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Harrington in 2010
October 19, 1976 |
Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
|Height||5'10" (1.78 m)|
Desmond Harrington (born October 19, 1976) is an American actor. He is known for movies such as The Hole, Wrong Turn and Ghost Ship. He joined the cast of the Showtime series Dexter in its third season as Det. Joseph Quinn and appeared in a few episodes of Gossip Girl.
Life and career
Harrington was born in Savannah, Georgia, but his parents decided to return to the Bronx when he was 3 where they would then raise him. His first role was Aulon in Luc Besson's The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc. He soon after nabbed prominent roles in films such as The Hole, Ghost Ship and Wrong Turn. Harrington also appeared in the Steven Spielberg sci-fi drama Taken, in which he played Jesse Keys, an abductee of aliens.
In January 2012, it was reported that Harrington will return to Gossip Girl in the "last third of the season". In the same month, he made a guest appearance on the Season three premiere of Justified, playing Fletcher 'The Ice Pick' Nix. He also played a small role in The Dark Knight Rises as a police officer.
|1999||The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc||Aulon|
|2000||Boiler Room||JP Marlin Trainee||uncredited|
|Drop Back Ten||Spanks Voley|
|2001||Riding in Cars with Boys||Bobby|
|The Hole||Mike Steel|
|My First Mister||Randy|
|2002||Life Makes Sense If You're Famous||Jay|
|2002||Ghost Ship||Jack Ferriman|
|2002||We Were Soldiers||Sp4 Bill Beck|
|2003||Wrong Turn||Chris Flynn|
|2003||Love Object||Kenneth Winslow||Málaga International Week of Fantastic Cinema Award for Best Actor|
|2006||Bottom's Up||Rusty #1|
|2007||Fort Pit||Mike Sokeletski|
|2008||Exit Speed||Sam Cutter|
|2009||TiMER||Dan the Man|
|2009||Life Is Hot in Cracktown||Benny|
|2009||Not Since You||Sam|
|2012||The Dark Knight Rises||Police Officer|
|2002||Taken||Jesse Keys - Adult||3 episodes|
|2003–2004||Dragnet||Det. Jimmy McCarron / Det. Dexter McCarron||10 episodes|
|2006||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Tim Rainey||1 episode|
|2006||Kidnapped||Kenneth Cantrell||1 episode|
|2006–2007||Sons & Daughters||Wylie Blake||9 episodes|
|2007||Rescue Me||Troy||7 episodes|
|2008–2013||Dexter||Det. Joseph Quinn||72 episodes
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2009, 2010)
|2009–2012||Gossip Girl||Jack Bass||11 episodes|
|2012||Justified||Fletcher 'The Ice Pick' Nix||Episode: "The Gunfighter"|
- Desmond Harrington Back as Jack Bass
- Gossip Girl brings back "Jack"
- Bierly, Mandi (January 18, 2012). "'Justified': EP Graham Yost dissects season 3 premiere in first of our weekly postmortems". Entertainment Weekly. Time Inc. Retrieved April 30, 2012.
- Full cast of The Dark Knight Rises