David Russell Strathairn, an American actor, born on 26 January 1949 in San Francisco, California, USA. He had portrayed a journalist named “Edward R. Murrow” in Good Night, and Good Luck for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. In the 2007 film “The Bourne Ultimatum” he is best recognized for his role as CIA Deputy Director Noah Vosen.

After studying clowning at the “Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College,” he worked in a traveling circus for a short period. His outstanding performances achieved him the Best Actor Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild(SAG) nominations. For his role in the HBO television film ‘Temple Grandin,’ he had received the Primetime Emmy Award as a supporting actor and the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series.

Strathairn has does many supporting roles that brought him a lot of recognition including the role of a husband in The River Wild and as a jailbird brother in The Firm.

He has also participated in almost over thirty theatrical roles as a stage actor. He has also narrated a biographical video to introduce President Barack Obama. Married to a nurse Logan Goodman he has two sons and now presently works at the Rosendale Theatre Collective’s Board of Advisors.

David Morse English Actor

David Morse

David Morse is an American singer, actor, director, and writer. David was born on 11 October 1953 in Beverly, Massachusetts to Jacquelyn and Charles Morse. He is the oldest of the four siblings and have three younger sisters. He has a middle name Bowditch which came from the mathematician Nathaniel Bowditch. He is very tall of height 6' 4'' and has blue eyes. He has performed in theatres before debuting in the movies. After graduation from High School, he joined William Esper Studio to study acting. He appeared in over 30 productions and began his professional career with Boston Repertory Company. Till 1977, he continued working with them and then moved to film and television. David made his film debut with Inside Movies in 1980. He played the character of Jerry Maxwell who turned into a basketball player from a cheerful bartender. This movie was nominated for Oscars but his career had to wait for few years to take off. In 1982, he had been cast in St. Elsewhere from where he climbed the ladder of success. He played the role of Dr. Jack Boomer Morrison who struggles as a single parent. In Contact, he was co- stars with Jodie Foster and Jena Malone. The movie was an Oscar-nominated sci-fi. He was the first amongst the English- speaking actors for getting nominated for Golden Horse Award. In a mini- series John Adams on HBO, he played the role of George Washington. He got married to Susan Wheeler Duff Morse in 1982 and has three children, Eliza and twins Benjamin and Samuel.

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David Thewlis

David Thewlis born March 20, 1963, is an English actor. He was born in Lancashire precisely Blackpool to Alec Raymond Wheeler and Maureen and has lived with his parents during his childhood. Both parents worked at his father's shop. Educated at Highfield High School, a state secondary school in Blackpool. Later enrolled at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. In 1992, Thewlis married director Sara Sugarman; and divorced her in 1994. In 2001, he began a relationship with actress Anna Friel, with whom he had a child, Friel.They ended their relationship in late 2010. He is often taken mistakenly for fellow actor Rhys Ifans. Friel has been in a relationship with Ifans since 2011. He had bagged minor roles in movies and TV until he got the main role in the movie, Naked (1993). The film made him won several awards including the prestigious New York Critics Award. Since then he has been seen in many other films like Restoration (1995), DragonHeart (1996), Black Beauty (1994). His most commercially successful role to date has been that of Remus Lupin in the.Harry Potter film series. He also performed in The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Kingdom of Heaven, Macbeth and The Theory of Everything. He played the role of King Duncan in Macbeth. He has also done voice work in the films James and the Giant Peach and The Miracle Maker.He auditioned for the role of Quirrell in the movie Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. But the role went to Ian Hart. Despite missing out on the first film, he was cast in 2004 as Professor Lupin in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. He did not have to audition as he was director Alfonso Cuarón's first choice for the role. Thewlis reprised the role in four other films in the series. Thewlis directed Hello, Hello, Hello in 1995. He also wrote, directed and starred in the feature Cheeky (2003).Thewlis is also an author; his debut novel, The Late Hector Kipling, is a black comedy set in the art world.

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David Thewlis English Actor