Ed Harris Biography, Career, Awards, and Net Worth Update

Ed Harris Biography, Career, Awards, and Net Worth Update

Ed Harris Biography Ed Harris is a highly proclaimed actor, screenwriter, director, and also a producer who has fetched numerous awards and recognition for his notable works in film and television.

In addition to this, this man with due respect has earned chiefly critically acclaimed and has also been bestowed by the Academy Award nomination in Hollywood.

Ed Harris Net Worth 2020

This man has shown miraculous achievement in his professional career which has significantly inspired many directors and producers to live a dream career like him.


Ed Harris was born on 28 November 1950 in New Jersey in the United States and thus he was born with an American nationality. Originally, Ed Harris was born with the name ‘Edward Allen Harris’.

Ed Harris was born to father ‘Robert L. Harris and mother ‘Margaret Harris’ who was a travel agent by profession. Ed Harris has grown up along with his two other siblings ‘Robert Harris’ and ‘Paul Harris’.

Ed Harris belonged to a typical middle-class family where he has to face a lot of difficulties and financial crises in life. Ed Harris did his schooling from the ‘Tenafly High School’.

Ed Harris did his college at ‘Columbia University’. Ed Harris was a great athlete in his college team with remarkable performance who put forth hard work and passion at the same time.

Later, Ed Harris along with his entire family moved to the city of Mexico. There Ed Harris developed a new urge for acting and thus tried in various theatre plays fetching considerable success.

Apparently, Harris had got some successful roles in the local theatre plays and then he decided to move to the city of New Jersey where he pursued the course of Bachelor of fine arts from the ‘California Institute of the Arts’.

Ed Harris began his professional career in the field of theatre industry where he got the opportunity to be featured in the play ‘Baalam’. Here in this play, Ed Harris played the character of an FBI agent.

Next, Ed Harris got the opportunity to try his luck in the television industry. Significantly, some of his works in the television industry were ‘Delvecchio’, ‘Barnaby Jones’, ‘The Hotel Carver’, and many others.

Ed Harris’s first notable role in the film was ‘Coma’ where he was featured in a short cameo role.

Significantly, Ed Harris has appeared in many other notable films such as ‘Under Fire’, ‘To Kill a Priest’, ‘Paris Trout’, ‘Places in the heart, and various others.

Height and Weight

He stands at 173 cm tall (or 5 ft 8 in) and 72 kg of weight (or 159 lb).


Ed Harris Net Worth 2020

In the year 1984, Ed Harris has won the ‘Obie Award’ for his work in the film ‘Food for Love’.
In 1986, Ed Harris has won the ‘Drama Desk Award’ for his work in the film ‘Precious Sons’.
Ed Harris has also won the ‘Theatre World Award’.
In 1992, Ed Harris has won the ‘Critic’s Choice Movie Award’.
In the same year, Ed Harris won the ‘Valladolid International Film Festival Award’.
In 2017, Ed Harris won the Saturn Award for his work in the film ‘Westworld’.

Social Media

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Net Worth

Therefore, the total estimated net worth of Ed Harris is about $40 million approximately.

Henceforth, the award-winning man of various films has shown immense talent in both films and television with his unique delivery of acting skill and directorship.