Moira Harris

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Moira Harris
Moira Harris 2007.jpg
Harris at the Evening Parade reception on May 25, 2007
Born Moira Jane Harris
(1954-07-20) July 20, 1954 (age 62)
Pontiac, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1986–2003
Spouse(s) Gary Sinise (1981-present)
Children 3

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


She was born Moira Jane Harris[2] in Pontiac, Illinois and is a Roman Catholic convert.[1][3] 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.[4]


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 a Chicago / Midwest Emmy Award for her role in Murder in Green Meadows.[5] 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. ^ "Biography of Moira Harris". IMDb., Inc. 
  3. ^ "Gary Sinise". National Catholic Reporter. 2005-11-25. Sinise thanked his wife of 29 [sic] years, actress Moira Harris, for leading their family by her decision to embrace her Catholic faith,... 
  4. ^ Steppenwolf's Odd Couple,, retrieved March 4, 2014
  5. ^ 1986 to 1988 Chicago Emmy Award Winners,, retrieved March 4, 2014

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