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: 60
Highest Metascore: 90 L.A. Confidential
Lowest Metascore: 26 Twisted
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 31
  2. Negative: 3 out of 31
31 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
90 L.A. Confidential Sep 19, 1997 Pierce Patchett 8.8
86 Lincoln Nov 9, 2012 Secretary Of State William Seward / William Seward 7.5
85 The Bourne Ultimatum Aug 3, 2007 Noah Vosen 8.0
80 Good Night, and Good Luck. Oct 7, 2005 Edward R. Murrow 7.4
76 Blue Car May 2, 2003 Auster 7.6
74 A Good Baby Dec 1, 2000 Truman Lester 7.3
71 Trumbo Jun 27, 2008 Himself 7.0
69 Cold Souls Aug 7, 2009 Dr. Flintstein 5.7
68 Fracture Apr 20, 2007 DA Joe Lobruto 7.0
65 A Map of the World Dec 3, 1999 Howard Goodwin 6.4
64 The Notorious Bettie Page Apr 14, 2006 Estes Kefauver 7.3
64 Silkwood Dec 14, 1983 Wesley 8.3
63 Howl Sep 24, 2010 Ralph McIntosh 6.9
62 The Spiderwick Chronicles Feb 14, 2008 Arthur Spiderwick 6.4
62 Dolores Claiborne Mar 24, 1995 Joe St. George 7.2
62 Godzilla May 16, 2014 Cast / Admiral Stenz / Admiral William Stenz 6.9
61 A Midsummer Night's Dream May 14, 1999 Theseus 6.3
61 The Bourne Legacy Aug 10, 2012 Noah Vosen 6.1
59 The Whistleblower Aug 5, 2011 Peter Ward 7.3
58 The Firm Jun 30, 1993 Ray McDeere 8.5
56 Home for the Holidays Nov 3, 1995 Russell Terziak 7.0
54 With Friends Like These... Feb 25, 2005 Armand Minetti tbd
53 We Are Marshall Dec 22, 2006 President Dedmon 8.1
52 My Blueberry Nights Apr 4, 2008 Ofcr. Arnie Copeland 6.7
49 Harrison's Flowers Mar 15, 2002 Harrison Lloyd 7.4
48 No God, No Master Apr 11, 2014 William Flynn tbd
43 The Tempest Dec 10, 2010 Alonso 6.3
43 The Uninvited Jan 30, 2009 Steven 6.5
39 Simon Birch Sep 11, 1998 Rev. Russell 7.1
28 Maladies Mar 21, 2014 Delmar tbd