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Overview (3)

Born in Pasadena, California, USA
Birth NameHarry Robinson Hamlin
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Harry Robinson Hamlin is an American actor of stage, television and films. He was born in 1951, in Pasadena, California, to Berniece (Robinson), a socialite, and Chauncey Jerome Hamlin, Jr., an aeronautical engineer. He graduated from Yale University in 1974 with degrees in Drama and Psychology and was later awarded a Master of Fine Arts in acting from The American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. Though awarded an ITT-Fullbright scholarship in acting in 1977 he opted instead to make his feature film debut in Stanley Donen's comedy spoof "Movie Movie" opposite George C. Scott for which he received his first Golden Globe nomination. Best known for his roles a Perseus in "Clash of the Titans" with Lawrence Olivier and Michael Kusac in the Emmy winning TV series "LA Law", he is the son of Chauncey Jerome Hamlin Jr. who helped design the Saturn V rocket with Dr.Wernher Von Braun at Rocketdyne and North American Aviation. He is the grandson of Chauncey Jerome Hamlin who founded the Buffalo Museum of Science in Buffalo, New York. Chauncey Hamlin was also a president of the American Association of Museums and created the International Council of Museums.

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Family (3)

Spouse Lisa Rinna (29 March 1997 - present)  (2 children)
Nicollette Sheridan (7 September 1991 - 21 August 1992)  (divorced)
Laura Johnson (9 March 1985 - 1 September 1989)  (divorced)
Children Delilah Hamlin
Amelia Hamlin
Dimitri Hamlin
Parents Hamlin (Robinson), Berniece
Hamlin, Chauncey Jerome Jr.

Trivia (13)

Chosen as People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive for 1987.
Lived with Ursula Andress from 1979 to 1983. They have a son, Dimitri Hamlin (born 1980).
He appeared in the music video and sang in the choir on the song "Voices That Care."
Has 3 children: son, Dimitri Hamlin (b. May 19, 1980) with ex-fiancée, Ursula Andress and daughters, Delilah Hamlin (b. June 10, 1998) & Amelia Hamlin (b. June 13, 2001) with wife, Lisa Rinna.
Attended the University of California, Berkeley and is a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.
Harry's character on Veronica Mars (2004), "Aaron Echolls", states under testimony, that he was People Magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1987. In real life, Harry WAS People Magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1987.
Has twice played the role of Perseus: first in Clash of the Titans (1981); then voiced the character by the same name for the video game God of War 2 (2007).
Founded Belle Gray Inc. a women's boutique located in Sherman Oaks, California with wife Lisa Rinna in 2003. Belle Gray is named after their daughters, Delilah Belle and Amelia Gray.
Founded CBFR Inc. (now Tri Alpha Energy Inc.) an alternative energy company partnered with the University of California at Irvine in 1998.
Awarded ITT Fullbright Scholarship in 1976 in acting. Took the role of "Joey Popchick" in Stanley Donen's Movie Movie (1978), instead, and gave the money back.
Attended the American Conservatory Theatre Advanced Training Program 1974-1976 - later received MFA in Acting from ACT. Joined the company in 1976.
Graduated Yale University, BA in Drama and Psychology - 1974.
Harry and Lisa's boutique, Belle Gray, was being robbed on October 5, 2010 while they were in New York being interviewed on The Today (1952) Show by Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb.

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