Ed Harris Biography

Birthday: 1950-11-28
Place of Birth: Tenafly, New Jersey USA
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Wiki Biography: By transforming into his characters and pulling the audience in, Ed Harris has earned the reputation as one of the most talented actors of our time. Born in Tenafly, New Jersey, Harris grew up as the middle child. After graduating high school, he attended New York's Columbia University, where he played football. After viewing local theater productions, Harris took a sudden interest in acting. He left Columbia, headed to Oklahoma, where his parents were living, and enrolled in the University of Oklahoma's theater department. After graduation, he moved to Los Angeles to find work. He started acting in theater and television guest spots. Harris landed his first leading role in a film in cult-favorite George A. Romero's Knightriders (1981). Two years later, he got his first taste of critical acclaim, playing astronaut John Glenn in The Right Stuff (1983). Also that year, he made his New York stage debut in Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love", a performance that earned him an Obie for Outstanding Actor. Harris' career gathered momentum after that. In 2000, he made his debut as a director in the Oscar-winning film Pollock (2000).

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Firm Wayne Tarrance 1993 Thriller
Eye for an Eye 1996
Just Cause Blair Sullivan 2002 - 2003 Crime
Absolute Power Seth Frank 2003 - 2008 Crime
NatuurTalent Billy 2010
Game Change John McCain 2012 Drama
Dead Boss John McCain 2012 Comedy
Lado a Lado Luke Harrison 2012
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Knightriders 1981 0
Creepshow Hank Blaine (segment "Father's Day") 1982 Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
The Right Stuff John Glenn 1983 Adventure, Drama, History
Under Fire Oates 1983
Places in the Heart Wayne Lomax 1984
Swing Shift 1984 0, Biography
Alamo Bay Shang 1985
Code Name: Emerald Gus Lang 1985 Action, Drama
Sweet Dreams 1985 Drama, Music
Walker William Walker 1987 Adventure, Drama, History
Jacknife 1989 Drama
The Abyss Virgil 'Bud' Brigman 1989 Action, Adventure, Sci Fi
To Kill a Priest Stefan 1989 Drama, History, Thriller
State of Grace Frankie Flannery 1990 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Paris Trout Harry Seagraves 1991 Drama
Glengarry Glen Ross Dave Moss 1992 Drama
The Firm Wayne Tarrance 1993 0
Needful Things Sheriff Alan Pangborn 1993 Crime, Drama, Horror
China Moon 1994 Game Show
Milk Money Tom Wheeler 1994 0
Apollo 13 Gene Kranz 1995 0, 0
Just Cause Blair Sullivan 1995 Crime, Drama, Mystery
Nixon E. Howard Hunt 1995 Drama
The Rock 1996 0
Riders of the Purple Sage Jim Lassiter, Milly Erne's Brother 1996 0, Fantasy
Buffalo Soldiers Colonel Berman 1997 0, 0
Absolute Power Seth Frank 1997 Comedy, 0, Game Show
Stepmom Luke Harrison 1998 0, Biography
The Third Miracle 2000 Drama
A Beautiful Mind Parcher 2001 Biography
Enemy at the Gates Major König 2001 Romance, 0, Biography, 0, 0
Pollock Jackson Pollock 2001 Drama
The Prime Gig 2002 Drama
Just a Dream Older Henry Sturbuck 2002 Drama
Masked and Anonymous 2003
Radio Coach Jones 2003
The Human Stain Lester Farley 2003 0, Game Show
Volcanoes of the Deep Sea 2003 Documentary
A History of Violence Carl Fogarty 2005 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Winter Passing 2006 Comedy, Drama
Copying Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven 2006 Drama, Music
National Treasure: Book of Secrets Mitch Wilkinson 2007 0
Gone Baby Gone Remy Bressant 2007 0, Game Show
Cleaner 2007 Game Show, Comedy, 0
Two Tickets to Paradise 2008
Eye For An Eye 2008 Game Show, 0, 0
Appaloosa Virgil Cole 2008 Action, Crime, Drama
The Way Back Mr. Smith 2010 0, 0
Virginia Richard Tipton 2010
Once Fallen Liam 2010 Crime
Touching Home Charlie Winston 2010 Drama
Salvation Boulevard Dr. Paul Blaylock 2011 0, 0, Game Show
Snowpiercer Wilford 2013 0, Sport, 0, 0, 0
Demons vs. Zombies: The Rise of Azazel Danny 2013 Horror
Pain & Gain Ed DuBois 2013 Comedy, Crime, Drama
Sweet Vengeance Sheriff Jackson 2013 Thriller
Cymbeline Cymbeline 2014 0
The Adderall Diaries Neil Elliott 2016 Game Show, 0