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Hamish Linklater

Highest Rated:   89% The Big Short (2015)
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The son of famed acting instructor and vocal coach Kristin Linklater, character actor Hamish Linklater cut his professional chops on the stage before moving into filmed work. Hamish commenced his professional training with Shakespearean roles before the age of ten, and after his secondary school education enrolled at Amherst College in Boston. Key theatrical assignments following graduation included a part in a production of Cyclone at Studio Dante and a role opposite Jill Clayburgh in The Busy World Is Hushed at Playwrights Horizons. Meanwhile, Linklater stepped in front of the cameras for a multi-episode turn on American Dreams (2004) and a regular role, as Dr. Bruce Cherry, a physician in a Boston teaching hospital, on Gideon's Crossing (2000). The actor also signed for parts in Hollywood features including the telemovie Live from Baghdad (2002) and the theatrical release Fantastic Four (2005), as well as a regular role in the cast of the Julia Louis-Dreyfus CBS sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine, playing Matthew, the brother of the recently divorced title character (Louis-Dreyfus). When Christine came to an close, Linklater starred in a pair of well-respected indie films, The Future and Lola Versus, before appearing in the would-be mega-blockbuster Battleship.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet 10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up
  • Benjamin
2020
No Score Yet 10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up
  • Benjamin
2020
No Score Yet 10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up
  • Benjamin
2020
64% Unicorn Store
  • Actor
2019
65% A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Lysander
2018
No Score Yet You Can't Say No
  • Actor
2018
71% Paper Year
  • Noah Bearinger
2018
22% Ithaca
  • Tom Spangler
2016
53% One More Time (When I Live My Life Over Again)
  • Tim
2016
89% The Big Short
  • Porter Collins
2015
51% Magic in the Moonlight
  • Brice
2014
No Score Yet Redemption Trail
  • David
2014
9% The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
  • Tommy Altmann
2014
81% 42
  • Ralph Branca
$95.1M 2013
36% Lola Versus
  • Henry
$0.2M 2012
34% Battleship
  • Cal Zapata
$65.2M 2012
72% The Future
  • Jason
$0.4M 2011
No Score Yet The Violent Kind
  • Frank
2008
No Score Yet Affair Game
  • Actor
2006
27% Fantastic Four
  • Leonard
$154.5M 2005
No Score Yet Five Days to Midnight
  • Carl Axelrod
2004
78% Live from Baghdad
  • Richard Roth
2002
57% Groove
  • David Turner
2000

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
95% Midnight Mass
2021
  • Actor
  • 2021
50% Tell Me Your Secrets
2021
  • John John Tyler
  • 2021
55% The Stand
2020
  • Dr. Ellis
  • 2021
  • 2020
82% Monsterland
2020
  • Actor
  • 2020
93% Fargo
2014-2020
  • Larue Dollars
  • 2020
  • 2017
91% Legion
2017-2019
  • Actor
  • 2018
  • 2017
54% The Crazy Ones
2013-2014
  • Andrew Keaneally Andrew Kennedy
  • 2014
  • 2013
93% The Good Wife
2009-2016
  • David LaGuardia
  • 2013
  • 2012
59% The Newsroom
2012-2014
  • Jerry Dantana
  • 2013
  • 2012
78% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Actor
  • 2012
55% The Big C
2010-2013
  • Dave
  • 2012
89% The New Adventures of Old Christine
2006-2010
  • Matthew
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
97% Ugly Betty
2006-2010
  • Evan Grant
  • 2009
No Score Yet The Bonnie Hunt Show
2008-2010
  • Guest
  • 2009
  • 2008
96% Pushing Daisies
2007-2009
  • John Joseph Jacobs
  • 2007
85% American Dreams
2002-2005
  • Silver Stan Silver
  • 2004
  • 2003
50% Gideon's Crossing
2000-2001
  • Dr. Bruce Cherry
  • 2001
  • 2000

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