|Birth Place:||Englewood - New Jersey|
Ed Harris is a Movie Actor, and he was born on 28 November - 1950(72 years old) in New Jersey. Ed Harris zodiac sign is Sagittarius. More detailed information about Ed Harris given below.
About Ed Harris
Actor recognized for his roles in The Rock, A History of Violence, A Beautiful Mind, Needful Things, and Gone Baby Gone, among others. His performances in The Truman Show, The Hours, and Apollo 13 earned him Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor and his leading role in Pollock earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
He made his TV debut in a 1976 episode of the series Gibbsville. He later starred in HBO's sci-fi series Westworld.
Ed Harris before fame
In high school and at Columbia University, he participated in sports. He was employed by the Art Institute of Chicago's bookstore.
Achievement of Ed Harris
In a 1976 episode of the show Gibbsville, he made his television debut. He went on to star in HBO's science fiction series Westworld.
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Ed Harris family life
In November 1983, he married actress Amy Madigan, with whom he had one daughter.
Associations of Ed Harris
He co-starred alongside Meryl Streep in the film The Hours.
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Ed Harris Timeline
Harris was born at Englewood Hospital in Englewood, New Jersey, and was raised in the New York City suburb of Tenafly, New Jersey, the son of Margaret (nu00e9e Sholl), a travel agent, and Robert L. "Bob" Harris (1922u20132014), who sang with the Fred Waring chorus and worked at the bookstore of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has two brothers, Paul and Robert. Harris was raised in a middle-class Presbyterian family. His parents were from Oklahoma. He graduated from Tenafly High School in 1969, where he had played on the football team and served as the teamu0027s captain in his senior year.A star athlete in high school, Harris competed in athletics at Columbia University in 1969. When his family moved to New Mexico two years later, Harris followed, having discovered his interest in acting in various theater plays. He enrolled at the University of Oklahoma to study drama. After several successful roles in local theaters (such as the Jewel Box Theater in Oklahoma City), he moved to Los Angeles and enrolled at the California Institute of the Arts, where he spent two years and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1975.
Harris began his career on the stage. In 1976, he played an FBI agent in the world premiere of Thomas Rickmanu0027s play, Baalam at the Pasadena Repertory Theatre located at the historic The Hotel Carver. He followed that at the Pasadena Repertory Theatre in 1976 playing Lot in the West Coast premiere of Tennessee Williamsu0027s play Kingdom of Earth (aka The Seven Descents of Myrtle).
Harrisu0027 first film role came in 1978 with a minor part in the suspense film Coma, starring Michael Douglas. His first major role in a film came two years later with Borderline (1980), in which he starred alongside Charles Bronson. In 1981, Harris played the lead, William "Billy" Davis, a king of a motorcycle riding renaissance-fair troupe (a role modeled after King Arthur), in Knightriders, directed by George A. Romero. The following year, he has a small role as Hank Blaine in Creepshow, also directed by Romero.
In 1983, Harris became well known after portraying astronaut John Glenn in The Right Stuff. In 1984, he co starred in the Robert Benton directed drama film Places in the Heart; during production of this film, Harris met and married his wife Amy Madigan.Harris married actress Amy Madigan on November 21, 1983, while they were filming Places in the Heart together. They have one daughter, Lily Dolores Harris (born May 3, 1993).
Also in 1984 he co-starred along with Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell in the Jonathan Demme directed World War II biopic Swing Shift and in 1985 played abusive husband Charlie Dick to Jessica Langeu0027s Patsy Cline in the HBO film Sweet Dreams.
In 1986, he received a Tony Award nomination in the Best Actor in a Play category for his role in George Furthu0027s Precious Sons. He also won the Theatre World Award and Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play for his performance. Harris then portrayed William Walker, a 19th-century American who appointed himself President of Nicaragua, in Walker (1987). That same year, he played Harry Nash in the HBO television thriller film The Last Innocent Man.
In 1988, he acted in Agnieszka Hollandu0027s To Kill a Priest, starring Christopher Lambert, based on Jerzy Popieu0142uszko and his murder under the Polish communist regime. It was well received by critics.
In 1989, his role as David "Dave" Flannigan in Jacknife earned him his first Golden Globe Award nomination, for Best Supporting Actor u2013 Motion Picture. Also in 1989, he portrayed Virgil "Bud" Brigman in the sci fi film The Abyss, directed by James Cameron.
In 1992, Harris co starred as Dave Moss in the drama film Glengarry Glen Ross, based on the play of the same name by David Mamet. He won the Valladolid International Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his performance in the film. He next appeared in the films The Firm (1993) and Needful Things (1993), before portraying the lead role of Kyle Bodine in the neo noir film China Moon (1994).
In 1995, Harris portrayed Watergate figure E. Howard Hunt in the Oliver Stone biopic Nixon, and received his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination for his performance as NASA Apollo Mission Control Director Gene Kranz in Apollo 13. In 1996, Harris starred in and executive produced the television adaptation of Riders of the Purple Sage. That same year, he returned to Broadway as Major Steve Arnold in the Ronald Harwood play Taking Sides. In 1998, his co starring role in The Truman Show earned him a second nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor u2013 Motion Picture win.
Harris made his directorial debut in 2000 with the drama biopic Pollock, in which he also starred as artist Jackson Pollock. He was nominated for his first Academy Award for Best Actor (and third Oscar overall) for his performance. To prepare for the role, he built a small studio in which to copy the painteru0027s techniques. Two years later, Harris was nominated for his fourth Academy Award (third in the Best Supporting Actor category) for his role as Richard Brown in the British American drama film The Hours.
For his lead role as Miles Roby in the 2005 miniseries Empire Falls, Harris was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor u2013 Miniseries or Television Film. Also that year, he played a vengeful mobster in David Cronenbergu0027s A History of Violence (2005) starring Viggo Mortensen. In 2006, he portrayed composer Ludwig van Beethoven in the film Copying Beethoven, and starred in the television documentary film The Armenian Genocide as American diplomat Leslie Davis. He next appeared alongside Casey Affleck and Morgan Freeman in the Ben Affleck directed neo noir mystery film Gone Baby Gone (2007). Harris then co-starred as the antagonist Mitch Wilkinson in National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007), alongside Nicolas Cage.
Harris has a reputation for being serious on the film set. He told a journalist in 2006, "I donu0027t like bullshittinu0027... so, I guess that comes across as serious." On March 13, 2015, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, located at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, for his work in motion pictures. Harris received an honorary degree from Muhlenberg College on May 17, 2015.
In 2008, he co wrote, directed and starred along with Viggo Mortensen in the western Appaloosa. In 2010, he and wife Amy Madigan appeared together in Ash Adamsu0027 independent crime drama Once Fallen. Later that same year, Harris starred in the survival drama The Way Back as Mr. Smith. His performance received much critical praise, and he was suggested by critics to receive a fifth Oscar nomination.
In 2012, he co-starred alongside Sam Worthington in the thriller film Man on a Ledge for Summit Entertainment. He then won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor u2013 Series, Miniseries or Television Film and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his performance as Senator John McCain in the HBO made for television drama Game Change.On March 20, 2012, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) merged to form a new union, SAG-AFTRA. Harris, along with others including Edward Asner, Martin Sheen, Valerie Harper, Michael Bell, and Wendy Schaal, were opposed to the merger and sued SAG President Ken Howard and several SAG Vice Presidents, seeking to have the merger undone. They were unsuccessful. The lawsuit was dismissed on May 22, 2012.
In 2013, he appeared in the western thriller Sweetwater, and starred opposite Annette Bening in the romantic drama film The Face of Love. Harris then voiced Mission Control in Alfonso Cuaru00f3nu0027s space epic Gravity (2013), starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.
In 2015, he portrayed the title character in the film version of the Shakespeare tragedy Cymbeline. In 2016, he appeared alongside Madigan and Taissa Farmiga in The New Groupu0027s revival of Sam Shepardu0027s Buried Child, for which he was nominated for the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play.
In 2016, he also began playing the villainous Man in Black in HBOu0027s sci-fi thriller series Westworld, and had a co-starring role in the ensemble cast of Warren Beattyu0027s romantic comedy drama Rules Donu0027t Apply, with Lily Collins and Alden Ehrenreich. In 2017, he appeared in Dean Devlinu0027s sci-fi film Geostorm, alongside Gerard Butler and Andy Garcu00eda. Harris had been previously set to star in Alejandro Gonzu00e1lez Iu00f1u00e1rrituu0027s Starz drama series The One Percent with Hilary Swank and Ed Helms.
On 5 November 2019, Harris took over the role of Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkinu0027s stage adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway. The role was previously played by original cast member Jeff Daniels.
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Ed Harris was born on 28 November, 1950.
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