Dermot Mulroney

 

Date Of Birth

October 31, 1963
 

Biography

Born on October 31, 1963 and raised in Alexandria, Virginia, Dermot Mulroney is an American actor. He studied at the Maury Elementary School, and played the cello in city and local orchestras. He has also acted in children’s community theater. He also attended T. C. Williams High School before graduating from Northwestern University in 1985.

Dermot Mulroney first appeared on the small screen in 1986’s Shattered if Your Kid’s on Drugs. He was also cast in several television rolkes, including Sin of Innocence, Daddy and Long Gone in 1987, and Unconquered in 1989. He is also known for playing outlaws in Westerns. In 1988, he portrayed “Dirty Steve” alongside Emilio Estevez in Young Guns. He also starred in 1994’s The Last Outlaw with Mickey Rourke. Mulroney first gained critical acclaim in 1990’s Longtime Companion, where he was cast as John, an HIV victim. He was also given roles in Bastard Out of Carolina and Copycat.

Mulroney also became the romantic interest of Madeleine Stowe’s character in another Western, Bad Girls in 1994. He also starred in minor roles, appearing in Angels in the Outfield and How to Make an American Quilt. In 1997, he starred alongside Julia Roberts and Cameron Diaz in My Best Friend’s Wedding. He was cast as Randall Hertzel in 2002’s comedy drama About Schmidt. This was followed by a stint on the sitcom Friends, before he played Everett Stone in the ensemble film The Family Stone. He has also starred in the movies Must Love Dogs, Georgia Rule and Undertow. He was also given a role opposite Debra Messing in The Wedding Date. Mulroney is also credited as a song performer on movies like Peter Bogdanovich’s The Thing Called Love. In 2007, he provided the voice of the character Green Lantern Hal Jordan on the animated series The Batman. From 2008 to 2012, he concentrated on working on film as he was cast in Jolene, Burn After Reading, Flash of Genius, Inhale, Abduction, The Rockford Files, The Family Tree, Trade of Innocents, The Rambler and Jobs. He later returned to the small screen to play Russell on New Girl and Jeff Flender on Enlightened. In 2014, he was cast on the NBC series Crisis.
 

Place of Birth

Alexandria, Virginia, USA
 

Birth Name

Dermot Mulroney
 

Gender

Male
 

Fun Facts

-When he was three years old, he fell on a piece of glass, resulting to the scar on his lip.
-He previously played in a band called "The Low & Sweet Orchestra" before joining the band called the "Cranky George."
 

Filmography

2014 Crisis (TV Series)
2014 Sacrifice
2014 Careful What You Wish For
2013 August: Osage County
2013 Space Warriors
2012-2013 New Girl (TV Series)
2013 Enlightened (TV Series)
2013 Jobs
2013 The Rambler
2013 Stoker
2012 A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III
2012 Trade of Innocents
2012 Struck by Lightning
2012 Big Miracle
2012/II Beyond
2011 The Grey
2011 Silent Witness (TV Movie)
2011 J. Edgar
2011 The Family Tree
2011/I Abduction
2010 The Rockford Files (TV Movie)
2010 Inhale
2009 Kisses Over Babylon (Short)
2008 Flash of Genius
2008 Burn After Reading
2008 Jolene
2008 The Memory Keeper's Daughter (TV Movie)
2007-2008 The Batman (TV Series)
2007 Gracie
2007 Zodiac
2007 Dante's Inferno
2006 Griffin & Phoenix
2005 The Family Stone
2005 Must Love Dogs
2005 The Wedding Date
2004 Undertow
2004 Hair High
2003 Friends (TV Series)
2002 About Schmidt
2002 Intimate Affairs
2001 Lovely & Amazing
2001 The Safety of Objects
2000 Trixie
2000 Where the Money Is
1998 Goodbye Lover
1997 My Best Friend's Wedding
1996 The Trigger Effect
1996 Box of Moon Light
1996 Bastard Out of Carolina
1996 Kansas City
1996 Heroine of Hell (TV Movie)
1995 Copycat
1995 How to Make an American Quilt
1995 Living in Oblivion
1994 Journeys North (TV Movie)
1994 There Goes My Baby
1994 Angels in the Outfield
1994 Bad Girls
1993 The Last Outlaw (TV Movie)
1993 The Thing Called Love
1993 Family Pictures (TV Movie)
1993 Point of No Return
1993 Silent Tongue
1992 Halfway House (Short)
1992 Samantha
1992 The Heart of Justice (TV Movie)
1991 Where the Day Takes You
1991 Career Opportunities
1990 Arduous Moon (Short)
1990 Bright Angel
1989 Longtime Companion
1989 Staying Together
1989 Unconquered (TV Movie)
1988 Survival Quest
1988 Young Guns
1988 Sunset
1987 Long Gone (TV Movie)
1987 Daddy (TV Movie)
1986 Shattered If Your Kid's on Drugs (TV Movie)
1986 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
1986 Fame (TV Series)
1986 Sin of Innocence (TV Movie)
 

Height

5' 9 1/2" (1.77 m)

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