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David Strathairn (born January 26, 1949)

David StrathairnStrathairn was Academy Award-nominated for his portrayal of CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow in the biopic Good Night, and Good Luck, which explored Murrow's clash with Senator Joseph McCarthy over McCarthy's Communist "witch-hunt" in the 1950s.

David's film roles include a corrupt baseball player Eddie Cicotte in 1988's Eight Men Out and Marshall Univesity president in We Are Marshall.

Strathairn narrated a biographical video that was aired to introduce Barack Obama prior to his acceptance speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.

Here is David in this his Academy-Award nominated role in Good Night, and Good Luck.


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Notable Film Roles

Eight Men Out (1988)

Memphis Belle (1990)

A League of Their Own (1992)

Sneakers (1992)

Dolores Claiborne (1995)

Good Night, and Good Luck (2005)

We Are Marshall (2006)

Steel Toes (2007)

The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

The Uninvited (2009)




David Strathairn's Appearances In Best-Sports-Movies

Eight Men Out (1988)

A League of Their Own (1992)

We Are Marshall (2006)


Murrow on Freedom of Speech



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Good Night, And Good Luck Speech



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