David Harbour

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David Harbour
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Harbour at the 2014 Toronto Film Festival
Born (1974-04-10) April 10, 1974 (age 41)
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 1999 in an episode of Law & Order ("Patsy"), playing a waiter. He appeared again 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 2013, he played a small role of a head doctor in the American TV series based on the classic detective Sherlock Holmes, Elementary. He has also played the recurring role of Elliot Hirsch in The Newsroom since 2012.

In 2014 he joined the main cast of the historical drama series Manhattan.

Personal life[edit]

He previously dated actress Julia Stiles from 2011-2012, who appeared with him on the series Blue, in addition to the film Between Us.[4]



Year Film Role Notes
2004 Kinsey Robert Kinsey
2005 Confess FBI Agent McAllister
2005 Brokeback Mountain Randall Malone
2005 War of the Worlds Dock Worker
2006 The Wedding Weekend David
2007 Midnight Son Mulligan
2008 Revolutionary Road Shep Campbell
2008 Quantum of Solace Gregg Beam
2009 State of Play PointCorp Insider
2010 Every Day Brian
2011 The Green Hornet D.A. Frank Scanlon
2011 W.E. Ernest Simpson
2012 End of Watch Van Hauser
2012 Between Us Joel
2013 Snitch Jay Price
2013 Parkland James Gordon Shanklin
2014 X/Y Todd
2014 A Walk Among the Tombstones Ray
2014 The Equalizer Frank Masters
2015 Black Mass John Morris
2016 Suicide Squad TBA Post-production


Title Role Notes
1999 Law & Order Waiter
2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Terry Jessup
2003 Hack Christopher Clark
2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Wesley John Kenderson
2006 The Book of Daniel Kevin Warwick
2008 Law & Order Jay Carlin
2009 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Paul Devildis
2011 Pan Am Roger Anderson
2012–2014 The Newsroom Elliott Hirsch
2013 Elementary Dr. Mason Baldwin
2014 Rake David Potter
2014 Manhattan Dr. Reed Akley
2014–2015 State of Affairs David Patrick
2015 Banshee Robert Dalton
2016 Stranger Things Main role



  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. ^ http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/gabriel-tate/julia-stiles-interview_b_6720624.html
  5. ^ 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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