David Strathairn


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  • Birth Name: David Russell Strathairn
  • Birth Place: San Francisco, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/26/1949, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor
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Syfy Cancels Alphas After Two Seasons

Syfy has decided not to renew Alphas, Deadline reports.read more

VIDEO: The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer

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The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer
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Length: 01:50:41
Aired: 1/26/2009

J. Robert Oppenheimer’s life and legacy are inextricably linked to America’s most famous top-secret initiative - the Manhattan Project. But after World War II, this brilliant and intense scientist fell from the innermost circles of American science, and at the height of the Red Scare, the veil of suspicion fell over Oppenheimer. This biography presents a complex and revealing portrait of one of America’s most influential scientists. watch

VIDEO: The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer

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The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer
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Length: 01:51:04
Aired: 1/26/2009

The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer featuring interviews with the scientist’s former colleagues and scholars to present a revealing portrait of one of the most important and controversial scientists of the twentieth century. watch


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Year Title Description
2014 Godzilla Movie, Actor - Admiral William Stenz
2013 Lincoln@Gettysburg TV Show Series, Narrator
2011 Alphas TV Show Series, Actor - Dr. Leigh Rosen
2010 Howl Movie, Actor - Ralph McIntosh
2009 The Uninvited Movie, Actor - Steven

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Syfy Renews Alphas

Syfy has renewed Alphas for a 13-episode second season.

The series, which stars David Strathairn, follows a team of superhuman investigators with extraordinary physical abilities. July's debut was Syfy's most-watched series premiere in two years.

Is Alphas on your Watchlist? Add it and your other favorites now and never miss an episode

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Ira Steven Bahr Named Alphas Showrunner

Star Trek vet Ira Steven Behr has been named executive producer and showrunner of Syfy's upcoming series Alphas, according to Deadline.

Alphas stars David Strathairn as the eccentric leader of a team of ordinary citizens with extraordinary mental abilities. Known as Alphas, they tackle cases that... read more

Syfy Picks Up Alphas

Syfy has picked up Alphas, a drama starring David Strathairn, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

The network has ordered 11 episodes of the project, in addition to the pilot, which revolves around a team of ordinary citizens with extraordinary mental abilities. Known as Alphas, they... read more

Modern Family Ends 30 Rock's Win Streak; Mad Men Three-Peats at Emmys

The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards honored old and new alike Sunday, as Mad Men scored a three-peat as the best drama and freshman breakout Modern Family ended 30 Rock's three-year streak as best comedy series.

The biggest winner of the night was Temple Grandin with five awards. It swept...
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David Strathairn to Headline Syfy's Alphas

David Strathairn will star in Syfy's new pilot Alphas, the network announced Tuesday.

Alphas focuses on a team of ordinary citizens with extraordinary mental abilities who tackle cases that the CIA, FBI and Pentagon have been unable to solve. Strathairn, 61, will play Dr. Leigh Rosen, the eccentric Alphas leader who is willing to bend the rules for his objectives and team.

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