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Hamish Linklater Poster

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 7 July 1976Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA
Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Hamish Linklater was born on July 7, 1976 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Fantastic Four (2005), The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006) and Battleship (2012). He was previously married to Jessica Goldberg.

Spouse (1)

Jessica Goldberg (21 January 2002 - 2012) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (6)

He is an avid gardener.
Was second-in-line, after Michael Weatherly, to play the part of Logan in James Cameron's Dark Angel (2000).
Daughter, Lucinda Rose, born in April 2007.
Auditioned for the role of "Jim Halpert" in the television series, The Office (2005).
His mother is Scottish, and also has more distant Swedish ancestry.

Personal Quotes (8)

I did try to go to college and try to be an English major.
I've never seen anyone handling pans in the streets of New York, and if I did I doubt I'd give them money, unless I needed a pan. I do give money to homeless people, whether they ask or no.
I invested all my money in debt.
It was an outdoor Shakespeare theater that I grew up at. That feels like home, and the place I'm always trying to figure out how to get to.
I'm a pretty cliché actor in that I hate watching myself on film.
When you're making a pilot, what you're mostly thinking is, 'Please let this be a real job, please.'
In my ideal world there would be 99% unemployment for actors, and I would be the 1% that's employed. I hear about somebody getting a job at Starbucks and I get jealous.
You want to throw yourself in as many uncomfortable places as possible, if you want to build muscles in uncomfortable parts of your body and grow as an artist.

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