Dermot Mulroney grew up in Alexandria, Virginia, and went to Maury Elementary School. He played the cello in school and city youth orchestras and acted in children's community theater. He made his high school stage debut in an awful play called "Are Teachers Human?" at George Washington Middle School. He graduated from T.C. Williams High School in 1981. His dad was a lawyer. He grew up with three brothers - Sean, Conor, and Kieran Mulroney (now also an actor) - and a sister named Moira.
Dermot's filmography is vast, starting with a break-out role in films like "My Best Friend's Wedding," "Where the Money Is" with the late Paul Newman, "About Schmidt" with Jack Nicholson, "The Wedding Date," "Must Love Dogs," "Inhale," "J. Edgar" directed by Clint Eastwood, and "The Grey" with Liam Neeson. Along with his remarkable starring role in "Trade of Innocents," he made his directing debut with "Love, Wedding, Marriage."
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