Ed Harris
Ed Harris
Real Name/Full Name Edward Allen Harris
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Ed Harris
Birth Place: Englewood Health, Englewood, New Jersey, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 28 November 1950
Age/How Old: 73 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 72 Kg
In Pounds – 159 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father –Robert L. Harris
Mother –Margaret Harris
Siblings: Spencer Harris, Robert Harris
School: Tenafly High School
College: California Institute of Arts, The University of Oklahoma, Columbia University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Amy Madigan (m. 1983)
Kids/Children Name: Lily Dolores Harris
Profession: Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter
Net Worth: $30 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Edward Allen Harris, who is popularly known as Ed Harris, is a famous director and screenwriter of America. Apart from it, he is also an actor and producer. He is best known for several of his performances in the movie such as “Apollo 13”, which released in the year 1995, “The Truman show,” which released in the year 1998, “Pollock,” which released in the year 2000, and the movie “The Hours,” which released in the year 2002. Harris is also known to appear in several supporting roles in various movies.

Well, how well do you know about Ed Harris? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Ed Harris’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Ed Harris to date.

Biography and Early Life

Harris was born in Englewood, which is in New Jersey. He grew up in New York City, and he was the son of Margaret, who was a travel agent, and Robert, who used to work at the bookstore of the “Art Institute Of Chicago, “and he used to sing with the “Fred Waring.”

Ed is known to have two brothers, namely Paul and Robert. As it is known, he grew up in a middle-class family.

He became a talented athlete when he was studying in his high school. It was at the time when his family moved to New Mexico in the year 1971 that he discovered that he had a sheer interest in the field of Theatre plays.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ed Harris in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ed Harris’s age is 73 years old as of today’s date 20th June 2024 having been born on 28 November 1950. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 159 lbs in Pound and 72kg in Kilograms.


Ed Harris received his high school education from Tenafly High School. He graduated from there in the year 1969. When he received interest in the field of Theatre, he decided to study at the University of Oklahoma, where he decided to explore the subject of drama. He later moved to Los Angeles, where he studied at the California Institute of Art. He graduated from there with the degree of “Bachelor of Fine Arts” in 1975.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Ed Harris With Wife Amy Madigan
Ed Harris With Wife Amy Madigan

Ed is married to Amy Madigan from the year 1983. They met when they were filming the movie “Places In The Heart” together. The couple is known to be happily married, and they have a daughter named Lily Dolores Harris.

Is Ed Harris Gay?

Ed is known to be married to Amy Madigan from the year 1983. The couple is happily married, and they also have a daughter. So, he is not gay.

Professional Career

Back in the 1970s to the 1980s, Ed Harris used to work for television. He got one role in the series “Gibbsville,” which was displayed in 1975. He got parts in other shows such as “Delvecchio,” which was released in the year 1977, “The Rockford Files,” which was released in the year 1978, “David Cassidy- Man Undercover,” which released in the year 1978, and so on.

In the year 1978, he first did a movie where he played a minor role in the movie “Coma,” which was a suspense film. He did his first significant role in the year 1980 with a movie called “Borderline.” In the year 1983, Ed became highly popular when he played the role of “John Glenn” in the movie “The Right Stuff.”

In 1984, Ed apparently Co-starred with other actors in the “Swing Shift” movie, a biopic depicting World War II. In the year 1985, he played the role of “Charlie Dick,” which was the role of an abusive husband in the movie “Sweet Dreams,” which was an HBO film. In the year 1986, Ed received huge praises and lots of awards for his role in the movie “Precious Sons.”

Ed Harris made his debut in the field of directing in the year 2000 with the biopic movie called “Pollock.” He even acted in this movie as well. The film received huge applause and was nominated for the “Academy Award For Best Actor.“  He also acted in other drama shows called “A Beautiful Mind,” which was released in 2001, and the thriller movie “Enemy At The Gates,” which was released in the year 2001.


  • The movie “Pollock “received a nomination for the “Academy Award For Best Actor.”
  • Ed received his first “Academy Award For Best Supporting Actor” for his performance in the movie “Apollo 13 “.
  • He received the “Valladolid International Film Festival Award” under the category of “Best Actor” for his role in the movie “Glengarry Glen Ross.”

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ed Harris in 2024

Ed Harris Net Worth
Ed Harris Net Worth

Ed has a net worth of approximately $30 million as of 2024. His successful career as an actor, as a director, and as a producer made his net worth increase.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • It was at the time of filming the movie “Places In The Heart” when he met his future wife, Amy Madigan. They are known to be happily married, and the couple has a daughter as well.

Ed Harris is truly a talented person residing in America. He has acted in several movies and several TV shows, and further, he has directed and produced several films and shows. We hope to see more of his works in the future.


  1. I love all of Ed Harris’ movies and would really love to write to him regarding the last one I watched yesterday. The kindness he displayed in that movie which also is the kindness of the writer is phenomenal. I could not stop crying throughout it. Best movie I’ve seen in a long time.
    Is there a fan club site I could write to please give my praise to him and the writer. I thank you in advance for your time to acknowledge this post.

  2. I posted a comment on this site about Ed Harris and Cuba Gooding. I forgot to put the name of the movie I’m so impressed with which was Radio.


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