Ed Harris

Ed Harris

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Ed Harris

Edward Allen Harris (born November 28, 1950) is an American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter. His performances in Apollo 13 (1995), The Truman Show (1998), Pollock (2000) and The Hours (2002) earned him critical acclaim in addition to Academy Award nominations. Harris has appeared in several leading and supporting roles, such as in Knightriders (1981), Creepshow (1982), The Right Stuff (1983), The Abyss (1989), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), The Firm (1993), Nixon (1995), The Rock (1996), Stepmom (1998), A Beautiful Mind (2001), Enemy at the Gates (2001), A History of Violence (2005), Gone Baby Gone (2007), Snowpiercer (2013), Pain & Gain (2013), Run All Night (2015) and Mother! (2017). In addition to directing Pollock, Harris also directed the western Appaloosa (2008).

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Full name at birth
Edward Allen Harris
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Claim to fame
The Abyss (1989), Apollo 13 (1995), The Rock (1996).
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Date of birth
28 November 1950
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Place of birth
Englewood, New Jersey, United States
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Age
70
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Actor, Screenwriter, And Director.
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5' 9" (175 cm)
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Net worth
$20,000,000 USD
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High school
Tenafly High School, Tenafly, New Jersey, United States (1969)
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University
  • Columbus University, Manhattan, New York City,New York, United States (Transferred To University Of Oklahoma)
  • University Of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, United States
  • B.F.A., Theater, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, Santa Clarita, California, United States (1975)
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Partner: Amy Madigan (Married) 1 child
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Amy Madigan and Ed Harris
If I started worrying about how my constituents are going to react to every move I make, I wouldn`t be able to do my job here. I`ll do what I think is right and explain it later.
  • He has a brother living in Norman, Oklahoma - where Ed attended the University of Oklahoma.
  • Credits acting for helping him get over his shyness as a young man.
  • Educated at Columbia University, New York.
  • Was set to star in the Danny Boyle's firefighter drama "Worcester Cold Storage" with Woody Harrelson, but the project never came to fruition.
  • In 1973, he moved to California and entered the California Institute of the Arts, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree.

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