Neil Patrick Harris

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Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris, 2008
Born Neil Patrick Harris
June 15, 1973 (1973-06-15) (age 41)
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Years active 1979 — present
Partner David Burtka[1]

Neil Patrick Harris (born June 15, 1973) is an American Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated actor. Notable roles in his career include the title character of Doogie Howser, M.D., Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother, Col. Carl Jenkins in Starship Troopers, Dr. Horrible of the web series Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, and as a fictionalized version of himself in Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle and its sequel Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay.

Harris is openly gay. He confirmed this in November 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."[2]

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Year Group Award Result Notes
1989 Young Artist Awards Best Young Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated Clara's Heart
Golden Globe Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
1990 Young Artist Awards Best Young Actor Starring in a Television Series Won Doogie Howser, M.D.
1991 Won
1992 Won
1992 Golden Globe Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical Nominated
2007 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actor: Comedy Nominated How I Met Your Mother
Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
2008 People's Choice Awards Favorite Scene Stealing Star Nominated
2008 Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated

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