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ED HARRIS (David Englander) will next be seen on screen in
Black's What's Wrong With Virginia? He most recently starred to critical acclaim
in Peter Weir's epic adventure, The Way Back and in Touching Home, which was
written and directed by the film's co-stars Noah and Logan Miller.
Harris' film credits include Appaloosa (director, co-screenwriter and star),
Copying Beethoven, A History of Violence (Natl. Society of Film Critics Award),
The Hours (Oscar , Golden Globe , SAG and BAFTA nominations), Pollock
(directing debut , Oscar nomination), Gone Baby Gone, The Truman Show
(Oscar nomination, Golden Globe Award), Apollo 13 (Oscar and Golden
Globe nominations, SAG Award), The Right Stuff, The Abyss, The Rock, The
Human Stain, A Beautiful Mind, Stepmom, The Firm, A Flash of Green, Places in
the Heart, Alamo Bay, Sweet Dreams, Jacknife, State of Grace and The Third
On television, Harris starred with Paul Newman in the HBO miniseries "Empire
Falls" and for his performance received Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG
nominations as "Best Actor." His television credits include "The Last Innocent
Man, Running Mates", "Paris Trout" and "Riders of the Purple Sage", for which he
and his wife Amy Madigan, as co-producers and co-stars, were presented with
the Western Heritage Wrangler Award for "Outstanding Television Feature Film."
Harris will star with Amy Madigan, Bill Pullman and Glenne Headley at the
Playhouse in Los Angeles this February in the world premiere of playwright Beth
Henley's The Jacksonian, in a production directed by Robert Falls. Harris
received both an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination ("Outstanding Solo
Performance") and a Lucille Lortel Award nomination ("Outstanding Solo Show")
for the Off-Broadway production of Wrecks at New York City's Public Theatre. He
originated the role, with writer/director Neil LaBute, for the play's world
at the Everyman Palace Theatre in Cork, Ireland and won the 2010 LA Drama
Critics Circle Award for "Best Solo Performance" for the production of Wrecks at
the Geffen Playhouse. His theatre credits include: Ronald Harwood's Taking
Sides, Sam Shephard's plays Fool for Love (Obie), and Simpatico (Lucille Lortel
Award for "Best Actor"), George Furth's Precious Sons (Drama Desk Award),
Prairie Avenue, Scar, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Grapes of Wrath, and
Sweet Bird of Youth.
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