27 Facts About Dermot Mulroney


Dermot Patrick Mulroney was born on October 31,1963 and is an American actor.


Dermot Mulroney is known for his roles in romantic comedy, western, and drama films; he has appeared on screen since 1986.


Dermot Mulroney played the main antagonist Francis Gibson in NBC's Crisis, Dr Walter Wallace in Pure Genius, Sean Pierce in Showtime's Shameless and Bobby Sheridan in USA's The Purge.


Dermot Mulroney was born in Alexandria, Virginia on Halloween Day in 1963.


Dermot Mulroney's father, Michael Mulroney, from Elkader, Iowa, was a law professor at Villanova University School of Law beginning in the 1990s, prior to which he had a private practice in tax law for thirty years in Washington, DC Dermot Mulroney's mother, Ellen, originally from Manchester, Iowa, was a regional theater actress.


Dermot Mulroney is of Irish and German descent, and is the middle child among five siblings.


Dermot Mulroney has two older brothers, Conor and Sean; a younger brother, Kieran Mulroney, who is an actor and screenwriter; and a younger sister, Moira.


Dermot Mulroney attended Matthew Maury Elementary School and played cello in school and city youth orchestras, as well as acted in children's community theater.


Dermot Mulroney finished 9th and 10th grades at George Washington High School, before attending T C Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia.


In 1988, Dermot Mulroney appeared in the baseball flick Long Gone, for which he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie at the CableACE Awards.


Dermot Mulroney appeared in a number of western films throughout this period, namely Young Guns in 1988, Silent Tongue and The Last Outlaw in 1993, and Bad Girls in 1994.


The Sam Shepard-directed Silent Tongue would mark the second in a series of four collaborations, with the two previously appearing together on screen in Bright Angel, for which Dermot Mulroney won the Jury Special Prize at the Torino International Festival of Young Cinema.


Dermot Mulroney co-starred in the comedy-drama films: Staying Together ; The Thing Called Love, the second of two collaborations with River Phoenix before his death; and There Goes My Baby, originally filmed in 1990.


Dermot Mulroney appeared in the thriller films Point of No Return in 1993; Copycat in 1995; the Palme d'Or-nominated Kansas City, and The Trigger Effect in 1996.


Dermot Mulroney was nominated for Best Kiss, with Winona Ryder, for How to Make an American Quilt at the MTV Movie Awards.


Dermot Mulroney has appeared in many films, including as the male lead in My Best Friend's Wedding alongside Julia Roberts and Cameron Diaz.


Dermot Mulroney played the love interest of Madeleine Stowe in the western Bad Girls.


Dermot Mulroney was in the film Abduction as Martin Price.


In 2003, Dermot Mulroney played Gavin Mitchell on the TV series Friends.


Dermot Mulroney appeared in three episodes of the ninth season, his character briefly dating Rachel.


In 2012, Dermot Mulroney played the love interest of Zooey Deschanel, Russell, in the Fox series New Girl.


Dermot Mulroney starred alongside Lin Shaye, Angus Sampson, and Stefanie Scott in the 2015 horror sequel Insidious: Chapter 3.


Dermot Mulroney appeared in the hit Showtime series Shameless as Sean, a recovering drug addict who runs a restaurant.


In 2023, Dermot Mulroney starred in the sixth installment of the Scream franchise.


Dermot Mulroney married actress Catherine Keener in 1990 after they met in 1986 when filming Survival Quest.


The couple separated in May 2005 and Dermot Mulroney filed for divorce on June 11,2007, citing irreconcilable differences.


Dermot Mulroney played the cello in the films The Thing Called Love, where he portrayed an aspiring country singer; Daddy and Samantha, where he portrayed a college student studying music.