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Hamish Linklater



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 YEAR
13% Ithaca
  • Tom Spangler
2016
50% One More Time (When I Live My Life Over Again)
  • Tim
2016
88% The Big Short
  • Porter Collins
2015
52% Magic in the Moonlight
  • Brice
2014
No Score Yet Redemption Trail
  • David
2014
10% The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
  • Tommy Altmann
2014
79% 42
  • Ralph Branca
2013
35% Lola Versus
  • Henry
2012
34% Battleship
  • Cal Zapata
2012
71% The Future
  • Jason
2011
No Score Yet The Violent Kind
  • Frank
2008
No Score Yet Affair Game
  • Actor
2006
27% Fantastic Four
  • Leonard
2005
No Score Yet Five Days to Midnight
  • Carl Axelrod
2004
100% Live from Baghdad
  • Richard Roth
2002
56% Groove
  • David Turner
2000

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet The New Adventures of Old Christine
2006-2010
  • Matthew
63% The Newsroom
2012-2014
  • Jerry Dantana
No Score Yet Ugly Betty
2006-2010
  • Evan Grant
69% The Big C
2010-2013
  • Dave
97% The Good Wife
2009-2016
  • David LaGuardia
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Actor
55% The Crazy Ones
2013-2014
  • Andrew Keaneally Andrew Kennedy
No Score Yet Pushing Daisies
2007-2009
  • John Joseph Jacobs

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