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Neil Patrick Harris

Mostly Credited As: Neil Patrick Harris
Birth Name: Neil Patrick Harris
Date Of Birth: June 15, 1973 (Age 41)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Neil Patrick Harris


Neil Patrick Harris was born on June 15th 1973 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Ron and Sheila Harris and his 3 years older brother Chris.

He acted early in his life and was discovered at a drama summer camp in 1987 by Mark Medoff who let Neil audition for a role in his upcoming movie; Clara's Heart. In later years he has had major roles in movies like Starship Troopers and Undercover Brother and he can be seen playing him self in Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle.

He has also had an, maybe even more, successful TV-career where most people probably know him as Douglas Howser on Doogie Howser, MDor as slimey but loveable Barney in How I Met Your Mother.
Other TV-credits include Henry from Stark Raving Mad along with Tony Shalhoub and the voice for Spider-Man i the animated series from 2003. He has also had guest roles, e.g. Numb3rs and Jack and Bobby.

Not only is Neil a very talented actor in TV and movies but he has also quite a career in theater and musicals. He has performed in, Cabaret, Proof and as Lee Harvey Oswald in Assasins.

Neil was nominated to the Golden Globe for his roles in both Doogie Howser, MD and Clara's Heart. Furthermore, Assasins won a Tony-award.

In the future we look forward to get more insights into the womans psyche from Barney and hopefully some more of Neil on the big screen.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Neil's Puppet Dreams (2012)As: Himself
Brain Games (2011)As: Narrator (S01) -- [Voice]
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008)As: Billy / Dr. Horrible
How I Met Your Mother (2005)As: Barney Stinson
Spider-Man (2003) (2003)As: Peter Parker / Spider-Man -- [Voice]
VGX (2003)As: Himself
The World Magic Awards (1999)As: Himself (Host 2008)
Stark Raving Mad (1999)As: Henry McNeely
Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles (1999)As: Pvt. Robert Higgins -- [Voice]
Capitol Critters (1992)As: Max -- [Voice]
Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989)As: Douglas "Doogie" Howser
Tony Awards (1967)As: Himself (Host 2009, 2011-2013)
The Emmy Awards (1949)As: Himself (Host 2009/2013)
Episode Cast Credits 

Today (US) (1952) 
  Season 63, Episode 93 63x93: (May/21/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The View (1997) 
  Neil Patrick Harris, A Great Big World, guest co-host Todd Chrisley 17x167: (May/21/2014) As Himself 
  James McAvoy, Sally Field, B.J. Novak, John Leguizamo, Sofia Vergara, Diane Keaton, John Cena, Jason Priestley, Jon Cryer, Neil Patrick Harris 17x164: (May/16/2014) As Himself 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Veronic, guest co-host Chris Harrison 17x36: (Oct/28/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Rick Springfield 32x177: (May/06/2014) As Himself 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Rose Byrne, Barenaked Ladies 31x197: (Jun/04/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jamie Foxx, Ali Larter, guest co-host Neil Patrick Harris 27x170: (Apr/24/2009) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]
  Eric Dane; Neil Patrick Harris; Avril Lavigne; Gwyneth Paltrow; 26x251: (Aug/18/2008) As Himself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Sarah Hyland, Ray LaMontagne 21x121: (Apr/24/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Neil Patrick Harris, Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan, Frank Turner 20x140: (Jun/03/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Neil Patrick Harris, Noomi Rapace, a Top Ten List presented by Michelle Obama, Alan Jackson 19x146: (Jun/05/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Neil Patrick Harris, Taylor Kitsch, Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Lupe Fiasco & Bilal 19x102: (Feb/29/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Good Morning America (1975) 
  Season 39, Episode 119 39x119: (Apr/17/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Entertainment Tonight (1981) 
  Season 32, Episode 181 32x181: (Apr/15/2014) As Himself 

Under the Gunn (2014) 
  Finale 01x13: (Apr/10/2014) As Himself - Guest Judge 

CBS This Morning (1987) 
  Season 15, Episode 64 15x64: (Mar/31/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Great Performances (1974) 
  PBS Arts Fall Festival: Stephen Sondheim’s "Company" - with the New York Philharmonic 41x07: (Nov/08/2013) As Bobby, [Starring Roles]

The Talk (2010) 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Pati Jinich, the Band Perry 04x10: (Sep/20/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Season 3, Episode 95 03x95: (Jan/30/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Season 3, Episode 11 03x11: (Sep/24/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Demi Lovato, Five for Fighting 21x164: (Sep/17/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Neil Patrick Harris, Buddy Valastro, Imelda May 19x120: (Jul/18/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Conan (2010) 
  One If by Land, Two If by Jetski 03x118: (Jul/30/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Early to Bed and Early to Rise Makes a Man Want a Better Shift at Denny's 02x71: (Apr/02/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Quoth the Hipster, "Whatevermore." 01x107: (Jun/20/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009) 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Jim Gaffigan, The-Dream featuring Gary Clark Jr., David Sanborn & Bob James 05x93: (Jun/07/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Neil Patrick Harris, Emily Deschanel, Larry Fitzgerald Jr., Reggie Watts 01x35: (Apr/24/2009) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Beth Behrs 10x154: (May/09/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Neil Patrick Harris, Anna Faris, Colbie Caillat 07x09: (Sep/18/2009) As Himself 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Rihanna 05x08: (Sep/13/2007) As Himself 
  Leah Remini, Neil Patrick Harris 03x100: (Feb/03/2006) As Himself 

Adventure Time (2010) 
  Bad Little Boy 05x11: (Feb/18/2013) Voiced  Prince Gumball 
  Fionna and Cake 03x09: (Sep/05/2011) Voiced  Prince Gumball, [Special Guest Stars]

Robot Chicken (2005) 
  DC Comics Special (Sep/09/2012) Voiced  Two-Face 
  The Ramblings of Maurice 04x16: (Aug/30/2009) Voiced  Various Characters 
  President Hu Forbids It 04x14: (Aug/16/2009) Voiced  Various Characters 

Punk'd (2003) 
  Mac Miller (Wiz Khalifa, Darrelle Revis, Neil Patrick Harris) 09x12: (Jun/07/2012) As Himself 

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  Neil Patrick Harris 08x71: (Jun/06/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Oprah Prime (2012) 
  At Home With Neil Patrick Harris, His FiancĂ©, David Burtka, and Their Twins 01x22: (Jun/03/2012) As Himself 

The Grammys (1959) 
  The 54th Annual Grammy Awards 54x01: (Feb/12/2012) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]
  The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards 53x01: (Feb/13/2011) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]

The Penguins of Madagascar (2008) 
  The Return Of The Revenge Of Dr. Blowhole (Sep/09/2011) Voiced  Dr. Blowhole 
  Dr. Blowhole's Revenge (Feb/15/2010) Voiced  Dr. Blowhole 

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  Neil Patrick Harris 16x95: (Jul/25/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Neil Patrick Harris 05x30: (Mar/06/2000) As Himself, [Interviewees]

How I Met Your Mother (2005) 
  Bad News 06x13: (Jan/03/2011) As Dr. Stangel 

Larry King Live (1985) 
  Celebrities Speak Out on Gay Bullying 25x??: (Oct/04/2010) As Himself (PSA) 

The Emmy Awards (1949) 
  The 62nd Annual Emmy Awards 62x01: (Aug/29/2010) As Winner: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (for 'Glee': episode 'Dream On') 

Glee (2009) 
  Dream On 01x19: (May/18/2010) As Bryan Ryan, [Special Guest Stars]

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009) 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Paul Teutul Sr., Creed 01x95: (Nov/03/2009) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Batman: The Brave and The Bold (2008) 
  Mayhem of the Music Meister! 01x24: (Oct/23/2009) Voiced  Music Meister (Special Guest Villain), [Special Guest Stars]

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  Reba McEntire, Dave Annable 05x153: (Sep/22/2009) As Himself, [Uncredited]
  Neil Patrick Harris, Spencer Day 05x148: (Sep/08/2009) As Himself 
  Kristen Bell, Alex Kapranos, Franz Ferdinand 05x25: (Feb/06/2009) As Himself 
  Garry Shandling, Ed Alonzo 05x24: (Feb/05/2009) As Himself 

Family Guy (1999) 
  Peter's Progress 07x16: (May/17/2009) Voiced  Barney Stinson 
  No Chris Left Behind 05x16: (May/06/2007) Voiced  Barney Stinson 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Neil Patrick Harris/Taylor Swift 34x12: (Jan/10/2009) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]

Million Dollar Password (2008) 
  Rachael Ray and Neil Patrick Harris 01x01: (Jun/01/2008) As Himself 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Marilu Henner, The Swell Season 06x64: (Apr/25/2008) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Daniella Sarahyba, Yeasayer 15x57: (Feb/15/2008) As Himself 
  Don Cheadle, Neil Patrick Harris, Shane Mauss 14x110: (Mar/21/2007) As Himself 
  Hilary Duff, Neil Patrick Harris, Bonnie Raitt 13x142: (Jun/27/2006) As Himself 

The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet (2007) 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Susan Lucci, Serena Williams; 01x117: (Jul/03/2007) As Himself 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion, Kikki Mendez, Jeremy Sisto, 01x71: (Apr/30/2007) As Himself 

The Megan Mullally Show (2006) 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Josh Radnor, Alyson Hannigan, Jason Segel and Cobie Smulders 01x50: (Nov/27/2006) As Himself 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Kevin Federline 01x32: (Oct/31/2006) As Himself 

Jeopardy! (1964) 
  Celebrity Jeopardy! 4 23x46: (Nov/13/2006) As Himself 

The Early Show (1999) 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Breast Cancer Awareness 08x26: (Oct/09/2006) As Himself 

Big Brother (US) (2000) 
  BB7: Episode 23: Veto Competition 9 07x23: (Aug/29/2006) As Himself 

MADtv (1995) 
  Episode #1109 11x09: (Dec/17/2005) As Himself 

The Tony Danza Show (2004) (2004) 
  Lisa Bloom, Neil Patrick Harris, Marg Helgenberger 02x18: (Oct/05/2005) As Himself 

Jack & Bobby (2004) 
  Querida Grace 01x17: (Mar/02/2005) As Preston Phelps 

Numb3rs (2005) 
  Prime Suspect 01x05: (Feb/18/2005) As Ethan Burdick 

Celebrity Poker Showdown (2003) 
  Tournament 4 Championship Game 04x06: (Nov/21/2004) As Himself 
  Tournament 4 Game 4 04x04: (Nov/07/2004) As Himself 

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001) 
  Want 04x03: (Oct/10/2004) As John Tagman 

Last Call with Carson Daly (2002) 
  Neil Patrick Harris, Kenny Lofton, Danny Aiello 03x54: (May/05/2004) As Himself 
  Julie Bowen, Neil Patrick Harris, The Streets, Ted Alexandro 02x33: (Mar/28/2003) As Himself 

Boomtown (2002) 
  Monster's Brawl 01x11: (Jan/05/2003) As Peter Corman 

Justice League Unlimited (2001) 
  Legends (2) 01x17: (Apr/28/2002) Voiced  Ray Thompson 
  Legends (1) 01x16: (Apr/21/2002) Voiced  Ray Thompson 

Ed (2000) 
  Replacements 02x06: (Nov/14/2001) As Joe Baxter 

The Legend of Tarzan (2001) 
  Tarzan and the Challenger 01x20: (Sep/25/2001) Voiced  Moyo 
  Tarzan and the Seeds of Destruction 01x18: (Sep/23/2001) Voiced  Moyo 

Son of the Beach (2000) 
  Queefer Madness 02x05: (Apr/10/2001) As Loverboy 

Static Shock (2000) 
  Replay 01x12: (Mar/03/2001) Voiced  Replay/Johnny Morrow 

Will & Grace (1998) 
  Girls, Interrupted 02x20: (May/02/2000) As Bill 

Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) 
  Valentine's Day 05x16: (Feb/14/1997) As Alan 

The Outer Limits (1995) (1995) 
  From Within 02x13: (Apr/28/1996) As Howie Morrison 

Murder, She Wrote (1984) 
  Lone Witness 09x19: (Apr/04/1993) As Tommy Ramsen 

Quantum Leap (1989) 
  Return of the Evil Leaper - October 8, 1956 05x16: (Feb/23/1993) As Mike Hammond 

Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990) 
  A Formula for Hate 03x11: (Nov/21/1992) Voiced  Todd Andrews 

Roseanne (1988) 
  Less is More 04x16: (Feb/11/1992) As Doogie Howser, [Special Guest Stars]

Blossom (1991) 
  Rockumentary 02x09: (Nov/18/1991) As Derek Slade 

The Simpsons (1989) 
  Bart the Murderer 03x04: (Oct/10/1991) Voiced  Himself 

Hallmark Hall Of Fame (1951) 
  Home Fires Burning 38x02: (Jan/29/1989) As Lonnie 
Crew Credits

Show Crew



Episode Crew


The Goodwin Games (2013) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
The Box 01x07 Jul/01/2013 As: Director
How I Met Your Mother (2005) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Jenkins 05x13 Jan/18/2010 As: Director
Trivia

Starred as himself in "Harold and Kumar go to White Castle"

Grew up in Ruidiso, New Mexio. A small town with approx. 7700 people

Recently came out and revealed that he is gay.

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