(September 16 to October 11, 2009) Plays the title role in "Nathan the Wise," a 2003 translation by Edward Kemp, from the 1778 German play by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, at People's Light & Theatre Company in Malvern, Pennsylvania. The play, set in Jerusalem in 1192, is a comedy of errors with a moral message of kindness ...
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David's paternal grandfather, Thomas Scott Strathairn, was a Scottish immigrant, who was of Scottish and Irish ancestry. David's paternal grandmother, Jessie Lei Alana, who was from Hawaii, was of one half Native Hawaiian, one quarter Chinese, and one quarter Portuguese, descent. On his mother's side, David has English and Scottish ancestry, partly through Canada (his maternal grandmother was ...