|Full Name||David Russell Strathairn|
|Birth Name||David Russell Strathairn|
|Birth City||San Francisco, California|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Thomas Scott Strathairn, Jr.|
|Mother Name||Mary Frances Frazier|
|No Of Children||2|
|Date of Birth||January 26,1949|
David Russell Strathairn is an Academy-nominated American actor. He is best known for his role as Edward R. Murrow in Good Night, and Good Luck, CIA Deputy Director Noah Vosen in the 2007 film The Bourne Ultimatum, and Dr. Lee Rosen on the Syfy series Alphas.
Strathairn is currently 71 years old. He was born on January 26, 1949, in San Francisco, California, to Mary Frances Frazier, a nurse, and Thomas Scott Strathairn, Jr., a physician. Talking about his height, he is 5 ft and 11½ in (1.82 m) tall.
His paternal grandfather, Thomas Scott Strathairn, was a Scottish immigrant and had Scottish and Irish ancestry. Meanwhile, his paternal grandmother, Jessie Lei Alana, who was from Hawaii, was of one half-Native Hawaiian, one-quarter Chinese, and one-quarter Portuguese descent.
From his mother's side, Strathairn has English and Scottish ancestry; his maternal grandmother was from Bruce, Ontario. David has two siblings, Tom Strathairn, who works as a teacher, and a sister named Anne Strathairn.
The 71-year-old attended Redwood High School in Larkspur, California. He graduated from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, in 1970. David also studied clowning at the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College in Venice, Florida.
Strathairn has a net worth of $8 Million, as per Celebrity Net Worth. He made his film debut in 1980 with Return of the Secaucus 7, following which he appeared in movies such as Lovesick, Silkwood, Iceman, and The Brother from Another Planet, before making his television debut as Dr. Robert Hand on CBS soap opera Search for Tomorrow in 1984,
His television work includes a wide range of roles including Moss on the critically acclaimed The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, Captain Keller in the 2000 remake of The Miracle Worker, Capt. Frederick Benteen in Son of the Morning Star, and Reverend Bobby Paradise in Paradise.
The 71-year-old had a recurring role on the hit television drama The Sopranos and starred as Marty Lang in the second-season episode titled Out Where the Buses Don't Run in NBC Miami Vice. In 2010, Strathairn played the role of Dr. Carlock in the biographical drama television film Temple Grandin, for which he earned a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie.
Moreover, David was nominated for yet another Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for playing as the novelist "John Dos Passos" in the 2012 television film, Hemingway & Gellhorn. His other notable work includes a starring role of CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow in the 2005 biopic Good Night, and Good Luck for which he received several nominations, including an Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Actor.
Strathairn has been married to nurse Mary Logan Goodman for four decades now. The two tied the knot in 1980 after dating for several years. As per IMDb bio, Logan was born on December 24, 1950, in Bennington, Vermont, USA.
Together, David and his wife, Logan, have two children; sons Tay Strathairn, born on October 31, 1980, and Ebberly Strathairn, born in 1987.