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…more
In 2010, David won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for playing Dr. Carlock in Temple Grandin.
David has appeared in seven of writer/director/actor John Sayles movies.
David won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actor for City of Hope in 1991.
David attended Redwood High School and Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts and the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus Clown College in Florida.
David is of Hawaiian and Scottish ethnicity.
David played 'Asteroid' in the 1991 movie "City of Hope".
David played 'Bruce Hickman' in the 2002 movie "Speakeasy".
David played 'Danny Dunckelman' in the 2006 film "Steel Toes".
David has two siblings, an older brother Thomas who is a teacher/coach and a younger sister Anne who is a periodical distributor.
David played 'Finn' in the 2006 movie the "Sensation of Sight".
David is married to Logan Goodman and have two children, Tay Scott who is an actor/jazz pianist and Eberly George, a student.
David's father is Thomas Scott Strathairn, Jr., nicknamed Tay. He was a general practitioner and a surgeon. His mother is Mary Frances Frazier, who was a registered nurse.
David played 'Paul Mullin' in the 2006 film "The Shovel".
David played 'Mark Zingerline' in the 2001 film "The Victim".
David played 'John McCowan' in the 1993 movie "April One".
David played 'Henry' in the 2005 film "Missing in America".
David is 6' (1.83 m)
David played 'Auster' in the 2002 film "Blue Car".
A simple way of looking at the lead (actor) is he is the one who guides you through the story. But character actors bring a special spice to the story.