Secaucus 7, and including the films Passion Fish, Matewan, Limbo and City of Hope, for which Strathairn won the Independent Spirit Award. Alongside Sayles, he played one of the Men in Black in the 1983 film The Brother from Another Planet Director Herbert Brenon with actress Alla Nazimova on the set of War Brides, 1916 A director is a person who directs the making of a film. ... Photo of John Sayles by Robert Birnbaum John Thomas Sayles (born September 28, 1950) is an independent American film director and writer who frequently takes a small part in his own and other indie films. ... Return of the Secaucus 7 is a 1980 film which tells the story of seven friends who reunite for the anniversary of their arrest ten years previously, on their way to a political demonstration. ... Passion Fish is a 1992 film which tells the story of a soap opera star, paralyzed in a car accident, who is forced to live with her family and rely upon a series of nurses, forcing each of them to leave her employ until one shows up guaranteed to stay. ... Matewan is a 1987 drama by John Sayles, illustrating the events of a coal mine-workers strike and attempt to unionize in 1920 in Matewan, a small town in the hills of West Virginia. ... Limbo is a 1999 film written, directed, and produced by American filmaker John Sayles. ... Men with Guns is an American film released in 1991 and written and directed by John Sayles. ... Founded in 1984, the Independent Spirit Awards were originally known as the FINDIE (Friends of Independents) Awards and presented winners with Plexiglas pyramids containing suspended shoestrings representing the paltry budgets of independent films. ... The Brother from Another Planet is a 1984 film written and directed by John Sayles. ...


Strathairn's television work includes a wide range of roles: "Moss", the bookselling nebbish on the critically-acclaimed The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd; Captain Keller, the father of Helen Keller in the 2000 remake of The Miracle Worker; and a far-out (both figuratively and literally) televangelist in Paradise, the pilot episode for a TV series on Showtime that was not successful.[6] Strathairn also had a recurring role on the hit TV drama The Sopranos. The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd was an NBC/Lifetime dramedy that debuted in 1987. ... Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, activist and lecturer. ... The Miracle Worker is a cycle of 20th century dramatic works derived from Helen Kellers autobiography The Story of My Life. ... This article is about the pay TV channel. ... This article is about the television series. ...


In 2005, Strathairn played the leading role of famed CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow in the biopic Good Night, and Good Luck, which explored Murrow's clash with Senator Joseph McCarthy over McCarthy's Communist "witch hunt" in the 1950s. Strathairn received Best Actor Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild (SAG), and Academy Award nominations for his performance. This article is about the broadcast network. ... Edward R. Ed Murrow (April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965) was an American journalist and media figure. ... A biographical film or biopic is a film about a particular person or group of people, based on events that actually happened. ... Good Night, and Good Luck is a 2005 film by George Clooney about the conflict between journalist Edward R. Murrow and anti-communist Senator Joseph McCarthy and the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. ... This article is about the U.S. senator from Wisconsin (1947-1957). ... 1533 account of the execution of a witch charged with burning the town of Schiltach in 1531. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) is an American labor union representing over 120,000 film and television principal performers and background performers worldwide. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ...


Among Strathairn's recent films are: We Are...Marshall, a 2006 film about the resurrection of Marshall University's football program after the 1970 plane crash that killed most of the team; and Hereafter, set in the aftermath of the 2004 Sumatran tsunami, directed by Michael Patwin (in pre-production).[7] In 2006 he did a campaign ad for then congressional candidate now representative Kirsten Gillibrand. He reprised his role as Edward R. Morrow in a speech similar to the one given in the film Good Night and Good Luck but altered to reference Gillibrand's opponent John Sweeney. ... Marshall University is a public university based in Huntington, West Virginia. ... The tsunami caused by the December 26, 2004 earthquake strikes Ao Nang, Thailand. ... Kirsten Rutnik Gillibrand (born December 9, 1966) is a Democratic politician, elected on November 7, 2006, to represent New Yorks 20th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. ... Good Night, and Good Luck is a 2005 film by George Clooney about the conflict between journalist Edward R. Murrow and infamous anti-communist Senator Joseph McCarthy and his House Un-American Activities Committee. ... John Sweeney is the name of: The AFL-CIO President A New York Congressman a politician in Ontario, Canada A London policeman This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


Strathairn plays the lead role opposite Andrew Walker in the 2007 independent film, "Steel Toes", a film by David Gow (writer/co-director/producer)and Mark Adam(co- director/DOP/editor). The film is based on Gow's stage play "Cherry Docs", in which Strathairn starred at its American Premiere at The Wilma Theatre in Philadelphia. Steel Toes David Gow, a film by David Gow, writer/director/producer Steel Toes. Steel Toes stars Oscar Nominee * David Strathairn and new-comer Andrew W. Walker. ... David Gow internationally produced playwright, screenwriter and character actor; (1964 - ); Canadian; currently resides in Quebec; married to American/Canadian writer L. Kalo Gow. ... For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) and Philly. ...


Strathairn also played a lead role opposite Matt Damon in the summer 2007 film The Bourne Ultimatum and appeared in Paramount Pictures' children's film The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008) as Arthur Spiderwick. Matthew Paige Matt Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American screenwriter and actor. ... The Bourne Ultimatum is a 2007 spy film loosely based[1] on the Robert Ludlum novel of the same name. ... Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture production and distribution company, based in Hollywood, California. ... The Spiderwick Chronicles is a movie based on Holly Black and Tony Diterlizzis bestselling childrens book series of the same name. ...


Theater

Strathairn is an accomplished stage actor and has performed over thirty theatrical roles. Most recently, he performed several roles in stage plays by 2005 Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter. He played Stanley in two consecutive New York Classic Stage Company (CSC) productions of Pinter's 1957 play The Birthday Party, directed by Carey Perloff (since 1992 artistic director of the American Conservatory Theatre), in 1988 [8] and 1989[9]; the dual roles of prison Officer and Prisoner in Pinter's 1989 play Mountain Language (in a double bill with the second CSC Rep production of The Birthday Party)[10]; Kerner, in Tom Stoppard's Hapgood (1994); and Devlin, opposite Lindsay Duncan's Rebecca, in Pinter's 1996 two-hander Ashes to Ashes in the 1999 New York premiere by the Roundabout Theatre Company.[11][1] Harold Pinter, CH, CBE (born 10 October 1930) is an English playwright, screenwriter, poet, actor, director, author, and political activist. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... The Birthday Party is the second play by Harold Pinter. ... The American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) is a prestigious theater company in San Francisco, USA that offers both contemporary and classical theater productions and a wide range of classes. ... See main article: Works of Harold Pinter See main article: Selected bibliography for Harold Pinter Mountain Language is a one-act play written by Harold Pinter, first published in the The Times Literary Supplement (TLS) on 7–13 October 1988. ... Sir Tom Stoppard, OM, CBE (born as Tomáš Straussler on July 3, 1937)[1] is an Academy Award winning British playwright of more than 24 plays. ... Hapgood is a play by Tom Stoppard. ... | Lindsay Vere Duncan (born 7 November 1950) is a Tony Award-winning Scottish actress. ... Ashes to Ashes is a 1996 play by British playwright Harold Pinter. ... The Roundabout Theatre Company is a non-profit, subscription based theatre company, based in New York City. ...


Filmography

Return of the Secaucus 7 is a 1980 film which tells the story of seven friends who reunite for the anniversary of their arrest ten years previously, on their way to a political demonstration. ... Lovesick is a movie filmed in 1983. ... Silkwood is a 1983, Oscar-nominated film which dramatizes the story of Karen Silkwood, who died under suspicious circumstances while investigating alleged wrongdoing at the Kerr-McGee plutonium plant where she worked. ... The Brother from Another Planet is a 1984 film written and directed by John Sayles. ... Iceman was a 1984 science fiction film from Universal Studios. ... When Nature Calls is a 1985 spoof comedy written and directed by Charles Kaufman and starring Academy Award nominee David Strathairn in an early performance. ... At Close Range is based on the real life rural Pennsylvania crime family led by Bruce Johnston, Sr. ... Matewan is a 1987 drama by John Sayles, illustrating the events of a coal mine-workers strike and attempt to unionize in 1920 in Matewan, a small town in the hills of West Virginia. ... Eight Men Out is an American dramatic sports film, released in 1988, based on 8 Men Out, published in 1963, by Eliot Asinof. ... Day One is a film about the creation of the first nuclear bomb during World War II in the USA by a team of international physicists headed by Robert Oppenheimer. ... The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress is a 1944 documentary film which documents the last (25th) bombing run of the B-17 bomber Memphis Belle. ... For other uses, see Heat wave (disambiguation). ... Son of the Morning Star is a 1984 book, a 1991 television film based on the book, and a 2007 feature film also based on the book. ... City of Hope refers to many things. ... A League of Their Own is a 1992 film which tells a fictionalized account of the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL). ... Bob Roberts is a 1992 film written and directed by Tim Robbins. ... O Pioneers! is a 1913 novel by American author Willa Cather. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long or excessively detailed compared to the rest of the article. ... Passion Fish is a 1992 film which tells the story of a soap opera star, paralyzed in a car accident, who is forced to live with her family and rely upon a series of nurses, forcing each of them to leave her employ until one shows up guaranteed to stay. ... This article is about the 1993 film. ... The River Wild is a 1994 American thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, John C. Reilly, and Joseph Mazzello. ... Losing Isaiah is a 1995 drama film starring Jessica Lange and Halle Berry, directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal. ... Dolores Claiborne (1995) film based on the eponymous novel by Stephen King. ... Home for the Holidays is a 1995 comedy-drama film directed by Jodie Foster and produced by Peggy Rajski and Jodie Foster. ... Mother Night is a 1996 film based on the book by Kurt Vonnegut of the same name. ... Band members = Buster Bloodvessel : Vocals, Winston Bazoomies : Harmonica, Louis Alphonso : Guitar, David Farren : Bass, Martin Stewart : Keyboards, Chris Kane : Sax, Gus Herman : Trumpet, Andrew Marson : Sax, Brian Tuitt : Drums Bad Manners are a long-lived English 2 Tone ska band. ... This article is about the film. ... The Climb is a film directed by Bob Swaim. ... Simon Birch is a 1998 Comedy-drama film loosely based on the novel A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving. ... A Midsummer Nights Dream is a 1999 film adaptation of William Shakespeares play of the same title. ... Limbo is a 1999 film written, directed, and produced by American filmaker John Sayles. ... A Map of the World (1994) is a novel by Jane Hamilton. ... Harrisons flowers is a 2000 filmed in Spain // Tagline Plot Outline Harrison Lloyd is a Pulitzer-winning photojournalist. ... Ball in the House is a five-man vocal pop/R&B band from Boston, Massachusetts performing nationally. ... Blue Car is a 2002 drama film directed and written by Karen Moncrieff. ... Twisted film poster Twisted is a 2004 thriller film. ... The Notorious Bettie Page is a biographical film about pinup and bondage model Bettie Page, who is portrayed by Gretchen Mol. ... Missing in America is a 2005 drama film, directed, produced, and written by Gabrielle Savage Dockterman. ... Good Night, and Good Luck is a 2005 film by George Clooney about the conflict between journalist Edward R. Murrow and anti-communist Senator Joseph McCarthy and the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. ... Heavens Fall is a movie where two young white women accuse nine black youths of rape in the segregated South. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Sensation of Sight is a film, shot in 2005 and completed in 2006. ... Steel Toes David Gow, a film by David Gow, writer/director/producer Steel Toes. Steel Toes stars Oscar Nominee * David Strathairn and new-comer Andrew W. Walker. ... The Bourne Ultimatum is a 2007 spy film loosely based[1] on the Robert Ludlum novel of the same name. ... My Blueberry Nights is a 2007 film directed by Wong Kar Wai. ... Matters of Life and Death is a film about three siblings who lost their parents on 9/11. ... The Spiderwick Chronicles is a movie based on Holly Black and Tony Diterlizzis bestselling childrens book series of the same name. ...

References

  1. ^ a b "David Strathairn Biography (1949-)", Film Reference.com, accessed August 7, 2007.
  2. ^ Secret Scottish Roots Of Best Actor Nominee David - The Sunday Mail
  3. ^ "David Strathairn Finds the Spotlight: David Strathairn Is the Kind of Actor You Know by Face, If Not by Name, But an Oscar Nomination on Tuesday for Best Actor Could Change All That", BBC.co.uk January 26, 2006, Entertainment, accessed August 7, 2007. (Includes video clip.)
  4. ^ a b Full biography of "David Strathairn", Yahoo! Movies, Copyright © 2007, accessed August 7, 2007.
  5. ^ Tay Strathairn at the Internet Movie Database
  6. ^ Paradise (2004) (TV) at the Internet Movie Database
  7. ^ David Strathairn at the Internet Movie Database, accessed August 7, 2007.
  8. ^ Performance revs. by Susan Hollis Merritt, "The Birthday Party" (CSC Repertory Theatre, New York, 17 April 1988, 12 Apr. 1988–22 May 1988) and Bernard Dukore, "The Birthday Party" (CSC Repertory Theatre, New York, April–May 1988), The Pinter Review 2.1 (1988): 66-70; 71-73. (Cover photograph features Strathairn in his role as Stanley.)
  9. ^ 1989 CSC production, HaroldPinter.org (official site), accessed August 7, 2007.
  10. ^ Susan Hollis Merritt, "A Conversation with Carey Perloff, Bill Moor, Peter Riegert, Jean Stapleton, and David Strathairn: After Matinee of Mountain Language and The Birthday Party by CSC Repertory Ltd., Bruno's, New York, 12 Nov. 1989", The Pinter Review: Annual Essays 1989 (TPR) (Tampa: U of Tampa P, 1989) 59-84 (interview); cf. performance rev. by Francis Gillen, "Mountain Language, The Birthday Party" TPR 93-97. (Cover photograph features Strathairn and Stapleton in their roles as a prison Officer and the Elderly Woman in Mountain Language; his other role, the Prisoner, is the Elderly Woman's son.)
  11. ^ Performance revs. by Katherine H. Burkman, "Ashes to Ashes in New York: Roundabout Theatre Company at the Gramercy Theatre, March 30, 1999" and by Susan Hollis Merritt, "Ashes to Ashes in New York: Roundabout Theatre Company, Gramercy Theatre, New York, 3 April 1999", The Pinter Review: Collected Essays 1997 and 1998 (Tampa: U of Tampa P, 1999) 154-59.

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