Emmy Award-winner Ed Harris is an American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter who is widely popular for playing Man in Black in the HBO sci-fi series Westworld.
Harris began his acting career from the stage in 1975. Since his debut, he has appeared in numerous films and tv shows to date. Some of his notable film work credits are Apollo 13, The Hours, Gone Baby Gone, Snowpiercer, Kodachrome, Cymbeline, and Phantom.
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According to Celebrity Net Worth, Harris reportedly owns $20 million in net worth as of April 2020. Most of his million-dollar fortune comes from his successful acting career of 45 years.
The average salary of an actor ranges from around $48,000 to $67,000 per annum. As per reports, he received around $175,000 per episode for his role as The Man in Black back in 2016.
As of 2020, he earns around $250,000 per episode for his work in the series.
He reportedly owns a house in Malibu, California, where the median house price ranges around $2 million.
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At the beginning of his career, he performed on stage and made his film debut in 1978 in Coma. During this time, he appeared in films like Borderline, Knightriders, Creepshow, The Right Stuff, Swing Shift, and many more.
He made his television series in the mid-1980s and had minor roles in television shows like Gibbsville, Delvecchio, The Rockford Files, and American Playhouse.
In 1986, Ed won a Tony Award nomination for his role in Precious Sons for Best Actor in a Play.
In 1998, he co-starred as Christof alongside Jim Carrey, Laura Linney, and Noah Emmerich in the sci-fi movie The Truman Show. He was nominated for the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor.
In 2012, he portrayed David Englander in the action thriller film Man on a Ledge starring Jamie Bell, Sam Worthington, and Elizabeth Banks. For his work, he won the Golden Globe Award and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award.
In 2016, Harris joined the cast of sci-fi thriller series Westworld as The Man in Black. In the Show, he appears alongside Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, and Jeffrey Wright.
Some of his other recent film credits are Geostorm, Kodachrome, Mother!, and The Last Full Measure. His upcoming films Resistance and Top Gun: Maverick are scheduled to be released in 2020, respectively.
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Edward Allen Harris was born on 28th November 1950 in Englewood, New Jersey, the United States of America to Margaret Sholl and Robert L. Harris. He has mixed ethnic descent and is an American as per his nationality.
He went and graduated from Tenafly High School. He later enrolled at the University of Oklahoma from where he studied drama. Moreover, he acquired his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the California Institute of the Arts in 1975.
Harris married actress Amy Madigan on 21st November 1983 while they were still filming for Places in the heart. Together the couple shares a daughter named Lily Dolores Harris born on 3rd May 1993.