Who is Jared Harris?

Jared Harris is an English star on fame for playing the role of Lane Pryce in the AMC drama television series, ‘Mad Men.’ He was nominated by the Primetime Emmy for this role and received widescale recognition. Moreover, he received yet another nomination when he portrayed the character of Valery Legasov in the 2019 HBO historical drama television miniseries, ‘Chernobyl.’ Some of his other roles include the role of David Robert Jones in ‘Fringe,’ King George VI in ‘The Crown’ and Anderson Dawes in ‘The Expanse.’

Quick Info 
Full NameJared Francis Harris
Date of BirthAugust 24, 1961
Birth PlaceHammersmith, London, United Kingdom
ParentsRichard Harris
Elizabeth Rees-Williams
ProfessionActor
SpouseEmilia Fox (2005-2010)
Allegra Riggio (2013-Present)
Age59 years
Height6 ft 1 in
NationalityBritish
Net WorthUS $8 million

Bio

Jared Harris’s full name is Jared Francis Harris. He was born on 24 August 1961 in Hammersmith. London to father, Richard Harris, an Irish actor, and mother, Elizabeth Rees-Williams, a Welsh actress. He has an older brother, Damian Harris, a director, and a younger brother, Jamie Harris, who is also an actor. Besides this, he is currently 59 years old with the zodiac sign of Virgo.

Jared Harris

Nationality and Physical Stats

Jared Harris holds an English nationality and belongs of English-Irish descent. He was born and raised as a Catholic but personally chooses not to believe in any religion. Besides this, he stands at the height of 6 feet and 1 inch (1.95m/195cms) tall and weighs around 84kgs (185lbs). Moreover, he has red-colored hair with a pair of blue-colored eyes.

 

Education

Jared Harris studied at the Ladycross School, a Catholic school situated in Seaford, East Sussex. Later on checked at the Downside School, another Catholic boarding school located in Stratton-on-the-Fosse in south-west England. For further studies, he studied and graduated from Duke University in the United States with a degree of Master of Fine Arts in drama. He also studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama and graduated in the year 1989.

 

Personal Life

Jared Harris was previously married to Jacqueline Goldenburg from 1989 to 1990. After the two separated, he got married to Emilia Fox, an actress and actor Edward Fox and actress Joanna David. The two separated in the early days of 2009. Jared Harris later got married to Allegra Riggio was a lighting designer and a TV host. The two got married on 9 November 2013, and the couple has been living together in Los Angeles, California, ever since.

 

Social

Jared Harris is active on social media platforms. His Instagram account (@jaredharris) has over 47 thousand followers, and his Twitter account (@JaredHarris) has over 38 thousand followers. Moreover, his official page (@OfficialJaredHarris) has over 10 thousand likes and followers on Facebook.

Jared Harris

Career

Film

Jared Harris made his acting debut when he played Geoff’s role in ‘The Rachel Papers’ in 1989. Following this role’s success, he played the small parts of Paddy in ‘Far and Away,’ a British Lieutenant in ‘The Last of the Mohicans’ and Danny the Doorman in ‘The Public Eye’ in the year 1992. Likewise, he appeared in movies like ‘Natural Born Killers’ and ‘Nadja’ in 1994, ‘Smoke,’ ‘Dead Man,’ ‘Blue in the Face’ and ‘Tall Tale’ in 1995, ‘I Shot Andy Warhol’ and ‘Gold in the Streets’ in 1996, ‘Father’s Day.’

Moreover, Jared appeared in the movies ‘Sunday,’ ‘Chinese Box’ and ‘White Lies’ in 1997, ‘Happiness,’ ‘B. Monkey’, ‘Lost in Space,’ ‘Lulu on the Bridge’ and ‘Trance’ in 1998, ‘Lush’ and ‘The Weekend’ in 1999, ‘Bullfighter,’ ‘How to Kill Your Neighbor’s Dog’ and ‘Shadow Magic’ in 2000, ‘Perfume’ in 2001, ‘Four Reasons,’ ‘Mr. Deeds’, ‘Igby Goes Down’ and ‘Dummy’ in 2002, ‘Sylvia’ and ‘I Love Your Work’ in 2003, ‘Ocean’s Twelve’ and ‘Resident Evil: Apocalypse’ in 2004 and ‘The Notorious Bettie Page’ in 2005.

Likewise, in 2006, he played in the movies ‘Lady in the Water,’ ‘Cashback’ and ‘Cracked Eggs.’ In 2007, he had the role of Ruth’s father in ‘32A’. He has also starred in movies like ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ and ‘From Within’ in 2008, ‘Tales of the Black Freighter’ in 2009, ‘Extraordinary Measures’ and ‘The Ward’ in 2010, ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ in 2011, ‘Lincoln’ in 2012, ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones’ and ‘The Devil’s Violinist’ in 2013 and ‘Pompeii’ and ‘The Quiet Ones’ in 2014.

The same year, he lent his voice when he played the voice role of Lord Charles Portley-Rind in ‘The Boxtrolls.’ Moreover, he played the role of Carrigan Burke in ‘Poltergeist’ and Adrian Sanders in ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ in 2015, William Fuller in ‘Certain Women,’ Dr. John Farber in ‘The Last Face’ and Frank Heslop in ‘Allied’ in 2016. His recent roles are in movies like the 2019 ‘Robert the Bruce’ in which he appeared as John Comyn.

 

Television

Jared Harris has also appeared on television during his acting career. He appeared in television movies like ‘Two of Us’ in 2000, ‘The Other Boleyn Girl’ in 2003, ‘Coup’ in 2006, and ‘The Shadow in the North’ in 2007. Likewise, he lent his voice in series like the 2013 ‘Axe Cop’ where he played the King of England, 2018 ‘Animals’ where he played Mr. Budmeizner, and the 2016 ‘Robot Chicken’ where he played the James Bond Villain.

Jared Harris

He has also appeared for an episode each on ‘Law and Order: Special Victims Unit’ in 2007 and ‘New York Undercover’ in 1995, for two episodes in ‘Without a Trace’ in 2003, 3 episodes in ‘To the Ends of the Earth’ in 2005, 5 episodes in ‘The Riches’ (2008) and ‘Chernobyl’ (2019), six episodes in ‘The Crown’ (2016-2017), seven episodes in ‘The Expanse’ (2015-2017), eight episodes in ‘Carnival Row’ (2019), nine episodes in ‘Fringe’ (2008-2012), ten episodes in ‘The Terror’ (2018) and played the lead role of Lane Pryce in 26 episodes of ‘Mad Men’ (2009-2012).

 

Achievements

Jared Harris has won the Screen Actors Guild Awards’ Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series for his work in ‘Mad Men’ in 2009. Moreover, he has also won the Satellite Awards’ Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film award in 2019 and the British Academy Television Awards’ Best Actor award in 2020 for his work in ‘Chernobyl.’

 

Net Worth

As of the year 2020, Jared Harris has an approximate net worth of $8 million.

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