Ian Michael Harding
September 16, 1986
|Education||Carnegie Mellon University (BFA)|
Harding was born in Heidelberg, West Germany, to an American military family. His family moved to Virginia a few years later, where he joined the drama club at his high school, Georgetown Preparatory School in North Bethesda, Maryland. He later went on to pursue the Acting/Music Theater program at Carnegie Mellon University.
Harding was cast as Ezra Fitz, the love interest of Aria Montgomery (Lucy Hale) on the Freeform mystery drama Pretty Little Liars from 2010 to 2017. Harding won seven Teen Choice Awards for his role.
Harding has been working with the Lupus Foundation of America to raise funds and awareness for lupus research and education to support his mother, who has been living with lupus for more than 20 years.
|2007||Groom with a View||Teen Lincoln||Short film|
|2010||Love & Other Drugs||Pfizer Trainee #1||Uncredited|
|2011||Deadtime Stories: Volume 2||Ryan|
|2012||Christmas Without You||Nathan Stewart||Short film|
|2013||Business Card on the Rocks||Ben||Short film|
|2014||Immediately Afterlife||Elder Paul Fields||Short film|
|2015||Minimum Wage||Tim||Short film|
|2015||Addiction: A 60's Love Story||Max Bornstein||Also known as Dynamite: A Cautionary Tale|
|2016||Pale Blue||Ben||Short film|
|2017||People You May Know||Phillip|
|2018||Office Uprising||Nicholas Frohm|
|2018||Are You Still Singing?||Tim||Short film|
|2019||Ford v Ferrari||Ford Executive Ian|
|2010||NCIS: Los Angeles||Curtis Lacross||Episode: "The Bank Job"|
|2010–2017||Pretty Little Liars||Ezra Fitz||Main role; 124 episodes|
|2012||Punk'd||Himself||Episode: "Lucy Hale"|
|2012||I'm Not a DJ||Matt||Television film|
|2016||Break: The Musical||Rockstar||Episode: "Break (I've Been Waiting For)"|
|2017||Flip the Script||The Producer||Television mini-series|
|2017||Thin Ice||Andrew||Unaired television series|
|2019||Chicago Med||Phillip Davis||Recurring role; 11 episodes|
|2020||Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts||Harris||Recurring role, 3 episodes; voice role|
|2010||Hollywood is Like High School with Money||Jamie Hunter||Recurring role; 5 episodes|
|2016||"Where's the Love?"||The Black Eyed Peas featuring The World||Himself|||
Awards and nominations
|2010||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Summer TV Star – Male||Pretty Little Liars||Won|||
|2011||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Summer TV Star – Male||Pretty Little Liars||Won|||
|Youth Rock Awards||Rockin' Actor – TV||Pretty Little Liars||Won|||
|2012||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actor: Drama||Pretty Little Liars||Won|||
|2013||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actor: Drama||Pretty Little Liars||Won|||
|2014||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actor: Drama||Pretty Little Liars||Won|||
|2015||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actor: Drama||Pretty Little Liars||Won|||
|2016||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actor: Drama||Pretty Little Liars||Won|||
|2017||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actor: Drama||Pretty Little Liars||Nominated|||
- Harding, Ian [@IANMHARDING] (June 5, 2012). "@H_Combs my middle name is Michael. You can can find that on the internet. What a silly thing to say" (Tweet). Retrieved January 8, 2021 – via Twitter.
- "Ian Harding plays Ezra Fitzgerald". ABC Family. Archived from the original on May 30, 2010. Retrieved November 28, 2010.
- Stern, Claire (July 20, 2013) Ian Harding Interview – Ian Harding on Pretty Little Liars. ELLE. Retrieved on 2013-08-30.
- "ABC Family Announces Summer 2010 Programming Slate" (Press release). ABC Family. March 29, 2010. Retrieved February 21, 2016 – via The Futon Critic.
- Ian Harding. Interview Magazine. Retrieved on 2013-08-30.
- Hogan, Heather. (January 16, 2012) "Pretty Little Liars"' Ian Harding is the ultimate lesbro, thinks he could beat Shay Mitchell at arm wrestling. AfterEllen.com. Retrieved on 2013-08-30.
- "Ian Harding: Thanks Mom! | Lupus Foundation of America". Lupus.org. Archived from the original on April 4, 2015. Retrieved August 21, 2015.
- "The Black Eyed Peas – Where's the Love? ft. The World (Video)". YouTube. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
- "2010 Teen Choice Awards winners announced". EW.com. Retrieved March 8, 2021.
- Staff, Hollywood Life (August 8, 2011). "Blake Lively Wins Choice TV Drama Actress The Teen Choice Awards! Here Are More Winners!". Hollywood Life. Retrieved March 9, 2021.
- "Youth Rock Awards Nominees". 2011. Archived from the original on April 25, 2012. Retrieved October 16, 2011.
- "Teen Choice Awards 2012: Nominees and Winners (COMPLETE LIST) | Celebuzz". www.celebuzz.com. July 22, 2012. Retrieved March 8, 2021.
- MTV News Staff. "2013 Teen Choice Awards: The Winners List". MTV News. Retrieved March 9, 2021.
- "Teen Choice Awards: The Complete Winners List". The Hollywood Reporter. August 10, 2014. Retrieved March 9, 2021.
- Variety Staff; Staff, Variety (August 17, 2015). "Teen Choice Awards 2015 Winners: Full List". Variety. Retrieved March 9, 2021.
- "WINNERS OF "TEEN CHOICE 2016" ANNOUNCED". Teenchoice.com. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
- Knapp, Rebecca Rubin,JD; Rubin, Rebecca; Knapp, J. D. (August 14, 2017). "Teen Choice Awards 2017: 'Riverdale,' Fifth Harmony Shut Out Competition". Variety. Retrieved March 9, 2021.