David Harbour

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David Harbour
Born(1974-04-10) April 10, 1974 (age 40)
New York, U.S.
Years active1999–present
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David Harbour
Born(1974-04-10) April 10, 1974 (age 40)
New York, U.S.
Years active1999–present

David Harbour (born April 10, 1974) is an American actor who has performed in film, television and in the theater.

Early life[edit]

Harbour went to Byram Hills High School in Armonk, New York along with other actors Sean Maher and Eyal Podell.[1] He graduated from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire in 1997.[2]


Harbour got his professional start on Broadway in 1999 in the revival of The Rainmaker and made his television debut in 1999 in an episode of Law & Order ("Patsy"), playing a waiter. He appeared again in 2002 in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He played the recurring role of MI6 agent Roger Anderson in the ABC television series Pan Am. In 2005, he was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in a production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

He is known for his role as CIA agent Gregg Beam in Quantum of Solace, as Shep Campbell in Revolutionary Road, and as Russell Crowe's source in State of Play. He also received praise for his role as Paul Devildis on a 2009 episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.[3] His other film credits include Brokeback Mountain, The Green Hornet, End of Watch and Between Us. In 2013, he played a small role of a head doctor in the American TV series based on the classic detective Sherlock Holmes, Elementary. He has also played the recurring role of Elliot Hirsch in The Newsroom since 2012.

In 2014 he joins the main cast of the historical drama series Manhattan.



2004KinseyRobert Kinsey
2005ConfessFBI Agent McAllister
2005Brokeback MountainRandall Malone
2005War of the WorldsDock Worker
2006The Wedding WeekendDavid
2007Midnight SonMulligan
2008Revolutionary RoadShep Campbell
2008Quantum of SolaceGregg Beam
2009State of PlayPointCorp Insider
2010Every DayBrian
2011The Green HornetD.A. Frank Scanlon
2012End of WatchVan Hauser
2012Between usJoel
2013SnitchJay Price
2013ParklandJames Gordon Shanklin
2014A Walk Among the TombstonesRay
2014The EqualizerFrank Masters
2015Black MassJohn MorrisPost-production


1999Law & OrderWaiter
2002Law & Order: Special Victims UnitTerry Jessup
2003HackChristopher Clark
2004Law & Order: Criminal IntentWesley John Kenderson
2006The Book of DanielKevin Warwick
2008Law & OrderJay Carlin
2009Law & Order: Criminal IntentPaul Devildis
2011Pan AmRoger Anderson
2012–2014The NewsroomElliott Hirsch
2013ElementaryDr. Mason Baldwin
2014RakeDavid Potter
2014ManhattanDr. Reed Akley
2014–presentState of AffairsDavid Patrick



  1. ^ "All about Eyal". Official website. Retrieved April 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Biography for David Harbour". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved April 20, 2011. 
  3. ^ Fretts, Bruce (July 13, 2009). "Cheers & Jeers". TV Guide, p. 8.
  4. ^ Jones, Kenneth (June 5, 2005). "Just the Facts: List of 2005 Tony Award Winners and Nominees". Playbill. Retrieved April 20, 2011.

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