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Harris in December 2014
24 August 1961 |
London, England, UK
|Alma mater||Duke University|
|Spouse(s)||Jacqueline Goldenberg (m. 1989; div. early 1990s)
Emilia Fox (m. 2005; div. 2010)
Allegra Riggio (m. 2013)
|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, David Robert Jones on the Fox science-fiction series Fringe, and as King George VI in Netflix's The Crown. He has also had significant supporting roles in films such as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011), Lincoln (2012) and Allied (2016).
Harris was born in London, one of three sons of Irish actor Richard Harris, and his first wife, Welsh actress Elizabeth Rees-Williams. His younger brother is actor Jamie Harris, his older brother is director Damian Harris, and 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. He also portrayed King George VI in the early episodes of The Crown.
Harris married Jacqueline Goldenberg in 1989; they divorced in the early 1990s. On 16 July 2005, Harris married actress Emilia Fox, daughter of actors Edward Fox and Joanna David, and filed for divorce 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|
|2002||Mr. Deeds||Mac McGrath|
|2002||Igby Goes Down||Russel|
|2003||I Love Your Work||Yehud|
|2004||Ocean's Twelve||Basher's Engineer|
|2004||Resident Evil: Apocalypse||Dr. Charles Ashford|
|2005||The Notorious Bettie Page||John Willie|
|2006||Lady in the Water||Goatee Smoker|
|2006||Cracked Eggs||Joe||Short film|
|2008||The Curious Case of Benjamin Button||Captain Mike||Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|
|2008||From Within||Bernard Wilburn|
|2009||Tales of the Black Freighter||Ridley||Voice|
|2010||Extraordinary Measures||Dr. Kent Webber|
|2010||The Ward||Dr. Gerald Stringer|
|2011||Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows||Professor James 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 Joseph Coupland|
|2014||The Boxtrolls||Lord Charles Portley-Rind||Voice|
|2015||The Man from U.N.C.L.E.||Adrian Sanders|
|2016||The Last Face||Dr. John Farber|
|1991||Henry IV, Part 1 and Part 2||Henry "Hotspur" Percy||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 Kosiński||Vineyard Theatre|
|Hamlet||Prince 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|
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- "Person Page".
- Maureen Paton (22 November 2003). "'Dad loved the anarchy that children bring'". Telegraph.co.uk.
- "The Fox Club". Retrieved 1 January 2009.
- The Curious Benjamin Button Divorce, TMZ.com, 13 January 2009.
- "Jared Harris Marries Allegra Riggio". PEOPLE.com.
- Jen Yamato. "Jared Harris Joins 'Poltergeist' Reboot". Deadline.
- "Critics' Choice Television Awards: HBO Leads 22 Nominations". Indie Wire. November 14, 2016. Retrieved November 14, 2016.
- Stanhope, Kate (September 29, 2016). "Jared Harris to Star in AMC Anthology Series 'The Terror'". THR. Retrieved September 29, 2016.