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Biography #2 (for The Wedding Date)

Dermot Mulroney is one of film's most consistently busy and versatile actors. Since his feature debut in Blake Edwards' 1986 comedy Sunset, Mulroney has appeared in a succession of movies, alternating between studio projects and riskier, independent fare.

His earlier film credits include Young Guns, Staying Together, Survival Quest (on which he met his future wife, actress Catherine Keener), Longtime Companion, Career Opportunities, Bright Angel, Where the Day Takes You and Point of No Return.

Mulroney then appeared in the features The Thing Called Love, Bad Girls, Angels in the Outfield, There Goes My Baby, How to Make an American Quilt, Living in Oblivion, Copycat, Kansas City, Bastard Out of Carolina, Box of Moonlight, The Trigger Effect and the enormously popular comedy My Best Friend's Wedding, opposite Julia Roberts and Cameron Diaz.

More recently, the actor has been seen in Goodbye Lover, Where the Money Is, Trixie, The Safety of Objects, Lovely & Amazing and, most notably, as Jack Nicholson's mullet-headed, mattress salesman son-in-law in the Oscar-nominated About Schmidt.

Mulroney's TV movie credits include Heart of Justice, Family Pictures, The Last Outlaw and Journeys North. He also had a recurring role on NBC's Friends as Rachel's boss, Gavin Mitchell.

Last year, Mulroney appeared in David Gordon Green's feature Undertow, with Jamie Bell and Josh Lucas, and will next be seen in Gary David Goldberg's romantic-comedy Must Love Dogs, with Diane Lane and John Cusack.

In addition, the actor will begin work in February on an as-yet-untitled romantic comedy for Fox 2000, in which he'll star opposite Diane Keaton, Sarah Jessica Parker, Clare Danes, Luke Wilson and Rachel McAdams. Set at Christmastime, the story revolves around a family whose favorite son (Mulroney) brings home the woman to whom he intends to propose (Parker), only to have his family turn on her.

Bio courtesy Universal Pictures for "The Wedding Date" (03-Feb-2005)

Biography #3

Dermot Mulroney has been praised for his work in a wide range of mainstream and independent features. Among the former are Copycat, with Holly Hunter and Sigourney Weaver, How To Make An American Quilt with Winona Ryder and Point of No Return with Bridget Fonda. His independent films include Tom DiCillo's acclaimed comedy Living In Oblivion, which Mulroney also co-produced, and Marc Rocco's Where The Day Takes You. Additional credits include Longtime Companion, Young Guns, and the HBO film Long Gone (for which he received a Cable ACE nomination). Mulroney recently completed work on the upcoming Trigger Effect, with Elisabeth Shue, and is currently filming My Best Friend's Wedding, opposite Julia Roberts. His band The Low and Sweet Orchestra will release their debut album through Interscope Records this year.

Bio courtesy Fine Line Features (07-Jul-2002)