Ed Harris

Ed Harris is an American stage, film and television actor, writer, producer and director, best known for playing supporting characters in feature films such as "Apollo 13", "A Beautiful Mind", and "The Truman Show", as well as many recurring and starring roles in television shows, among them the portrayal of The Man in Black in HBO's "Westworld". He holds a BFA in Drama from the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, USA.

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Gravity (2013)

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Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfonso Cuarón
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  George Clooney  •  Ed Harris  •  Orto Ignatiussen

Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfonso Cuarón
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  George Clooney  •  Ed Harris  •  Orto Ignatiussen

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

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John Nash is a brilliant but asocial mathematician fighting schizophrenia. After he accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Ed Harris  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Christopher Plummer

John Nash is a brilliant but asocial mathematician fighting schizophrenia. After he accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Ed Harris  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Christopher Plummer

A History of Violence (2005)

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An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Maria Bello  •  Heidi Hayes  •  Ashton Holmes

An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Maria Bello  •  Heidi Hayes  •  Ashton Holmes

Absolute Power (1997)

A master thief coincidentally is robbing a house where a murder—in which the President of The United States is involved—occurs in front of his eyes. He is forced to run, while holding evidence that could convict the President.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Gene Hackman  •  Ed Harris  •  Scott Glenn

A master thief coincidentally is robbing a house where a murder—in which the President of The United States is involved—occurs in front of his eyes. He is forced to run, while holding evidence that could convict the President.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Gene Hackman  •  Ed Harris  •  Scott Glenn

Apollo 13 (1995)

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The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1970, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from Earth, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Bill Paxton  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Gary Sinise

The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1970, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from Earth, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Bill Paxton  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Gary Sinise

Buffalo Soldiers (2002)

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A criminal subculture operates among U.S. soldiers stationed in West Germany just before the fall of the Berlin wall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregor Jordan
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Ed Harris  •  Scott Glenn  •  Anna Paquin

A criminal subculture operates among U.S. soldiers stationed in West Germany just before the fall of the Berlin wall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregor Jordan
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Ed Harris  •  Scott Glenn  •  Anna Paquin

Coma (1978)

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A young female doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas. The patients are then shipped off to an institute that looks after them. The young ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Crichton
CAST:  Geneviève Bujold  •  Michael Douglas  •  Elizabeth Ashley  •  Richard Widmark

A young female doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas. The patients are then shipped off to an institute that looks after them. The young ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Crichton
CAST:  Geneviève Bujold  •  Michael Douglas  •  Elizabeth Ashley  •  Richard Widmark

Copying Beethoven (2006)

A fictionalised exploration of Beethoven's life in his final days working on his Ninth Symphony. It is 1824. Beethoven is racing to finish his new symphony. However, it has been years since his last success and he is plagued by deafness, loneliness and personal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Agnieszka Holland
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Diane Kruger  •  Matthew Goode  •  Phyllida Law

A fictionalised exploration of Beethoven's life in his final days working on his Ninth Symphony. It is 1824. Beethoven is racing to finish his new symphony. However, it has been years since his last success and he is plagued by deafness, loneliness and personal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Agnieszka Holland
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Diane Kruger  •  Matthew Goode  •  Phyllida Law

Creepshow (1982)

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Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Leslie Nielsen  •  Ed Harris  •  Hal Holbrook  •  Ted Danson

Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Leslie Nielsen  •  Ed Harris  •  Hal Holbrook  •  Ted Danson

Enemy at the Gates (2001)

A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad in WWII.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Jacques Annaud
CAST:  Jude Law  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Ed Harris  •  Joseph Fiennes

A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad in WWII.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Jacques Annaud
CAST:  Jude Law  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Ed Harris  •  Joseph Fiennes

Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

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When an office full of Chicago real estate salesmen is given the news that all but the top two will be fired at the end of the week, the atmosphere begins to heat up. Shelley Levene, who has a sick daughter, does everything in his power to get better leads from his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Alan Arkin

When an office full of Chicago real estate salesmen is given the news that all but the top two will be fired at the end of the week, the atmosphere begins to heat up. Shelley Levene, who has a sick daughter, does everything in his power to get better leads from his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Alan Arkin

Knightriders (1981)

George Romero's unusual story of a modern-day Renaissance troupe whose participants follow a medieval code of honor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Gary Lahti  •  Tom Savini  •  Amy Ingersoll

George Romero's unusual story of a modern-day Renaissance troupe whose participants follow a medieval code of honor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Gary Lahti  •  Tom Savini  •  Amy Ingersoll

Masked and Anonymous (2003)

Amidst unrest, organizers put on a benefit concert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Bob Dylan  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Penélope Cruz  •  John Goodman

Amidst unrest, organizers put on a benefit concert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Bob Dylan  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Penélope Cruz  •  John Goodman

National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)

Benjamin Franklin Gates and Dr. Abigail Chase re-team with Riley Poole and, now armed with a stack of long-lost pages from John Wilkes Booth's diary, Ben must follow a clue left there to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Jon Voight  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ed Harris

Benjamin Franklin Gates and Dr. Abigail Chase re-team with Riley Poole and, now armed with a stack of long-lost pages from John Wilkes Booth's diary, Ben must follow a clue left there to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Jon Voight  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ed Harris

Nixon (1995)

A look at President Richard M. Nixon—a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands from within—spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking Watergate scandal that would end his Presidency.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Joan Allen  •  J.T. Walsh  •  Paul Sorvino

A look at President Richard M. Nixon—a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands from within—spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking Watergate scandal that would end his Presidency.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Joan Allen  •  J.T. Walsh  •  Paul Sorvino

Places in the Heart (1984)

In 1930s Texas, a widow and her family fight to save their home by harvesting cotton.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Benton
CAST:  Sally Field  •  Lindsay Crouse  •  John Malkovich  •  Danny Glover

In 1930s Texas, a widow and her family fight to save their home by harvesting cotton.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Benton
CAST:  Sally Field  •  Lindsay Crouse  •  John Malkovich  •  Danny Glover

Pollock (2000)

In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has fittingly been called "an artist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ed Harris
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Tom Bower  •  Jennifer Connelly

In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has fittingly been called "an artist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ed Harris
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Tom Bower  •  Jennifer Connelly

Radio (2003)

High school football coach, Harold Jones befriends Radio, a mentally-challenged man who becomes a student at T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson, South Carolina. Their friendship extends over several decades, where Radio transforms from a shy, tormented man into an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Tollin
CAST:  Cuba Gooding Jr.  •  Ed Harris  •  Alfre Woodard  •  S. Epatha Merkerson

High school football coach, Harold Jones befriends Radio, a mentally-challenged man who becomes a student at T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson, South Carolina. Their friendship extends over several decades, where Radio transforms from a shy, tormented man into an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Tollin
CAST:  Cuba Gooding Jr.  •  Ed Harris  •  Alfre Woodard  •  S. Epatha Merkerson

State of Grace (1990)

Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister Kathleen. Soon, however, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Joanou
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Gary Oldman  •  Ed Harris  •  Robin Wright

Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister Kathleen. Soon, however, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Joanou
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Gary Oldman  •  Ed Harris  •  Robin Wright

The Abyss (1989)

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A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious force that has the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio  •  Michael Biehn  •  Leo Burmester

A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious force that has the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio  •  Michael Biehn  •  Leo Burmester
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