VIDEO: Harry Connick Jr. Performs Medley of Hits on AMERICAN IDOL
In addition to his music career, Connick has also appeared on the screen and stage as an actor. Among his feature film credits are "Little Man Tate," "Copycat," "Hope Floats," "Memphis Belle," "Independence Day," "Life without Dick," "Mickey," "Basic," "P.S. I Love You," "New in Town" and "Dolphin Tale." His voiceover skills were featured in "My Dog Skip" and "The Iron Giant." Next fall, he will be seen in "Dolphin Tale 2," the sequel to 2011's No. 1 hit family film.
On television, Connick is perhaps best known for his recurring role on "Will & Grace." He also appeared in an arc of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," and has graced audiences with his musical talents in several Primetime specials, including "Harry for the Holidays," the animated tale "The Happy Elf" and the Emmy Award-winning PBS Specials "Only You in Concert" and "Harry Connick, Jr. in Concert on Broadway."
His Broadway career boasts equal recognition, having received Tony Award nominations as both composer/lyricist for the musical "Thou Shalt Not" and as the lead in the Tony Award-winning revival of "The Pajama Game." He also has adapted "The Happy Elf" for children's theater, starred in the Broadway revival of "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever" and - on the 20th anniversary of his first Broadway concerts at the Lunt-Fontaine Theatre - brought his live show for an extended residency at the Neil Simon Theatre.