Biography

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Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr. (born September 11, 1967) is an American singer, actor, composer and pianist. Connick has sold over 25 million albums worldwide. He is ranked among the top 60 best-selling male artists in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America, with 16 million certified albums. He has seven top-20 U.S. albums, and ten number-one U.S. jazz albums, earning more number-one albums than any other artist in the US jazz chart history.

Connick's best selling album in the United States is his 1993 Christmas album When My Heart Finds Christmas, which also is one of the best selling Christmas albums in the United States. His highest charting album, is his 2004 release Only You which reached #5 in the U.S. and #6 in Britain. He has won three Grammy awards and one Emmy Award. He played Grace's husband Dr. Leo Markus on the TV sitcom Will & Grace from 2002 to 2006.

Connick began his acting career as a tail gunner in the World War II film Memphis Belle in 1990. He played a serial killer in Copycat in 1995, before being cast as jet fighter pilot in the 1996 blockbuster Independence Day. Connick's first role as a leading man was in 1998's Hope Floats with Sandra Bullock. His first thriller film since Copycat came in 2007, when he played the violent ex-husband in Bug, before two romantic comedies, 2007's P.S. I Love You, and the leading man in New in Town with Renée Zellweger in 2009.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr. (born September 11, 1967) is an American singer, actor, composer and pianist. Connick has sold over 25 million albums worldwide. He is ranked among the top 60 best-selling male artists in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America, with 16 million certified albums. He has seven top-20 U.S. albums, and ten number-one U.S. jazz albums, earning more number-one albums than any other artist in the US jazz chart history.

Connick's best selling album in the United States is his 1993 Christmas album When My Heart Finds Christmas, which also is one of the best selling Christmas albums in the United States. His highest charting album, is his 2004 release Only You which reached #5 in the U.S. and #6 in Britain. He has won three Grammy awards and one Emmy Award. He played Grace's husband Dr. Leo Markus on the TV sitcom Will & Grace from 2002 to 2006.

Connick began his acting career as a tail gunner in the World War II film Memphis Belle in 1990. He played a serial killer in Copycat in 1995, before being cast as jet fighter pilot in the 1996 blockbuster Independence Day. Connick's first role as a leading man was in 1998's Hope Floats with Sandra Bullock. His first thriller film since Copycat came in 2007, when he played the violent ex-husband in Bug, before two romantic comedies, 2007's P.S. I Love You, and the leading man in New in Town with Renée Zellweger in 2009.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Harry Connick Jr., licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 48

Birthday 1967-09-11

Place of Birth New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Official Site http://www.harryconnickjr.com/us/home

Also Known As

  • Harry Connick Jnr
  • Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr.

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert
2014 Dolphin Tale 2 as Dr. Clay Haskett
2013 Piaf, Hymnes à la Môme au Beacon Theatre, New York
2013 Angels Sing as Michael Walker
2011 Dolphin Tale as Dr. Clay Haskett
2011 Harry Connick Jr.: In Concert on Broadway
2009 Live from Studio Five(1 episode)
2009 New in Town as Ted Mitchell
2008 Living Proof as Denny Slamon
2007 P.S. I Love You as Daniel
2007 The Graham Norton Show(1 episode) as Himself
2006 Bug as Jerry Goss
2005 The Happy Elf as Lil' Farley
2005 Harry Connick, Jr and Branford Marsalis : A dua Occasion as Himself
2005 The Reichen Show(2 episodes)
2004 Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem as Himself
2004 The World Of Nat King Cole as Himself
2004 Mickey as Glen
2004 Harry Connick Jr.: Only You In Concert
2003 Harry Connick, Jr.: Harry For The Holidays as himself
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1 episode)
2003 Basic as Vilmer
2002 Life Without Dick as Daniel Gallagher
2001 The Simian Line as Rick
2001 South Pacific as Lt. Joseph Cable
2000 The Making of 'The Iron Giant' as Himself
2000 My Dog Skip as Narrator
1999 The Iron Giant as Dean McCoppin (voice)
1998 Will & Grace(24 episodes)
1998 Hope Floats as Justin Matisse
1997 Excess Baggage as Greg
1997 The View(4 episodes)
1996 Independence Day as Captain Jimmy Wilder
1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show(1 episode)
1995 Copycat as Doryll Lee Cullum
1995 MADtv(1 episode)
1995 Peter Allen: The Boy From Oz as Self
1993 The Harry Connick, Jr. Christmas Special as himself
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(2 episodes)
1993 Harry Connick, Jr.: The New York Big Band Concert as Himself
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(1 episode)
1991 Little Man Tate as Eddie
1991 Simply Mad About the Mouse as himself
1991 Harry Connick, Jr.: Singin' & Swingin' as himself
1991 Harry Connick, Jr.: Swinging Out Live as Himself
1990 Memphis Belle as Sgt. Clay Busby
1979 This Old House(1 episode)
1952 Today(1 episode)

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