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Edward Allen Harris was born on 28 November 1950, in Englewood, New Jersey, USA, and is an actor, director, producer, and screenwriter probably best known for his appearances in films including “Nixon”, “The Rock”, “A Beautiful Mind”, and “Gravity”. He’s also known for his directorial debut film “Pollock”, which earned him a nomination for an Academy Award. All of his endeavors have helped in raising his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Ed Harris? As of early-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $30 million, mostly earned through a successful career in film. He’s been nominated and awarded multiple times, worked with both film and on television. Aside from that, he’s done stage productions and video games, all of which have helped increase his wealth further.
Ed Harris Net Worth $30 Million
Harris attended and matriculated from Tenafly High School in 1969, playing football and becoming the team captain during his final year. He then attended Columbia University, mostly competing as an athlete, and later moved to New Mexico with an interest in acting. He studied drama at the University of Oklahoma, playing in theaters and later enrolling and graduating from the California Institute of the Arts.
While Ed was working on stage productions, his first film came as a minor role in the movie “Coma” with Michael Douglas. Two years later he was cast in “Borderline” and the following year he became a part of “Knightriders”. Harris was also part of the horror anthology “Creepshow”, and started to earn popularity in the 1983 film “The Right Stuff”. In 1986, Harris would receive his first Tony Award nomination for the play “Precious Sons”, which earned him multiple awards. He continued making appearances in films and television, such as “The Last Innocent Man”, “Walker”, and also gained significant recognition in the James Cameron film “The Abyss”.
Harris continued to work during the 90s and was cast in the film “Apollo 13” which earned him his first nomination for an Academy Award, as a supporting actor. While continuing to do Broadway plays, he was then cast in the film “The Truman Show” which earned him another nomination and won him a Golden Globe. In 2000, he would direct and star in the biopic “Pollock”, for which he was nominated him for an Academy Award for Best Actor. The following year he was nominated once again, for the film “The Hours”. He continued his appearances in major films such as “A Beautiful Mind” and “Enemy at the Gates”.
Throughout his career he’s worked with high profile actors such as Morgan Freeman, Ben Affleck, Nicolas Cage, and Russel Crowe. He was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame during 2015.
For a few of his latest projects, he and his wife appeared in the indie crime drama “Once Fallen”. He then appeared in “Game Change”, which won multiple awards and later “Gravity” with Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. He’s currently working on “In Dubious Battle” with James Franco, and “Geostorm” with Gerard Butler and Andy Garcia.
For his personal life, it is known that he has been married to actress Amy Madigan since 1983 and they have one daughter. He has an honorary degree from Muhlenberg College.