Neil Patrick Harris

General Stats

  • Born in: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
  • DOB: June 15, 1973
  • Height: 6′ 1½” (187 cm)


  • Official Website: NA

Brief Bio

Harris made his film debut in 1988 and appeared in two movies: “Purple People Eater” and “Clara’s Heart”, starring Whoopi Goldberg.

At the age of 16, he landed the lead role in Steven Bochco’s television series about a teen prodigy doctor at a local hospital, “Doogie Howser, MD”. In 1990 the series earned the Harris the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Male Performer and a Golden Globe Nomination.

Harris took up stage acting after “Doogie Howser, MD” ended and took roles in a number of made-for-television movies. In 1997 Harris appeared in “Starship Troopers” with Casper Van Dien and in 1998 was in movie “The Proposition”.

In 1997, Harris won a Drama-League Award for his performance as Mark Cohen in the Los Angeles production of the musical, “Rent”. In following years, Harris continued performing on the stage and made his Broadway debut in “Proof” in 2001 and also appeared in “Romeo and Juliet,” “Cabaret,” “Sweeney Todd” and “Assassins.”

Harris continued to play roles in big screen movies including: “The Next Best Thing” and “Undercover Brother” and appeared as a guest in TV shows including Numb3rs. He also performed the voice of Peter Parker/Spider Man in the animated series “Spider Man”.

Harris is currently starring in the sitcom “How I Met Your Mother”.

Current Work

  • Doctor Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog
  • How I Met Your Mother
  • Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay