Ed Harris

Actor, Director, Writer

Born: Englewood, New Jersey, United States


Ed Harris was born on the 28th of November 1950. He is an American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter known for his performances in films such as The Right Stuff (1983), The Abyss (1989), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Nixon (1995), The Rock (1996), Absolute Power (1997), A Beautiful Mind (2001), Enemy at the Gates (2001), Radio (2003), A History of Violence (2005), Gone Baby Gone (2007), The Way Back (2010), Man on a Ledge (2012), Gravity (2013), Snowpiercer (2013), and Run All Night (2015). Harris currently stars in the HBO sci-fi drama series Westworld, as well as Alejandro G. Iñárritu's upcoming Starz drama series The One Percent. Harris is a three-time nominee of the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performances in Apollo 13 (1995), The Truman Show (1998), and The Hours (2002). He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for playing artist Jackson Pollock in his directorial debut Pollock (2000). He also won a Golden Globe Award for playing Senator John McCain in Game Change (2012). In 2015, Harris received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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