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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 26 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)

Filmography

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 2017 Kodachrome (filming)
 2017 Geostorm (post-production)
Dekkom
 2016 Rules Don't Apply (completed)
Mr. Bransford
 2017 The One Percent (TV Series)
Nathaniel Cobb
- Episode #1.10 (2017)
- Episode #1.9 (2017)
- Episode #1.8 (2017)
- Episode #1.7 (2017)
- Episode #1.6 (2017)
 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
 2013 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
Liam
 2008 Touching Home
Charlie Winston
 2007 Cleaner
Eddie Lorenzo
 2006 Two Tickets to Paradise
Melville
 2005 Empire Falls (TV Mini-Series)
Miles Roby
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Miles Roby
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... 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)
Rob
- Leapin' Lizards (1995) ... Rob (voice)
 1994 The Stand (TV 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 Field of Dreams
The Voice (voice, as The Voice, unconfirmed)
 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)
Arnold Harmon
- Hart of Darkness (1981) ... Arnold Harmon
 1981 CHiPs (TV Series)
Lonny
- 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
 1978 David Cassidy - Man Undercover (TV Series)
Ben
- 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)
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:

Provides audio commentary on the Criterion DVD for The Rock See more »

Publicity Listings:

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:

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 »

Trivia:

Due to injuries he sustained while filming The Abyss (1989), he was almost unable to accept the role of Frankie Flannery in State of Grace (1990). See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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