David Strathairn Overview

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Born: January 26, 1949

Born in San Francisco, Strathairn, believe it or not, attended the Ringling Brothers Clown College. He also attended Williams College where he befriended actor/writer/director John Sayles and has appeared in many of his friend's films, including Sayles' directorial debut, The Return of the Secaucus Seven (1980). In college, Strathairn became interested in theater, particularly with experimental theater, while studying there. After graduation, Strathairn set out to visit his grandfather, who... See All


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