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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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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 25 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

A Beautiful Mind
(2001)
Gravity
Gravity Mission Control
(2013)
The Abyss
The Abyss Virgil 'Bud' Brigman
(1989)
The Rock
The Rock General Francis X. Hummel
(1996)

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 2017 Geostorm (post-production)
Dekkom
 2016 Rules Don't Apply (completed)
Mr. Bransford
 2015 The Adderall Diaries
Neil Elliott
 2014 Frontera
Roy
 2013 The Face of Love
Garret Mathis / Tom Young
 2013 Gravity
Mission Control (voice)
 2013/I Phantom
Demi
 2011 Salvation Boulevard
Peter Blaylock
 2010 Once Fallen
Liam
 2008 Touching Home
Charlie Winston
 2007 Cleaner
Eddie Lorenzo
 2006 Two Tickets to Paradise
Melville
 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
 1994 China Moon
Kyle Bodine
 1991 Paris Trout
Harry Seagraves
 1989 Field of Dreams
The Voice (voice, as The Voice, unconfirmed)
 1989 Jacknife
Dave
 1988 To Kill a Priest
Stefan
 1985 Code Name: Emerald
Gus Lang
 1985 Alamo Bay
Shang
 1984 Swing Shift
Jack Walsh
 1983 Under Fire
Oates
 1981 Dream On!
 1978 Coma
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Other Works:

Taking Sides (1996). Written by Ronald Harwood. Directed by David Jones.Brooks Atkinson Theatre: 17 Oct 1996- 29 Dec 1996 (85 performances + 15 previews that began on 4 Oct 1996). Produced by Alexander H. Cohen, Max Cooper and Duncan C. Weldon. Co- Producer: Hildy Parks. See more »

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

Alternate Names:

The Voice

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Senator 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:

Has an older brother, Robert Harris, and a younger brother, Spencer Harris. See more »

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Often plays characters that have dramatic backgrounds, even in comedies See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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