Dermot Mulroney

Nadine Caridi

Actor Dermot Mulroney is a famous American movie person. He is professionally recognized as an American actor. He mostly performs the roles of romantic comedy films.


Actor Dermot Mulroney was born on 31 October 1963 in Alexandria, Virginia, the U.S. His father, Michael Mulroney, is originally from Elkader.  And his mother Ellen is from Manchester. He holds an American nationality. And Scorpio is his birth sign.He is tall with 1.77m in height. He has maintained his body weight and shape.He married to Catherine Keener from 1990 to 2007. He then got married to Tharita Cesaroni. He has altogether three children Clyde Mulroney, Mabel Ray Mulroney and youngest Sally Mulroney. He is the professional actor of America.

Early life and education


Dermot Mulroney grew- up in Alexandria, Virginia to his father Michael Mulroney. His father was a law professor at Villanova University. And his mother Ellen was a homemaker and an amateur actress.


Actor Dermot Mulroney has a sibling sister Moria who works in a non-profit industry. Also, he has three sibling brothers named Conor, Kieran and Sean. Kieran is also an actor.


During his childhood period, he was really interested in the acting sector. He enjoyed a lot of time in acting. This encouraged him to join a children’s community theatre. Soon, he gave a stage performance in ‘Are Teachers Human.’


At the age of seven, he began to play the cello.  After that, he also started performing with an orchestra.


In 1981, he completed his graduation from T.C. Williams High School. He joined his bachelor degree in Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois. In1985, he completed Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA).

Career and net worth


He started his career from a Television movie series. In 1986, he came in the screen with a CBS Television movie ‘Sin of Innocence’. He also made his career in two other television productions, ‘The Drug Knot’ in 1986 and ‘Daddy’ in 1987.


In 1988, he was famous for his performance in the movie‘Young  Guns’ and for the role in 'Dirty Steve'. In 1989, he worked in movies like ‘Staying Together’, ‘Survival Quest’ and ‘Longtime Companion’. Also, he was casted in ‘Bright Angel’ in 1990, ‘Career Opportunities’ in 1991 and subsequently 'Where the Day Takes You’ in 1992.


After that, he also played cello in the movie ‘Samantha’, which released in 1992. Dermot Mulroney then worked in ‘Point of No Return’ in 1993 and ‘Silent Tongue’ next year.

His next movie ‘Trixie’ released in 2000. Then he worked in 3 movies ‘The Safety of Objects’, ‘Investigating Sex’ and ‘Lovely and Amazing’ in the year 2001.


In 2005, Actor Dermot Mulroney worked in romantic comedy movies which were all hit. The movies were ‘The Wedding Date’, ‘Must Love Dogs’ and ‘The Family Stone’.


In 2013, he appeared in ‘Jobs’ and ‘August: Osage Country’. He starred in ‘Careful What You Wish For’ and ‘Truth’ in the year 2015. Recently, he appeared in ‘Dirty Grandpa’ and ‘Lavender’ in the year 2016.


His net worth is $ 9 million as of February 2017.

Friendship talk on YouTube

Mulroney once talked about his friendship with Julia Roberts on The Queen Latifah Show. He said that he remembered the amazing moment when he spent with Julia Roberts. He was mesmerized by the beauty of Julie. To know more about their friendship, click here.

Personal life

Dermot is a married actor. He got married to his first wife Catherine Keener in 1990. At first, he saw his first wife during the shooting time of “Survival Quest”. After that, they were in a relationship. They married and Catherine Keener became pregnant in 1998. The couple had a lovely son on 21 June 2007. But their relationship did not exist for a long duration. They separated in May 2005. And finally got officially divorced on 31 October 2007.


A year later, Actor Dermot Mulroney again got married to Tharita Catulle. The couple was blessed with two beautiful daughters, Ray Mulroney, the elder and Sally Mulroney is the younger.

Global recognition


He is globally recognized as an award-winning actor. In 1988, he was well known for his performance in ‘Young Guns’. His movie “Dirty Steve” was also a hit and this helped him reach to number one position at the box office.


Actor Dermot Mulroney then became the winner of the Jury Special Prize in Artistic Achievement Award for ‘Bright Angel’ in 1990.

In the year 1996, he was also nominated for the Best Kiss with Winona Ryder in MTV Movie Awards in the movie ‘How to Make an American Quilt’.


His movie named ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ has globally earned more than $299 million in 1997. In 2002, he earned a lot of praise and worth as an actor due to his performance in Alexander Payne’s ‘About Schmidt’.


In 1992, he was awarded the Golden Space Needle Award for ‘Best Actor’ for his movie ‘Where the Day Takes You’. In the year 2007, he became the winner of the Artistic Achievement Award at the Philadelphia Film Festival.


Dermot Mulroney along with other cast members of ‘August: Osage Country’ was awarded the Hollywood Film Award for movie 'Ensemble of the Year' in 2013.

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