David Strathairn Net Worth

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David is the middle child born to physician Thomas Scott Strathairn, Jr., and nurse Mary Frances (née Frazier), of Scottish and Hawaiian ancestry through his paternal grandparents. He went to Redwood High School, and after matriculation enrolled at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, from which he graduated in 1970. After that he joined the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College in Venice, Florida to study clowning , after which he worked as a clown in a traveling circus before venturing into acting.

He made his debut in the drama “Return of the Secaucus Seven” (1979), starring Bruce MacDonald, Maggie Renzi and Adam LeFevre, and then in the early ‘80s had several brief roles in such films as “Lovesick” (1983), “Enormous Changes at the Last Minute” (1983), with Kevin Bacon and Maria Tucci, and the Academy Award- nominated “Silkwood”, with Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell and Cher in lead roles. In 1984 he was selected for the role of Dr. Robert Hand in the TV series “Search for Tomorrow” (1984-1985), and then in 1987 appeared in the history drama “Matewan”, starring Chris Cooper, James Earl Jones and Mary McDonnell,. Before the ‘80s ended, David starred in the Primetime Emmy Award- winning historic drama “Day One” (1989), with Brian Dennehy and Michael Tucker.

In the early ‘90s, David had appeared in numerous films, such as the war drama “Memphis Belle” (1990), then Golden Globe Award- winning drama “Without Warning: The James Brady Story” (1991), with Beau Bridges and Joan Allen as the stars of the film, then “A League of Their Own” (1992), starring Tom Hanks, Geena Davis and Lori Petty, “The Firm” (1993) with Tom Cruise and Gene Hackman, and “The River Wild” (1994), next to Meryl Streep, and Kevin Bacon. In 1997 David featured in the Academy Award- winning mystery drama “L.A. Confidential”, starring Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe and Guy Pearce, and then in 1999 had the lead role in the John Sayles’ film “Limbo”.

Nothing changed for David in the new millennium as he continued to build up his portfolio and with roles in such films as “Freedom Song” (2000), “Harrison’s Flowers” (2000), and TV series “Big Apple” (2001), only increased his net worth.

In 2005 he had his most prominent role, as Edward R. Murrow in the biographical drama “Good Night, and Good Luck”, directed by George Clooney, with David receiving nominations for Academy Award and Golden Globe and BAFTA Awards. The particular role increased his net worth to a large degree but also made his name extremely popular, which brought new roles, such as the lead role in the drama “The Sensation of Sight” (2006), and the lead role in the mystery drama “Fracture” (2007), with Anthony Hopkins and Ryan Reynolds, further increasing his net worth. Also in 2007 he portrayed CIA Deputy Director Noah Vosen in the Academy Award-winning action thriller “The Bourne Ultimatum”, with Julia Stiles and Matt Damon, while in 2010 he played Dr. Carlock in the made-for-television film “Temple Grandin”, for which he won Primetime Emmy Award in the category Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Mini-series or Movie, among other nominations. In 2013 he had the lead role in the historic drama “No God, No Master”, while in 2014 he played Admiral William Stenz in the sci-fi action adventure “Godzilla”, and then from 2015 until 2016 played Peter Kotsiopulos in the TV series “The Blacklist”. Most recently, he will appear in the films “November Criminals” (2017), and “An Interview with God”, which are scheduled for release late in 2017, and “Fast Color”, which has a release date for 2018.

Regarding his personal life, David has been married to Logan Goodman since 1980; the couple has two children.

Structural info

  • Full Name: David Strathairn
  • Net Worth: $8 Million
  • Date Of Birth: January 26, 1949
  • Place Of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States
  • Height: 1.83 m
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Soundtrack
  • Education: Williams College, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College, Redwood High School
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Logan Goodman
  • Children: Tay Strathairn, Ebberly Strathaim
  • Parents: Thomas Scott Strathairn, Jr., Mary Frances Strathairn
  • Siblings: Tom Strathairn, Anne Strathairn
  • IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000657/
  • Awards: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie, Volpi Cup for Best Actor, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film, Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male
  • Nominations: Academy Award for Best Actor, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, Critics’ Choice Movie Award for …
  • Movies: Good Night, and Good Luck, The Bourne Ultimatum, Godzilla, The Spiderwick Chronicles, L.A. Confidential, The River Wild, The Uninvited, The Bourne Legacy, We Are Marshall, Eight Men Out, My Blueberry Nights, Fracture, Temple Grandin, A League of Their Own, City of Hope, The Second Best Exotic Marigo…
  • TV Shows: Alphas, The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, Big Apple, Hemingway & Gellhorn


  • Artists, actors and performers are sometimes vilified for stepping outside of the workplace or using their work as a kind of bully pulpit.
  • It feels as if you put on a many-pocketed coat with 100 cell phones, all on vibe alert, and they all start going off at random times, and you begin to think, ‘This is pretty uncomfortable’. You can’t possibly answer all these phones, nor should you. ‘Buzz’ – that’s really a quite apropos word. They say it’s great for the film. Well, if it’s great for the film, that’s great. [on the “buzz” surrounding him and his performance in Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)]
  • Television and film are our libraries now, our history books.


  • Has twice played J. Robert Oppenheimer, in Day One (1989) and American Experience: The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer (2009).
  • As of 2014, has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: L.A. Confidential (1997), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Lincoln (2012).
  • Lives in Upstate New York where he shops at Adams Farms. [March 2002]
  • Won the Coppa Volpi Award for best actor with Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005), directed by George Clooney at the 2005 Venice FilmFestival. [September 2005]
  • His stage work includes playing Abraham Lincoln in “Lincoln in Illinois.” He subsequently went on to play Lincoln’s Secretary of State, Henry Seward, in Lincoln (2012), which also featured Hal Holbrook, who also has played Lincoln several times.
  • Has worked with Joseph Mazzello in two films: The River Wild (1994) and Simon Birch (1998).
  • Last name is pronounced struh-THAIRN.
  • Recently filmed an Edward R. Murrow-esque campaign ad for Kirsten Gillibrand’s congressional campaign in New York’s 20th District, his Congressional District.
  • Invited to join AMPAS in 2006.
  • David’s paternal grandfather, Thomas Scott Strathairn, was a Scottish immigrant, who was of Scottish and Irish ancestry. David’s paternal grandmother, Jessie Lei Alana, who was from Hawaii, was of one half Native Hawaiian, one quarter Chinese, and one quarter Portuguese, descent. On his mother’s side, David has English and Scottish ancestry, partly through Canada (his maternal grandmother was from Bruce, Ontario).
  • Father of Tay Strathairn and Ebbe Strathairn (born 1987).
  • Attended Williams College with director John Sayles, who regularly casts Straithairn in his films.
  • Has a brother, Tom, who is a teacher, and a sister named Anne.
  • Went to Williams College in Williamstown, MA. and Ringling Bros. Clown College, FL.


  • Commanding voice


Title Year Status Character
Fast Color 2018 filming Ellis
An Interview with God 2017 post-production The Man
November Criminals 2017 completed Theo Schacht
The Gettysburg Address 2017 Documentary post-production Ralph Waldo Emerson (voice)
UFO 2017 filming Franklin Ahls
Billions 2017 TV Series Foley
Z: The Beginning of Everything 2015-2017 TV Series Judge Anthony Sayre
McMafia 2017 TV Series Semiyon Kleiman
American Pastoral 2016 Nathan Zuckerman
The Blacklist 2015-2016 TV Series Peter Kotsiopulos
Axe Cop 2015 TV Series Extincter
Louder Than Bombs 2015 Richard
Oliver’s Deal 2015 Nathan
Repeater 2015 Short Franklin
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2015 Ty Burley
Godzilla 2014 Admiral William Stenz
Clementine 2014 TV Movie Henry
No God, No Master 2013 William Flynn
Alphas 2011-2012 TV Series Dr. Lee Rosen
Lincoln 2012 William Seward
The Bourne Legacy 2012 Noah Vosen
Maladies 2012 Delmar
Hemingway & Gellhorn 2012 TV Movie John Dos Passos
Matadors 2010 TV Movie Roman Lodari
The Whistleblower 2010 Peter Ward
The Tempest 2010/I King Alonso
House M.D. 2010 TV Series Nash
Temple Grandin 2010 TV Movie Dr. Carlock
Howl 2010 Ralph McIntosh
Kisses Over Babylon 2009 Short Minor
The Uninvited 2009 Steven
American Experience 2009 TV Series documentary J. Robert Oppenheimer
Cold Souls 2009 Dr. Flintstein
Monk 2008 TV Series Patrick Kloster
The Spiderwick Chronicles 2008 Arthur Spiderwick
Matters of Life and Death 2007 Short Mr. Jennings
The Bourne Ultimatum 2007 Noah Vosen
My Blueberry Nights 2007 Arnie
Steel Toes 2007 Danny Dunkelman
Racing Daylight 2007 Henry / Harry
Fracture 2007 DA Joe Lobruto
The Supreme Court 2007 TV Series Narrator
Take 3 2006 TV Series Henry R. Hocknell Jr.
We Are Marshall 2006 President Dedmon
The Sensation of Sight 2006 Finn
Heavens Fall 2006 Judge James Horton
The Shovel 2006 Short Paul Mullin
The Notorious Bettie Page 2005 Estes Kefauver
American Masters 1993-2005 TV Series documentary Narrator
Good Night, and Good Luck. 2005 Edward R. Murrow
Missing in America 2005 Henry R. Hocknell Jr.
The Sopranos 2004 TV Series Robert Wegler
Twisted 2004/I Dr. Melvin Frank
Paradise 2004/I TV Movie Reverend Bobby Paradise
The Root 2003/I
Speakeasy 2002 Bruce Hickman
Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story 2002 TV Movie Jack Hoschouer
Lathe of Heaven 2002 TV Movie Mannie
Blue Car 2002 Auster
The Victim 2001 Short Mark Zingerline
Ball in the House 2001 Dr. Charlie
Big Apple 2001 TV Series FBI Agent Will Preecher
A Good Baby 2000 Truman Lester
The Wonderful World of Disney 2000 TV Series Captain Keller
Harrison’s Flowers 2000 Harrison Lloyd
Freedom Song 2000 TV Movie Peter Crowley
A Map of the World 1999 Howard Goodwin
Limbo 1999 ‘Jumpin’ Joe Gastineau
A Midsummer Night’s Dream 1999 Theseus
Meschugge 1998 Charles Kaminski
Simon Birch 1998 Rev. Russell
With Friends Like These… 1998 Armand Minetti
Evidence of Blood 1998 TV Movie Jackson Kinley
Song of Hiawatha 1997 Marcel
Bad Manners 1997 Wes Westlund
The Climb 1997 Earl Himes
L.A. Confidential 1997 Pierce Patchett
In the Gloaming 1997 TV Movie Martin
Mother Night 1996 Lieutenant Bernard B. O’Hare
Beyond the Call 1996 TV Movie Russell Cates
Home for the Holidays 1995 Russell Terziak
Dolores Claiborne 1995 Joe St. George
Losing Isaiah 1995 Charles Lewin
The River Wild 1994 Tom Hartman
April One 1994 John McCowan
A Dangerous Woman 1993 Getso
The American Clock 1993 TV Movie Young Arthur Huntington
The Firm 1993 Ray McDeere
Lost in Yonkers 1993 Johnny
Passion Fish 1992 Rennie
Sneakers 1992 Irwin ‘Whistler’ Emery
Bob Roberts 1992 Mack Laflin
A League of Their Own 1992 Ira Lowenstein
Big Girls Don’t Cry… They Get Even 1992 Keith
O Pioneers! 1992 TV Movie Carl Linstrum
Lethal Innocence 1991 TV Movie Dag
City of Hope 1991 Asteroid
Without Warning: The James Brady Story 1991 TV Movie Doctor Art Kobrine
The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd 1988-1991 TV Series Moss Goodman
Son of the Morning Star 1991 TV Mini-Series Capt. William F. Benteen
Judgment 1990 TV Movie Father Frank Aubert
Memphis Belle 1990 Col. Craig Harriman
Heat Wave 1990 TV Movie Bill Thomas
Wiseguy 1990 TV Series Sheriff Matthew Stemkowski
The Feud 1989 The Stranger
Day One 1989 TV Movie J. Robert Oppenheimer
The Equalizer 1988 TV Series Phillip Borchek
Eight Men Out 1988 Eddie Cicotte
Call Me 1988 Sam
Dominick and Eugene 1988 Martin Chernak
Stars and Bars 1988 Charlie
Matewan 1987 Sid Hatfield
Spenser: For Hire 1987 TV Series Doggie Thorpe
Broken Vows 1987 TV Movie Stuart Chase
At Close Range 1986 Tony Pine
Miami Vice 1985 TV Series Marty Lang
When Nature Calls 1985 Weejun
Search for Tomorrow 1984-1985 TV Series Dr. Robert Hand
The Brother from Another Planet 1984 Man In Black
Iceman 1984 Dr. Singe
Silkwood 1983 Wesley
Enormous Changes at the Last Minute 1983 Jerry
Lovesick 1983 Marvin Zuckerman
Return of the Secaucus Seven 1979 Ron
Another World 1964 TV Series Dave Wilcox (1987)
Title Year Status Character
The Sensation of Sight 2006 producer
Title Year Status Character
The River Wild 1994 performer: “Happy Birthday to You” – uncredited
Title Year Status Character
The Human Behavior Experiments 2006 TV Movie documentary narrator
Title Year Status Character
Liebesleben 2007 special thanks
HBO First Look 2007 TV Series documentary short special thanks – 1 episode
The Inner Life of Martin Frost 2007 thanks
Title Year Status Character
American Pastoral: Adapting an American Classic 2017 Video documentary short Himself
Making the American Dream 2017 Video documentary short Himself
Godzilla: Force of Nature 2014 Video documentary short Himself
[email protected] 2013 TV Movie documentary Narrator (voice)
Charlie Rose 1998-2012 TV Series Himself – Guest
Love, Marilyn 2012 Documentary Himself
Comic Con 2012 Live 2012 TV Special Himself
Kingdom Come 2011 Documentary
Area 51: Declassified 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself – Narrator (voice)
The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2011 TV Special Himself – Nominee
The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards 2010 TV Special Himself – Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
The People Speak 2009 Documentary Himself
A True Ensemble: The Cast of L.A. Confidential 2008 Video documentary short Himself
Sunlight and Shadow: The Visual Style of ‘L.A. Confidential’ 2008 Video documentary short Himself
Whatever You Desire: Making ‘L.A. Confidential’ 2008 Video documentary short Himself
A Mother’s Promise: Barack Obama Bio Film 2008 Documentary Narrator (voice, uncredited)
Trumbo 2007 Documentary Himself
HBO First Look 2007 TV Series documentary short Himself
MovieReal: We Are Marshall 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 78th Annual Academy Awards 2006 TV Special Himself – Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role
2006 Independent Spirit Awards 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself – Nominee: Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
The 11th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
The View 2005 TV Series Himself – Guest
Venecia 2005: Crónica de Carlos Boyero 2005 TV Movie Himself
El Magacine 2005 TV Series Himself
Odysseus in America 2005 Documentary Narration
Creating a Twisted Web of Intrigue 2004 Video documentary short Himself
The Making of ‘Sneakers’ 2003 Video documentary short Himself
The Making of ‘The River Wild’ 1994 TV Movie Himself
Frederick Law Olmsted and the Public Park in America 1990 Documentary Himself
Archive Footage
Title Year Status Character
Oscar, que empiece el espectáculo 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
51 premis Sant Jordi de cinematografia 2007 TV Special Edward R. Murrow
Boffo! Tinseltown’s Bombs and Blockbusters 2006 Documentary Edward R. Murrow
Corazón de… 2005 TV Series Edward R. Murrow
Biography 2002 TV Series documentary Ira Lowenstein in ‘A League of Their Own’
Quiet on the Set: Behind the Scenes of Molly Dodd 1990 TV Movie documentary Moss Goodman (uncredited)


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