David Strathairn

Biography: David Straitharn, is a critically acclaimed American actor. Straitharn graduated from Williams College in 1970, after which he studied clowning at the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Clown College in Florida. Straitharn first received wide recognition for his role in John Sayles' movie, Return of the Secaucus Seven in 1979. He would continue to work with Sayles over the years, while at the same time building a prolific career as an actor in high-profile Hollywood movies such as At Close Range, A League of Their Own and L.A. Confidential. His career reached its pinnacle when he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his portrayal of newsman Edward R. Murrow in George Clooney's movie, Good Night, and Good Luck. In addition to working in film, Straitharn has enjoyed a long career in the theater. Straitharn is also an accomplished musician, recording with such bands as Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and Dawes.

David Strathairn's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 59
Highest Metascore: 90 L.A. Confidential
Lowest Metascore: 26 Twisted
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 34
  2. Negative: 3 out of 34
34 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
59 The Whistleblower Aug 5, 2011 Peter Ward 7.4
58 The Firm Jun 30, 1993 Ray McDeere 8.8
56 Home for the Holidays Nov 3, 1995 Russell Terziak 6.6
54 With Friends Like These... Mar 12, 1999 Armand Minetti tbd
53 We Are Marshall Dec 22, 2006 President Dedmon 8.0
52 My Blueberry Nights Apr 4, 2008 Ofcr. Arnie Copeland 6.6
51 The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Mar 6, 2015 Cast / Principal Cast / Ty Burley 6.1
49 Harrison's Flowers Mar 15, 2002 Harrison Lloyd 5.3
48 No God, No Master Apr 11, 2014 William Flynn 6.0
43 American Pastoral Oct 21, 2016 Nathan Zuckerman 6.1
43 The Tempest Dec 10, 2010 Alonso 6.4
43 The Uninvited Jan 30, 2009 Steven 6.3