as Dr. Walter Wallace
Hometown: Alexandria, Virginia
Birthday: October 31
Dermot Mulroney was discovered by a Hollywood talent agent while attending Northwestern University. In 1985 he arrived in Los Angeles, where he got his first acting role in the movie Sin of Innocence. Since then, Mulroney has built a prolific career in entertainment, acting in more than five dozen feature films and multiple television roles throughout the years.
Mulroney made his film debut in Blake Edwards’ Sunset in 1987. His additional film credits include August: Osage County, Dirty Grandpa, Jobs, My Best Friend’s Wedding, The Family Stone, About Schmidt, Young Guns, The Wedding Date, Longtime Companion, Where the Day Takes You, The Grey, Kansas City, Bastard Out of Carolina, Point of No Return, The Thing Called Love, Copycat, Zodiac, J. Edgar, Stoker, The Rambler, Insidious: Chapter 3 and Truth. Mulroney will star opposite Jamie Foxx and Michelle Monaghan in the upcoming release Sleepless, due in theaters at the end of 2016.
Mulroney’s television credits include starring in the television movie Long Gone, guest-starring roles on the series Mozart in the Jungle, Shameless and Enlightened and a recurring role on the comedy series New Girl.
A classically trained cellist who has been playing since the age of 7, Mulroney has contributed his musical talents to award-winning composer Michael Giacchino’s scoring orchestra for films, including Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the Mission Impossible franchise, Jurassic World, Tomorrowland and Inside Out.
Mulroney was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. Currently, he lives in California with his wife and three children. His birthday is Oct. 31.