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Steve Harris

Steve Harris starred in NBC's Heist, as James Johnson. The hourlong serialized comedic drama centered on a group of professional thieves plotting to simultaneously rob three prominent Beverly Hills jewelry stores during the week leading to the Academy Award.

Harris, who was nominated for an Emmy Award twice for his role on The Practice, won the Viewers for Quality Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama in 1998 and 1999 and was again nominated for that award in 2000. Additionally, he was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series in 1998, 1999 and 2000. Harris' other television credits include Eli Stone, Law & Order, Murder One, New York Undercover and Chicago Hope.

On the big screen, Harris starred in the successful thriller Quarantine and in the independent film Ball Don't Lie with Nick Cannon and Rosanna Arquette. Harris starred in Adam Shankman's comedy Bringing Down the House alongside Steve Martin and Queen Latifah. This film was #1 in the box office for three consecutive weeks and grossed over $132 million domestically. He also co-starred in Steven Spielberg's sci-fi thriller Minority Report with Tom Cruise, Collin Farrell and Samantha Morton. The film was another box office success, grossing $35 million opening weekend and $132 million domestically.

Harris' other film credits include Leon Ichaso's Sugar Hill, Michael Bay's The Rock with Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris, and Rob Cohen's The Skulls. He appears in the remake of the thriller Rec with Johnathon Schaech and Jennifer Carpenter.

On stage, Harris had leading roles in Heliotrope Bouquet, Macbeth, Henry IV, Part I, Julius Ceasar and Richard III.

A native of Chicago, Illinois Harris earned a graduate degree in theater from the University of Delaware before moving to Hollywood to pursue an acting career.


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Steve Harris Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayDecember 3, 1965 (51)
SignSagittarius
BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA
Height6' (1m83)  How tall is Steve Harris compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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