STAGE TUBE: Neil Patrick Harris Appears on LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN
Tony Awards host Neil Patrick Harris appeared on last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on CBS and told Dave what it's like to be interviewed by Oprah in his own home. The 'How I Met Your Mother' star appeared on 'Oprah's Next Chapter' last Sunday, June 3 along with his fiancé David Burtka and their 18-month old twins, Harper and Gideon. The couple spoke candidly about what it was like for them growing up gay, Harris's decision to come out in Hollywood and its impact on his career, and raising children in a household with two fathers. View a clip of his LATE SHOW appearance below!
Neil Patrick Harris will host the 2012 Tony Awards live on CBS this Sunday, June 10. Harris made his Broadway debut opposite Anne Heche in the Pulitzer-Prize winning drama, Proof. Subsequently, Harris also starred on Broadway as the Emcee in Cabaret, and as The Balladeer/Lee Harvey Oswald in the Tony Award-winning production of Assassins. His additional theatrical credits include roles in All My Sons, Tick, Tick...Boom, The Paris Letter, Sweeney Todd, Rent, and Romeo and Juliet. Harris made his theatrical directorial debut with I Am Grock at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood, and he recently helmed a production of Jonathan Larson's Rent at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. He has also served as host of the Tony Awards Ceremony.
On screen, Neil has starred in numerous feature films, including Beastly, Cats & Dogs 2: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, Undercover Brother, The Next Best Thing, The Proposition, Starship Troopers, and Clara's Heart (Golden Globe nom.) The Best & the Brightest; The Smurfs; and the third installment in the Harold and Kumar film series, A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas.
On television, Harris gained notoriety as the beloved title character in "Doogie Howser, M.D." (People's Choice Award, Golden Globe nom.), as well as the lead in the NBC comedy series, "Stark Raving Mad." Along with guest-starring roles in "Glee" (Emmy Award), "Numb3rs," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Will & Grace," and "Boomtown," Harris has also starred in several made-for-television movies, including "Yes, Virginia," "The Christmas Blessing," and "The Wedding Dress."