Jason Butler Harner

  • Birth Name: Jason Thomas Butler Harner
  • Birth Place: Elmira, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor

Fast Facts

  • Worked as an usher at the Eisenhower Theater in Washington, D.C.
  • Appeared in episodes of Law & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
  • Received an Obie Award in 2005 for his performance in a New York Theatre Workshop production of Hedda Gabler.
  • Appeared in the U.S. debut of Tom Stoppard's acclaimed play The Coast of Utopia.
  • Portrayed twins in the 2008 pilot episode of Fringe.
  • Narrated the audio-book version of Dark Prophecy: A Level 26 Thriller.


  • 2018, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee


  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA (Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting, 1992); New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, New York, United States (MFA in Acting, 1997)