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Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris

A three-time Emmy Award nominee for HIMYM and a television staple since his Golden Globe Award-nominated role in "Doogie Howser, M.D.," Neil Patrick Harris has since firmly established himself in all mediums. He has worn many hats, including utilizing his Broadway expertise and comfort on stage when he hosted the 2009 Tony Awards, for which he earned rave reviews. This past year, he was included on Time Magazine's annual "Time 100 List" of the world's leading thinkers, leaders, artists and heroes. In 2008, he was named one of the "2008 Entertainers of the Year" by Entertainment Weekly.

His feature film credits include "Harold and Kumar 2," "Harold and Kumar Go to the White Castle," "Undercover Brother," "Starship Troopers," "The Next Big Thing," "Clara's Heart," for which he received a Golden Globe nomination, and the soon-to-be released "Beastly" and "The Best and the Brightest." He is currently filming "The Smurfs" in New York City.

Harris' voice-over credits include the CBS holiday special, "Yes, Virginia," "The Simpsons," "Justice League" and the duo role of Peter Parker and SPIDER-MAN in the MTV animated series. He also lent his voice to the live-action/animatronic sequel, "Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore," which opened in theaters on July 2010. Additional voice work includes creating character voices for numerous books on tape, including "Slake's Limbo," "Ribsy," and the award-winning children's book, "Henry Huggins," as well as the film "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs."

An avid fan of the variety arts, Harris enjoys magic, juggling, trapeze, and tightrope. In addition, he is also an enthusiast of all types of games - game shows, board games, scavenger hunts, etc. Harris currently serves as a celebrity cabinet member for the Red Cross, and is also a loyal supporter of Food on Foot, a homeless shelter in Hollywood.

Harris was born and raised in Albuquerque, N.M., and lives in Los Angeles. His birth date is June 15.

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