Who is Dermot Mulroney?

Dermot Mulroney is an American actor, voice artist, and musician who has actively worked in this entertainment field since 1986 to date. This actor loved acting from the childhood days that made him join stage plays. His amazing and talented acting skills eventually made him join the Hollywood industry and he is now considered as of the most appealing actors in the industry. Likewise, he is well-known for his film roles like ‘Staying Together’ in 1989, ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ in 1997, ‘About Schmidt’ in 2002, and many more. Moreover, he is also popular for his portrayal in different television series like ‘Friends’ in 2003, ‘The Batman’ in 2007, ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ in 2019, etc. Dermot has also won various types of nominations and awards for his acting role.

Quick Info
Full NameDermot Mulroney
Profession Actor, Voice artist, and musician
Birth Date31 October 1963
Birth PlaceAlexandria, Virginia, United States
Parents NameMichael Mulroney
Siblings4- Conor, Sean, Kieran, and Moira
SpouseCatherine Keener (1990-2005)
Tharita Catulle (2008-Present)
Net Worth 2021$11 million
Height5 feet and 9 inches (176cm/1.76m)
Weight70 kg (154lbs)

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Dermot Mulroney was born on 31 October 1963, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. His father is from Elkader named Michael Mulroney who worked as a law professor while his mother is from Manchester named Ellen who was a theatre artist. He grew alongside his four siblings and he was one of the middle children. He has two elder brothers named Conor and Sean, a younger brother and sister named Kieran Mulroney who is also an actor, and Moira respectively. Additionally, he is currently 57 years old with a Scorpio star sign.

Early Life/Education

Dermot Mulroney developed an interest in acting since his childhood days. He also joined the children’s theatre and performed in a stage play. Talking about his education, he studied at Maury Elementary School. Then, he started going to the Interlochen Arts Camp as a cellist. He also enrolled at the T. C. Williams High School and graduated in 1981. Moreover, he has also attended Northwestern University and studied the school of speech. He graduated from there in 1985.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Dermot Mulroney holds an American nationality and as per his ethnicity, he is White. He has German and Irish ancestry. Besides, he stands 5 feet and 9 inches (176cm/1.76m) and weighs around 70 kg (154lbs). He has an athletic body type with a dimpled chin. Moreover, he has an amber-colored eye and dark brown hair color which turned gray due to his increase in age.


Dermot Mulroney is not on any social media accounts.

Personal Life 

Dermot Mulroney dated actress Catherine Keener for three years and married her in 1990. This couple was blessed with a son named Clyde Keener Mulroney on 21 June 1999. Sadly, they separated in 2005 after 15 years of togetherness. They officially divorced on 19 December 2007. After his divorce was finalized he married producer Tharita Catulle in 2008. They currently live in Los Angeles, California, United States. This couple has two daughters; Mabel Ray Mulroney born in 2008 and Sally June Mulroney born in 2009.

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Movies of Dermot Mulroney

Dermot Mulroney landed her debut film role in ‘Sunset’ and ‘Young Guns’ in 1988. His role of Dirty Steven Stephens in ‘Young Guns’ made him very famous. Likewise, the film became a big hit and opened at no. 1 at the box office. He then appeared in ‘ Staying Together,’ ‘Survival Quest,’ and ‘Longtime Companion’ in 1989. This actor also had roles in ‘Bright Angel’ in 1990, ‘Samantha’ in 1991, ‘Where the Day Takes You’ in 1992, ‘Silent Tongue’ and ‘The Thing Called Love’ in 1993. Dermot also played in ‘There Goes My Baby’ and ‘Bad Girls’ in 1994 and ‘How to Make an American Quilt’ and ‘Living in Oblivion’ for which he also served as an associate producer in 1995. In 1996, he played in four different movies.

Furthermore, in 1997 he played in ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ as Michael O’Neal. He shared the screen with Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz, and Rupert Everett. The film was critically and commercially hit throughout the globe. Talking more, Dermot’s other celebrated movies are ‘Where the Money Is’ in 2000, ‘Investigating Sex’ in 2001, ‘ Undertow’ in 2004, ‘The Wedding Date’ in 2005, and many more. Meanwhile, he is also well-known for his film role in ‘About Schmidt’ in 2002 which starred Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, and Kathy Bates. This actor also has voice roles in ‘Hair High’ in 2004, and ‘Dante’s Inferno’ in 2007.


Similarly, from 2008 to 2012, he has appeared in various genres of movies. He has appeared in the dark comedy crime film ‘Burn After Reading’ in 2008, the action thriller film ‘Abduction,’ and the biographical film ‘J. Edgar’ in 2011, the drama film ‘Big Miracle’ in 2012. Likewise, in 2013 he played in six different movies and every movie was hit in its own way. After this, he directly appeared in the 2015 films where he played four different movies. He also played in the supernatural horror film ‘Insidious: Chapter 3’ as Sean Brenner. Dermot plated the role of David Kelly in ‘Dirty Grandpa’ in 2016, Mark Robertson in ‘The Mountain Between Us,’ and Stanley Rubino in ‘Sleepless’ in 2017.

Mulroney also played in ‘I Still See You’ and had a voice role in ‘Cats and Peachtopia’ in 2018. The next year, he appeared in ‘Sgt. Will Gardner’ as Buddy and ‘The Courier’ as Special Agent Roberts. Moreover, his last played film to date is ‘The Blazing World’ in 2021. His upcoming movie is ‘The Gettysburg Address’ and ‘Umma.’

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TV Shows

Dermot Mulroney has landed various roles in television. His debut TV role is in the television series ‘Fame’ in 1986. He also played in ‘CBS Schoolbreak Special’ the same year. This actor then mostly appeared in television films premiering from different channels. To name a few they were ‘Long Gone’ in HBO in 1987, ‘Unconquered’ in 1989 in CBS, ‘The Heart of Justice’ in TNT in 1992, ‘Heroine of Hell’ in 1996 in PBS, etc. This actor also appeared in the famous sitcom ‘Friends’ as Gavin Mitchell in the ninth season in 2003. He also had a voice role in ‘The Batman’ which ran from 2007 to 2009. Likewise, he has appeared in ‘The Memory Keeper’s Daughter’ in 2008, ‘New Girl’ in 2012, ‘Enlightened’ in 2013, ‘Crisis’ in 2014, and ‘Shameless’ in 2015 which lasted till 2017.

Additionally, he has also had his role in ‘Mozart in the Jungle’ in 2015 where he also contributed to the soundtrack. He has also appeared in ‘Saturday Night Live‘ in 2012. Moreover, his other series are ‘Pure Genius’ in 2016, ‘American Dad,’ ‘American Horror Story: Cult,’ and ‘The Christmas Train’ in 2017, ‘The Purge,’ and ‘Arrested Development’ in 2018. The same year, he also appeared in ‘ LA to Vegas’ as Captain Steve Jasser, ‘Homecoming’ as Anthony, and many more. Mulroney also played the role of John Carmichael in ‘Hana’ from 2019 to 2020. He also has recurring roles in ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ and ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ in 2019. His last TV appearance in the year 2020 is ‘Messiah,’ ‘Prodigal Son,’ and ‘The Eric Andre Show.’


Dermot Mulroney has won the Torino International Festival of Young Cinema Award for his film ‘Bright Angel’ in 1990. He also received the Seattle International Film Festival Award for Best Actor in ‘Samantha Where The Day Takes You’ in 1992. Likewise, he is also the recipient of the Online Film & Television Association Award for his role in ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ in 1998.

Net Worth of Dermot Mulroney

Dermot Mulroney has an estimated net worth of $11 million as of 2021.