Fast Facts

  • His mother was married to actor Rex Harrison for most of his childhood.
  • Left Britain to attended college in the United States.
  • Was not interested in pursuing acting as a career until he began performing in plays during college.
  • Performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company after graduation.
  • Made his film debut in The Rachel Papers (1989), which was written and directed by his brother Damian Harris.
  • In 2001, starred in the New Jersey Shakespeare Festival's production of Hamlet, which used digital technology to feature his dad, Richard Harris, as the ghost of Hamlet's father.

Awards

  • 2012, 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
  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Emilia Fox — Ex-wife
  • Richard Harris — Father
  • Dermot Harris — Uncle
  • Elizabeth Rees — Mother
  • Damian Harris — Brother
  • Jamie Harris — Brother
  • Allegra Riggio — Wife

College

  • Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States (BFA in Drama, 1984)

Details

  • Birth Name: Jared Francis Harris
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Birthday: August 24, 1961, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor
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