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Ed Harris

 
Birth Place:
USA
Bio:
Ed Harris made his directorial debut on the feature film Pollock, receiving an Academy Award nomination as Best Actor for his performance in the title role. His co-star, Marcia Gay Harden, won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar under his direction. Harris directed, starred in and co-wrote the ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 28, 1950 (71)

Birth Place: USA

Bio:
Ed Harris made his directorial debut on the feature film Pollock, receiving an Academy Award nomination as Best Actor for his performance in the title role. His co-star, Marcia Gay Harden, won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar under his direction. Harris directed, starred in and co-wrote the ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Atticus Finch [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End Transfer at Trafalgar Studios, 2016
Dodge
  [Off-Broadway]
The New Group Off-Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Dodge
  [Off-Broadway]
New Group Production, 2013
Bill Perch
  [New York]
Reading, 2005
Performer
  [Broadway]
1996
Major Steve Arnold
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1986
Fred

Photos

Scott Elliott, Ed Harris Photo

Scott Elliott, Ed Harris

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Date:
03/09/2020
Nick Robinson, Nina Grollman, Ed Harris, Taylor Trensch, Lisa Gay Hamilton and Kyle S Photo

Nick Robinson, Nina Grollman, Ed Harris, Taylor Trensch, Lisa Gay Hamilton and Kyle Scatliffe

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Date:
02/27/2020
Nick Robinson, Nina Grollman, Ed Harris, Taylor Trensch, Lisa Gay Hamilton and Kyle S Photo

Nick Robinson, Nina Grollman, Ed Harris, Taylor Trensch, Lisa Gay Hamilton and Kyle Scatliffe

From: 
Date:
02/27/2020
Nick Robinson, Nina Grollman, Ed Harris, Taylor Trensch, Lisa Gay Hamilton and Kyle S Photo

Nick Robinson, Nina Grollman, Ed Harris, Taylor Trensch, Lisa Gay Hamilton and Kyle Scatliffe

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Date:
02/27/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Atticus Finch [Replacement]

  [West End]
West End Transfer at Trafalgar Studios, 2016
Dodge

  [Off-Broadway]
The New Group Off-Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Dodge

  [Off-Broadway]
New Group Production, 2013
Bill Perch

  [New York]
Reading, 2005
Performer

  [Broadway]
1996
Major Steve Arnold

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1986
Fred

Ed Harris Biography

Ed Harris made his directorial debut on the feature film Pollock, receiving an Academy Award nomination as Best Actor for his performance in the title role. His co-star, Marcia Gay Harden, won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar under his direction. Harris directed, starred in and co-wrote the screenplay for Appaloosa. He has been lauded for his performances in A History of Violence (Natl. Society of Film Critics Award), The Hours (Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG and BAFTA nominations), The Truman Show (Oscar nomination, Golden Globe Award) and Apollo 13 (Oscar and Golden Globe nominations, SAG Award). Most recently, Harris completed filming on Dean Devlin’s thriller, Geostorm, James Franco’s film adaptation of Steinbeck’s In Dubious Battle, and starred opposite Franco in The Adderall Diaries. Some of his many film credits include Run All Night, Bong Joon Ho’s Snowpiercer, Frontera, The Face of Love, Gone Baby Gone, The Way Back, Copying Beethoven, The Right Stuff, The Abyss, The Rock, The Human Stain, A Beautiful Mind, Stepmom, A Flash of Green, Places in the Heart, Alamo Bay, Sweet Dreams, Jacknife, State of Grace, The Third Miracle and Touching Home.

On television, Harris will star in J.J. Abrams’ and Jonathan Nolan’s forthcoming Westworld for HBO. When last on HBO, Harris won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor, along with Emmy and SAG nominations, for his portrayal of John McCain in the Jay Roach directed Game Change. He starred with Paul Newman in the HBO miniseries Empire Falls, for which he received Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG Best Actor nominations. Other television credits include The Last Innocent Man, Running Mates, Paris Trout and Riders of the Purple Sage, for which he and his wife Amy Madigan, as co-producers and co-stars, were presented with the Western Heritage Wrangler Award for “Outstanding Television Feature Film.” Harris starred in the world premiere of playwright Beth Henley’s The Jacksonian at LA’s Geffen Playhouse, and reprised his role the following year Off-Broadway for The New Group. Harris received an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination (“Outstanding Solo Performance”) and a Lucille Lortel Award nomination (“Outstanding Solo Show”) for Wrecks at The Public Theater. He originated the role, with writer/director Neil LaBute, for the play’s world premiere at the Everyman Palace Theatre in Cork, Ireland and won the 2010 LA Drama Critics Circle Award for “Best Solo Performance” for Wrecks at the Geffen Playhouse. His theatre credits include: Ronald Harwood’s Taking Sides, Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love (Obie), and Simpatico (Lucille Lortel Award “Outstanding Actor”), George Furth’s Precious Sons

(Drama Desk Award), Prairie Avenue, Scar, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Grapes of Wrath, and Sweet Bird of Youth.

Ed Harris Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Actor
Ed Harris, Buried Child
 
The Lortels - 2016 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play
Ed Harris, Buried Child
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Ed Harris, Wrecks
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Ed Harris, Wrecks
 
The Lortels - 1995 - Outstanding Lead Actor Gold Star
Ed Harris, Simpatico
 
Tony Awards - 1986 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Ed Harris, Precious Sons

Ed Harris News

Dan Lauria to Star in Staged Reading of LAST DAY by Richard Vetere Photo Dan Lauria to Star in Staged Reading of LAST DAY by Richard Vetere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022

Eric Krebs & THEATER555 will present a staged reading of Last Day by Richard Vetere. Inspired by the William Butler Yeats quote, 'The beautiful and innocent have no enemy but time.' Last Day is a vigorous exploration of love & friendship at the end of the 20th Century.

Theater Resources Presents Unlimited Feedback Workshop #1: The World And The Want Photo Theater Resources Presents Unlimited Feedback Workshop #1: The World And The Want
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2022

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents Feedback Workshop #1: The World and the Want on Sunday June 26, 2022 from noon to 7pm ET. This workshop is dedicated to fostering a conversation about musical theater structure not only for writers but also for producers, directors and everyone involved in the creation and production of new works.

Ariana DeBose Joins Season Four of HBO's WESTWORLD Photo Ariana DeBose Joins Season Four of HBO's WESTWORLD
by Michael Major - May 10, 2022

While details on DeBose's character are currently under wraps, she will appear in the new season in a recurring guest role. She joins returning cast members Evan Rachel Wood, Emmy winner Thandiwe Newton, Ed Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Luke Hemsworth, Aaron Paul and Angela Sarafyan.

Lady Gaga Announces New Song 'Hold My Hand' From TOP GUN: MAVERICK Soundtrack Photo Lady Gaga Announces New Song 'Hold My Hand' From TOP GUN: MAVERICK Soundtrack
by Michael Major - Apr 27, 2022

Lady Gaga has announced her new single, 'Hold My Hand.' The track will be featured on the soundtrack for the upcoming Top Gun: Maverick film. The film stars Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, Charles Parnell, Bashir Salahuddin, Monica Barbaro, Jay Ellis, Danny Ramirez, with Ed Harris and Val Kilmer.

VIDEO: New TOP GUN: MAVERICK 'Pilot Training' Featurette Released Photo VIDEO: New TOP GUN: MAVERICK 'Pilot Training' Featurette Released
by Michael Major - Apr 18, 2022

A new Top Gun: Maverick featurette has been released. The film stars Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, Charles Parnell, Bashir Salahuddin, Monica Barbaro, Jay Ellis, Danny Ramirez, Greg Tarzan Davis with Ed Harris and Val Kilmer. Watch the new featurette now!

VIDEO: New TOP GUN: MAVERICK Trailer Released Photo VIDEO: New TOP GUN: MAVERICK Trailer Released
by Michael Major - Mar 29, 2022

A new trailer for Top Gun: Maverick has been released. The film features Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, Charles Parnell, Bashir Salahuddin, Monica Barbaro, Jay Ellis, Danny Ramirez, Greg Tarzan Davis with Ed Harris and Val Kilmer.

Anthony Rapp Will Bring His Solo Show Back to NYC Photo Anthony Rapp Will Bring His Solo Show Back to NYC
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 24, 2022

Original Rent star Anthony Rapp is set to bring his solo show, Without You, back to NYC this spring. Presented by Royal Family Productions and directed by Stephen Maler, Without You will play the Royal Family Performing Arts Space (West 46th Street) April 19-21, 2022.

Maulik Pancholy Completes the Cast of TO MY GIRLS Photo Maulik Pancholy Completes the Cast of TO MY GIRLS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced that Maulik Pancholy will complete the cast of JC Lee’s world premiere comedy, TO MY GIRLS, directed by Stephen Brackett. Mr. Pancholy last appeared at Second Stage in the Broadway production of Bess Wohl’s Tony-nominated play, Grand Horizons.

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Reading to Have Encore Presentation Photo IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Reading to Have Encore Presentation
by Michael Major - Dec 6, 2021

Relive last night’s spectacular performance featuring the star studded talent of Jason Sudeikis, Rosario Dawson, Mark Hamill, Martin Sheen, Mandy Patinkin, George Wendt, Lou Diamond Phillips, Phil Lamarr, Ben Mankiewicz, Ron Funches, Ed Harris, Kathy Bates, Naomi Rubin, Frances Fisher and more! Purchase tickets now.

VIDEO: Stacy Keach Talks Starring With Harris Yulin in VIENNA Virtual Play Photo VIDEO: Stacy Keach Talks Starring With Harris Yulin in VIENNA Virtual Play
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 26, 2021

Streaming online beginning Sunday, November 28, 2021, Vienna, explores the relationship between Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, widely considered to be the fathers of psychotherapy, whose bond and eventual breakup is expertly portrayed by Yulin (Freud) and Keach (Jung) in this World Premiere Zoom presentation.

Ed Harris Videos

VIDEO: Stacy Keach Talks Starring With Harris Yulin in VIENNA Virtual Play VideoVIDEO: Stacy Keach Talks Starring With Harris Yulin in VIENNA Virtual Play
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 26, 2021

Streaming online beginning Sunday, November 28, 2021, Vienna, explores the relationship between Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, widely considered to be the fathers of psychotherapy, whose bond and eventual breakup is expertly portrayed by Yulin (Freud) and Keach (Jung) in this World Premiere Zoom presentation.

VIDEO: Watch a New Season 3 Preview Video For WESTWORLD VideoVIDEO: Watch a New Season 3 Preview Video For WESTWORLD
by Stage Tube - Mar 18, 2020

New episodes of Westworld premiere every Sunday on HBO. A new preview video, titled 'In the Weeks Ahead' has been uploaded to HBO's YouTube channel, showing fans what they can expect from season three.

BWW TV: Taylor Trensch & Kyle Scatliffe Open Up About the Importance of TO KILL A MOC VideoBWW TV: Taylor Trensch & Kyle Scatliffe Open Up About the Importance of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 15, 2020

Ever since it opened on Broadway last winter, To Kill a Mockingbird has been making history at the Shubert Theatre, where it has already become the highest-grossing American play ever. The history-making continued on February 26... this time at Madison Square Garden.

VIDEO: Watch a Featurette for WESTWORLD Season Three VideoVIDEO: Watch a Featurette for WESTWORLD Season Three
by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2020

Evan Rachel Wood and Aaron Paul discuss their shared fandom of the series and the new narrative in advance of the Season 3 premiere.

BWW TV: Check Out Footage From TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Madison Square Garden VideoBWW TV: Check Out Footage From TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Madison Square Garden
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 26, 2020

This afternoon, a capacity crowd of 18,000 New York City public school students made history, along side the Broadway cast of To Kill a Mockingbird. Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, became the first-ever Broadway play to perform at The World's Most Famous Arena, New York's Madison Square Garden. With the extraordinary support of James L. Dolan, executive chairman and CEO of The Madison Square Garden Company, this unprecedented, single-performance event was entirely free to students of New York City Department of Education public middle and high schools from all five boroughs.

BWW TV: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Prepares to Make History at Madison Square Garden VideoBWW TV: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Prepares to Make History at Madison Square Garden
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 25, 2020

The Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, will become the first-ever Broadway play to perform at The World's Most Famous Arena, New York's Madison Square Garden, in front of approximately 18,000 New York City public school students.

VIDEO: Watch the Super Bowl TV Spot For TOP GUN: MAVERICK VideoVIDEO: Watch the Super Bowl TV Spot For TOP GUN: MAVERICK
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2020

Top Gun: Maverick received an all new TV spot for the 2020 Super Bowl!

VIDEO: Watch a New Aviation Featurette for TOP GUN: MAVERICK VideoVIDEO: Watch a New Aviation Featurette for TOP GUN: MAVERICK
by Stage Tube - Dec 18, 2019

Paramount Pictures has shared a behind the scenes look at Top Gun: Maverick in a new aviation featurette.

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for TOP GUN: MAVERICK VideoVIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for TOP GUN: MAVERICK
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

Paramount Pictures has released the new trailer for Top Gun: Maverick, out in theaters on June 26, 2020!

VIDEO: Ed Harris Learns Something New About Atticus Finch Every Show VideoVIDEO: Ed Harris Learns Something New About Atticus Finch Every Show
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2019

Ed Harris was a guest on Tuesday night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk about starring as Atticus Finch in the Broadway production of To Kill A Mockingbird.


Ed Harris Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ed Harris been in?
Ed Harris has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Ed Harris been in?
Ed Harris has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Ed Harris's first West End show?
Ed Harris's first West End show was Buried Child which opened in 2016

What awards has Ed Harris been nominated for?
Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for Buried Child , Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play (The Lortels) for Buried Child , Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Wrecks , Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Wrecks Outstanding Lead Actor (The Lortels) for Simpatico and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Precious Sons .

What awards has Ed Harris won?
Outstanding Lead Actor (The Lortels) for Simpatico.