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 !$#!# 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 voiced the character Green Lantern Hal Jordan on the animated series The Batman.