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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 ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 18 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Run All Night (post-production)
Shawn Maguire
 2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue (post-production)
Blade Ranger
 2014 Frontera (completed)
 2013 The Face of Love
Tom
 2013 Gravity
Mission Control (voice)
 2013 Snowpiercer
Wilford
 2013/I Phantom
Demi
 2013 Sweetwater
Sheriff Jackson
 2012 Game Change (TV Movie)
John McCain
 2011 Salvation Boulevard
Peter Blaylock
 2010 Once Fallen
Liam
 2008 Touching Home
Charlie Winston
 2007 Cleaner
Eddie Lorenzo
 2006 Two Tickets to Paradise
Melville
 2005 Empire Falls (TV Movie)
Miles Roby
 2002 Just a Dream
Older Henry Sturbuck (voice)
 2000 The Prime Gig
Kelly Grant
 2000 Waking the Dead
Jerry Charmichael
 1999 The Third Miracle
Frank Shore
 1996 Eye for an Eye
Mack McCann
 1995 Frasier (TV Series)
Rob
- Leapin' Lizards (1995) ... Rob (voice)
 1994 The Stand (TV Mini-Series)
General Starkey
- The Plague (1994) ... General Starkey (uncredited)
 1994 China Moon
Kyle Bodine
 1992 Running Mates (TV Movie)
Hugh Hathaway
 1991 Paris Trout
Harry Seagraves
 1989 Jacknife
Dave
 1988 To Kill a Priest
Stefan
 1987 The Last Innocent Man (TV Movie)
Harry Nash
 1985 Code Name: Emerald
Gus Lang
 1985 Alamo Bay
Shang
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Jimmy Wing
- A Flash of Green (1984) ... Jimmy Wing
 1984 Swing Shift
Jack Walsh
 1983 Under Fire
Oates
 1982 Cassie & Co. (TV Series)
- Lover Come Back (1982)
 1981 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Doug Harmon
- Hart of Darkness (1981) ... Doug Harmon
 1981 CHiPs (TV Series)
Lonny
- Vagabonds (1981) ... Lonny
 1981 Dream On!
 1981 Knightriders
Billy
 1979-1981 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Ralph Cooper / Rick Reiner / Warren
- Survival (1981) ... Ralph Cooper
- Hazard (1980) ... Rick Reiner
- Hit (1979) ... Warren
 1980 The Aliens Are Coming (TV Movie)
Chuck Polcheck
 1980 Paris (TV Series)
John Dantley
- America the Beautiful (1980) ... John Dantley
 1979 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Glenn Morgan
- School of Terror (1979) ... Glenn Morgan
 1979 The Seekers (TV Movie)
Lt. William Clark
 1978 David Cassidy - Man Undercover (TV Series)
Ben
- Deadly Convoy (1978) ... Ben
 1978 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Police Officer Rudy Kempner
- Kill the Messenger (1978) ... Police Officer Rudy Kempner
 1978 Coma
Pathology Resident #2
 1977 The Amazing Howard Hughes (TV Movie)
Russ
 1977 Delvecchio (TV Series)
Davey Bresnihan
- Cancelled Contract (1977) ... Davey Bresnihan
 1976 Gibbsville (TV Series)
Steve
- Trapped (1976) ... Steve
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Girls and Boys Town (2001) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 9 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Sen. John McCain, whom he portrayed in Game Change (2012)] He's a man with a tremendous sense of honor and duty. And I think, when he decided to go into politics, his ambition and his ego were in constant conflict with this sense of honor and duty and patriotism. See more »

Trivia:

Graduated from Tenafly High School in Tenafly, New Jersey. Other graduates have included Carol Potter and Michael Sorvino. See more »

Trademark:

Bright blue eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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