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

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.

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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


Broadway and 4th
Thoroughly Entertaining
Harrison's Flowers
Missing In America

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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 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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Dream Cast Tapped for Howl

An A-List dream gaggle of actors including David Strathairn Alan Alda Jeff Daniels Mary-Louise Parker and Paul Rudd are attached to join James Franco as Allen Ginsberg in the beatnik biopic HowlThe 1950s-era tale that hopefully will feature lots of tight black clothes berets and drum-beating will focus on the obscenity trial to censor Ginsbergs progressive and controversial book-length poem The project was pitched by the Allen Ginsberg Trust as a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Howl says The Hollywood ReporterGus Van Sant Good Will Hunting will executive produce the project that will highlight real-life characters including prosecuting attorney Ralph McIntosh Strathairn Judge Clayton Horn Alda prosecution witness Professor David Kirk Daniels radio personality and prosecution witness Gail Potter Parker and literary critic and defense witness Luther Nichols Rudd Telling Pictures documentarians Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman will m read more

At the Movies: Doubt, Amy Adams Has Nun

Per the Hollywood Reporter, Amy Adams is in talks to play the nun caught in the middle when a Catholic-school principal (Meryl Streep) accuses a priest (Philip Seymour Hoffman) of pedophilia in Doubt, based on the Pulitzer-winning stage play.... Angela Bassett has been cast as the single mother in Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns.... David Strathairn is Elizabeth Banks' hubby in the horror remake A Tale of Two Sisters.... The young-adult novel Stargirl is being adapted for the big screen. read more


Charlie Rose with David Strathairn & George Packer( October 20, 2005)
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