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Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris, 2008
Born June 15, 1973 (1973-06-15) (age 36)
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 1979–present
Domestic partner(s) David Burtka
(2004–present)[1]
.Neil Patrick Harris (born June 15, 1973) is an American actor.^ Neil patrick harris .
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^ Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 15, 1973, Neil Patrick Harris was raised in Ruidoso, New Mexico.
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^ Neil Patrick Harris is a treasure!!
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Prominent roles of his career include the title role in Doogie Howser, M.D., the womanizing Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother, a fictionalized version of himself in the Harold & Kumar series, and the title role in Joss Whedon's Emmy Award-winning musical web series Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. .He also hosted the 63rd Tony Awards on June 7, 2009,[2] and the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards on September 20, 2009. On March 7, 2010, he made a surprise appearance at the 82nd Academy Awards, delivering the opening musical number.^ Neil's opening number on the emmys.
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^ In one year he hosted The 7th Annual TV Land Awards (2009) (TV), The 63rd Annual Tony Awards (2009) (TV), and The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards (2009) (TV).
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^ The Tony Awards host may have another gig in September .
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Early life

.Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico.^ Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 15, 1973, Neil Patrick Harris was raised in Ruidoso, New Mexico.
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^ Neil Patrick Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 15, 1973.
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^ Neil Patrick Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 15, 1973...
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.His parents, Sheila and Ron, ran a restaurant.^ His parents, Ron and Sheila, and brother Brian run the Albuquerque restaurant Perennials.
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^ Both of his parents, Ron and Sheila Harris, are lawyers.
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[3] .He has an older brother named Brian, and it was by following his brother to an audition in fourth grade that he first began acting—as Toto in a school production of The Wizard of Oz.^ He was just four years old when he began acting after following his older brother Brian to auditions for a school production of The Wizard of Oz .
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^ Harris was cast as Dorothy's small dog Toto, and continued to appear in school productions until he finished high school.
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.He attended La Cueva High School in Albuquerque and was active in school plays and musicals there.^ Harris attended the same high school as Freddie Prinze Jr. La Cueva High School in Albuquerque.
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^ Neil, nicknamed “NPH,” studied at La Cueva High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the same school attended by Freddie Prinze Jr. He was an honor student and graduated with honors in 1991.
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^ Forget the likes of High School Musical and Greese , the people over at Funny Or Die have released a new musical – Prop 8 The Musical .
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Harris was an honors student and graduated with honors in 1991. He was three years ahead of fellow La Cueva student, Freddie Prinze, Jr.[4]

Career

Harris at the 2008 Comic Con in San Diego, California.
.Harris began his career as a child actor, and was discovered by playwright Mark Medoff at a Drama Camp in Las Cruces, New Mexico.^ That's when playwright Mark Medoff spotted him; at 15, Harris co-starred in Medoff's cable movie, Clara's Heart.
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^ Neil Patrick Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 15, 1973.
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^ Neil Patrick Harris was born on June 15, 1973, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he was heavily involved in his school plays and musicals.
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[5] .Medoff cast him in his 1988 film Clara's Heart, a drama with Whoopi Goldberg based on the novel (of the same name) by Joseph Olshan, that won him a Golden Globe nomination.^ NPH reacts to Golden Globe Nomination .
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^ Stars react to Golden Globe nominations .

^ In 1990 the series earned the Harris the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Male Performer and a Golden Globe Nomination.
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.In 1988, he also starred in Purple People Eater, a children's fantasy.^ Purple People Eaters (1988) more movies like this .
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^ His first significant roles came in 1988, when he starred in two movies: the film Clara's Heart, a drama with Whoopi Goldberg that won him a Golden Globe nomination, and Purple People Eater, a children's fantasy.
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^ Harris made his film debut in 1988 and appeared in two movies: “Purple People Eater” and “Clara’s Heart”, starring Whoopi Goldberg.
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.The following year, he won the lead in Doogie Howser, M.D., for which he was again nominated for a Golden Globe.^ NPH reacts to Golden Globe Nomination .
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^ Stars react to Golden Globe nominations .

^ In 1990 the series earned the Harris the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Male Performer and a Golden Globe Nomination.
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.After Doogie Howser's four-season run ended in 1993, Harris played a number of guest roles on television series such as Murder She Wrote, before taking his first film role as an adult in 1995 in the little-seen shocker Animal Room.^ Harris took up stage acting after “Doogie Howser, MD” ended and took roles in a number of made-for-television movies.
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^ After Doogie Howser's four-season run ended in 1993, Harris played a number of guest roles on TV, before taking his first film role as an adult in 1995 in the little-seen shocker Animal Room.
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^ On June 7th at 8PM on CBS, Neil Patrick Harris (yes, Doogie Howser, M.D. himself) will host the 63rd Annual Tony Awards – which honor each season’s best Broadway shows, actors & more.
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.Since then, his film work has included supporting roles in The Next Best Thing, Undercover Brother and Starship Troopers.^ Since then his film work has included supporting roles in Starship Troopers, The Next Best Thing, Undercover Brother, and Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, in which he played a drug-crazed, lecherous parody of himself.
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^ Meanwhile, on screen, Harris took supporting roles in Starship Troopers, Undercover Brother and Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, and starred opposite Tony Shalhoub in the NBC comedy "Stark Raving Mad" in 1999.
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^ He was also in the big-screen projects The Next Best Thing (2000) and Undercover Brother (2002), and he can be heard as the voice of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the newest animated "Spider-Man" (2003) series.
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.In the Harold and Kumar stoner comedy films, (Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle and Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay) he plays a drug-crazed, lecherous version of himself.^ Answer » Who steals Harold's car in "Harold and Kumar go to White Castle"?
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^ I wonder if he’s gonna reprise his role as himself in “Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay”?
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^ Since then his film work has included supporting roles in Starship Troopers, The Next Best Thing, Undercover Brother, and Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, in which he played a drug-crazed, lecherous parody of himself.
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.From 1999 to 2000, Harris starred with Tony Shalhoub in the sitcom Stark Raving Mad, which lasted 22 episodes.^ In 1999, Harris returned to television in the short-lived sitcom "Stark Raving Mad" (1999), with Tony Shalhoub .
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^ Horrible himself, Neil Patrick Harris , will guest-star on an upcoming episode of the colorful animated series Batman: The Brave And The Bold .
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^ Go inside the Mad Men star's L.A. bash - catered by Neil Patrick Harris's boyfriend.
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.He has taken lead roles in a number of made-for-television features, including Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story in 1994, My Ántonia in 1995, A Christmas Wish in 1998, Joan of Arc in 1999, The Wedding Dress in 2001, and The Christmas Blessing in 2005, as well as series guest roles.^ Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story (1994) more movies like this .
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^ He has taken lead roles in a number of made-for-television features, including The Christmas Blessing in 2005, The Wedding Dress in 2001, Joan of Arc in 1999, and My Antonia in 1995, as well as series guest roles.
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^ Following the series' demise, the young adult actor hit the TV-movie circuit, appearing in such movies as Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story (1994) and My Antonia (1995).
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.Harris has worked on Broadway in both musical and dramatic roles.^ Harris has worked on Broadway in both musical and dramatic roles.
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^ How I Met Your Mother is currently in its fourth season, and Neil Patrick Harris earned Emmy nominations for his role as Barney in both 2007 and 2008.
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^ Harris has continued his stage work, making his Broadway debut in 2001 in "Proof."
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.He played Tobias Ragg in 2001 concert performances of Sweeney Todd.^ Sweeney Todd in Concert (2001) .
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^ Harris has been steeped in the work of Stephen Sondheim, too: a pair of concert versions of "Sweeney Todd" _ one in Los Angeles, the other New York _ in which he played the murderous Todd's young assistant Tobias.
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^ In following years, Harris continued performing on the stage and made his Broadway debut in “Proof” in 2001 and also appeared in “Romeo and Juliet,” “Cabaret,” “Sweeney Todd” and “Assassins.” .
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.In 2002, he performed on Broadway beside Anne Heche in Proof.^ The actor made his Broadway debut in 2002 when director Daniel Sullivan put a replacement cast into the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Proof," a new ensemble that not only included Harris, but Anne Heche, Len Cariou and Kate Jennings Grant.
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^ In following years, Harris continued performing on the stage and made his Broadway debut in “Proof” in 2001 and also appeared in “Romeo and Juliet,” “Cabaret,” “Sweeney Todd” and “Assassins.” .
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.In 2003, he took the role of the Emcee in Cabaret, alongside Deborah Gibson and Tom Bosley.^ In 2002-4, Harris took over roles in Proof and Cabaret, then was one of the stars of Stephen Sondheim's remounted Assassins.
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^ You seemed to be pursuing those roles -- the gay friend in The Next Best Thing, the emcee in Cabaret , an "ex-gay" on Will & Grace -- NPH: No game.
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.As a result of his critically acclaimed performance in Cabaret, Harris was named the top-drawing headliner in the role of the Emcee by GuestStarCasting.com, topping fellow celeb stars John Stamos and Alan Cumming.^ In following years, Harris continued performing on the stage and made his Broadway debut in “Proof” in 2001 and also appeared in “Romeo and Juliet,” “Cabaret,” “Sweeney Todd” and “Assassins.” .
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^ Anne Hathaway, Neil Patrick Harris join 'Rio' — hollywoodreporter.com — Anne Hathaway, Neil Patrick Harris and Rodrigo Santoro are in talks to voice roles in "Rio," which ...
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^ You seemed to be pursuing those roles -- the gay friend in The Next Best Thing, the emcee in Cabaret , an "ex-gay" on Will & Grace -- NPH: No game.
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[6]
.In 2004, he performed a dual role of the Balladeer and Lee Harvey Oswald on Broadway in the controversial musical revival of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins.^ Then there was a return visit to Roundabout's Studio 54 where in 2004 he appeared as the Balladeer and Lee Harvey Oswald in a revival of "Assassins," plus a recording of Sondheim's TV musical, "Evening Primrose."
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^ Harris has worked on Broadway in both musical and dramatic roles.
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^ Harris revived a career stuck in the Doogies with meaty roles in the musicals 'Cabaret' and 'Assassins.'
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.He also sang the role of Charles (first played by Anthony Perkins) on the Nonesuch recording of Sondheim's Evening Primrose.^ Then there was a return visit to Roundabout's Studio 54 where in 2004 he appeared as the Balladeer and Lee Harvey Oswald in a revival of "Assassins," plus a recording of Sondheim's TV musical, "Evening Primrose."
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.He has also portrayed Mark Cohen in the touring company of the musical RENT, a character who he mockingly reprised on the January 10, 2009, episode of Saturday Night Live, which he hosted.^ Saturday Night Live 15 (USA: fifteenth season title) ...
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^ More » 03/26/09 11,820 202 By Dodai # snllivethread Live From Jezebel, It's Saturday Night!
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^ It's no different than if there are 10 people in your living room and you're hosting a small dinner party.
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.Since fall of 2005 Harris has played Barney Stinson, a serial womanizer reminiscent of his Harold and Kumar role, in the CBS ensemble sitcom How I Met Your Mother.^ But our team were big How I Met Your Mother fans.
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^ The anti-Doogie character Harris is playing these days is the shameless, egomaniac horn dog Barney Stinson on the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother .
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^ How I Met Your Mother: Season 01 (2005) more movies like this .
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.The Stinson role earned him 2007, 2008 and 2009 Emmy nominations (for best supporting male actor in a comedy series).^ In 1990 the series earned the Harris the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Male Performer and a Golden Globe Nomination.
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^ Harris is up for Best Supporting Actor in a comedy, but he might as well be nominated for hardest working man in showbiz.
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^ Catching Up With Neil Patrick Harris out.com 9/28/2009 — Neil Patrick Harris may have lost the Emmy award for best supporting actor, but with a boost in ratings and critical raves for his gig hosting the award show, the funny guy and former Out cover boy is obviously winning at life.
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In 2007, Harris worked with Mike Nelson on an audio commentary for RiffTrax. .The two riffed on the film Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory.^ July 16th, 2008 at 2:35 am 5 Russ Rogers Says: You forgot to mention Harris’ groundbreaking work as one of the first guest Riffers on http://www.RiffTrax.com , riffing on “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory!” “Dr.
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.Harris is a big fan of the cult TV series Nelson worked on, Mystery Science Theater 3000, and was interviewed for a 1992 Comedy Central special hosted by Penn Jillette, who did voiceovers for Comedy Central's programming at that time, about the series and its fans, This Is MST3K.^ Neil Patrick Harris on GetGlue After the series was canceled, Harris divided his time between stage and film work.
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^ Backstage at the Emmys, Alec Baldwin can’t believe his luck winning Best Actor in a Comedy Series two years in a row for “30 Rock.” Plus, Alec raves about Neil Patrick Harris as host.
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^ Under: TV Picks By: Kim Potts 'How I Met Your Mother' (8PM, CBS) So much to love about this fan-friendly installment, the series' 100th episode.
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[7] In 2008 Harris took the title role in Joss Whedon's musical web series, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, alongside Nathan Fillion and Felicia Day. .The first episode of the series debuted July 15, 2008.[8] In 2008 Harris also guest-starred on Sesame Street as the Sesame Street Fairy Shoe Person.^ That's when playwright Mark Medoff spotted him; at 15, Harris co-starred in Medoff's cable movie, Clara's Heart.
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^ Harris made his film debut in 1988 and appeared in two movies: “Purple People Eater” and “Clara’s Heart”, starring Whoopi Goldberg.
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^ July 16th, 2008 at 2:35 am 5 Russ Rogers Says: You forgot to mention Harris’ groundbreaking work as one of the first guest Riffers on http://www.RiffTrax.com , riffing on “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory!” “Dr.
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[9][10][11][12]
.On April 26, 2009, Harris hosted the 7th Annual TV Land Awards.^ Harris also served as the host of the 61st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards(R) and the 63rd Annual Tony Awards(R).

^ Neil Patrick Harris, the awards show host of the moment, is ready for Sunday’s Emmys .
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^ View Photo » Reuters Pictures 3 months ago Show host and nominee Neil Patrick Harris (R) from " How I Met Your Mother " and his partner David Burtka arrive at the 61st annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California September 20, 2009.
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.After a highly successful preview at the San Diego Comic-Con, a musical episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold, featuring Harris as the villainous Music Meister, premiered on October 23, 2009, on Cartoon Network.^ October 23, 2009 .
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^ Under: Features By: Donald Deane For anyone who suspects Neil Patrick Harris might be hell-bent on global entertainment domination, here's the proof -- NPH recently faced off against the Caped Crusader as the singing supervillain Music Meister on 'Batman: The Brave and the Bold.'
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^ In this exclusive look at his guest shot on Cartoon Network's Batman: The Brave and the Bold , the multitalented NPH gives voice to the Music Meister, a Mohawk-sporting villain who uses his vocal gifts for evil.
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As a character who could make anyone do his bidding by singing, he spent most of the episode singing several original songs.[13]
.Harris stars in the upcoming movie Beastly,[14] alongside Alex Pettyfer and Vanessa Hudgens.^ Harris made his film debut in 1988 and appeared in two movies: “Purple People Eater” and “Clara’s Heart”, starring Whoopi Goldberg.
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^ DOOGIE HOWSER, M.D. SEASON 1 movie trailer - starring Neil Patrick Harris, Belinda J. Montgomery, James B. Sikking, Max Casella.
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He plays a blind tutor named Will at the school. The movie is set for release on July 30, 2010.[15]
.He also plays the lead in the upcoming indie comedy The Best and the Brightest as a carefree father who uproots his family from Delaware to move to New York City's Upper East Side.^ 'Virginia' is set in New York City in the late 1800s and based on the story of 8-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon, a little girl who loved Christmas -- until other kids told her that Santa Claus didn't exist.
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^ (AP Photo/Evan Agostini) "Growing Pains" Leo played a homeless boy who the Seaver Family took in.
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^ NEW YORK — “Billy Elliot” has won the Tony as Broadway’s best musical.
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[16]
.Harris appeared as a guest judge on Season 9 of American Idol in August 2009 auditions taped in Dallas, Texas.^ Harris continued to play roles in big screen movies including: “The Next Best Thing” and “Undercover Brother” and appeared as a guest in TV shows including Numb3rs.
  • » Neil Patrick Harris: Dr Horrible's Sing-Along Blog 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC doctorhorrible.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Uhrwerk 44 minutes ago Jus saw that Neil Patrick Harris AKA Barney Stinson is a guest Judge WOO HOO!!!
  • Neil Patrick Harris - News, photos, topics, and quotes 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.daylife.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Neil Patrick Harris - News, photos, topics, and quotes 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.daylife.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ By Pop Crunch Ellen “American Idol” Promo Pictures FOX has released the first promotional photos of Ellen DeGeneres as a judge on the ninth season of American Idol .
  • Neil Patrick Harris profile / iGossip 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC igossip.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[17]
.Harris recently hosted a US Pilot for the hit UK game show The Cube in London, England, for CBS.^ On June 7th at 8PM on CBS, Neil Patrick Harris (yes, Doogie Howser, M.D. himself) will host the 63rd Annual Tony Awards – which honor each season’s best Broadway shows, actors & more.
  • Neil Patrick Harris Videos - Boxxet 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Neil Patrick Harris, the awards show host of the moment, is ready for Sunday’s Emmys .
  • Neil patrick harris - Entertainment Daily 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ YES, NOW. blodicus Hugh Jackman Not Hosting Oscars, Neil Patrick Harris Now Rumored http://blodic.us/12569518965 edison0710 Hugh Jackman Not Hosting Oscars, Neil Patrick Harris Now Rumored: As award show devotees know, the Academy is a..
  • Neil patrick harris - Entertainment Daily 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[18]
.English stage producer Cameron Mackintosh has voiced interest in producing a Broadway revival of the musical Barnum (which originally starred Michael Crawford and Jim Dale) with Harris in the title role.^ Neil Patrick Harris saw his career take a Tarantino-esque turn after a co-starring role in "Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle."
  • neil patrick harris » MTV Movies Blog 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC moviesblog.mtv.com [Source type: General]

^ Writer and producer Joss Whedon was an admirer of Harris' range, having seen him in Arthur Miller 's drama All My Sons , the Broadway musical Assassins and HIMYM , when he asked him to play the title character in the Internet sensation Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog .
  • Host Neil Patrick Harris gives Emmys a bit of awesomeness - USATODAY.com 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: General]

^ Harris is more than a frontman; he's an Emmy producer, too, an unusual role for a host, Mischer says.
  • Host Neil Patrick Harris gives Emmys a bit of awesomeness - USATODAY.com 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: General]

.Mackintosh has been thinking of this idea ever since he saw Harris presenting the 2009 Emmy Awards.^ Emmys 2009 Opening Act - Neil Patrick Harris - Put Down the Remote Posted September 21, 2009 .
  • Neil Patrick Harris profile / iGossip 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC igossip.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Neil Patrick Harris, the awards show host of the moment, is ready for Sunday’s Emmys .
  • Neil patrick harris - Entertainment Daily 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ View Photo » AP Photo 3 months ago Neil Patrick Harris arrives at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept.
  • Neil Patrick Harris - News, photos, topics, and quotes 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.daylife.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Harris is providing his voice for the role of the adult Dick Grayson for the animated film Batman: Under the Red Hood.^ Anne Hathaway, Neil Patrick Harris join 'Rio' — hollywoodreporter.com — Anne Hathaway, Neil Patrick Harris and Rodrigo Santoro are in talks to voice roles in "Rio," which ...
  • Neil Patrick Harris Fat Suit Photos - How I Met Your Mother, Cobie Smulders 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC showhype.com [Source type: General]

Personal life

.In November 2006, after a report about Harris' romantic relationship with actor David Burtka surfaced online, Harris came out as being gay.^ Being the star of a sing along blog isn't all that easy, find out some of the challanges Neil Patrick Harris encountered.
  • Neil Patrick Harris Videos - Boxxet 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ AP Photo 3 months ago Actor Neil Patrick Harris , left, and his partner David Burtka arrive at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept.
  • Neil Patrick Harris - News, photos, topics, and quotes 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.daylife.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ View Photo » AP Photo 3 months ago Actor Neil Patrick Harris , left, and his partner David Burtka arrive at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept.
  • Neil Patrick Harris - News, photos, topics, and quotes 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.daylife.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Neil Patrick Harris - News, photos, topics, and quotes 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.daylife.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[19][20]
.He had been openly gay in his personal life and in the theater community, but stated, "The public eye has always been kind to me, and until recently I have been able to live a pretty normal life.^ The public eye has always been kind to me, and until recently I have been able to live a pretty normal life.
  • Why Neil Patrick Harris Being Out Is So Important | The Frisky 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.thefrisky.com [Source type: General]

.Now it seems there is speculation and interest in my private life and relationships.^ Now it seems there is speculation and interest in my private life and relationships,” he said.
  • Why Neil Patrick Harris Being Out Is So Important | The Frisky 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.thefrisky.com [Source type: General]

^ Neil Patrick Harris SOURCE: Buddy TV 3 weeks ago There's an award show every month it seems now in Hollywood.
  • Neil Patrick Harris - News, photos, topics, and quotes 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.daylife.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Neil Patrick Harris - News, photos, topics, and quotes 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.daylife.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.So, rather than ignore those who choose to publish their opinions without actually talking to me, I am happy to dispel any rumors or misconceptions and am quite proud to say that I am a very content gay man living my life to the fullest and feel most fortunate to be working with wonderful people in the business I love a lot."^ I am quite proud to say that I am a very content gay man living my life to the fullest and feel most fortunate to be working with wonderful people in the business I love.” This was followed by a feature in Out Magazine.
  • Why Neil Patrick Harris Being Out Is So Important | The Frisky 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.thefrisky.com [Source type: General]

^ Celesteroids is an Asteroids style retro game which may bring a dewy eyed of tear nostalgia to those who remember a life...
  • Download Neil Patrick Harris - Jumping Squirrel, MagicWorld, Lewd Leprechauns, A Bit of Irish Screen Saver 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC finaldownload.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ We all have problems,I just think home town boys with an idea can produce something that has made my life wonderful.
  • Kevin Smith Instigates First Feud of 2010 with Neil Patrick Harris | Movieline 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.movieline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Neil and David Burtka have been together since April 2004.[21] Harris and Burtka attended the Emmy awards in September 2007 as an openly acknowledged gay couple for the first time, an appearance which Harris discussed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and which was reported in various media outlets.^ Neil Patrick Harris, the awards show host of the moment, is ready for Sunday’s Emmys .
  • Neil patrick harris - Entertainment Daily 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Neil Patrick Harris previews the Emmys .
  • Neil Patrick Harris 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.listal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ They have been in a relationship since April 2004.
  • Neil Patrick Harris Fat Suit Photos - How I Met Your Mother, Cobie Smulders 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC showhype.com [Source type: General]

[22]
.Harris is a fan of magic, and is a magician himself like his character on How I Met Your Mother.^ How I Met Your Mother's 100th episode -- An early look .
  • Neil Patrick Harris News - Topix 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.topix.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Harris is currently starring in the sitcom “How I Met Your Mother”.
  • » Neil Patrick Harris: Dr Horrible's Sing-Along Blog 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC doctorhorrible.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In 2005, Harris scored a hit -- along with three Emmy and two Golden Globe nods -- as the skirt-chasing Barney Stinson on the sitcom "How I Met Your Mother."
  • Neil Patrick Harris DVDs, Neil Patrick Harris DVD Rentals, Rent Neil Patrick Harris Movies at Netflix Today 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.netflix.com [Source type: General]

He serves on the Board of Directors of Hollywood's Magic Castle.[23] .Harris won the Tannen's Magic Louis Award in 2006 and hosted the 2008 World Magic Awards on October 11, 2008. Additionally, Harris was the celebrity guest of honor for Top Chef Masters, which took place at the Magic Castle, and included Burtka as a fellow guest.^ On June 7th at 8PM on CBS, Neil Patrick Harris (yes, Doogie Howser, M.D. himself) will host the 63rd Annual Tony Awards – which honor each season’s best Broadway shows, actors & more.
  • Neil Patrick Harris Videos - Boxxet 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Himself - Guest Sous Chef 2007 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (2007) (TV) ....
  • Neil Patrick Harris 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Harris continued to play roles in big screen movies including: “The Next Best Thing” and “Undercover Brother” and appeared as a guest in TV shows including Numb3rs.
  • » Neil Patrick Harris: Dr Horrible's Sing-Along Blog 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC doctorhorrible.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Filmography

Film
Year Film Role Notes
1988 Clara's Heart David Hart
Too Good to Be True Danny Harland TV Movie
Purple People Eater Billy Johnson
1989 Cold Sassy Tree Will Tweedy/Narrator TV Movie
1991 Stranger in the Family Steve Thompson TV Movie
1993 For Our Children: The Concert Unknow TV Movie
A Family Torn Apart Brian Hannigan TV Movie
1994 Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story Jim Stolpa TV Movie
1995 The Man in the Attic Edward Broder TV Movie
Animal Room Arnold Mosk
Not Our Son Paul Kenneth Keller TV Movie
My Antonia Jimmy Burden TV Movie
Legacy of Sin: The William Coit Story William Coit TV Movie
1997 Starship Troopers Carl Jenkins
1998 The Proposition Roger Martin
The Christmas Wish Will Martin TV Movie
1999 Joan of Arc The Dauphin, later King Charles VII of France TV Movie
2000 The Next Best Thing David
2001 The Wedding Dress Travis Cleveland TV Movie
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street in Concert Tobias Ragg TV Movie
2002 The Mesmerist Benjamin
Undercover Brother Lance
2004 Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle Neil Patrick Harris
2005 The Christmas Blessing Nathan Andrews TV Movie
2008 Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay Neil Patrick Harris
Prop 8: The Musical A Very Smart Fellow
Beyond All Boundaries 1st Lt. David Hettema/Sgt. William Manchester Voice Only
2009 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Steve Voice Only
2010 Beastly Will Fratalli
The Best and the Brightest Jeff Post-Production
Batman: Under the Red Hood Dick Grayson/Nightwing[24] Announced
Voice Only
2011 Rio Voice Only
Filming
The Smurfs [25] Announced
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1989 Hallmark Hall of Fame Lonnie Tibbetts Episode: "Home Fires Burning"
B.L. Stryker Unknow Episode: "Blues for Buder"
1991 Blossom The 'Charming' Derek Slade Episode: "Blossom - A Rockumentary"
The Simpsons Him playing Bart Simpson Episode: "Bart the Murderer"
1992 Roseanne Dr. Doogie Howser Episode: "Less Is More"
Captain Planet and the Planeteers Todd Andrews Episode: "A Formula for Hate"
1993 Quantum Leap Mike Hammond Episode: "Return of the Evil Leaper - October 8, 1956"
Murder, She Wrote Tommy Remsen Episode: "Lone Witness"
1989-1993 Doogie Howser, M.D. Douglas 'Doogie' Howser 97 Episodes
1992-1995 Capitol Critters Max 13 Episodes
1996 The Outer Limits Howie Morrison Episode: "From Within"
1997 Homicide: Life on the Street Alan Schack Episode: "Valentine's Day"
2000 Will & Grace Bill Episode: "Girls, Interrupted"
1999-2000 Stark Raving Mad Henry McNeeley 22 Episodes
2001 Static Shock Johnny Morrow Voice Only
Episode: "Replay"
Son of the Beach Loverboy Episode: "Queefer Madness"
The Legend of Tarzan Moyo Episode: "Tarzan and the Challenger"
Ed Joe Baxter Episode: "Replacements"
2002 Touched by an Angel Jonas Episode: "The Princeless Bride"
Justice League Ray Thompson Episode: "Legends: Part 1"
Episode: "Legends: Part 2"
2003 Boomtown Peter Corman Episode: "Monster's Brawl"
Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Peter Parker 13 Episodes
2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent John Tagman Episode: "Want"
2005 Numb3rs Ethan Burdick Episode: "Prime Suspect"
Jack & Bobby Prof. Preston Phelps Episode: "Querida Grace"
2006 Me, Eloise Unknow Voice Only
Episode: "Eloise Goes to School"
2007 Family Guy Barney Stinson Episode: "No Chris Left Behind"
2008 Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog Billy 3 Episodes
Sesame Street The Fairy Shoeperson Episode: "Telly's New Shoes"
Anytime with Bob Kushell Himself Guest Star
2009 Batman: The Brave and the Bold The Music Meister Episode: "Mayhem of the Music Meister!"
Robot Chicken Two-Face, Executive, Husband, Jack Sparrow, Mr. Goldschmidt, Man Episode: "President Hu Forbids It"
Episode: "The Ramblings of Maurice"
Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special Ace Voice Only
Yes Virginia Dr. Philip O'Hanlon Voice Only
2010 Glee Bryan Adam Episode #1.19
The Penguins of Madagascar Dr. Blowhole Episode: "Dr. Blowhole's Revenge"
2005-Present How I Met Your Mother Barney Stinson Regular
Theater
Year Title Role Notes
1997 Rent Mark Cohen 2nd National Tour-LA, San Diego
1998 Romeo and Juliet Romeo Montague Old Globe Theatre, San Diego
2001 Sweeney Todd Tobias Ragg San Francisco Symphony Orchestra concert version
2002 Proof Hal Broadway
2003 Cabaret Emcee Broadway
2004 Assassins Lee Harvey Oswald Broadway
2005 Tick, Tick... BOOM! Jon Menier Chocolate Factory, London
2006 All My Sons Chris Keller Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles
Amadeus Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Hollywood Bowl

Awards

Year Group Award Result Notes
1989 Young Artist Awards Best Young Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated Clara's Heart
Golden Globe Award Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
1990 Young Artist Awards Best Young Actor Starring in a Television Series Won Doogie Howser, M.D.
1991 Won
1992 Won
Golden Globe Award Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical Nominated
2007 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actor: Comedy Nominated How I Met Your Mother
Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
2008 People's Choice Awards Favorite Scene Stealing Star Nominated
Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
2009 Golden Globe Award Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
Streamy Awards Best Male Actor in a Comedy Web Series Won Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
Bravo A-List Awards A-List Male Actor Won How I Met Your Mother
2010 Golden Globe Award Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated How I Met Your Mother
2009-2010 Golden Icon Award Best Performance by an Actor in a Comedy Television Series Won How I Met Your Mother

References

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  10. ^ "Sesame Street Enters 39th Season". Sesame Workshop. http://www.sesameworkshop.org/newsandevents/sesameupdates/season_39. Retrieved 31 10 2009. ; Youtube videos of NPH as the "Shoe Fairy" and also backstage w/Elmo
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  14. ^ "Neil Patrick Harris to be in Beastly". Comingsoon.net. 8 June 2009. http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=56118. Retrieved 2009-09-19. 
  15. ^ Beastly Title Treatment and New Photo
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External links


Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikiquote

.Neil Patrick Harris (born 15 June 1973) is an American actor of the stage and screen, singer and dancer.^ Neil patrick harris .
  • Neil patrick harris - Entertainment Daily 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 15, 1973, Neil Patrick Harris was raised in Ruidoso, New Mexico.
  • The Neil Patrick Harris Picture Pages 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.superiorpics.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Neil Patrick Harris is a treasure!!
  • Neil Patrick Harris' Tonys Closing Number: WOW (VIDEO) 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Sourced

.
  • [on being LGBT in show business] People in the business are equally as terrified now -- but I really find it a personal thing.^ NPH: People in the business are equally as terrified now -- but I really find it a personal thing.
    • Out.com Features | A Man�s Man 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.out.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "All of the work we're doing today to win LGBT equality is for these young people's futures.
    • Dustin Lance Black and Neil Patrick Harris Elected to the Trevor Project Board Of Directors -- LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.prnewswire.com [Source type: General]
    • Dustin Lance Black And Neil Patrick Harris Elected To The Trevor Project Board Of Directors | Press Releases | Financial Articles & Investing News | TheStreet.com 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.thestreet.com [Source type: General]
    • Denver Post: Stocks 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC finance.denverpost.com [Source type: General]
    • Dustin Lance Black and Neil Patrick Harris Elected to the Trevor Project Board Of Directors 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.breitbart.com [Source type: General]
    • Dustin Lance Black and Neil Patrick Harris Elected to the Trevor Project Board Of Directors - Yahoo! News 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC news.yahoo.com [Source type: News]
    • StreetInsider.com - Dustin Lance Black and Neil Patrick Harris Elected to the Trevor Project Board Of Directors 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.streetinsider.com [Source type: General]
    • Dustin Lance Black and Neil Patrick Harris Elected to the Trevor Project Board Of Directors: PRNewswire Business News - MSN Money 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC news.moneycentral.msn.com [Source type: News]
    • Steve Rothaus' Gay South Florida 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC miamiherald.typepad.com [Source type: General]

    ^ (Photo: ABC) Scott Baio: Now Baio has never really gone away, appearing occasionally on sitcoms and finally in a reality show "Scott Baio is 45 and Single."
    • Neil Patrick Harris: Now | Child Stars: Then and Now | Comcast.net 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.comcast.net [Source type: General]

    .And maybe I’m at the end of that era.^ And maybe Im at the end of that era.
    • Out.com Features | A Man�s Man 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.out.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I wouldn’t even want to stereotype today’s generation.^ I wouldnt even want to stereotype todays generation.
    • Out.com Features | A Man�s Man 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.out.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .But the majority of the casting departments are gay, and a lot of the executives are.^ But the majority of the casting departments are gay, and a lot of the executives are.
    • Out.com Features | A Man�s Man 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.out.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I think it’s a matter of your abilities and how you carry yourself -- I don’t behave any differently toward you right now than when I am with David [Burtka, his boyfriend] in our apartment, watching "American Idol."^ I think its a matter of your abilities and how you carry yourself -- I dont behave any differently toward you right now than when I am with David [Burtka, his boyfriend] in our apartment, watching American Idol.
    • Out.com Features | A Man�s Man 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.out.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Will you watch him on "Idol"?
    • Emmy host Neil Patrick Harris to help judge 'American Idol' - The Dish Rag - Zap2it 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC blog.zap2it.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ These days, you can catch Neil starring on CBS's new comedy series, How I Met Your Mother .
    • MySpace - Neil Patrick - 36 - Male - Albuquerque, NEW MEXICO - myspace.com/neil_patrick_harris 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .OK, "So You Think You Can Dance."^ OK, So You Think You Can Dance.
    • Out.com Features | A Man�s Man 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.out.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ RELATED CONTENT Vote: Do you think it's OK to 'out' celebrities?
    • Actor Neil Patrick Harris says he’s gay - Celebrities- msnbc.com 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: General]

    .[Laughs] I can see why an agent wouldn’t want to sign on a real overtly effeminate male actor -- not because I have an aversion to them but because agents might know it limits their job opportunities.^ Laughs ] I can see why an agent wouldnt want to sign on a real overtly effeminate male actor -- not because I have an aversion to them but because agents might know it limits their job opportunities.
    • Out.com Features | A Man�s Man 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.out.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The actor, who plays an alpha male character on the show, said his job wasn’t at risk when the rumors about his sexuality began to surface on the Internet.
    • Neil Patrick Harris News - Neil Patrick Harris Pictures, Videos, About Neil Patrick Harris 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.hollyscoop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It's sad to say, but the reason might be because everyone knows Harris is gay.
    • Neil Patrick Harris: Television's First 'Straight' Character - Neil Patrick Harris - Gawker 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC gawker.com [Source type: General]
    • Neil Patrick Harris: Television's First 'Straight' Character - Neil Patrick Harris - Gawker 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC dev.gawker.com [Source type: General]

    .
  • Playing gay in the theater is more fulfilling than on film because you can create a whole character and a backstory and you get to chip away at something over a long period of time.^ OUT: On the flip side, you were playing gay roles long before you came out.
    • Out.com Features | A Man�s Man 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.out.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Playing gay in the theater is more fulfilling than on film because you can create a whole character and a backstory and you get to chip away at something over a long period of time.
    • Out.com Features | A Man�s Man 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.out.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ We both wear rings, and I’m giddy when I see all the pictures of people so happy standing there, confirming the love they wish they could have expressed for a long time,” he told Out’s September issue.
    • Neil Patrick Harris calls Cooper ‘dreamy’ - Access Hollywood - msnbc.com 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: General]

    .When you’re acting on film you sort of have one afternoon in front of a crew to just do it.^ When youre acting on film you sort of have one afternoon in front of a crew to just do it.
    • Out.com Features | A Man�s Man 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.out.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "With acting, you're trying to be lost in the role and nothing like yourself."
    • Host Neil Patrick Harris gives Emmys a bit of awesomeness - USATODAY.com 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: General]

    ^ 'I think all writers will tell you that,' he adds, 'As you're making the movie, very important that the writers, as you're making the movie, the writer's sort of standing in the back, 'Hello!'
    • Neil Patrick Harris Interview for Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay | The Cinema Source 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.thecinemasource.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .And you don’t want to then be too overt and like that stereotype.^ And you dont want to then be too overt and like that stereotype.
    • Out.com Features | A Man�s Man 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.out.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ You are not currently logged in, but please don't let that stop you from voting up any videos you like.
    • Neil Patrick Harris Explains the Importance of Suits • videosift.com 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.videosift.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Neil Patrick Harris Explains the Importance of Suits - Comedy Channel • Comedy.videosift.com 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC comedy.videosift.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Neil Patrick Harris Explains the Importance of Suits • videosift.com 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.videosift.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .But when I was doing A Paris Letter with Josh [Radnor], I was playing someone overtly flamboyant from the ’60s seducing him, and if I did that on film, I think it would look like I was acting too hard.^ But when I was doing A Paris Letter with Josh, I was playing someone overtly flamboyant from the 60s seducing him, and if I did that on film, I think it would look like I was acting too hard.
    • Out.com Features | A Man�s Man 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.out.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I saw him in Los Angeles this past fall, and he looks like a normal, fit guy, not chunky or large at all (other than being tall) .
    • Photos of Alyson Hannigan, Neil Patrick Harris, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, and Josh Radnor Celebrating How I Met Your Mother 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.popsugar.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It feels like New York weather, says Josh Radnor, who plays Ted, the nice-guy lead, as they prep the next take.
    • How Neil Patrick Harris Became Hollywood's First (Openly) Gay Breakthrough Star -- New York Magazine 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC nymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .It’s one of the fun things one wants to do as an actor, to play the flamboyant gay guy.^ Its one of the fun things one wants to do as an actor, to play the flamboyant gay guy.
    • Out.com Features | A Man�s Man 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.out.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Still, we hope it is successful and proves that the gay actor can get the girl, giving all those closet cases one less argument for keeping their secret.
    • Neil Patrick Harris: Television's First 'Straight' Character - Neil Patrick Harris - Gawker 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC gawker.com [Source type: General]
    • Neil Patrick Harris: Television's First 'Straight' Character - Neil Patrick Harris - Gawker 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC dev.gawker.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Harris is one of the most famous openly gay actors and when proponents of the celebrity closet argue "gay actors can't play straight roles," NPH is usually the defense against that.
    • Neil Patrick Harris: Television's First 'Straight' Character - Neil Patrick Harris - Gawker 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC gawker.com [Source type: General]
    • Neil Patrick Harris: Television's First 'Straight' Character - Neil Patrick Harris - Gawker 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC dev.gawker.com [Source type: General]

    .But when you are gay that ends up being offensive to people.^ But when you are gay that ends up being offensive to people.
    • Out.com Features | A Man�s Man 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.out.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "You invite people over, cook an amazing meal, they love it, end of story," he says.
    • Host Neil Patrick Harris gives Emmys a bit of awesomeness - USATODAY.com 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: General]

    ^ And wouldn't you know, people, we have our first happy ending of 2010!
    • Kevin Smith vs. Neil Patrick Harris: The First Celeb Feud of 2010 - Inside Movies 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC insidemovies.moviefone.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Say I was asked to play a flamboyant steward in an Airplane!–type farce.^ Say I was asked to play a flamboyant steward in an Airplane!
    • Out.com Features | A Man�s Man 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.out.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .It would be a difficult decision to say yes to that role at this point because a lot of people would accuse me of making a mockery of gay people.^ (By the by: NPH and his partner, David Burtka, would love to have a kid: "We'd make very good parents," NPH says.
    • Neil Patrick Harris On Sexuality & Stardom - Neil Patrick Harris - Jezebel 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC jezebel.com [Source type: General]

    ^ (I) am quite proud to say that I am a very content gay man living my life to the fullest,” Harris tells People magazine’s Web site.
    • Actor Neil Patrick Harris says he’s gay - Celebrities- msnbc.com 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ "They liked the idea that they would open up a place where people would come, they would serve them food with love, and people would eat it and enjoy it," he says.
    • Neil Patrick Harris Steps Into The Spotlight : NPR 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.npr.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
  • My job is jester -- not advocate.^ He was the "Not My Job" guest on the April 5, 2008, episode of the National Public Radio quiz show "Wait Wait...
    • Neil Patrick Harris - Biography 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Neil Patrick Harris opens up in the September issue of Out magazine about his relationship, monogamy and his crush on Anderson Cooper.
    • Neil Patrick Harris calls Cooper ‘dreamy’ - Access Hollywood - msnbc.com 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ OUT: No, thats more like a day on my job.
    • Out.com Features | A Man�s Man 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.out.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I’m on a situation comedy responding to [Josh Radnor’s character] Ted Mosby and his wacky adventures -- that’s my job right now.^ It feels like New York weather, says Josh Radnor, who plays Ted, the nice-guy lead, as they prep the next take.
    • How Neil Patrick Harris Became Hollywood's First (Openly) Gay Breakthrough Star -- New York Magazine 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC nymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Both Harris' and co-star Josh Radnor's characters get naked in the storyline, but Harris shows a little more.
    • Ethan Says: Neil Patrick Harris 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.ethansays.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ In the second storyline, Ted (Josh Radnor) meets someone who might be the future mother of his kids (Rachel Bilson).
    • Neil Patrick Harris: Sneak peek: 'How I Met You Mother' song-and-dance with NPH - Show Patrol 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.chicagonow.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .If people want to comment about where I go to dinner, they are welcome to, but it’s not my job to respond to those statements.^ You can get in anywhere you want and go anywhere you want and you're talked about all the time.
    • The Neil Patrick Harris Picture Pages 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.superiorpics.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Not that they have a movie coming out or they have a television show about to start or they have a record about to drop,” Mr. Sussman added, “but that they really want to host your event.” .
    • Neil Patrick Harris Prepares to Meet the Emmys - NYTimes.com 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The idea of smoke and mirrors tends to suggest suppression and the idea that you dont want people to know about who you really are, but as an actor you kind of do want people to not know who you really are.
    • Out.com Features | A Man�s Man 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.out.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .The Internet stuff threw me for a loop because I didn’t understand where the vitriol was coming from.^ The struggling Internet company AOL says it is laying off up to 1,200 workers this week, because it didn't get enough volunteers to accept...
    • Neil Patrick Harris up for Sketchfest challenge 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.sfgate.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Neil Patrick Harris up for Sketchfest challenge 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.sfgate.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I thought I had been representing well, and in turn it seemed like I was quickly condemned to step to the plate, and I was fine with that.^ I’d now like to share the moment of the first encounter on my TV screen with Mr. Harris as well as my deepest thoughts on one great man.
    • Neil Patrick Harris Fan Club | Fansite with photos, videos, and more 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.fanpop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ 'How I Met Your Mother' Turns 100 It seems like only yesterday when this comedy gem was only one.
    • Neil Patrick, Rachel Bilson,Stacy Keibler Sings, Dances on How I Met Your Mother (Video) 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC celebrifi.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
  • I’m just really grateful and lucky that I get to keep existing in this business and existing by way of working as opposed to just being around the scene.^ I am quite proud to say that I am a very content gay man living my life to the fullest and feel most fortunate to be working with wonderful people in the business I love.” This was followed by a feature in Out Magazine.
    • Why Neil Patrick Harris Being Out Is So Important | The Frisky 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.thefrisky.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I was lucky to have a really pretty substantial chapter really early and I'm happy to see that the chapters keep coming.'
    • Neil Patrick Harris Interview for Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay | The Cinema Source 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.thecinemasource.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It just told two straight-ahead stories that were really funny and gave us confidence in how things are going to play out going...
    • Neil Patrick, Rachel Bilson,Stacy Keibler Sings, Dances on How I Met Your Mother (Video) 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC celebrifi.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    So I love the process of making all of this. .Being on set at the Sesame Workshop was one of the great things of last year for me.^ Last year, he played the Caped Crusader in “The Dark Knight,” one of the highest-grossing movies ever.
    • Neil Patrick Harris 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC gone-hollywood.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Getting just to work with Joss Whedon [on Dr.Horrible] for six days renegade-style was just unbelievable. .Every week getting these new scripts and seeing what Barney Stinson gets to say and do is like a constant Christmas present.^ It feels like New York weather, says Josh Radnor, who plays Ted, the nice-guy lead, as they prep the next take.
    • How Neil Patrick Harris Became Hollywood's First (Openly) Gay Breakthrough Star -- New York Magazine 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC nymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It leads Barney, and the entire cast, to perform "Nothing Suits Me Like a Suit," which you can see in the video sneak peek here.
    • Neil Patrick Harris: Sneak peek: 'How I Met You Mother' song-and-dance with NPH - Show Patrol 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.chicagonow.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The 36-year-old actor, who has plays Barney Stinson on the CBS comedy, is finally getting his chance to direct an episode of the fifth season this week.
    • Neil Patrick Harris - SideReel 13 January 2010 14:27 UTC www.sidereel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Things are swell.

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Born Neil Patrick Harris
June 15, 1973 (1973-06-15) (age 37)
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Years active 1979 — present
Partner David Burtka[1]


Neil Patrick Harris (born June 15, 1973) is an American Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated actor. Notable roles in his career include the title character of Doogie Howser, M.D., Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother, Col. Carl Jenkins in Starship Troopers, Dr. Horrible of the web series Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, and as a fictionalized version of himself in Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle and its sequel Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay.

Harris is also openly gay.

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Roles

Television

  • Doogie Howser, M.D. as Doogie Howser
  • Stark Raving Mad as Henry McNeeley
  • How I Met Your Mother as Barney Stinson

Film

  • Purple People Eater (1988)
  • Clara's Heart (1988) as David Hart
  • Stranger in the Family (1991) as Steve Thompson[2]
  • The Man in The Attic (1995) Edward
  • Not Our Son (1995) as Paul Kenneth Keller
  • Animal Room (1995) as Arnold Mosk
  • Starship Troopers (1997) as Colonel Carl Jenkins
  • The Christmas Wish (1998) as Will
  • The Proposition (1998)
  • The Next Best Thing (2000) as David
  • Undercover Brother (2002) as Lance
  • The Mesmerist (2002) as Benjamin
  • Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004) as "Neil Patrick Harris"
  • The Golden Blaze (2005) as Comic Shop Owner
  • Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008) as "Neil Patrick Harris"
  • Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010) as Lou (voice)

Theater

  • Rent (1997) 2nd National Tour-LA, San Diego Mark Cohen
  • Romeo and Juliet (1998) Old Globe Theatre, San Diego Romeo Montague
  • Sweeney Todd (2001) San Francisco Symphony Orchestra concert version Tobias Ragg
  • Proof (2002) Broadway, Hal
  • Cabaret (2003) Broadway, Emcee
  • Assassins (2004) Broadway Balladeer; Lee Harvey Oswald
  • Tick, Tick... BOOM! Jon (2005) Menier Chocolate Factory, London
  • All My Sons (2006) Chris Keller, Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles
  • Amadeus, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, July 20, 2006 at the Hollywood Bowl

Animation

  • Justice League: The New Frontier (2008) Flash
  • Spider-Man: The New Animated Series (2003) Peter Parker/Spider-Man
  • Capitol Critters (1992) Max
  • The Simpsons (1991 episode "Bart the Murderer"), as himself playing the title role in the made-for-TV movie Blood on the Blackboard: The Bart Simpson Story
  • Batman: Under The Red Hood (2010) Dick Greyson/Nightwing

Video games

  • Saints Row 2 (2008) as DJ Veteran Child
  • Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard as Wally Wellesly

Internet

  • Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008) as Billy/Dr. Horrible
  • Prop 8 - The Musical (2008) as A Very Smart Fellow

Audio Books

  • Henry Huggins by Beverly Cleary
  • Henry and the Clubhouse by Beverly Cleary
  • Henry and the Paper Route by Beverly Cleary
  • Socks by Beverly Cleary
  • Marley: A Dog Like No Other by John Grogan
  • A Very Marley Christmas by John Grogan
  • Bad Dog, Marley! by John Grogan

Awards and nominations

Year Group Award Result Notes
1989 Young Artist Awards Best Young Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated Clara's Heart
Golden Globe Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
1990 Young Artist Awards Best Young Actor Starring in a Television Series Won Doogie Howser, M.D.
1991 Won
1992 Won
1992 Golden Globe Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical Nominated
2007 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actor: Comedy Nominated How I Met Your Mother
Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
2008 People's Choice Awards Favorite Scene Stealing Star Nominated
2008 Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated

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References

  1. Neil Patrick Harris' crush: CNN's Anderson Cooper Chicago Tribune; 6 August 2008,
  2. "Stranger in the Family". www.imdb.com. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102991/. Retrieved 2008-07-26. 

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