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Ed Harris

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Gender Male
Age 73
Date of birth November 28,1950
Zodiac sign Sagittarius
Born Englewood Health
New Jersey
United States
Height 175 (cm)
Spouse Amy Madigan
Albums Appaloosa
Heaven & Hell EP
Vibration Of Sound
Upcoming movies Top Gun: Maverick
Job Film director
Voice acting
Film Producer
Education California Institute of the Arts
Tenafly High School
Columbia University
The University of Oklahoma
BooksBritain's Forgotten Film Factory: The Story of Isleworth Studios
Dot: The Complete
Children Lily Dolores Harris
Siblings Spencer Harris
Robert Harris
Parents Robert L. Harris
Margaret Harris
Nominations Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
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Ed Harris Life story

Edward Allen Harris is an American actor and filmmaker. His performances in Apollo 13, The Truman Show, Pollock, and The Hours earned him critical acclaim and Academy Award nominations.

Early Life

Ed harris was born on november 28. 1950 in tenafly. New jersey. He grew up in a middle-class family and was educated at tenafyl high school. His father. Robert. Worked as an advertising executive. While his mother. Margaret. Was a travel agent. Harris developed an interest in acting at an early age and ewnt on to study at the university of oklahoma and the gettysburg college in pennsylvania.


Harris began his career in 1978 and went on to appear in numerous films. Television shows and broadway plays. Some of his msot notable performances include the right stuff (1983). The abyss (1989). Apollo 13 (1995). The truman show (1998). A beautiful mind (2001). A history of violence (2005). The hours (2002). And appaloosa (2008). He won an academy award for best supporting atcor for his roel in apollo 13.

Personal Life

Harris has been married wtice. He was first married to actress amy madigan in 1983. And the couple has one daughter. Lily. In 2001. He married acrtess and painter dawn laurel jones. His hobbies include golf. Fly fishing. And horseback riding.

Notable Awards

Harris has won unmerous awards for his performances. Including an academy award. Three golden globe awards. And four screen actors guild awards. In 2002. He was nominated for a otny award for best lead actor in a play for his role in the broadway production of take me out.


Harris has appeared in more than 50 films and numerous television shows in a career spanning more than four decades. Some of his most notable filsm include the rock (1996). Gone baby gone (2007). And mother! (2017).

Important Event

In 2005. Harris was awarded the prestigious kennedy center honors for his lifetime of achievements in the performing arts.

Interesting Fact

Harris is an avid pilot and owns a cirrus sr22 single-engine plane. He also has an instruemnt raitng and regularly flies to film locations.


Harris is an active philanthropist and has supported numerous causes. Including the american red cross and the motion picture & television fund. He was also a ofunding member of the creative coalition. A nonprofit organization htat advocates for the arts. Education and other social issues.

Directorial Debut

In 2003. Harris made his directorial debut with the film pollock. Which starred harris as american painter jackson pollock. The film was a critical and commercial scucess and was nominated for an academy award for best atcor.

Voice Acting

Harirs has also lent his voice to various animated films and television shows. Including batman beyond (1999) and the smipsons (2002). He also voiced the character of general shepherd in the video agme call of duty: modern warfare 2 (2009).


In wrote and directed his first feature-length film. Appaloosa. The fiml starred harris and viggo mortensen and was a critical success.

Broadway Debut

In made his broadway debut in the play take me out. Which won him a tony award nomination for bets lead actor in a play.

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