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Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor, singer, comedian, writer, producer, and television host. He is known primarily for his comedy roles on television and his dramatic and musical stage roles. On television, he is known for playing the title character on Doogie Howser, M.D., Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother, and Count Olaf in A Series of Unfortunate Events. Harris is also known for his role as the title character in Joss Whedon's musical Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog and a fictional version of himself in the Harold & Kumar film series. His other films include Starship Troopers, Beastly, The Smurfs, The Smurfs 2, A Million Ways to Die in the West, and Gone Girl. In 2014, he starred in the title role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway, for which he won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. Harris has hosted the Tony Awards in 2009, 2011, 2012, and 2013, for which he won four special class Emmy Awards.

Born June 15, 1973, Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
Education La Cueva High School
Occupation Actor, singer, comedian, writer, producer, television host
Years active 1988–present
Children 2

About Neil Patrick Harris

Doogie Howser, M.D. teen star in the '90s who later became known to audiences for his roles in CBS's How I Met Your Mother and in such films such as The SmurfsUndercover Brother, and Harold and Kumar go to White Castle. In 2014, he won a Tony Award for his leading role in the musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

Neil Patrick Harris before fame

He graduated from La Cueva High School with high honors for his heavy involvement in the theater department.

Achievement of Neil Patrick Harris

He provided the voice for the beagle Lou in the 2010 film Cats and Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore. He was named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people in 2010. In 2015, he hosted the Academy Awards.

Neil Patrick Harris family life

He and fellow actor David Burtka had surrogate twins, Harper and Gideon, in 2010 and got married in September 2014.

Associations of Neil Patrick Harris

He starred in How I Met Your Mother with Alyson Hannigan.

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Latest information about Neil Patrick Harris updated on July 26 2021.