Eva Longoria and Ed Harris star in 'Frontera'

Eva Longoria and Ed Harris star in 'Frontera'

LOS ANGELES, June 16 (UPI) --Ed Harris stars as a former Arizona sheriff who investigates his wife's death after an undocumented immigrant is wrongfully accused of her murder in 'Frontera.'
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Annette Bening drama 'Face of Love' makes its LA premiere

Annette Bening drama 'Face of Love' makes its LA premiere

LOS ANGELES, March 5 (UPI) -- Annette Bening, Ed Harris and Robin Williams star in "The Face of Love," in theaters March 7.
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Alfonso Cuaron: I'm not a very technical person

Alfonso Cuaron: I'm not a very technical person

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron says he initially saw "Gravity," the groundbreaking and universally acclaimed astronaut epic he directed and co-wrote with his son Jonas, as "a little, intimate story."
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Tacoma, Wash., man pleads guilty to charge he threw dog out window

TACOMA, Wash., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A Tacoma, Wash., man pleaded guilty to throwing his neighbor's Chihuahua puppy out a second-floor window, officials said.

Harris gets life in prison for five tire iron beating deaths

LINCOLN, Ill., July 19 (UPI) -- The man convicted of beating five members of an Illinois family to death with a tire iron was sentenced Friday to life in prison.

Men cited for stealing bear statue after posting photos on Facebook

MILWAUKIE, Ore., June 23 (UPI) -- Police in Milwaukie, Ore., said they cited two men for allegedly stealing a wooden bear from a bar after they posted photos of it on Facebook.

'Mad Men' actress Linda Cardellini announces engagement

LOS ANGELES, June 8 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Linda Cardellini, a star of the TV drama "Mad Men," has announced her engagement to longtime mate Steven Rodriguez.
Jared Harris and Allegra Riggio get engaged

Jared Harris and Allegra Riggio get engaged

MALIBU, Calif., June 4 (UPI) -- Actor Jared Harris has proposed to his longtime girlfriend, TV personality and lighting designer Allegra Riggio, on a Malibu beach at sunset, E! said.

'Barefoot bandit' friend arrested in Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 15 (UPI) -- A young man who allegedly assisted "Barefoot Bandit" Colton Harris-Moore has been arrested in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Obama apologizes to California AG Harris

Obama apologizes to California AG Harris

WASHINGTON, April 5 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama has apologized to California Attorney General Kamala Harris for creating a "distraction" by remarking publicly on her looks.

Harris gets $31M deal for comms project

MELBOURNE, Fla., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Trinidad and Tobago have contracted a U.S. company to provide a unified, national secure communications system for its military and public safety services.
'Homeland,' 'Game Change' take top TV Globes

'Homeland,' 'Game Change' take top TV Globes

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Showtime's CIA thriller "Homeland" and HBO's political drama "Game Change" won big at the Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday night.

Woman arrested following kidnapping

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The New Orleans Police Department arrested a 23-year old for kidnapping a 3-year-old girl from her home in St. Claude, police said.
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Ed Harris
LAP99020922 - 09. FEBRUARY 1999 - BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA, USA: Ed Harris received an Academy Award nomination February 9 for best performance by an actor in a supporting role for "The Truman Show" at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences in Beverly Hills, Ca. Harris is pictured in this still from the film. Oscars will be presented to the winners at the 71st annual Academy Awards March 21 in Los Angeles. UPI wy/jr/Melinda Sue Gordon.....

Edward Allen "Ed" Harris (born November 28, 1950) is an American actor, writer, and director, known for his performances in Appaloosa, The Rock, The Abyss, Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind, A History of Violence, and The Truman Show. Harris has also narrated commercials for The Home Depot and other companies.

Harris was born in Englewood, New Jersey, and raised in Tenafly, the son of Margaret, a travel agent, and Robert L. Harris, who sang with the Fred Waring chorus and worked at the bookstore of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has an older brother, Robert, and a younger brother, Spencer. Harris was raised in a middle-class Presbyterian family. He graduated from Tenafly High School in 1969, where he played on the football team, serving as the team's captain in his senior year. He was a star athlete in high school and competed in athletics at Columbia University in 1969. Two years later his family moved to New Mexico and he followed after having discovered his interest in acting in various theater plays. He enrolled at the University of Oklahoma to study drama. After several successful roles in the local theater, he moved to Los Angeles, California, and enrolled at the California Institute of the Arts.

Harris's wife is actress Amy Madigan. The couple married on November 21, 1983 while they were filming Places in the Heart in which they played an adulterous couple. They have a daughter, Lilly Dolores Harris.

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