Ed Harris

Ed Harris

Nov. 28th, 1950
Born in
Englewood, New Jersey
5' 9

Ed Harris' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Westworld TV Show
Empire Falls TV Show
Empire Falls

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Run All Night
2015 - Cymbeline
2013 - The Face Of Love
2013 - Pain & Gain
2013 - Sweetwater
2013 - The Face Of Love
2013 - Phantom
2013 - Snowpiercer
2012 - Gravity
2011 - That's What I Am
2011 - Salvation Boulevard
2010 - The Way Back
2010 - Touching Home
2010 - Once Fallen
2008 - Appaloosa
2007 - Cleaner
2007 - National Treasure: Book of Secrets
2007 - Gone Baby Gone
2006 - Two Tickets to Paradise
2006 - Copying Beethoven
2005 - A History of Violence
2005 - Winter Passing
2004 - Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
2003 - Volcanoes of the Deep Sea
2003 - Radio
2003 - The Human Stain
2003 - Masked and Anonymous
2002 - Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion
2002 - The Hours
2001 - The Prime Gig
2001 - Enemy at the Gates
2001 - A Beautiful Mind
2001 - Buffalo Soldiers
2000 - Pollock
2000 - Waking the Dead
1998 - The Truman Show
1998 - Stepmom
1997 - Absolute Power
1996 - The Rock
1995 - Just Cause
1995 - Nixon
1994 - China Moon
1994 - Milk Money
1993 - Needful Things
1993 - The Firm
1992 - Glengarry Glen Ross
1990 - State of Grace
1989 - Field of Dreams
1989 - The Abyss
1989 - Jacknife
1988 - To Kill a Priest
1985 - Sweet Dreams
1984 - Swing Shift
1983 - The Right Stuff
1983 - Under Fire
1982 - Creepshow
1981 - Knightriders
1980 - Borderline
1978 - Coma

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Ralph Cooper
Glenn Morgan
Arnold Harmon
Davey Bresnihan
Rudy Kempner
Rob (Voiced)
Himself - Book Reader (Voiced)
[Complete List]


Edward Allen "Ed" Harris (born November 28, 1950) is an American actor, writer, and director, known for his performances in Appaloosa, The Rock, The Abyss, A Beautiful Mind, A History of Violence, Enemy at the Gates, The Right Stuf, Gone, Baby, Gone, Jackknife, Empire Falls and Game Change.

Born in Englewood Hospital, in Englewood, New Jersey, and raised in Tenafly, the son of Margaret, a travel agent, and Robert L. Harris, who sang with the Fred Waring chorus and worked at the bookstore of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has an older brother, Robert, and a younger brother, Spencer. His parents were originally from Oklahoma. Harris was raised in a middle-class Presbyterian family. He graduated from Tenafly High School in 1969, where he played on the football team, serving as the team's captain in his senior year. He was a star athlete in high school, and competed in athletics at Columbia University in 1969. Two years later his family moved to New Mexico, and he followed, after 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 the local theater, he moved to Los Angeles, and enrolled at the California Institute of the Arts. He spent two years there, and graduated with a BFA.

Harris has also narrated commercials for The Home Depot and other companies. He is a three-time nominee of the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performances in Apollo 13, The Truman Show and The Hours, along with an Academy Award for Best Actor nomination for the title role in Pollock.

Harris's wife is actress 'Amy Madigan'. The couple married on 21 November 1983, while they were filming Places in the Heart in which they played an adulterous couple. They have a daughter, Lilly Dolores Harris (b. in 1993).


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