About the Author
David Strathairn was born in 1949 in San Francisco, California. After attending Williams College and hitchhiking across the country to perform in various local theaters, he made his film debut in the highly regarded Return of the Secaucus Seven. Over the years that followed Strathairn built up his resume with an impressive collection of supporting roles. Among his credits are Lovesick, Silkwood, L.A. Confidential, Limbo, We Are Marshall, Lincoln, and many others. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his lead performance in Good Night, and Good Luck.