|Harry Hamlin Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||October 30, 1951|
Harry Hamlin is an American actor, voiceover artist, author, producer, business investor, and entrepreneur who is known for having been cast in shows and movies like Clash of the Titans, L.A. Law, Mad Men, Poisoned by Love: The Kern County Murders, Movie Stars, Veronica Mars, Army Wives, and Shameless.
Harry Robinson Hamlin
Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Harry Hamlin studied at Flintridge Preparatory School, The Hill School, Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, and University of California, Berkeley. In 1974, he graduated from Yale University with dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in drama and psychology.
Later, in 1976, he received a Master of Fine Arts degree in acting from the American Conservatory Theater‘s advanced actor training program.
Actor, Voiceover Artist, Author, Producer, Business Investor, Entrepreneur
- Father – Chauncey Jerome Hamlin, Jr. (Aeronautical Engineer)
- Mother – Bernice (née Robinson) (Socialite)
- Siblings – David Gray Hamlin (Brother), Louie Hamlin (Brother), Clay Francis Lindus (Brother)
- Others – Chauncey Jerome Hamlin (Paternal Grandfather), Emily Ann Gray (Paternal Grandmother), Clarence Asher/Arber Robinson (Maternal Grandfather), Anna F. West (Maternal Grandmother)
He is represented by –
- Management 360, Talent Management Company, Beverly Hills, California, United States
- United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
72 kg or 158.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Harry Hamlin has dated –
- Cynthia Sikes – He was romantically involved with actress and producer Cynthia Sikes in the past.
- Ursula Andress (1979-1983) Between the years, 1979 and 1983, he was in a relationship with Swiss film and television actress and former model Ursula Andress. Their son, Dimitri Alexander Hamlin, was born in 1980.
- Laura Johnson (1984-1989) – After going out for a while, he married actress Laura Johnson in 1985 but they separated in 1989.
- Nicollette Sheridan (1991-1992) – He married actress, writer, and producer Nicollette Sheridan in 1991 but they separated the following year. They also worked together in the 1990 film Deceptions.
- Marcie Jo Warren (1992)
- Lisa Rinna (1992-Present) – He first met actress, television personality, and author Lisa Rinna in 1992 and they got married in 1997 in the backyard of their Beverly Hills house. Their first daughter Delilah Belle Hamlin was born on June 10, 1998, and they welcomed their 2nd daughter Amelia Gray Hamlin on June 13, 2001.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of English and Scottish descent.
Salt and pepper
Chiseled facial features
Alongside wife Lisa Rinna, Harry appeared in a TV commercial for Depend “Silhouette” protective briefs for women in 2002.
Harry Hamlin Facts
- He made his theatrical film debut as Joey Popchik in the 1978 film, Movie Movie, and for this role, he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for “New Star of the Year – Actor”.
- At the age of 10, he had a crush on Hayley Mills in The Parent Trap.
- In 1978, Harry was offered a three-picture contract with Warner Bros. However, he turned it down.
- In 1987, he was named by People Magazine as the “Sexiest Man Alive”.
- In 1998, he co-founded the fusion energy company, TAETechnologies.
- Harry Hamlin provided vocals to the character of Perseus in the 2007 video game God of War II.
- His book, Full Frontal Nudity: The Making of an Accidental Actor, was published in 2010.
- From 2013 to 2014, Hamlin played the role of Jim Cutler in the period drama television series, Mad Men. His performance in the show got him nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series”.
- If he weren’t an actor, he would have been a forest ranger or a nuclear physicist.
- Initially, Hamlin wanted to be an architect. However, he got late for registering for the College of Environmental Design at UC Berkeley and later joined theater classes instead.
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