David Strathairn



Place of birth:

San Francisco, California, USA:


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.

Film Credits

Walkaway Joe (2020)
as Joe Haley
Nomadland (2020)
Them That Work (2019)
The Devil Has a Name (2019)
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
as Admiral William Stenz
Fast Color (2019)
as Ellis
My Dinner with Hervé (2018)
as Marty Rothstein
oh baby (2018)
as Husband
UFO (2018)
as Franklin Ahls
An Interview with God (2018)
as The Man
November Criminals (2017)
as Theo
Darkest Hour (2017)
as Franklin D. Roosevelt (voice)
American Pastoral (2016)
as Nathan Zuckerman
Louder Than Bombs (2015)
as Richard Weissman
The Debt (2015)
as Nathan
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
as Ty Burley
Godzilla (2014)
as Admiral William Stenz
No God, No Master (2014)
as William Flynn
Clementine (2014)
as Henry
[email protected] (2013)
as Narrator
Maladies (2013)
as Delmar
Lincoln (2012)
as William Seward
Love, Marilyn (2012)
as Himself
Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012)
as John Dos Passos
The Bourne Legacy (2012)
as Noah Vosen
Inside Area 51 Secrets (2011)
as Himself - Narrator
The Tempest (2010)
as King Alonso
The Whistleblower (2010)
as Peter Ward
Howl (2010)
as Ralph McIntosh
Temple Grandin (2010)
as Professor Carlock
The People Speak (2009)
as Himself
Cold Souls (2009)
as Dr. Flintstein
The Uninvited (2009)
as Steven
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
as Arthur Spiderwick
My Blueberry Nights (2007)
as Arnie
Trumbo (2007)
as Himself
Matters of Life and Death (2007)
as Mr. Jennings
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
as Noah Vosen
Racing Daylight (2007)
as Henry / Harry
Steel Toes (2007)
as Danny Dunkelman
Fracture (2007)
as Joe Lobruto
We Are Marshall (2006)
as President Dedmon
The Sensation of Sight (2006)
as Finn
Heavens Fall (2006)
as Judge James Horton
The Shovel (2006)
as Paul Mullin
Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
as Edward R. Murrow
The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
as Estes Kefauver
Missing in America (2005)
as Henry R. Hocknell Jr.
Twisted (2004)
as Dr. Melvin Frank
Paradise (2004)
as Reverend Bobby Paradise
Blue Car (2003)
as Auster
Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story (2002)
as Jack Hoschouer
Lathe of Heaven (2002)
as Mannie
Speakeasy (2002)
as Bruce Hickman
Relative Evil (2001)
as Dr. Charlie
The Victim (2001)
as Mark Zingerline
A Good Baby (2000)
as Truman Lester
The Miracle Worker (2000)
as Captain Keller
Harrison's Flowers (2000)
as Harrison Lloyd
Freedom Song (2000)
A Map of the World (1999)
as Howard Goodwin
Limbo (1999)
as 'Jumpin' Joe Gastineau
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
as Theseus
Bad Manners (1998)
as Wes Westlund
Meschugge (1998)
as Charles Kaminski
Simon Birch (1998)
as Rev. Russell
With Friends Like These... (1998)
as Armand Minetti
Evidence of Blood (1998)
as Jackson Kinley
The Climb (1998)
as Earl Himes
L.A. Confidential (1997)
as Pierce Patchett
In the Gloaming (1997)
as Martin
Song of Hiawatha (1997)
Beyond the Call (1996)
as Russel Gates
Home for the Holidays (1995)
as Russell Terziak
Dolores Claiborne (1995)
as Joe St. George
Losing Isaiah (1995)
as Charles Lewin
The River Wild (1994)
as Tom Hartman
A Dangerous Woman (1993)
as Getso
The Firm (1993)
as Ray McDeere
Lost in Yonkers (1993)
as Johnny
The American Clock (1993)
as Young Arthur Huntington
Passion Fish (1992)
as Rennie
Sneakers (1992)
as Irwin 'Whistler' Emery
Bob Roberts (1992)
as Mack Laflin
A League of Their Own (1992)
as Ira Lowenstein
Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even (1992)
as Keith
O Pioneers! (1992)
as Carl Linstrum
City of Hope (1991)
as Asteroid
Without Warning: The James Brady Story (1991)
as Doctor Art Kobrine
Judgment (1990)
as Father Frank Aubert
Memphis Belle (1990)
as Craig Harriman
Heat Wave (1990)
as Bill Thomas
Day One (1989)
as J. Robert Oppenheimer
Eight Men Out (1988)
as Eddie Cicotte
Call Me (1988)
as Sam
Stars & Bars (1988)
as Charlie
Matewan (1987)
as Police Chief Sid Hatfield
Broken Vows (1987)
as Stuart Chase
At Close Range (1986)
as Tony Pine
When Nature Calls (1985)
as Weejun
The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
as Man In Black
Iceman (1984)
as Dr. Singe
Silkwood (1983)
as Wesley
Lovesick (1983)
as Marvin Zuckerman
Enormous Changes at the Last Minute (1983)
Return of the Secaucus Seven (1980)
as Ron
The Gettysburg Address ()
as Ralph Waldo Emerson (voice)
Nightmare Alley ()
as Pete Krumbein