David Harbour

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David Harbour
Born (1974-04-10) April 10, 1974 (age 40)
New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1999–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 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 Jan. of 2013, he played a small role of a head doctor in the TV show based on the classic detective Sherlock Holmes, "Elementary". He has also played the recurring role of Elliot Hirsch (the anchor man of Right Now) in The Newsroom since 2012.




  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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