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(Actor, Producer, Director)

American Ed Harris is a four-time Oscar-nominated actor, producer, and director. Ed Harris is married to Amy Madigan.

Relationship Facts of Ed Harris

Ed Harris is married to Amy Madigan {Compare Couple}.
Ed Harris married on November 21, 1983.
💑 Anniversary in 352 days 💑
He is father of One (Lily Dolores Harris).
Ed Harris is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Ed Harris?

Ed Harris is married to Amy Madigan. His wife, Amy is a professional actress.

The couple married on 21st November 1983. Together, the couple is blessed with a daughter, Lily Dolores Harris (b. 3rd May 1993).

Who is Ed Harris?

American Ed Harris is a four-time Oscar-nominated actor, producer, and director. Harris is popular as Virgil Cole of Appaloosa and Gene Kranz of Apollo 13.

Last, in 2020, he featured the movie, Resistance as General Patton.

Upcoming Projects

Next, he will make his appearance in the movie, Top Gun: Maverick and The Lost Daughter. Currently, those movies are in the stage of post-production.

What are the birth facts of Ed Harris?

Ed Harris was born on 28th November 1950 in Englewood Hospital in Englewood, New Jersey. Later, his family moved to New York City where he was raised. He is of British-Irish ethnicity with Presbyterian ancestry.

He is the son of Margaret Sholl and Robert L. Harris. His parents are originally from  Oklahoma. His mother, Margaret is a professional travel agent. Whereas his father, Robert was a singer. He passed away in 2014. He has two brothers named Paul and Robert.

Moving towards his academics, in 1969, he completed his High School education from Tenafly High School. In school, he used to play football team for the High School. In the senior year, he became the captain of the football team.

Later, he joined Columbia University. In 1971, his family relocated to New Mexico and got enrolled at the University of Oklahoma to study drama. In 1975, he earned a bachelor’s degree with Honors in Fine Arts from the California Institute of the Arts.

Ed Harris- Professional Career

Acting Career

He started his career through the local theater plays during his university days in Oklahoma. His early theater plays include the Play, Baalam directed by Thomas Rickman. In the play, he portrayed the character of an FBI agent.

Later, in the mid-’70s, he started his TV journey with the TV series, Gibsbsville as Steve. Following that, he made his appearance in the TV series including The Amazing Howard Hughes, The Rockford Files, Barnaby Jones, and The Seekers.

In 1980, he made his movie debut with the movie, Borderline. In the action-drama, he portrayed the character of Hotchkiss. Following that, he made his appearance in the movies including Under Fire, The Right Stuff, Alamo Bay, Sweet Dreams, and Paris Trout. 

In 1995, he appeared in the adventure drama, Apollo 13. In the docudrama, he appeared as the leading character as Flight Director, Gene Kranz. For the movie, he was also nominated for the Oscar. Also, the movie received Oscar for the Best Sound.

As of now, he has made his appearance in more than 75 movies. Some of his movies along with the year and the character names are-

YearMovies Character Name 
2019The Last Full Measure  Ray Mott
2011That’s What I Am Mr. Simon
2000 Waking the Dead Jerry Charmichael

Direction & Production Career

Besides being an actor, he is also a producer and director. He made his production and direction debut with the biography-drama, Pollock.

In 2008, he directed and produced the movie, Appaloosa which became the last movie that he directed and produced to date.

How much does Ed Harris earn?

As of 2023, he has an estimated net worth of $20 million. As an actor, his earnings are in the range of $21k to $215k.

Body Measurements: Height & Weight

He has blue eyes with light hair. He stands at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches and weighs around 70 kg.

Talking about his appearance, he has a charming persona with an oval-shaped facial feature. Also, he prefers to be clean-shaved.

Controversy & Rumors

To date, he has not been involved in any sort of controversy and scandals that created headlines in the media. Besides that, he has managed to maintain distance from any type of rumors.

Social Media Profile

He is not active in any sort of social media platform including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.


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