Moira Harris

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Moira Harris
Moira Harris 2007.jpg
Born (1954-07-20) July 20, 1954 (age 61)
Pontiac, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1986–2003
Religion Roman Catholic[1]
Spouse(s) Gary Sinise (1981-present)
Children 3

Moira Harris (born July 20, 1954) is an American actress.


Harris was born in Pontiac, Illinois and is Catholic.[1][2] She graduated from Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. During her college years, she met her husband Gary Sinise, and they have been married since 1981. They have 3 children.[3]


Harris has starred in such films as One More Saturday Night, Of Mice and Men, and Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines. She also played the evil trucker's wife in the Kurt Russell movie Breakdown. She has made a guest appearances on the TV shows Karen Sisco, The Equalizer, and Crime Story. At one time, she was a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company that Gary Sinise was instrumental in establishing. In 1987 she won an Chicago / Midwest Emmy Award for her role in Murder in Green Meadows.[4] She also starred in Disney's Tall Tale in 1995.



  1. ^ a b Sinise’s Catholic Hurricane. National Catholic Register. Published: 17 December 2008.
  2. ^ "Gary Sinise". National Catholic Reporter (BNET). 2005-11-25. Retrieved 2010-08-10. Sinise thanked his wife of 29 years, actress Moira Harris, for leading their family by her decision to embrace her Catholic faith,... 
  3. ^ Steppenwolf's Odd Couple,, retrieved March 4, 2014
  4. ^ 1986 to 1988 Chicago Emmy Award Winners,, retrieved March 4, 2014

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