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|
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 Smurfs, Undercover 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.
He graduated from La Cueva High School with high honors for his heavy involvement in the theater department.
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.
Male actors from Albuquerque, New Mexico. LGBT magicians. LGBT people from New Mexico. Male actors from New Mexico. Writers from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Streamy Award winners. La Cueva High School alumni. American male web series actors. American comedy musicians. LGBT producers. LGBT memoirists. American agnostics. American television hosts. American tenors. American magicians. Drama Desk Award winners. American autobiographers