Hamish Linklater

Highest Rated: 88% The Big Short (2015)
Birthday: Jul 7, 1976
Birthplace: Not Available
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

CREDIT
64% Unicorn Store Actor 2019
65% A Midsummer Night's Dream Lysander 2018
71% Paper Year Noah Bearinger 2018
18% Ithaca Tom Spangler 2016
52% One More Time (When I Live My Life Over Again) Tim 2016
88% The Big Short Porter Collins 2015
51% Magic in the Moonlight Brice 2014
No Score Yet Redemption Trail David 2014
10% The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Tommy Altmann 2014
80% 42 Ralph Branca $95.1M 2013
36% Lola Versus Henry $0.3M 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
88% Live from Baghdad Richard Roth 2002
57% Groove David Turner 2000

TV

CREDIT
97% Fargo
2014-2017
Larue Dollars
  • 2017
54% The Crazy Ones
2013-2014
Andrew Keaneally Andrew Kennedy
  • 2014
  • 2013
59% The Newsroom
2012-2014
Jerry Dantana
  • 2013
96% The Good Wife
2009-2016
David LaGuardia
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • 2012
55% The Big C
2010-2013
Dave
  • 2012
No Score Yet The New Adventures of Old Christine
2006-2010
Matthew
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
96% Ugly Betty
2006-2010
Evan Grant
  • 2009
96% Pushing Daisies
2007-2009
John Joseph Jacobs
  • 2007
No Score Yet American Dreams
2002-2005
Silver Stan Silver
  • 2004

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