Hamish Linklater

The American actor, Hamish Linklater, is known for portraying the character of Mattew Kimble in The New Adventures of Old Christine. He made his debut in 2000 from the movie Groove. In 2021, he played the character of Father Paul in the Netflix miniseries titled Midnight Mass. 

Hamish Linklater’s Overview

  • Birth Name: Hamish Linklater
  • Age: 45
  • Date of Birth: July 7, 1976
  • Place of Birth: Great Barrington, Massachusetts, US
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actor
  • Net Worth: $4 Million
  • Father: Not known
  • Mother: Kristin Linklater
  • Siblings: NA 
  • Spouse: Jessica Goldberg (m. 2002, div 2012), Lily Rabe (m. 2013)
  • Children: Lucinda Rose Linklater and two other daughters (Name not known)

Personality Overview

  • Height: 6 ft 3 in
  • Weight: 78 kg
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown

Early Life, Education and Family (Parents and Siblings)

  • Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Hamish Linklater was raised by her single mother Kristin Linklater. 
  • She was a professor of Theatre and the Chair of the Acting Division at the Columbia University.  She was also a teacher of the vocal techniques. 
  • He was raised in Berkshires where her mother founded the Shalerspeare & Company drama troupe. 
  • Hamish started playing small roles from the age of eight. 
  • Linklater graduated from the Commonwealth School in Boston in 1994. He later enrolled at the Amherst College. 

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Personal Life

  • Hemish Linklater married Jessica Goldberg in 2002 and the couple became parents to a daughter in 2007.
  • However, they parted ways in 2012. 
  • In 2013, Hemish married Lily Rabe after knowing her since 2010. 
  • The couple is parents to two daughters, however, their name is not known. 


  • Hamish made her big-screen debut in the year 2000 with the movie Groove. He then played the character of Richard Roth in the movie Live from Baghdad.
  • In 2005, he acted in the movie titled Fantastic Four. Since then he had done numerous movies.
  • He also played a recurring roles in the TV shows named American Dreams and Gideon’s Crossing. 
  • Fro 2006 to 2010, he acted in The Busy World Is Hushed alongside Jill Clayburg. 
  • He also played the lead character in Hamlet. On Halloween 2007, he was featured in an episode of Pushing Daisies. 
  • In 2011, he was featured in The Future alongside Miranda July. In 2013, he portrayed Ralph Branca in the biopic of Jackie Robinson.  
  • He later joined the cast of The Newsroom which was a recurring role. 
  • In 2017, he was featured in Legion which was based on the Marvel comics character. He also played a cameo role in Fargo in the same year. 
  • Later in 2020, he was featured in the series Tell Me Your Secrets and according to schlüsseldienst berlin friedrichshain played very well.

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Year Title
2000 Groove
2003 Final Draft
2005 The Sailor’s Girl
2005 Everything’s Gone Green
2005 Fantastic Four
2006 Affair Game
2008 The Violent Kind
2011 I’m Coming Over
2011 The Future
2012 Battleship
2012 Lola Versus
2013 42
2013 Redemption Trail
2014 The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
2014 Magic in the Moonlight
2015 One More Time
2015 Ithaca
2015 The Big Short
2017 A Midsummer Night’s Dream
2017 Paper Year
2017 You Can’t Say No
2019 Unicorn Store
2020 10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up
TBA Dead for a Dollar
TBA Downtown Owl


Year Title
2000–01 Gideon’s Crossing
2002 Live from Baghdad
2003 Happy Family
2003 Dragnet
2004 American Dreams
2004 5ive Days to Midnight
2006–10 The New Adventures of Old Christine
2007 Pushing Daisies
2009 Ugly Betty
2012 The Big C
2012 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
2012–13 The Good Wife
2013 The Newsroom
2013–14 The Crazy Ones
2017–19 Legion
2017 Fargo
2020 Monsterland
2020 The Stand
2021 Tell Me Your Secrets
2021 Midnight Mass
2022 Gaslit
2022 Angelyne
TBA Manhunt

Social Media

Instagram handle of Hamish is mentioned below. 

Instagram: @therealhamishlinklater 

Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Hamish Linklater is $4 Million. 

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Hamish Linklater- FAQs

When did Hamish Linklater and Lily Rabe meet?

The couple met on the sets of The Merchant of Venice in 2010. 

What ethnicity is Hamish Linklater?

The American actor Linklater’s maternal grandparents were Scottish. The is not information about his paternal grandparents. 

Is Hamish Linklater Irish?

His mother is Scottish and as per the speculations his father was American. His ancestry is Scottish, German, English, Irish, Swedish, and remote Belgian (Flemish).

Who is Hamish Linklater wife?

Jessica Goldbery is Hamish’s wife. The couple got married in 2002.