harris Ed HARRIS | Edward Allen Harris
* 28.11.1950, Tenafly, New Jersey, USA

Schauspielstudium an Oklahoma State University (1972-73) und an California Institute of the Arts (1973-75; B.F.A. in Theater) * Bühnendebüt als König Arthur in Camelot in Oklahoma City * (nach seinem Abschluß) bleibt an der Westküste und tritt in mehreren Theaterproduktionen auf (A Streetcar Named Desire, Sweet Bird of Youth, The Grapes of Wrath) * 1977 Filmdebüt in einer Minirolle * ab 1978 spielt in TV-Serien (Lou Grant, CHiPs, Hart to Hart) * 1980 erste Hauptrolle (Knightriders) * 1983 Theaterdebüt in New York in Off-Broadway-Produktion Fool for Love * erster Erfolg als Astronaut John Glenn in Philip Kaufmans Abenteuer The Right Stuff * 1986 erster Auftritt am Broadway (Precious Sons) * 1989 Aufstieg zum Star mit The Abyss * kehrt gelegentlich auf die Bühne zurück (Simpatico, 1994; Taking Sides, 1996) * 1999 Debüt als Regisseur mit Pollock * verheiratet mit Amy Madigan (seit 1983) * Genres: Drama / Thriller

"A perfect modern-day Everyman, Harris can carry a picture on his own, but he seems to gravitate toward strong supporting roles." Leonard Maltin's Movie Encyclopedia
"He's always truthful and interesting, never bland or fake (...). There's just an integrity you trust". Ron Howard

FILMS

Coma (Coma, 1977-USA * Michael Crichton / bit)
Borderline (Der Grenzwolf, 1980-USA * Jerrold Freedman / Hotchkiss)
Knightriders (Knightriders - Ritter auf heißen Öfen, 1980-USA * George A. Romero / Billy)
Creepshow (Die unheimlich verrückte Geisterstunde, 1982-USA * George A. Romero / Hank in Father's Day] Episodenfilm
Under Fire (Under Fire, 1982-USA * Roger Spottiswoode / Oates)
# The Right Stuff (Der Stoff, aus dem die Helden sind, 1982/83-USA; R+B: Philip Kaufman, K: Caleb Deschanel, M: Bill Conti, D: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, EH-John Glenn, Dennis Quaid, Fred Ward, B. Hershey) 193m-Abenteuer (Buch von Thomas Wolfe)
Swing Shift (Swing Shift - Liebe auf Zeit, 1983-USA * Jonathan Demme / Jack Walsh)
Places in the Heart (Ein Platz im Herzen, 1984-USA * Robert Benton / Wayne Lomax)
A Flash of Green (Der Kampf um die grüne Lagune, 1984-USA * Victor Nuñez / Jimmy Wing)
Alamo Bay (Alamo Bay, 1984-USA * Louis Malle / Shang)
# Code Name: Emerald (Codename: Emerald, 1984/85-USA * Jonathan Sanger ... Gus Lang) (Roman von Ronald Bass) (8509)
Sweet Dreams (Sweet Dreams, 1985-USA * Karel Reisz / Charlie Dick)
Walker (Walker, 1987-USA * Alex Cox / William Walker)
# Le complot / To Kill a Priest (Der Priestermord, 1987/88-F * Agnieszka Holland ... Stefan) (10-01; 8809)
Jacknife (Jacknife, 1988-USA * David Jones / Dave)
The Abyss (Abyss, 1989-USA * James Cameron / Bud Brigman)
# State of Grace (Im Vorhof der Hölle, 1989-USA * Phil Joanou ... Frankie Flannery) (06-09; 9009)
Paris Trout (Tollwütig, 1990-USA * Stephen Gyllenhaal / Harry Seagraves) Erstaufführung im TV
# China Moon (China Moon, 1990-USA * John Bailey ... Kyle Bodine) (10-12; 9403)
Glengarry Glen Ross (Glengarry Glen Ross, 1991-USA * James Foley / Dave Moss)
Needful Things (In einer kleinen Stadt, 1992/93-USA * Fraser C. Heston / Sheriff Alan Pangborn)
# The Firm (Die Firma, 1992/93-USA; R: Sydney Pollack, B: David Rabe, Robert Towne, David Rayfiel, K: John Seale, M: Dave Grusin, D: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn / EH-Wayne Tarrance) 154/6m-Thriller (Buch von John Grisham)
Milk Money (Taschengeld, 1993-USA * Richard Benjamin / Tom Wheeler)
# Just Cause (Im Sumpf des Verbrechens, 1994-USA * Arne Glimcher ... Blair Sullivan) (Roman von John Katzenbach) (05-08; 9502)
Apollo 13 (Apollo 13, 1994-USA * Ron Howard / Gene Kranz)
Nixon (Nixon, 1995-USA; R: Oliver Stone, B: Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson, Oliver Stone, K: Robert Richardson, M: John Williams, D: Anthony Hopkins, Joan Allen, Powers Boothe, EH-E. Howard Hunt, Bob Hoskins, E.G. Marshall, David Paymer, David Hyde Pierce, Paul Sorvino, Mary Steenburgen, J.T. Walsh, James Woods) 190m-Biografie
Eye for an Eye (Auge um Auge, 1995-USA * John Schlesinger / Mack McCann)
The Rock (The Rock - Fels der Entscheidung, 1995-USA * Michael Bay / General Francis X. Hummel)
Absolute Power (Absolute Power, 1996-USA * Clint Eastwood / Seth Frank)
The Truman Show (Die Truman Show, 1997/98-USA * Peter Weir / Christof)
Stepmom (Seite an Seite, 1998-USA * Chris Columbus / Luke)
Waking the Dead (1998-USA * Keith Gordon / Jerry Carmichael)
The Third Miracle (Das dritte Wunder, 1998/99-USA * Agnieszka Holland / Frank Shore)
Pollock (Pollock, 1999-USA * Ed Harris / Jackson Pollock
The Prime Gig (2000-USA * Gregory Mosher / Kelly Grant)
Enemy at the Gates (2000-D/GB * Jean-Jacques Annaud / Major König)
Army Go Home! / Buffalo Soldiers (2000/01-D/GB; R: Gregor Jordan, B: Gregor Jordan, Eric Axel Weiss, Nora Maccoby, K: Oliver Stapleton, M: David Holmes, D: Joaquin Phoenix, EH-Colonel Berman, Scott Glenn, Anna Paquin) 99m-Militärsatire /Buch von Robert O'Connor/
The Hours (The Hours - Von Ewigkeit zu Ewigkeit, 2001-USA * Stephen Daldry / Richard Brown)
# A Beautiful Mind (A Beautiful Mind, 2001-USA * Ron Howard ... Parcher) (Buch von Sylvia Nasar) (03-06; 0112)
# The Human Stain (Der menschliche Makel, 2002-USA; R: Robert Benton, B: Nicholas Meyer, K: Jean-Yves Escoffier, M: Rachel Portman, D: Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, EH-Lester Farley) 106m-Drama (Roman von Philip Roth)
Masked and Anonymous (2002-USA/GB * Larry Charles / Oscar Vogel)
Radio (Sie nennen ihn Radio, 2002-USA * Michael Tollin / Coach Jones)
Winter Passing (2003-USA * Adam Rapp / Don Holdin)
# A History of Violence (A History of Violence, 2004-USA * David Cronenberg ... Carl Fogarty) (0509)
Copying Beethoven / Klang der Stille (2005-USA/D * Agnieszka Holland / Ludwig van Beethoven)
Gone Baby Gone (Gone Baby Gone - Kein Kinderspiel, 2006-USA * Ben Affleck / Detective Remy Bressant)
# Touching Home (2006-USA * Logan Miller & Noah Miller ... Charlie Winston) (?-12; 1004)
Cleaner (2007-USA * Renny Harlin / Eddie Lorenzo)
# National Treasure: Book of Secrets (Das Vermächtnis des geheimen Buches, 2007-USA * Jon Turteltaub ... Mitch Wilkinson) (03-06; 0712)
# Appaloosa (Appaloosa, 2007-USA * Ed Harris ... Virgil Cole) (Roman von Robert B. Parker) (10-11; 0809)
# The Way Back (2009-USA * Peter Weir ... Mr. Smith) (03-06; 1012)
# Virginia (2009-USA * Dustin Lance Black ... Sheriff Richard "Dick" Tipton) (09-11; 1205)
# Once Fallen (2010-USA * Ash Adams ... Liam) > nur Videovertrieb (1.78; R; 1011)
# That's What I Am (2010-USA * Mike/Michael Pavone ... Mr. Simon) (02-03; 1104)
# Salvation Boulevard (2010-USA * George Ratliff ... Dr. Paul Blaylock) (04-06; 1107)
# Man on a Ledge (Ein riskanter Plan, 2010/11-USA * Asger Leth ... David Englander) (10-01; 1201)
# Phantom (2011-USA * Todd Robinson ... Kapitän Dmitrij Zubov) (10-11; 1303)
# The Face of Love (2012-USA * Arie Posin ... Tom/Garrett) (04-?; 1310-E)
# Pain & Gain (2012-USA * Michael Bay ... Ed DuBois) (04-06; 1304)
# Seolgungnyeolcha / Snowpiercer (2012-ROK * Joon-ho Bong ... Wilford) (04-07; 1308)
# Sweetwater (2012-USA * Logan Miller ... Sheriff Jackson) (07-?; 1310-F)
# Frontera (2012-USA * Michael Berry ... Roy) (11-12; 1409)
# Cymbeline (2013-USA * Michael Almereyda ... Cymbeline) (08-09; 1503)
# Run All Night (Run All Night, 2013-USA * Jaume Collet-Serra ... Shawn Maguire) (10-?; 1503)
# Rules Don't Apply (2014-USA * Warren Beatty ... Mr. Bransford) (02-06/+02; 1611)
# The Adderall Diaries (2014-USA * Pamela Romanowsky ... Neil Elliott) (05-06; 1604)
# In Dubious Battle (2015-USA * James Franco ... Joy) (03-?; 1702)

AWARDS

Screen Actors Guild Award für Apollo 13 (bester Nebendarsteller, 1996)
National Board of Review Award für The Truman Show (bester Nebendarsteller, 1998)
Golden Globe für The Truman Show (bester Nebendarsteller, 1999)
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