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A seasoned actor on and off Broadway, the big screen, and television, DAVID STRATHAIRN, the son of a surgeon, was born in San Francisco. After graduating from Williams College in Massachusetts, he attended Ringling Brothers Clown College in Florida, before launching a successful acting career.

Strathairn has appeared in many of his Williams College classmate John Sayles' features, including his own and Sayles' directorial debut The Return of Secaucus Seven. Other Sayles features for which Strathairn has starred include Limbo, Matewan, Brother From Another Planet, Eight Men Out, City of Hope, and Passion Fish.

Continuing to work with Hollywood's top directors, some of Strathairn's film credits include Mike Nichols's Silkwood, Stephen Gyllenhaal's Losing Isaiah, Sydney Pollack's The Firm, Tim Robbins's Bob Roberts, Penny Marshall's A League of Their Own, Taylor Hackford's Dolores Claiborne, Curtis Hanson's LA Confidential, and Philip Kaufman's Twisted to name just a few.

Also working with Hollywood's hottest talent, he has starred opposite Meryl Streep in The River Wild, with Richard Dreyfuss in Lost in Yonkers, with Jessica Lange  in Losing Isaiah, with Ray Liotta and Jamie Lee Curtis in Dominick and Eugene, with Sean Penn and Christopher Walken in At Close Range, with Debra Winger in A Dangerous Woman, with Ashley Judd and Oliver Platt in Simon Birch, and with Sigourney Weaver and Julianne Moore in A Map of the World. David has appeared in the features Blue Car, which was purchased by Miramax from the 2002 Sundance festival, and Harrison's Flowers, opposite Andie Macdowell.

His extensive stage work includes "The Three Sisters” with Billy Crudup and Marcia Gay Harden, "Dance of Death” with Sir Ian McKellan and Helen Mirren and "Salome” with Al Pacino.

David starred as Edward R. Murrow in the Warner Independent feature Good Night and Good Luck, co-written, produced and directed by George Clooney. David won for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival and was nominated for a Golden Globe, Academy Award and a SAG Award for his performance, amongst others.

He is currently working alongside Matt Damon and Joan Allen on The Bourne Ultimatum.


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