David Strathairn

1949 - Today

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David Russell Strathairn (; born January 26, 1949) is an American actor. He is the recipient of several accolades, including an Independent Spirit Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Volpi Cup, and has been nominated for an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Critics' Choice Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and four SAG Awards. Strathairn came to prominence in the 1980s and the 1990s performing in the films of fellow Williams College graduate John Sayles, including Return of the Secaucus 7 (his screen debut), The Brother from Another Planet, Matewan, City of Hope, Eight Men Out, and Limbo. Strathairn was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for portraying journalist Edward R. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Strathairn has received more than 4,584,484 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. David Strathairn is the 1,419th most popular actor (down from 1,382nd in 2019), the 2,539th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,517th in 2019) and the 696th most popular American Actor.

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  • 3.35

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  • 4.27

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Among actors, David Strathairn ranks 1,419 out of 10,030Before him are Ben Johnson, Paul Rudd, Uta Hagen, Shilpa Shetty, Massimo Girotti, and Charles Vanel. After him are Henry Silva, Christine Kaufmann, Elizabeth Hurley, Sam Worthington, Barbara Brylska, and Jo Van Fleet.

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Among people born in 1949, David Strathairn ranks 125Before him are Carlos Bianchi, Dubravka Ugrešić, Patrick Duffy, Elizabeth Warren, Brent Spiner, and Trương Tấn Sang. After him are Hamida Djandoubi, Francis Rossi, Bengt Holmström, Matthew Festing, Rick Wakeman, and Alexander Godunov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Strathairn ranks 2,539 out of 15,968Before him are Ben Johnson (1918), Paul Rudd (1969), Leonard Susskind (1940), James M. Cain (1892), William Labov (1927), and Paul Robeson (1898). After him are Neil Postman (1931), Henry Silva (1928), Philip Sheridan (1831), Bill Gates Sr. (1925), Margaret Fuller (1810), and Jo Van Fleet (1915).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, David Strathairn ranks 696Before him are Heather Locklear (1961), Richard Basehart (1914), Michelle Williams (1980), Esther Williams (1921), Ben Johnson (1918), and Paul Rudd (1969). After him are Henry Silva (1928), Jo Van Fleet (1915), Amber Heard (1986), Josh Duhamel (1972), Katherine Heigl (1978), and Tallulah Bankhead (1902).

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