Who is Jared Harris?
Jared Harris is an English actor who has actively worked in the entertainment field from 1989 to date. He initially began his career in this field in 1983 where he directed an unfinished feature-length film. Likewise, he officially began his acting career in the 1989 film ‘The Rachel Papers.’ This actor has portrayed his role in various movies and television series. He is well-known for his role in ‘Mad Men’ as Lane Pryce, ‘The Crown’ as King George VI, and ‘Chernobyl’ as Valery Legasov. Apart from movies and series, he has also acted in theatre plays. His first theater play happened in 1991 play ‘Henry IV, Part 1 and Part 2’ as Henry Percy. Moreover, his last theatre play was ‘Period of Adjustment’ in 2006. Additionally, he has also received prestigious nominations and awards for his acting skills.
|Full Name||Jared Francis Harris|
|Birth Date||24 August 1961|
|Birth Place||Hammersmith, London, UK|
|Parents Name||Richard Harris
|Siblings||2 brothers-Damian Harris and Jamie Harris|
|Net Worth 2021||$8 million|
|Spouse||Jacqueline Goldenberg (1989-1990)
Emilia Foz (2005-2010)
Allegra Riggio (2013-Present)
|Height||5 feet and 11¾ inches (1.82m/182cm)|
|Weight||78 kg (172lbs)|
Jared Francis Harris was born on 24 August 1961 in Hammersmith, London, UK. His parents belonged to the entertainment industry as his father Richard Harris was an Irish actor, and his mother Elizabeth Rees-Williams is a Welsh actress. He was born as a second child and his older brother Damian Harris is a director while his younger brother Jamie Harris is an actor. Moreover, he is currently 59 years old with a Virgo star sign.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Jared Harris holds a British nationality and as per his ethnicity, he is White. He has Welsh, English, and Irish ancestry. Besides this, he stands 5 feet and 11¾ inches (1.82m/182cm) tall and weighs around 78 kg (172lbs). Moreover, he has a pair of blue-colored eyes and grey hair color.
Jared Harris attended a co-educational boarding Catholic school named Downside School. He then enrolled at Duke University and graduated in 1983 with a BFA degree.
Jared Harris is active on his social media accounts. His Instagram (@jaredharris) has 47.8 thousand followers and his Twitter handle (@JaredHarris) has 38.9 thousand followers. Likewise, his Facebook page has more than 10 thousand likes and followers.
Talking about his love life, Jared is married thrice. He first married Jacqueline Goldenberg in 1989 but divorced in 1990. Likewise, he then started dating Emilia Foz and married her in July 2005. After three years they got separated and divorced in 2010. Similarly, he then married a lighting designer and TV host, Allegra Riggio in November 2013. This couple currently lives in Los Angeles, United States.
Movies of Jared Harris
Jared Harris landed his debut film role in the 1989 film ‘ The Rachel Papers’ as Geoff. He then played in ‘Far and Away,’ ‘The Last of the Mohicans,’ and ‘The Public Eye’ in 1992. Likewise, he also appeared in movies like ‘Natural Born Killers’ in 1994, ‘Smoke’ in 1995, ‘I Shot Andy Warhol’ in 1996, ‘Father’s Day’ in 1997, ‘Happiness’ in 1998, and ‘The Weekend’ in 1999. Jared also played the role of False Peter in ‘How to Kill Your Neighbor’s Dog’ in 2000. His other movies from 2001 to 2007 are ‘ Mr. Deeds,’ ‘ Igby Goes Down,’ ‘I Love Your Work,’ ‘Sylvia,’ ‘The Notorious Bettie Page,’ ‘ Cashback,’ ’32A,’ and many more. This actor also had a voice role in ‘Tales of the Black Freighter’ in 2009 as Ridley.
Similarly, in 2011, he played in the period action mystery film ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ where he played the role of Professor James Moriarty. The next year, he appeared in ‘Lincoln’ as Ulysses S. Grant. He also starred in ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones’ and ‘ The Devil’s Violinist’ in 2013. Likewise, he also voiced over Lord Charles Portley-Rind in ‘The Boxtrolls’ in 2014. In 2015 he played in two movies and in 2016 he played in three movies. Furthermore, his last played film is ‘Robert the Bruce’ where he played the role of John Comyn. His upcoming film ‘ Morbius’ is currently working in post-production.
Jared Harris landed his debut TV role in ‘New York Undercover’ in 1995. After this, he directly appeared in the 2000 television film ‘Two of Us’ where he played John Lennon. Likewise, he then appeared in ‘Without a Trace’ in 2003, ‘To the Ends of the Earth’ in 2005, ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ in 2007, ‘The Riches’ and ‘Fringe’ in 2008. Meanwhile, he also starred in television movies like ‘The Other Boleyn Girl’ in 2003, ‘Coup!’ in 2006, and ‘The Shadow in the North’ in 2007. From 2009 to 2012, he also appeared in the period drama TV series ‘Mad Men’ as Lane Pryce. Moreover, he starred alongside Jon Hamm, Bryan Batt, January Jones, Maggie Siff, Ben Feldman, Rich Sommer, Elisabeth Moss, Michael Gladis, Aaron Staton, among others.
Furthermore, he voiced over King of England in an episode of ‘Axe Cop’ in 2013. He also played in ‘The Expanse’ from 2015 to 2017. Meanwhile, he again voiced over James Bond Villain in ‘Robot Chicken’ in 2016. The same year, he also played in the historical drama ‘The Crown’ where he portrayed the role of King George VI. Likewise, in 2018 he appeared in ‘Animals’ and ‘The Terror.’ He also starred in ‘Chernobyl’ as Valery Legasov and ‘Carnival Row’ as Absalom Breakspear in 2019. Moreover, his upcoming series is ‘Foundation’ which is to be released in 2021.
Jared Harris has received different nominations from the Screen Actors Guild Awards, Primetime Emmy Award, Critics’ Choice Television Awards, Satellite Award, etc. Out of this, he has once won the Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2009 for his role in ‘Mad Men.’ Likewise, he has also won the Satellite Award and the British Academy Television Awards under the best actor category for his role in the series ‘Chernobyl’ in 2019 and 2020 respectively.
Net Worth of Jared Harris
Jared Harris has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of 2021.