Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris

Birthplace: 
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Birthday: 
June 15

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Neil Patrick Harris has earned four consecutive Primetime Emmy nominations for his work as 'Barney Stinson' on long-running comedy How I Met Your Mother, among other prestigious honors.

The multifaceted entertainer has drawn broad accolades for his turns as host of the Primetime Emmy Awards in 2009 and 2013, and host of several Tony® Awards galas. Harris also served as a producer of 2013's 65th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Harris first emerged on screen with Whoopi Goldberg in Clara's Heart, and at just 16 years old, landed the series title role of Steven Bochco’s Doogie Howser, M.D.

Along with numerous television appearances on such series as Will & Grace and Glee, he may also be seen online in the popular web series Dr. Horrible's Sing Along Blog.

Harris is set to star in David Fincher's 2014 big screen release Gone Girl, along with Ben Affleck. He also appears in feature film A Million Ways to Die in the West, as well as fan favorites Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle and Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay

The Broadway stage veteran has also performed in such theatre productions as Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Assassins and Cabaret, among other plays. 

 

 

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

11 Nominations 5 Emmys

Outstanding Children's Program - 2018

Outstanding Special Class Program - 2015

  • Nominee
  • Neil Patrick Harris, Host
  • The Oscars
  • ABC
  • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Outstanding Special Class Program - 2014

Outstanding Special Class Programs - 2013

  • Winner
  • Neil Patrick Harris, Producer/Host
  • 66th Annual Tony Awards
  • CBS
  • White Cherry Entertainment in association with Tony Award Productions

Outstanding Special Class Programs - 2012

  • Winner
  • Neil Patrick Harris
  • 65th Annual Tony Awards
  • CBS
  • White Cherry Entertainment in association with Tony Award Productions

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series - 2010

  • Winner
  • Neil Patrick Harris, as Bryan Ryan
  • Glee
  • FOX
  • Ryan Murphy Productions in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2010

  • Nominee
  • Neil Patrick Harris, as Barney Stinson
  • How I Met Your Mother
  • CBS
  • Twentieth Century Fox Television

Outstanding Special Class Programs - 2010

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2009

  • Nominee
  • Neil Patrick Harris, as Barney Stinson
  • How I Met Your Mother
  • CBS
  • Twentieth Century Fox Television

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2008

  • Nominee
  • Neil Patrick Harris, as Barney Stinson
  • How I Met Your Mother
  • CBS
  • Twentieth Century Fox Television

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2007

  • Nominee
  • Neil Patrick Harris, as Barney Stinson
  • How I Met Your Mother
  • CBS
  • Twentieth Century Fox Television

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  • Neil Patrick Harris on the red carpet at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys.

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  • Neil Patrick Harris on stage at the 65th Emmys
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  • Neil Patrick Harris performs onstage at the 65th Emmys
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  • Allison Holker, Derek Hough, Sonya Tayeh, Napoleon Dumo, Neil Patrick Harris, Tabitha Dumo, Travis Wall, and Mandy Moore on stage at the 65th Emmys
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  • Nathan Fillion, Neil Patrick Harris and Sarah Silverman on stage at the 65th Emmys
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  • Jane Lynch, Jimmy Kimmel and Neil Patrick Harris on stage at the 65th Emmys
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  • Conan O'Brien, Neil Patrick Harris, and Jimmy Fallon on stage at the 65th Emmys
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  • Neil Patrick Harris, host of the 65th Emmys
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  • Jimmy Kimmel and Neil Patrick Harris on stage at the 65th Emmys
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  • Conan O'Brien and Neil Patrick Harris on stage at the 65th Emmys
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  • Neil Patrick Harris and Jimmy Fallon on stage at the 65th Emmys
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  • Behind the Scenes with Neil Patrick Harris at the 65th Emmys promo shoot
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  • Neil Patrick Harris at the 65th Emmy Awards red carpet rollout.
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  • Ken Ehrlich, Neil Patrick Harris and Bruce Rosenblum at the 65th Emmy Awards red carpet rollout.
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