Harris at the Moet BIFA British Independent Film Awards, December 2014
|Born||Jared Francis Harris
24 August 1961
London, England, UK
|Relatives||Jamie Harris (brother)
Damian Harris (brother)
Jared Francis Harris (born 24 August 1961) is an English actor, best known for his roles as Lane Pryce on the AMC drama series Mad Men and David Robert Jones on the Fox science-fiction series Fringe. He has also appeared in films like Igby Goes Down, The Rachel Papers, Lost in Space, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog, Happiness, Mr. Deeds, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, and Lincoln.
Early life and education
Harris was born in London, one of three sons of the Irish actor Richard Harris and his first wife, Welsh actress Elizabeth Rees-Williams. His younger brother is actor Jamie Harris, his older brother director Damian Harris. His maternal grandfather was politician David Rees-Williams, 1st Baron Ogmore.
Harris began his film career as director of an unfinished feature-length film for Duke University's Freewater Films named Darkmoor in 1983. His first film appearance as an actor was in The Rachel Papers in 1989. He played the role of the aged Will Robinson in the movie adaptation of the television series Lost in Space. Harris played Dr. Charles Ashford in Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Benmont Tench in Jim Jarmusch's Dead Man, and Kenneth Branagh's character's doppelgänger in How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog.
Other notable roles include King Henry VIII in the first film adaptation of the novel The Other Boleyn Girl. He also portrayed Andy Warhol in I Shot Andy Warhol, and John Lennon in the television movie Two of Us. In 1998 he played Vladimir in the black comedy drama film Happiness written and directed by Todd Solondz. He played the gruff Captain Anderson in the BBC2 adaptation of To the Ends of the Earth; Mac McGrath in the movie Mr. Deeds; Eamon Quinn on the FX series The Riches; and David Robert Jones on Fringe. One of his more recent film roles was Ulysses S. Grant in the Steven Spielberg-directed Lincoln. He played Lane Pryce in Mad Men from 2009 until 2012, and returned to the series to direct the 11th episode of season 7, which aired in 2015.
Harris married Jacqueline Goldenberg in 1989 and divorced in the early 90s. On 16 July 2005, Harris married actress Emilia Fox, daughter of actors Edward Fox and Joanna David. He filed for divorce from Fox in January 2009. The divorce was finalised in June 2010.
Harris married Allegra Riggio, a lighting designer and TV host, on 9 November 2013.
|1989||The Rachel Papers||Geoff|
|1992||Far and Away||Paddy|
|1992||The Last of the Mohicans||British Lieutenant|
|1992||The Public Eye||Danny the Doorman|
|1994||Natural Born Killers||London Boy|
|1995||Dead Man||Benmont Tench|
|1995||Blue in the Face||Jimmy Rose|
|1995||Tall Tale||Head Thug Pug|
|1996||I Shot Andy Warhol||Andy Warhol|
|1996||Gold in the Streets||Owen|
|1997||White Lies||Jacob Reese|
|1998||B. Monkey||Alan Furnace|
|1998||Lost in Space||Older Will Robinson|
|1998||Lulu on the Bridge||Alvin Shine||Uncredited|
|1999||Lush||W. Firmin Carter|
|1999||The Weekend||John Kerr|
|2000||How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog||False Peter|
|2000||Shadow Magic||Raymond Wallace|
|2000||Two of Us||John Lennon||Television movie|
|2002||Mr. Deeds||Mac McGrath|
|2002||Igby Goes Down||Russel|
|2003||I Love Your Work||Yehud|
|2003||The Other Boleyn Girl||Henry VIII||Television movie|
|2004||Ocean's Twelve||Basher's Engineer|
|2004||Resident Evil: Apocalypse||Dr. Ashford|
|2005||The Notorious Bettie Page||John Willie|
|2006||Lady in the Water||Goatee Smoker|
|2006||Coup!||Simon Mann||Television movie|
|2006||Cracked Eggs||Joe||Short film|
|2007||The Shadow in the North||Axel Bellmann||Television movie|
|2008||The Curious Case of Benjamin Button||Captain Mike||Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|
|2009||Tales of the Black Freighter||Ridley||Voice|
|2010||Extraordinary Measures||Dr. Kent Webber|
|2010||The Ward||Dr. Stringer|
|2011||Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows||Professor Moriarty|
|2012||Lincoln||Ulysses S. Grant|
|2013||The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones||Hodge Starkweather|
|2013||The Devil's Violinist||Urbani|
|2014||The Quiet Ones||Professor Coupland|
|2014||The Boxtrolls||Lord Portley Rind|
|2015||The Man from U.N.C.L.E.||Saunders||Post-production|
|1995||New York Undercover||Seth Baines||Episode: "The Highest Bidder"|
|2003||Without a Trace||Father Walker||2 episodes|
|2005||To the Ends of the Earth||Captain Anderson||3 episodes|
|2007||Law & Order: SVU||Robert Morten||Episode: "Svengali"|
|2008||The Riches||Eamon Quinn||5 episodes|
|2008–2012||Fringe||Dr. David Robert Jones||9 episodes|
|2009–2012||Mad Men||Lane Pryce||26 episodes
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2011, 2013)
Directed the season seven episode "Time & Life"
|2013||Axe Cop||King of England||Episode: "An American Story"|
|2015||The Expanse||Anderson Dawes|
|1991||Henry IV, Part 1 and Part 2||Hotspur||The Public Theater|
|1992||'Tis Pity She's a Whore||Soranzo||The Public Theater|
|1995||Ecstasy||Len||John Houseman Theater|
|1996||King Lear||Edmund||The Public Theater|
|2001||More Lies About Jerzy||Jerzy Kosinski||Vineyard Theater|
|Hamlet||Hamlet||Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey|
|2003||Humble Boy||Felix Humble||Manhattan Theatre Club|
|2005||Les Liaisons Dangereuses||Vicomte de Valmont||Playhouse Theatre, London|
|2006||Period of Adjustment||Ralph Bates||Almeida Theatre|
- Boedeker, Hal (17 November 2012). "'Lincoln': Look at all those TV actors; did you love the surprise?". Orlando Sentinel.
- "The Fox Club". Retrieved 1 January 2009.
- The Curious Benjamin Button Divorce, TMZ.com, 13 January 2009.