Jared Harris

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Jared Harris
BornJared Francis Harris
(1961-08-24) 24 August 1961 (age 52)
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 52)
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 a British 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 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 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 November 9, 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. His most recent film role is Ulysses S. Grant in the Steven Spielberg-directed Lincoln.[4] He played Lane Pryce in Mad Men from 2009 until 2012.

Filmography[edit]

YearFilmRoleNotes
1989The Rachel PapersGeoff
1992Far and AwayPaddy
The Last of the MohicansBritish Lieutenant
The Public EyeDanny the Doorman
1994Natural Born KillersLondon Boy
NadjaEdgar
1995SmokeJimmy Rose
Dead ManBenmont Tench
Blue in the FaceJimmy Rose
Tall TaleHead Thug Pug
1996I Shot Andy WarholAndy Warhol
Gold in the StreetsOwen
1997Fathers' DayLee
SundayRay
Chinese BoxWilliam
White LiesJacob Reese
1998HappinessVlad
B. MonkeyAlan Furnace
Lost in SpaceOlder Will Robinson
Lulu on the BridgeAlvin ShineUncredited
TranceJimWon – Sitges Film Festival: Best Actor Award
1999LushW. Firmin Carter
The WeekendJohn KerrWon – Seattle International Film Festival: New American Cinema Award for Citation of Excellence for Ensemble Cast Performance
2000BullfighterJones
How to Kill Your Neighbor's DogFalse Peter
Shadow MagicRaymond Wallace
Two of UsJohn LennonTV
2001PerfumeMichael
2002Four ReasonsFilmmaker
Mr. DeedsMac McGrath
Igby Goes DownRussel
DummyMichael
2003Without a TraceFather Walker2 episodes: A Tree Falls, Revelations
SylviaAl Alvarez
I Love Your WorkYehud
The Other Boleyn GirlHenry VIIITV
2004Ocean's TwelveBasher's Engineer
Resident Evil: ApocalypseDr. Ashford
2005The Notorious Bettie PageJohn Willie
To the Ends of the EarthCaptain Anderson
2006Lady in the WaterGoatee Smoker
Coup!Simon Mann
CashbackAlex ProudUncredited
Cracked EggsJoe
2007Law & Order: Special Victims UnitRobert MortenTV Series; 1 episode: Svengali
The Shadow in the NorthAxel Bellmann
32ARuth's Father
2008The Curious Case of Benjamin ButtonCaptain MikeNominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
The RichesEamon QuinnTV Series: 5 episodes
From WithinBernard
2008, 2009, 2012[5]FringeDr. David Robert JonesTV Series: 9 episodes
2009–2012Mad MenLane PryceTV Series
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (Won 2010, Nominated 2011, Pending 2012)
Nominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (2012)
2009Tales of the Black FreighterRidleyVoice
2010Extraordinary MeasuresDr. Kent Webber
The WardDr. Stringer
2011Sherlock Holmes: A Game of ShadowsProfessor Moriarty
2012LincolnUlysses S. GrantNominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
2013The Mortal Instruments: City of BonesHodge Starkweather
The Devil's ViolinistUrbani
2014The Quiet OnesProfessor CouplandCompleted
PompeiiLucretiusPost-production
The BoxtrollsPost-production
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.SaundersFilming
Poltergeist[6]Carrigan BurkeFilming

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Fox Club". Retrieved 1 January 2009. 
  2. ^ The Curious Benjamin Button Divorce, TMZ.com, 13 January 2009.
  3. ^ http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20754334,00.html
  4. ^ Boedeker, Hal (17 November 2012). "‘Lincoln’: Look at all those TV actors; did you love the surprise?". Orlando Sentinel. 
  5. ^ ROCO (3 November 2011). "FRINGE: Fan Favorite Returns, Alexis Raich To Guest". Retrieved 5 November 2011. 
  6. ^ [1]

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