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Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
(born June 15, 1973)[1] is an American actor, writer, producer, comedian, magician, and singer. He is known primarily for his comedy roles on television and his dramatic and musical stage roles. On television, he is known for playing the title character on Doogie Howser, M.D.
Doogie Howser, M.D.
(1989–1993), Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014, for which he was nominated for four Emmy Awards), and Count Olaf on A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017–). Harris is also known for his role as the title character in Joss Whedon's musical Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
(2008) and a fictional version of himself in the Harold & Kumar film series (2004–2011). His other films include Starship Troopers (1997), Beastly (2011), The Smurfs (2011), The Smurfs 2
The Smurfs 2
(2013), A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014), and Gone Girl (2014). In 2014, he starred in the title role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway, for which he won the 2014 Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. Harris has hosted the Tony Awards
Tony Awards
in 2009, 2011, 2012, and 2013, for which he won several special class Emmy Awards.[2] He also hosted the Primetime Emmy Awards
Emmy Awards
in 2009 and 2013, and hosted the 87th Academy Awards in 2015, thus making him the first openly gay man to host the Academy Awards.[3] Harris was named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in 2010.[4] He is married to David Burtka. In 2010, they had twins using surrogacy.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Film 2.2 Stage 2.3 Television 2.4 Magic 2.5 Other media

3 Personal life 4 Philanthropy 5 Discography

5.1 Cast recordings 5.2 Singles

6 Filmography

6.1 Film 6.2 Television 6.3 Theater 6.4 Web 6.5 Video games

7 Bibliography 8 Audiobooks 9 Awards and nominations 10 See also 11 References 12 External links

Early life

Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
interviewed by Emily Expo at the Calgary Expo 2015

Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico[1] and grew up Ruidoso, New Mexico, with his elder brother and their parents, Sheila Gail (née Scott; born 1946) and Ronald Gene Harris (born 1946). His parents were lawyers and also ran a restaurant.[5][6][7][8][9] He attended La Cueva High School in Albuquerque, graduating with high honors in 1991.[10] Career

Harris at the 2008 Comic Con in San Diego, California

Film Harris began his career as a child actor and was discovered by playwright Mark Medoff at a drama camp in Las Cruces, New Mexico.[11] Medoff later cast him in the 1988 drama film Clara's Heart, starring Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg
and based on the novel of the same name by Joseph Olshan. Clara's Heart
Clara's Heart
earned Harris a Golden Globe nomination. The same year, he starred in Purple People Eater, a children's fantasy. Harris' first film role as an adult was 1995's Animal Room, although he portrayed a teenager. His subsequent film work has included supporting roles in The Next Best Thing, Undercover Brother, and Starship Troopers. Harris plays a fictionalized, hyper-womanising, lewd version of himself, in many ways a polar-opposite to his actual self, in the Harold and Kumar stoner comedy films Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, and A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas. In 2010, Harris provided voice acting for the role of the adult Dick Grayson (Nightwing) in the animated film Batman: Under the Red Hood and the beagle Lou in the film Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore. The same year, he played the lead in the indie comedy The Best and the Brightest.[12] On March 7, 2010, he made a surprise appearance at the 82nd Academy Awards, delivering the opening musical number. He starred in the films The Smurfs (2011) and The Smurfs 2
The Smurfs 2
(2013). In 2014, Harris showed a more serious side in Gone Girl, directed by David Fincher. Harris co-starred in the film as Desi Collings, the wealthy and obsessed ex-boyfriend of Amy Dunne, played by Rosamund Pike. Harris has said: "I was pinching myself at the opportunity" to work with Fincher, he received general praise from critics for his performance, as did the film.[13] On February 22, 2015, Harris hosted the 87th Academy Awards; it was his first time hosting the ceremony, and the first time an openly gay man hosted the Academy Awards.[3][14] Stage Harris has worked on Broadway in both musical and dramatic roles. He played Tobias Ragg in the 2001 concert performances of Sweeney Todd. In 2002, he performed beside Anne Heche
Anne Heche
in Proof. In 2003, he took the role of the Emcee in Cabaret alongside Deborah Gibson and Tom Bosley. As a result of his critically acclaimed performance in Cabaret, Harris was named the top-drawing headliner in the role of the Emcee by GuestStarCasting.com, outranking fellow celebrity stars John Stamos and Alan Cumming.[15] In 2004, he performed the dual role of the Balladeer and Lee Harvey Oswald
Lee Harvey Oswald
on Broadway in the musical revival of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins. He also sang the role of Charles (first played by Anthony Perkins) on the Nonesuch recording of Sondheim's Evening Primrose and portrayed Mark Cohen in the 1997 touring company of the musical Rent, a role he satirized on the January 10, 2009, episode of Saturday Night Live, which he hosted. In 2010, Harris directed a production of the rock musical Rent at the Hollywood Bowl; he cast his Beastly co-star Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Hudgens
as Mimi.[16] In 2011, Harris played the lead role of Bobby in Stephen Sondheim's Company with the New York Philharmonic
New York Philharmonic
in concert, opposite Patti LuPone
Patti LuPone
and others.[17] The same year, he directed The Expert at the Card Table at Broad Stage's Edye in Santa Monica, California.[18] Harris has hosted the Tony Awards
Tony Awards
four times: the 63rd Tony Awards
Tony Awards
on June 7, 2009,[19] 65th Tony Awards
Tony Awards
on June 12, 2011, the 66th Tony Awards on June 10, 2012, and the 67th Tony Awards
Tony Awards
on June 9, 2013. Only Dame Angela Lansbury, with five ceremonies, has hosted the Tony Awards more times.[20] Hosting the Tony Awards
Tony Awards
has earned him three Emmy Awards; in 2010, 2012, and 2013 for the 63rd, 65th, and 66th respectively.[21] A week after hosting the Tonys, it was announced that Harris would portray the titular role in the first Broadway production of the rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch, which he did from March through August 2014.[22][23] Harris went on to win the 2014 Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Actor in a Musical.[24] Television Beginning in 1989, Harris played the title role of a child prodigy doctor in Doogie Howser, M.D., for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe. After the show's four-season run ended in 1993, Harris played a number of guest roles on television series, including Murder She Wrote. From 1999 to 2000, he starred with Tony Shalhoub
Tony Shalhoub
in the NBC sitcom Stark Raving Mad, which lasted 22 episodes. He has played lead roles in a number of made-for-television features including Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story in 1994, My Ántonia in 1995, The Christmas Wish in 1998, Joan of Arc in 1999, The Wedding Dress in 2001, and The Christmas Blessing
The Christmas Blessing
in 2005. From 2005 to 2014, Harris played Barney Stinson, a serial womanizer, in the CBS
CBS
ensemble sitcom How I Met Your Mother. The role earned him Emmy nominations every year from 2007 to 2010. In 2008, Harris guest-starred on Sesame Street
Sesame Street
as the Sesame Street Fairy Shoe Person.[25][26][27] In 2009, he hosted the 7th Annual TV Land Awards and appeared as a guest judge on Season 9 of American Idol.[28] Harris hosted the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards
Emmy Awards
on September 20, 2009. On August 21, 2010, he won two Emmy Awards
Emmy Awards
at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony, one of which was for his guest performance in the television series Glee.[29] Harris hosted the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards on September 22, 2013, marking his second time hosting the event.[21][30][31] After a preview at the San Diego
San Diego
Comic-Con, a musical episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold featuring Harris as the villainous Music Meister premiered on October 23, 2009, on Cartoon Network. As a character who could make anyone do his bidding by singing, he spent most of the episode singing several original songs.[32] In 2010, Harris filmed a pilot episode for an American adaptation of the British game show The Cube as host, though it was not picked up to series.[33] In 2014, Harris turned down the chance to replace David Letterman
David Letterman
as host of the Late Show on CBS, stating that he feared he would get bored of the repetition that hosting a nightly talk show would entail. He also rejected the suggestion of replacing Craig Ferguson
Craig Ferguson
as host of The Late Late Show on the same grounds.[34] On September 15, 2015, Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris, a live variety series hosted by Harris on NBC, made its debut but was cancelled after an eight-episode run.[35] On January 15, 2016, Netflix
Netflix
cast Harris in the television adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events, in which he stars as Count Olaf, the main antagonist.[36] On March 31, 2017, NBC
NBC
picked up Harris' game show titled Genius Junior, the format will test the smarts of the most brilliant children in the country. Harris will serve as host and executive producer. The series received a 10-episode order and will debut sometime in the 2017–2018 season.[37] Magic Harris is a fan of magic, like his character on How I Met Your Mother. His character in American Horror Story: Freak Show was also a magician. Harris' Glee
Glee
character performed magic as well. He previously served as the President of the Board of Directors of Hollywood's Magic Castle.[38] Harris won the Tannen's Magic Louis Award in 2006 and hosted the 2008 World Magic Awards on October 11, 2008. Additionally, Harris and partner David Burtka
David Burtka
were guests of honor for a Top Chef Masters episode which took place at the Magic Castle. Other media In 2007, Harris worked with Mike Nelson on an audio commentary for RiffTrax. The two "riffed" on the film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Harris is a big fan of the cult TV series Nelson worked on, Mystery Science Theater 3000. Harris was interviewed for a 1992 Comedy Central special This Is MST3K hosted by Penn Jillette
Penn Jillette
about the series and its fans.[39] In 2008, Harris played the title role in Joss Whedon's musical web series Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
alongside Nathan Fillion
Nathan Fillion
and Felicia Day. The first episode of the series debuted on July 15, 2008.[40] He has also provided his voice for the Disney California
California
Adventure Park attraction California
California
Screamin'.[41] On December 11, 2010, Harris hosted the Spike Video Game Awards.[42] In October 2014, Harris released a memoir titled Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography, which is structured like a Choose Your Own Adventure book. His autobiography spent two weeks on The New York Times Best Seller List.[43] His debut young adult novel, The Magic Misfits, was released in November 2017 and is the first in a four-book series of the same name.[44][45][46] Personal life

Harris with his husband David Burtka
David Burtka
at his ceremony to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Walk of Fame
on September 15, 2011

Harris confirmed that he is gay on November 4, 2006, by saying, "I am happy to dispel any rumors or misconceptions and am quite proud to say that I am a very content gay man living my life to the fullest and feel most fortunate to be working with wonderful people in the business I love."[47] Harris attended the Emmy Awards
Emmy Awards
in September 2007 with his fiancé David Burtka, later confirming the relationship. In an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres
Show,[48] Harris said his relationship with Burtka began in 2004. On August 14, 2010, Harris announced that he and Burtka were expecting twins via a surrogate mother.[49][50] Their son, Gideon Scott, and daughter, Harper Grace, were born in October 2010.[51][52] Following the passage of the Marriage Equality Act in New York on June 24, 2011, Harris and Burtka announced their engagement via Twitter,[53] stating that they had proposed to each other five years earlier but kept the engagement secret until same-sex marriage became legal.[54] On September 8, 2014, Harris announced on his Twitter
Twitter
page that David Burtka
David Burtka
and he were married over the weekend in Italy.[55][56][57][58] Pamela Fryman, the long-time director of How I Met Your Mother, officiated the wedding while Elton John
Elton John
performed at the reception.[59][60][61] Harris lives in New York City in the Upper Manhattan
Upper Manhattan
neighborhood of Harlem.[62] Philanthropy Alongside his acting career, Harris has supported and contributed to various charities, organization, and foundations. These include:[63]

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society
organization Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS organization Children International
Children International
organization Clothes Off Our Back Foundation Elton John
Elton John
AIDS Foundation Entertainment Industry Foundation Feeding America
Feeding America
organization First Book
First Book
organization Food on Foot charity Global Green organization

Hope North organization International Myeloma Foundation LeBron James Family Foundation Live Out Loud organization Los Angeles Mission organization Motion Picture and Television Fund Foundation Noreen Fraser Foundation Project Angel Food
Project Angel Food
organization Real Medicine Foundation Stand Up To Cancer
Stand Up To Cancer
organization Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
organization The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project
organization.

In October 2014, Harris attended a dinner for the Elton John
Elton John
AIDS Foundation[64] and in September 2016, he and his husband were the honorary hosts of a culinary cookout to help raise money for the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.[65] Discography Cast recordings

Year Album title Notes

2001 Evening Primrose Studio Cast

2004 Assassins Revival Cast Recording

2006 Wall to Wall: Stephen Sondheim Concert Cast

2008 Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog Original Cast Recording

2009 Batman: The Brave and the Bold – Mayhem of the Music Meister Original Cast Recording

2014 Hedwig and the Angry Inch Original Broadway Cast Recording

Singles

Year Single Peak chart positions Sales Album

AUS CAN IRE UK US

2010 "Nothing Suits Me Like a Suit" 113 76 — 50 — — How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
season 5

"Dream On" (featuring Matthew Morrison) 91 24 44 47 26 84,000 (US)[66] Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers

Filmography Film

Year Title Role Notes

1988 Clara's Heart David Hart

1988 Purple People Eater Billy Johnson

1995 Animal Room Arnold Mosk

1997 Starship Troopers Carl Jenkins

1998 The Proposition Roger Martin

2000 Next Best Thing, TheThe Next Best Thing David

2002 The Mesmerist Benjamin

2002 Undercover Brother Lance

2004 Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle Neil Patrick Harris

2008 Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay Neil Patrick Harris

2008 Beyond All Boundaries 1st Lt. David Hettema (voice) Documentary

2008 Justice League: The New Frontier Barry Allen/ The Flash
The Flash
(voice) Direct-to-DVD

2009 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Steve (voice)

2010 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Lou the Beagle
Beagle
(voice)

2010 The Best and the Brightest Jeff

2010 Batman: Under the Red Hood Dick Grayson/ Nightwing
Nightwing
(voice) Direct-to-DVD[67]

2011 Beastly Will Fratalli

2011 Smurfs, TheThe Smurfs Patrick Winslow

2011 Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, AA Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas Neil Patrick Harris

2011 The Muppets Himself Cameo

2012 American Reunion Celebrity Dance-Off Host Cameo

2013 The Smurfs 2 Patrick Winslow

2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Steve the Monkey (voice)

2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West Foy

2014 Gone Girl Desi Collings

2017 Downsizing Jeff Lonowski

Television

Year Title Role Notes

1988 Too Good to Be True Danny Harland Television film

1989 Hallmark Hall of Fame Lonnie Tibbetts Episode: "Home Fires Burning"

1989 B.L. Stryker Buder Campbell Episode: "Blues for Buder"

1989 Cold Sassy Tree Will Tweedy/Narrator Television film

1989 Home Fires Burning Lonnie Tibbits Television film

1989 !1989–1993 Doogie Howser, M.D. Douglas "Doogie" Howser 97 episodes

1990 The Earth Day Special[68] Doogie Howser Television film

1991 Stranger in the Family Steve Thompson Television film

1991 Blossom The "Charming" Derek Slade Episode: "Blossom – A Rockumentary"

1991 Simpsons, TheThe Simpsons Himself as Bart Simpson
Bart Simpson
(voice) Episode: "Bart the Murderer"

1992 Roseanne Dr. Doogie Howser Episode: "Less Is More"

1992 Captain Planet and the Planeteers Todd Andrews (voice) Episode: "A Formula for Hate"

1992 Capitol Critters Max (voice) 13 episodes

1993 Quantum Leap Mike Hammond Episode: "Return of the Evil Leaper – October 8, 1956"

1993 Murder, She Wrote Tommy Remsen Episode: "Lone Witness"

1993 Family Torn Apart, AA Family Torn Apart Brian Hannigan Television film

1994 Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story Jim Stolpa Television film

1995 The Man in the Attic Edward Broder Television film

1995 Not Our Son Paul Kenneth Keller Television film

1995 My Antonia Jimmy Burden Television film

1995 Legacy of Sin: The William Coit Story William Coit Television film

1996 Outer Limits, TheThe Outer Limits Howie Morrison Episode: "From Within"

1997 Homicide: Life on the Street Alan Schack Episode: "Valentine's Day"

1998 The Christmas Wish Will Martin Television film

1999 Joan of Arc The Dauphin 2 episodes

1999 !1999–2000 Stark Raving Mad Henry McNeeley 22 episodes

2000 Will & Grace Bill Episode: "Girls, Interrupted"

2001 Static Shock Johnny Morrow/Replay (voice) Episode: "Replay"

2001 Son of the Beach Loverboy Episode: "Queefer Madness"

2001 Legend of Tarzan, TheThe Legend of Tarzan Moyo (voice) Episode: "Tarzan and the Challenger"

2001 Ed Joe Baxter Episode: "Replacements"

2001 The Wedding Dress Travis Cleveland Television film

2002 Touched by an Angel Jonas Episode: "The Princeless Bride"

2002 Justice League Ray Thompson (voice) 2 episodes

2003 Boomtown Peter Corman Episode: "Monster's Brawl"

2003 Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Peter Parker/ Spider-Man
Spider-Man
(voice) 13 episodes

2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent John Tagman Episode: "Want"

2005 Numb3rs Ethan Burdick Episode: "Prime Suspect"

2005 Jack & Bobby Prof. Preston Phelps Episode: "Querida Grace"

2005 Christmas Blessing, TheThe Christmas Blessing Nathan Andrews Television film

2005 !2005–2014 How I Met Your Mother Barney Stinson 208 episodes; directed episode: "Jenkins"

2006 Me, Eloise (voice) Episode: " Eloise Goes to School"

2007 !2007–2009 Family Guy Barney Stinson (voice) 2 episodes

2008 Sesame Street The Fairy Shoeperson Episode: "Telly's New Shoes"

2009 Saturday Night Live Himself (host) Episode: "Neil Patrick Harris/Taylor Swift"

2009 Batman: The Brave and the Bold The Music Meister (voice) Episode: "Mayhem of the Music Meister!"

2009 Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special Ace (voice) Television film

2009–2012 Robot Chicken Various roles (voice) 3 episodes

2009 7th Annual TV Land Awards Himself (host) Television special

2009 63rd Tony Awards Himself (host) Television special

2009 61st Primetime Emmy Awards Himself (host) Television special

2009 Yes, Virginia Dr. Philip O'Hanlon (voice) Television special

2010 Glee Bryan Ryan Episode: "Dream On"

2010 !2010–2015 Penguins of Madagascar, TheThe Penguins of Madagascar Dr. Blowhole (voice) 3 episodes

2010 2010 Spike Video Game Awards Himself (host) Television special

2011 Take Two with Phineas and Ferb Himself 2 episodes

2011 Brain Games Narrator (voice) 3 episodes

2011 !2011–2013 Adventure Time Prince Gumball (voice) 2 episodes

2011 65th Tony Awards Himself (host) Television special

2012 66th Tony Awards Himself (host) Television special

2013 67th Tony Awards Himself (host) Television special

2013 65th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself (host) Television special

2013 Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade Himself (host) Television special

2014 Under the Gunn Himself (guest judge) Episode: "Finale"

2014 RuPaul's Drag Race Himself (guest judge) Episode: "Drag My Wedding"

2015 American Horror Story: Freak Show Chester Creb 2 episodes

2015 87th Academy Awards Himself (host) Television special

2015 Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Himself (guest announcer) Episode: "12.5"

2015 America's Got Talent Himself (guest judge) Episode: "Judge Cuts 1"

2015 Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris Himself (host) 8 episodes; also writer and executive producer

2017–present A Series of Unfortunate Events Count Olaf Also producer

2017 Mystery Science Theater 3000 Neville LaRoy Episode: "Avalanche"

2017 Jimmy Kimmel Live Himself (host) Episode: "December 6, 2017"

2018 Genius Junior Himself (host) Also executive producer

Theater

Year Title Role Notes

1997 Rent Mark Cohen National Tour

1998 Romeo
Romeo
and Juliet Romeo
Romeo
Montague Old Globe Theatre

2001 Sweeney Todd Tobias Ragg San Francisco Symphony Orchestra concert version

2002 Proof Hal Manhattan Theatre Club

2003 Cabaret Emcee Stephen Sondheim
Stephen Sondheim
Theatre

2004 Paris Letter, TheThe Paris Letter Young Anton / Burt Sarris Roundabout Theatre

2004 Assassins Lee Harvey Oswald
Lee Harvey Oswald
/ The Balladeer Roundabout Theatre

2005 Tick, Tick... BOOM! Jon Menier Chocolate Factory

2006 All My Sons Chris Keller Geffen Playhouse

2006 Amadeus Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Hollywood Bowl

2010 Rent N/A Directed Hollywood Bowl

2011 Company Robert New York Philharmonic
New York Philharmonic
Concert Version

2011 A Snow White Christmas The Magic Mirror El Portal
Portal
Theater

2014 Nothing to Hide[69] N/A Director Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre

2014 Hedwig and the Angry Inch Hedwig Belasco Theatre

Web

Year Title Role Notes

2008 Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog Dr. Horrible/Billy 3 episodes

2008 Prop 8: The Musical A Very Smart Fellow Short film

2012 Neil's Puppet Dreams Neil Patrick Harris 7 episodes; also co-creator, writer and executive producer

Video games

Year Title Role

2008 Saints Row 2 Veteran Child (voice)

2009 Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard Wallace "Wally" Wellesley (voice)

2010 Rock of the Dead Unnamed character (voice)

2010 Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Peter Parker/ Spider-Man
Spider-Man
(voice)

2013 Saints Row IV Veteran Child (voice)[70]

Bibliography

Harris, Neil Patrick (2014). Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography. Crown Archetype. ISBN 978-0385346993.  Harris, Neil Patrick (2017). The Magic Misfits. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. ISBN 978-0316391825. 

Audiobooks

2014: Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
Autobiography
(read by the author), Random House Audio, ISBN 9780385367943

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Title Result

1989 Young Artist Award Best Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film Clara's Heart Nominated

Golden Globe Award Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role – Motion Picture Nominated

1990 Young Artist Award Best Young Actor Starring in a Television Series Doogie Howser, M.D. Won

People's Choice Award Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Series Won

Favorite Male TV Performer Nominated

Viewers for Quality Television Award Best Actor in a Quality Comedy Series Nominated

1991 Young Artist Award Best Young Actor Starring in a Television Series Won

1992 Won

Golden Globe Award Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy Nominated

2007 Teen Choice Award Choice TV Actor: Comedy How I Met Your Mother Nominated

Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated

2008 People's Choice Award Favorite Scene Stealing Star Nominated

Teen Choice Award Choice TV Actor: Comedy Nominated

Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated

2009 Golden Globe Award Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Nominated

TCA Award Individual Achievement in Comedy Nominated

Teen Choice Award Choice TV Actor: Comedy Nominated

Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated

Streamy Award Best Male Actor in a Comedy Web Series Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog Won

Satellite Award Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film How I Met Your Mother Nominated

2010 Golden Globe Award Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Nominated

Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Glee Won

Outstanding Special
Special
Class Program 63rd Tony Awards Won

Spike Video Game Award Best Performance by a Human Male Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Won

Satellite Award Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film How I Met Your Mother Nominated

2011 People's Choice Award Favorite TV Comedy Actor Won

Favorite TV Guest Star Glee Nominated

Critics' Choice Television Award Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series How I Met Your Mother Won

Satellite Award Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film How I Met Your Mother Nominated

2012 People's Choice Award Favorite TV Comedy Actor Won

TV Guide
TV Guide
Award Favorite Actor Nominated

Teen Choice Award Choice TV Actor: Comedy Nominated

Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Special
Special
Class Program 65th Tony Awards Won

2013 66th Tony Awards Won

Webby Award Best Comedy: Long Form or Series Neil's Puppet Dreams Nominated

People's Choice Award Favorite TV Comedy Actor How I Met Your Mother Nominated

2014 Nominated

Favorite TV Bromance Nominated

Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award Favorite Movie Actor The Smurfs 2 Nominated

Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch Won

Drama League Award Distinguished Performance Won

Outer Critics Circle Award Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nominated

Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Special
Special
Class Special Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade Nominated

Hasty Pudding Theatricals Hasty Pudding Man of the Year Won

Tony Award Best Actor in a Musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch Won

Dorian Award TV Musical Performance of the Year 67th Tony Awards Nominated

Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Special
Special
Class Program Won

2015 Alliance of Women Film Journalists
Alliance of Women Film Journalists
Award Best Depiction of Nudity, Sexuality, or Seduction Gone Girl Nominated

Grammy Award Best Musical Theater Album Hedwig and the Angry Inch Nominated

Saturn Award Best Guest Performance in a Television Series American Horror Story: Freak Show Nominated

Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Special
Special
Class Program 87th Academy Awards Nominated

2017 Saturn Award Best New Media Television Series A Series of Unfortunate Events Nominated

2018 Satellite Award Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy Nominated

See also

LGBT culture in New York City

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Neil Patrick Harris
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Neil Patrick Harris
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Awards for Neil Patrick Harris

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Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
(2011) Ty Burrell
Ty Burrell
(2012) Simon Helberg
Simon Helberg
(2013) Andre Braugher
Andre Braugher
(2014) T.J. Miller
T.J. Miller
(2015) Andre Braugher
Andre Braugher
(2016) Louie Anderson
Louie Anderson
(2016) Walton Goggins
Walton Goggins
(2017)

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Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical

John Cullum (1975) Ian Richardson
Ian Richardson
(1976) Lenny Baker (1977) Ken Page
Ken Page
(1978) Len Cariou
Len Cariou
(1979) Jim Dale (1980) Kevin Kline
Kevin Kline
(1981) George Hearn (1984) Ron Richardson
Ron Richardson
(1985) George Rose (1986) Robert Lindsay (1987) Michael Crawford
Michael Crawford
(1988) Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander
(1989) James Naughton
James Naughton
(1990) Jonathan Pryce
Jonathan Pryce
(1991) Gregory Hines / Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(1992) Brent Carver (1993) Boyd Gaines
Boyd Gaines
(1994) Vernel Bagneris (1995) Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(1996) Robert Cuccioli (1997) Alan Cumming
Alan Cumming
(1998) Brent Carver (1999) Brian Stokes Mitchell
Brian Stokes Mitchell
(2000) Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(2001) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(2002) Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas
/ Harvey Fierstein
Harvey Fierstein
(2003) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2004) Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz
(2005) John Lloyd Young
John Lloyd Young
(2006) Raúl Esparza
Raúl Esparza
(2007) Paulo Szot
Paulo Szot
(2008) Brian d'Arcy James
Brian d'Arcy James
(2009) Douglas Hodge (2010) Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz
(2011) Danny Burstein
Danny Burstein
(2012) Billy Porter (2013) Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
/ Jefferson Mays
Jefferson Mays
(2014) Robert Fairchild (2015) Danny Burstein
Danny Burstein
(2016) Andy Karl
Andy Karl
(2017)

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Drama League's Distinguished Performance Award

Katharine Cornell
Katharine Cornell
(1935) Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
(1936) Maurice Evans (1937) Cedric Hardwicke
Cedric Hardwicke
(1938) Raymond Massey
Raymond Massey
(1939) Paul Muni
Paul Muni
(1940) Paul Lukas
Paul Lukas
(1941) Judith Evelyn
Judith Evelyn
(1942) Alfred Lunt
Alfred Lunt
(1943) Lynn Fontanne
Lynn Fontanne
(1944) Mady Christians
Mady Christians
(1945) Louis Calhern
Louis Calhern
(1946) Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
(1947) Judith Anderson
Judith Anderson
(1948) Robert Morley
Robert Morley
(1949) Grace George
Grace George
(1950) Claude Rains
Claude Rains
(1951) Julie Harris (1952) Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
(1953) Josephine Hull (1954) Viveca Lindfors
Viveca Lindfors
(1955) David Wayne
David Wayne
(1956) Eli Wallach
Eli Wallach
(1957) Ralph Bellamy
Ralph Bellamy
(1958) Cyril Ritchard
Cyril Ritchard
(1959) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1960) Hume Cronyn
Hume Cronyn
(1961) Paul Scofield
Paul Scofield
(1962) Charles Boyer
Charles Boyer
(1963) Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
(1964) John Gielgud
John Gielgud
(1965) Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
(1966) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1967) Zoe Caldwell (1968) Alec McCowen
Alec McCowen
(1969) James Stewart
James Stewart
(1970) Anthony Quayle
Anthony Quayle
(1971) Eileen Atkins / Claire Bloom
Claire Bloom
(1972) Alan Bates
Alan Bates
(1973) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(1974) John Wood (1975) Eva Le Gallienne
Eva Le Gallienne
(1976) Tom Courtenay
Tom Courtenay
(1977) Frank Langella
Frank Langella
(1978) Frances Sternhagen
Frances Sternhagen
(1979) Roy Scheider
Roy Scheider
(1980) Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen
(1981) Milo O'Shea
Milo O'Shea
(1982) Edward Herrmann
Edward Herrmann
/ Kate Nelligan (1983) Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons
(1984) Derek Jacobi
Derek Jacobi
(1985) Bernadette Peters
Bernadette Peters
(1986) James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
(1987) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1988) Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
(1989) Robert Morse
Robert Morse
(1990) Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing
(1991) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(1992) Stephen Rea
Stephen Rea
(1993) Sam Waterston
Sam Waterston
(1994) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(1995) Uta Hagen
Uta Hagen
(1996) Charles Durning
Charles Durning
/ Bebe Neuwirth
Bebe Neuwirth
(1997) Brian Stokes Mitchell
Brian Stokes Mitchell
(1998) Kathleen Chalfant (1999) Eileen Heckart (2000) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
/ Gary Sinise
Gary Sinise
(2001) Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson
(2002) Harvey Fierstein
Harvey Fierstein
(2003) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2004) Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz
(2005) Christine Ebersole
Christine Ebersole
(2006) Liev Schreiber
Liev Schreiber
(2007) Patti LuPone
Patti LuPone
(2008) Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Rush
(2009) Alfred Molina
Alfred Molina
(2010) Mark Rylance
Mark Rylance
(2011) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(2012) Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(2013) Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
(2014) Chita Rivera
Chita Rivera
(2015) Lin-Manuel Miranda
Lin-Manuel Miranda
(2016) Ben Platt (2017)

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Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

Roscoe Lee Browne
Roscoe Lee Browne
(1986) John Cleese
John Cleese
(1987) Cleavon Little
Cleavon Little
(1989) Jay Thomas
Jay Thomas
(1990) Jay Thomas
Jay Thomas
(1991) No Award (1992) David Clennon (1993) Martin Sheen
Martin Sheen
(1994) Carl Reiner
Carl Reiner
(1995) Tim Conway
Tim Conway
(1996) Mel Brooks
Mel Brooks
(1997) Mel Brooks
Mel Brooks
(1998) Mel Brooks
Mel Brooks
(1999) Bruce Willis
Bruce Willis
(2000) Derek Jacobi
Derek Jacobi
(2001) Anthony LaPaglia
Anthony LaPaglia
(2002) Gene Wilder
Gene Wilder
(2003) John Turturro
John Turturro
(2004) Bobby Cannavale
Bobby Cannavale
(2005) Leslie Jordan
Leslie Jordan
(2006) Stanley Tucci
Stanley Tucci
(2007) Tim Conway
Tim Conway
(2008) Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake
(2009) Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
(2010) Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake
(2011) Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon
(2012) Bob Newhart
Bob Newhart
(2013) Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon
(2014) Bradley Whitford
Bradley Whitford
(2015) Peter Scolari (2016) Dave Chappelle
Dave Chappelle
(2017)

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Hasty Pudding Men of the Year

Bob Hope
Bob Hope
(1967) Paul Newman
Paul Newman
(1968) Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
(1969) Robert Redford
Robert Redford
(1970) James Stewart
James Stewart
(1971) Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman
(1972) Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
(1973) Peter Falk
Peter Falk
(1974) Warren Beatty
Warren Beatty
(1975) Robert Blake (1976) Johnny Carson
Johnny Carson
(1977) Richard Dreyfuss
Richard Dreyfuss
(1978) Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro
(1979) Alan Alda
Alan Alda
(1980) John Travolta
John Travolta
(1981) James Cagney
James Cagney
(1982) Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
(1983) Sean Connery
Sean Connery
(1984) Bill Murray
Bill Murray
(1985) Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone
(1986) Mikhail Baryshnikov
Mikhail Baryshnikov
(1987) Steve Martin
Steve Martin
(1988) Robin Williams
Robin Williams
(1989) Kevin Costner
Kevin Costner
(1990) Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood
(1991) Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
(1992) Chevy Chase
Chevy Chase
(1993) Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
(1994) Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
(1995) Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford
(1996) Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson
(1997) Kevin Kline
Kevin Kline
(1998) Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson
(1999) Billy Crystal
Billy Crystal
(2000) Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins
(2001) Bruce Willis
Bruce Willis
(2002) Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese
(2003) Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
(2004) Tim Robbins
Tim Robbins
(2005) Richard Gere
Richard Gere
(2006) Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
(2007) Christopher Walken
Christopher Walken
(2008) James Franco
James Franco
(2009) Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake
(2010) Jay Leno
Jay Leno
(2011) Jason Segel
Jason Segel
(2012) Kiefer Sutherland
Kiefer Sutherland
(2013) Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
(2014) Chris Pratt
Chris Pratt
(2015) Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
(2016) Ryan Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds
(2017) Paul Rudd
Paul Rudd
(2018)

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Streamy Awards
Streamy Awards
Winners for Best Acting Performance

Comedy

Felicia Day
Felicia Day
/ Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
(2009) Felicia Day
Felicia Day
/ Zach Galifianakis
Zach Galifianakis
(2010) Hannah Hart
Hannah Hart
/ Ken Marino
Ken Marino
(2013) Mamrie Hart
Mamrie Hart
/ David Milchard (2014) Mamrie Hart
Mamrie Hart
(2017)

Drama

Rosario Dawson
Rosario Dawson
/ Alessandro Juliani (2009) Rachael Hip-Flores
Rachael Hip-Flores
/ Mark Gantt
Mark Gantt
(2010) Missy Peregrym
Missy Peregrym
/ Xander Berkeley
Xander Berkeley
(2013) Ashley Clements / Joey Graceffa
Joey Graceffa
(2014) DeStorm Power
DeStorm Power
(2017)

General

Colleen Ballinger
Colleen Ballinger
/ James Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek
(2015) Jenn McAllister
Jenn McAllister
/ Chris Kendall (2016)

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Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical

1948–1975

Paul Hartman
Paul Hartman
(1948) Ray Bolger
Ray Bolger
(1949) Ezio Pinza
Ezio Pinza
(1950) Robert Alda
Robert Alda
(1951) Phil Silvers
Phil Silvers
(1952) Thomas Mitchell (1953) Alfred Drake
Alfred Drake
(1954) Walter Slezak
Walter Slezak
(1955) Ray Walston
Ray Walston
(1956) Rex Harrison
Rex Harrison
(1957) Robert Preston (1958) Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
(1959) Jackie Gleason
Jackie Gleason
(1960) Richard Burton
Richard Burton
(1961) Robert Morse
Robert Morse
(1962) Zero Mostel
Zero Mostel
(1963) Bert Lahr
Bert Lahr
(1964) Zero Mostel
Zero Mostel
(1965) Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
(1966) Robert Preston (1967) Robert Goulet
Robert Goulet
(1968) Jerry Orbach
Jerry Orbach
(1969) Cleavon Little
Cleavon Little
(1970) Hal Linden
Hal Linden
(1971) Phil Silvers
Phil Silvers
(1972) Ben Vereen
Ben Vereen
(1973) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(1974) John Cullum (1975)

1976–2000

George Rose (1976) Barry Bostwick
Barry Bostwick
(1977) John Cullum (1978) Len Cariou
Len Cariou
(1979) Jim Dale (1980) Kevin Kline
Kevin Kline
(1981) Ben Harney (1982) Tommy Tune
Tommy Tune
(1983) George Hearn (1984) No award (1985) George Rose (1986) Robert Lindsay (1987) Michael Crawford
Michael Crawford
(1988) Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander
(1989) James Naughton
James Naughton
(1990) Jonathan Pryce
Jonathan Pryce
(1991) Gregory Hines (1992) Brent Carver (1993) Boyd Gaines
Boyd Gaines
(1994) Matthew Broderick
Matthew Broderick
(1995) Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(1996) James Naughton
James Naughton
(1997) Alan Cumming
Alan Cumming
(1998) Martin Short
Martin Short
(1999) Brian Stokes Mitchell
Brian Stokes Mitchell
(2000)

2001–present

Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(2001) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(2002) Harvey Fierstein
Harvey Fierstein
(2003) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2004) Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz
(2005) John Lloyd Young
John Lloyd Young
(2006) David Hyde Pierce
David Hyde Pierce
(2007) Paulo Szot
Paulo Szot
(2008) David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik
Trent Kowalik
and Kiril Kulish (2009) Douglas Hodge (2010) Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz
(2011) Steve Kazee
Steve Kazee
(2012) Billy Porter (2013) Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
(2014) Michael Cerveris
Michael Cerveris
(2015) Leslie Odom Jr. (2016) Ben Platt (2017)

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