THE HUMAN STAIN
ED HARRIS was recently seen in Miramax's Buffalo Soldiers, and will next be seen in the Fall in Columbia Tri Star's
Radio, opposite Cuba Gooding Jr.
Harris recently earned an Academy Award Best Supporting Actor nomination for his critically acclaimed role in
The Hours opposite Meryl Streep. Harris also earned an Academy Award Best Actor nomination for
Pollock, his acclaimed directorial debut, in which he starred as the pioneering abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock.
For Harris's performance in Stepmom, in tandem with his role in Peter Weir's critically acclaimed
The Truman Show, he won the 1998 National Board of Review award for Best Supporting Actor. He also won a Golden Globe Award and received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor for
The Truman Show. Harris portrayed Gene Kranz in Ron Howard's acclaimed
Apollo 13, which garnered him the Screen Actors Guild Award for best Supporting Actor as well as Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations.
Harris' other films include; A Beautiful Mind, Enemy At the Gates, The Third Miracle, The Rock,
Knightriders, The Right Stuff, The Firm, Just Cause, Places in the Heart, Glengarry Glen Ross, State of Grace, The Abyss,
Jacknife, To Kill a Priest, Walker, Sweet Dreams, Alamo Bay, A Flash of Green, and Under
Among his television credits are The Last Innocent Man and Running Mates and Paris Trout. Harris and Madigan co-produced and co-starred in a critically acclaimed film adaptation of Zane Grey's
Riders of the Purple Sage, which premiered on TNT in 1996. Harris was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award as Best Actor for his performance, and for their roles as both actors and producers, Harris and Madigan were presented with the prestigious Western Heritage Wrangler Award for Outstanding Television Feature Film.
Harris made his New York stage debut in Sam Shepard's Fool for Love, for which he earned the 1983 Obie Award for Outstanding Actor. He garnered a Tony nomination and the Drama Desk Award for his Broadway debut in George Furth's
Harris has won two Los Angeles Theatre Critics Association Awards, the first for Prairie Avenue and the second for Murray Mednick's
Scar. His other Los Angeles stage credits include A Streetcar Named Desire, The Grapes of Wrath, Hamlet
and Sweet Bird of Youth.
In the fall of 1994, Harris appeared off-Broadway in the New York Shakespeare Theatre's production of Sam Shepard's
Simpatico and won the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Actor. Harris returned to Broadway in the fall of 1996 for a limited run engagement opposite Daniel Massey in Ronald Harwood's acclaimed drama,
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