- Gave up a job as a PBS production assistant to study at the American Conservatory Theater.
- Made his Broadway debut in a 1984 revival of the Clifford Odets play Awake and Sing!
- Was named People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive in 1987.
- Costarred with his real-life wife, Lisa Rinna, on Veronica Mars; they played husband-and-wife actors Aaron and Lynn Echolls.
- Also appeared in a reality show, Harry Loves Lisa, with his wife.
- Published the book Full Frontal Nudity: The Making of an Accidental Actor in 2010.
- 1988, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
- 1990, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
- 1989, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
- 1979, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actor: Nominee
- 2013, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
- Dimitri Alexandre Hamlin — Son
- Chauncey Hamlin — Father
- Laura Johnson — Ex-wife
- Ursula Andress — Ex-significant Other
- Delilah Belle Hamlin — Daughter
- Lisa Rinna — Wife
- Berniece Hamlin — Mother
- Nicollette Sheridan — Ex-wife
- Amelia Gray Hamlin — Daughter
- Attended University of California, Berkeley, CA; Yale University, New Haven, CT (1974); American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, CA (MFA, 1976)
Season 18, Episode 16
- Birth Name: Harry Robinson Hamlin
- Birth Place: Pasadena, CA
- Birthday: October 30, 1951, Scorpio
- Profession: Actor