Neil Patrick Harris

Biography

Neil Patrick Harris (born June 15, 1973, height 6' (1,83 m)) is an American actor, singer, and magician. Prominent roles of his career include the title role in Doogie Howser, M.D., Colonel Carl Jenkins in Starship Troopers, the womanizing Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother, a fictionalized version of himself in the Harold & Kumar series, and the title role in Joss Whedon's musical web series Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog.

He also hosted the 63rd Tony Awards on June 7, 2009, and the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards on September 20, 2009. On March 7, 2010, he made a surprise appearance at the 82nd Academy Awards, delivering the opening musical number, and on August 21, 2010 he won two Emmy Awards at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony. On December 11, 2010, Harris hosted Spike's Video Game Awards. He was named as one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in 2010. In June 2010, it was announced that Harris would receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011.

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Neil Patrick Harris (born June 15, 1973, height 6' (1,83 m)) is an American actor, singer, and magician. Prominent roles of his career include the title role in Doogie Howser, M.D., Colonel Carl Jenkins in Starship Troopers, the womanizing Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother, a fictionalized version of himself in the Harold & Kumar series, and the title role in Joss Whedon's musical web series Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog.

He also hosted the 63rd Tony Awards on June 7, 2009, and the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards on September 20, 2009. On March 7, 2010, he made a surprise appearance at the 82nd Academy Awards, delivering the opening musical number, and on August 21, 2010 he won two Emmy Awards at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony. On December 11, 2010, Harris hosted Spike's Video Game Awards. He was named as one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in 2010. In June 2010, it was announced that Harris would receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Neil Patrick Harris, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 107

Birthday 1973-06-15

Place of Birth Albuquerque - New Mexico - USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Neil Harris

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

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2016 A Series of Unfortunate Events(4 episodes) as Count Olaf
2015 In Their Own Words: Jim Henson
2015 Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris(8 episodes) as Himself
2014 Gone Girl as Desi Collins
2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West as Foy
2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 as Steve (voice)
2013 The Smurfs 2 as Patrick Winslow
2013 The Out List as Himself
2012 Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special as Two-Face / Black Manta (voice)
2012 American Reunion as Celebrity Dance-Off Host
2011 Billy On The Street(1 episode) as Himself
2011 The Muppets as Neil Patrick Harris
2011 A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas as Neil
2011 Brain Games(3 episodes) as Himself - Host
2011 American Horror Story(2 episodes) as Chester
2011 The Smurfs as Patrick Winslow
2011 Company as Robert
2011 Beastly as Will
2010 Batman: Under the Red Hood as Dick Grayson/Nightwing
2010 Through a Dog's Eyes as Narrator
2010 Adventure Time(2 episodes)
2010 The Best and the Brightest as Jeff
2009 Yes, Virginia as Dr. Philip O'Hanlon
2009 The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards
2009 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs as Steve (voice)
2009 Glee(1 episode) as Bryan Ryan
2008 Commentary! The Musical as Himself
2008 The Making of Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog as Himself
2008 Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog as Billy
2008 Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog(3 episodes) as Dr. Horrible
2008 Million Dollar Password(1 episode)
2008 Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay as Neil Patrick Harris
2008 Justice League: The New Frontier as Barry Allen / The Flash (voice)
2007 Eloise Goes to School
2006 The Megan Mullally Show(2 episodes)
2006 Numb3rs(1 episode)
2005 The Christmas Blessing as Nathan Andrews
2005 The Colbert Report(1 episode)
2005 How I Met Your Mother(225 episodes) as Barney Stinson
2004 The Tony Danza Show(1 episode)
2004 Jack & Bobby(1 episode)
2004 Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle as Neil Patrick Harris
2003 Spike TV VGA Video Game Awards(10 episodes)
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(2 episodes)
2003 Spider-Man: The New Animated Series(0 episodes) as Peter Parker
2003 Punk'd(1 episode) as Himself
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2002 Boomtown(1 episode)
2002 Undercover Brother as Lance
2002 The Mesmerist
2001 Justice League(2 episodes)
2001 Justice League(56 episodes) as Ray Thompson
2001 The Wedding Dress as Travis Cleveland
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent(1 episode)
2001 The Legend of Tarzan(2 episodes)
2001 Summer of Camp Caprice as Jed (voice)
2001 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street in Concert as Tobias
2000 As Told by Ginger(1 episode) as Jed (voice)
2000 Ed(1 episode)
2000 Static Shock(1 episode)
2000 Son of the Beach(1 episode)
2000 The Next Best Thing
1999 The Early Show(1 episode)
1999 Stark Raving Mad(22 episodes) as Henry McNeeley
1999 Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles(48 episodes)
1999 Joan of Arc as The Dauphin, later King Charles VII of France
1999 Family Guy(3 episodes)
1999 Family Guy(1 episode) as Barney Stinson (voice)
1998 The Christmas Wish as Wil Martin
1998 Will & Grace(1 episode) as Bill
1998 The Proposition as Roger Martin
1997 Starship Troopers as Colonel Carl Jenkins
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(2 episodes)
1995 The Man in the Attic as Edward Broder
1995 The Outer Limits(1 episode)
1995 Animal Room as Arnold Mosk
1995 My Antonia
1994 Touched by an Angel(1 episode)
1994 Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story as Jim Stolpa
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(3 episodes)
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street(1 episode)
1993 Sudden Fury
1992 Time Out as Himself
1992 Capitol Critters(13 episodes) as Max
1991 Stranger in the Family as Steve Thompson
1990 Captain Planet and the Planeteers(1 episode)
1990 Blossom(1 episode)
1990 The Earth Day Special
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Cold Sassy Tree as Will Tweedy
1989 Doogie Howser, M.D.(97 episodes) as Doogie Howser
1989 Quantum Leap(1 episode)
1988 Purple People Eater as Billy Johnson
1988 Too Good to Be True as Danny Harland
1988 Clara's Heart as David Hart
1985 Larry King Live(1 episode)
1984 Murder, She Wrote(1 episode)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(3 episodes)
1969 Sesame Street(1 episode)
1964 Jeopardy!(1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(1 episode)
1949 The Emmy Awards(80 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode) as Neil Patrick Harris
1900 Me, Eloise(0 episodes)
1900 The World Magic Awards(0 episodes)

Directing

2005 How I Met Your Mother(2 episodes) … Director
1900 Aaron & Sara … Director

Production

1947 Tony Awards(45 episodes) … Producer

Creator

2011 Test Your Brain … Creator

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