Desmond Harrington

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Savannah, GA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/19/1976, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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Desmond Harrington Fast Facts:
  • Worked as a laborer, landscaper and bartender prior to acting.
  • Has appeared in movies including Riding in Cars With Boys (2001) and Ghost Ship and We Were Soldiers (both 2002).
  • Also in 2002, made his TV debut in Taken, a Steven Spielberg miniseries.
  • TV credits include Gossip Girl, and Dexter, for which he has been nominated for multiple Screen Actors Guild awards.
  • His work on Dexter as Det. Joey Quinn finds him in the odd position of being seen as a "bad guy" despite the fact that the title character is a serial killer, played by Michael C. Hall.
  • Desmond Harrington Awards:
  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY

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