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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. Ed Harris was born in Tenafly, New Jersey, to Margaret (Sholl), a travel agent, and Robert Lee Harris, a bookstore worker who also sang professionally. Both of his parents were originally from Oklahoma.... See full bio »

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 2017 Geostorm (post-production)
 2016 Untitled Warren Beatty Project (completed)
Sarah's Father
 2015 The One Percent (TV Series) (pre-production)
Nathaniel Cobb
- Episode #1.10 (2015)
- Episode #1.9 (2015)
- Episode #1.8 (2015)
- Episode #1.7 (2015)
- Episode #1.6 (2015)
 2015 The Adderall Diaries
Neil Elliott
 2014 Frontera
 2013 The Face of Love
Garret Mathis / Tom Young
 2013 Gravity
Mission Control (voice)
 2013/I Phantom
 2013 Gravity: Collision Point - The Race to Clean Up Space (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 2012 Game Change (TV Movie)
John McCain
 2011 Salvation Boulevard
Peter Blaylock
 2010 Once Fallen
 2008 Touching Home
Charlie Winston
 2007 Cleaner
Eddie Lorenzo
 2006 Two Tickets to Paradise
 2005 Empire Falls (TV Mini-Series)
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
 1995 Frasier (TV Series)
- Leapin' Lizards (1995) ... Rob (voice)
 1994 The Stand (TV Mini-Series)
General Starkey
- The Plague (1994) ... General Starkey (uncredited)
 1992 Running Mates (TV Movie)
Hugh Hathaway
 1991 China Moon
Kyle Bodine
 1991 Paris Trout
Harry Seagraves
 1989 Field of Dreams
The Voice (voice, as The Voice, unconfirmed)
 1989 Jacknife
 1988 To Kill a Priest
 1987 The Last Innocent Man (TV Movie)
Harry Nash
 1985 Code Name: Emerald
Gus Lang
 1985 Alamo Bay
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Jimmy Wing
- A Flash of Green (1984) ... Jimmy Wing
 1984 Swing Shift
Jack Walsh
 1983 Under Fire
 1982 Cassie & Co. (TV Series)
- Lover Come Back (1982)
 1981 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Arnold Harmon
- Hart of Darkness (1981) ... Arnold Harmon
 1981 CHiPs (TV Series)
- Vagabonds (1981) ... Lonny
 1981 Dream On!
 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)
- Deadly Convoy (1978) ... Ben
 1978 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Rudy Kempner
- Kill the Messenger (1978) ... Rudy Kempner
 1978 Coma
Pathology Resident #2
 1977 The Amazing Howard Hughes (TV Movie)
 1977 Delvecchio (TV Series)
Davey Bresnihan
- Cancelled Contract (1977) ... Davey Bresnihan
 1976 Gibbsville (TV Series)
- Trapped (1976) ... Steve
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Appeared in a series of adverts for Vauxhall (2002) which were shown in the UK. See more »

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

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The Voice


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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I was very happy playing sports until I was 18, and then there were a couple of years where I really didn't know what I wanted to do. I saw some theatre in Oklahoma and made a decision to learn about acting. It wasn't really with an eye on making films or even making a living; it was really about trying to focus on something that had the potential of taking the place of sport in terms of ... See more »


Plays the antagonist to Nicolas Cage in The Rock (1996) and National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007). In both films, he redeems himself in death. See more »


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