Jared Harris

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Jared Harris
BornJared Francis Harris
(1961-08-24) 24 August 1961 (age 53)
London, England, UK
OccupationActor
Years active1989–present
Spouse(s)Emilia Fox (m. 2005–2010)
Allegra Riggio (m. 2013–present)
ParentsRichard Harris
Elizabeth Rees-Williams
RelativesJamie Harris (brother)
Damian Harris (brother)
 
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Jared Harris
BornJared Francis Harris
(1961-08-24) 24 August 1961 (age 53)
London, England, UK
OccupationActor
Years active1989–present
Spouse(s)Emilia Fox (m. 2005–2010)
Allegra Riggio (m. 2013–present)
ParentsRichard Harris
Elizabeth Rees-Williams
RelativesJamie Harris (brother)
Damian Harris (brother)

Jared Francis Harris (born 24 August 1961) is an English actor, best known for his roles as Lane Pryce on the AMC series Mad Men and David Robert Jones on the Fox science-fiction series Fringe, besides his work in films like Igby Goes Down, The Rachel Papers, Lost in Space, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog, Happiness, Mr. Deeds, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, and Lincoln.

Personal life[edit]

Harris was born in London, one of three sons of the Irish actor Richard Harris and his first wife, Welsh actress Elizabeth Rees-Williams. His younger brother is actor Jamie Harris, and his older one director Damian Harris. His maternal grandfather was politician David Rees-Williams, 1st Baron Ogmore. From 1971 to 1975, actor Rex Harrison was married to his mother. His stepmother was actress Ann Turkel. He earned a BFA degree from Duke University in 1983.

On 16 July 2005, Harris married actress Emilia Fox,[1] daughter of actors Edward Fox and Joanna David. He filed for divorce from Fox in January 2009.[2] The divorce was finalised in June 2010.

Harris married Allegra Riggio, a lighting designer and TV host, on 9 November 2013.[3]

Career[edit]

Harris began his film career as director of an unfinished feature length film for Duke University's Freewater Films named Darkmoor in 1983. His first film appearance as an actor was in The Rachel Papers in 1989. He played the role of the aged Will Robinson in the movie adaptation of the television series Lost in Space. Harris played Dr. Charles Ashford in Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Benmont Tench in Jim Jarmusch's Dead Man, and Kenneth Branagh's character's doppelgänger in How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog.

Other notable roles include King Henry VIII in the first film adaptation of the novel The Other Boleyn Girl. He also portrayed Andy Warhol in I Shot Andy Warhol, and John Lennon in the television movie Two of Us. In 1998 he played Vladimir in the black comedy drama film Happiness written and directed by Todd Solondz. He played the gruff Captain Anderson in the BBC2 adaptation of To the Ends of the Earth; Mac McGrath in the movie Mr. Deeds; Eamon Quinn on the FX series The Riches; and David Robert Jones on Fringe. One of his more recent film roles was Ulysses S. Grant in the Steven Spielberg-directed Lincoln.[4] He played Lane Pryce in Mad Men from 2009 until 2012.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1989The Rachel PapersGeoff
1992Far and AwayPaddy
1992The Last of the MohicansBritish Lieutenant
1992The Public EyeDanny the Doorman
1994Natural Born KillersLondon Boy
1994NadjaEdgar
1995SmokeJimmy Rose
1995Dead ManBenmont Tench
1995Blue in the FaceJimmy Rose
1995Tall TaleHead Thug Pug
1996I Shot Andy WarholAndy Warhol
1996Gold in the StreetsOwen
1997Fathers' DayLee
1997SundayRay
1997Chinese BoxWilliam
1997White LiesJacob Reese
1998HappinessVlad
1998B. MonkeyAlan Furnace
1998Lost in SpaceOlder Will Robinson
1998Lulu on the BridgeAlvin ShineUncredited
1998TranceJim
1999LushW. Firmin Carter
1999The WeekendJohn Kerr
2000BullfighterJones
2000How to Kill Your Neighbor's DogFalse Peter
2000Shadow MagicRaymond Wallace
2000Two of UsJohn LennonTelevision movie
2001PerfumeMichael
2002Four ReasonsFilmmaker
2002Mr. DeedsMac McGrath
2002Igby Goes DownRussel
2002DummyMichael
2003SylviaAl Alvarez
2003I Love Your WorkYehud
2003The Other Boleyn GirlHenry VIIITelevision movie
2004Ocean's TwelveBasher's Engineer
2004Resident Evil: ApocalypseDr. Ashford
2005The Notorious Bettie PageJohn Willie
2006Lady in the WaterGoatee Smoker
2006Coup!Simon MannTelevision movie
2006CashbackAlex ProudUncredited
2006Cracked EggsJoeShort film
2007The Shadow in the NorthAxel BellmannTelevision movie
200732ARuth's Father
2008The Curious Case of Benjamin ButtonCaptain MikeNominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
2008From WithinBernard
2009Tales of the Black FreighterRidleyVoice
2010Extraordinary MeasuresDr. Kent Webber
2010The WardDr. Stringer
2011Sherlock Holmes: A Game of ShadowsProfessor Moriarty
2012LincolnUlysses S. Grant
2013The Mortal Instruments: City of BonesHodge Starkweather
2013The Devil's ViolinistUrbani
2014PompeiiSeverus
2014The Quiet OnesProfessor Coupland
2014The BoxtrollsLord Portley Rind
2015The Man from U.N.C.L.E.SaundersPost-production
2015Poltergeist[5]Carrigan BurkeFilming

Television[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1995New York UndercoverSeth BainesEpisode: "The Highest Bidder"
2003Without a TraceFather Walker2 episodes
2005To the Ends of the EarthCaptain Anderson3 episodes
2007Law & Order: SVURobert MortenEpisode: "Svengali"
2008The RichesEamon Quinn5 episodes
2008–2012FringeDr. David Robert Jones9 episodes
2009–2012Mad MenLane Pryce26 episodes
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2011, 2013)
2013Axe CopKing of EnglandEpisode: "An American Story"

Plays[edit]

YearProductionRoleVenueNotes
1991Henry IV, Part 1 and Part 2HotspurThe Public Theater
1992'Tis Pity She's a WhoreSoranzoThe Public Theater
1995EcstasyLenJohn Houseman Theater
1996King LearEdmundThe Public Theater
2001More Lies About JerzyJerzy KosinskiVineyard Theater
HamletHamletShakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
2003Humble BoyFelix HumbleManhattan Theatre Club
2005Les Liaisons DangereusesVicomte de ValmontPlayhouse Theatre, London
2006Period of AdjustmentRalph BatesAlmeida Theatre

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