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Hamish Linklater Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Hamish Linklater Quick Info
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 77 kg
Date of Birth July 7, 1976
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Girlfriend Lily Rabe

Hamish Linklater is an American actor and writer known for playing Matthew Kimble in the television sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine, Porter Collins in the biographical comedy-drama film The Big Short, Father Paul in the supernatural horror miniseries Midnight Mass, Andrew Keanelly in the sitcom The Crazy Ones, John Tyler in the thriller drama series Tell Me Your Secrets, Lysander in the film A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Gary in the fantasy comedy-drama film Unicorn Store, Ralph Branca in the biographical sports film 42, and Clark Debussy in the television series Legion.

Born Name

Hamish Linklater

Nick Name


Hamish Linklater as seen at the stage door of the John Golden Theatre after a performance of Theresa Rebeck’s 'Seminar' in November 2011
Hamish Linklater as seen at the stage door of the John Golden Theatre after a performance of Theresa Rebeck’s ‘Seminar’ in November 2011 (Marie-Lan Nguyen / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.5)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States





Hamish Linklater graduated from Commonwealth School in Boston in 1994 and then got enrolled at Amherst College.


Actor, Writer


  • Father – James Lincoln Cormeny
  • Mother – Kristin Linklater (Vocal Coach, Acting Teacher, Actor, Theatre Director, Author)
  • Others – Alvin Elmore Cormeny (Paternal Grandfather), Meredith Daphne Storr (Paternal Grandmother), Eric Robert Russell Linklater (Maternal Grandfather) (Poet, Fiction Writer, Military Historian, Travel Writer), Robert Baikie Linklater (1865–1916) (Maternal Great-Grandfather) (Master Mariner), Mary Elizabeth (c. 1867–1957) (Maternal Great-Grandmother) (Daughter of master mariner James Young), Marjorie Linklater (née MacIntyre) (Maternal Grandmother) (Campaigner for the arts and environment on the island of Orkney), Ian MacIntyre (Maternal Great-Grandfather) (International Rugby Union Player), Ida Van der Gucht (Maternal Great-Grandmother), Magnus Linklater (Maternal Uncle) (Journalist, Writer, Former Newspaper Editor), Andro Linklater (Maternal Uncle) (Non-fiction Writer, Historian)


Hamish Linklater has been repped by Untitled Entertainment, Talent Management Company, Beverly Hills, California, United States.

Net Worth

According to, his net worth had been $4 Million.



Hamish Linklater in Los Angeles, California in February 2007
Hamish Linklater in Los Angeles, California in February 2007 (alotofmillion / Flickr / CC BY-SA 3.0)


6 ft 4 in or 193 cm


77 kg or 170 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Hamish Linklater has dated –

  1. Jessica Goldberg (2001-2012) – In 2001, he started going out with playwright, screenwriter, and television writer Jessica Goldberg. They got married the following year in January and their daughter, Lucinda Rose, was born in April 2007. The marriage ended in 2012.
  2. Lily Rabe (2013-Present) – He began dating actor Lily Rabe in 2013 and in December 2016, it was reported that they were expecting their first child together. Their daughter was born in March 2017 and she gave birth to their 2nd daughter in June 2020. Later, in September 2021, she announced her 3rd pregnancy with Linklater.

Race / Ethnicity


Hamish Linklater is of Scottish, English, German, Swedish, Irish, and Belgian Flemish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Towering height

Hamish Linklater as seen while taking a selfie
Hamish Linklater as seen while taking a selfie (Hamish Linklater / Instagram)

Hamish Linklater Facts

  1. His mother was a Professor of Theatre and Chair of the Acting Division at Columbia University, a teacher of vocal technique, and a founder of the Shakespeare & Company drama troupe.
  2. He was raised by a single mother.
  3. At the age of 8, Hamish Linklater started doing small Shakespearean roles.
  4. In 2000, he made his first film appearance by playing the character named David Turner in the drama film Groove.
  5. Hamish was cast in Keith Bunin’s The Busy World Is Hushed opposite Jill Clayburgh off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons in July 2006.
  6. He was cast as Porter Collins, one of Baum’s team, in the 2015 biographical comedy-drama film The Big Short, based on the 2010 book The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis showing how the financial crisis of 2007–2008 was triggered by the United States housing bubble. It starred Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, and Brad Pitt.
  7. Hamish Linklater brought to life the titular character in Hamlet at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, California and the Long Wharf Theater in New Haven, Connecticut.
  8. He once said, “I’m a pretty cliché actor in that I hate watching myself on film.”

Featured Image by Marie-Lan Nguyen / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.5

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