Mostly Credited As: Harry Connick, Jr. Birth Name: Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr. Date Of Birth: September 11, 1967 (Age 47) Country Of Birth: USA Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
He is married to model Jill Goodacre. His mentor in the business was the great Frank Sinatra. Connick is often refered to as "The New Frank Sinatra." Sinatra himself simply refered to Connick as "The Kid." Frank Sinatra, who was often refered to as "The Chairman of The Board." Connick was nicknamed "The Vice-Chairman of The Board." After Matthew Perry turned down a very brief bit part as in "Independence Day," the role was given to Connick. His big breakthrough was doing the score for the 1989 romantic comedy "When Harry Met Sally..." He personally composed sang several songs for Rob Reiner's "When Harry Met Sally..." soundtrack for which went multi-platinum. And buy bringing back swing and big band music in the tradition of Sinatra, he has earned one gold, four platinum and three multi-platinum albums, plus two Grammies. And two Emmys.