Jared Francis Harris well-known as Jared Harris is famous for his exemplary performance in movies like Igby Goes Down, Lost in Space, etc. Jared Harris was born on 24 August 1961. He was born in London, England. His father Richard Harris is an Irish Actor. His mother Elizabeth Harris is the first wife of Richard Harris and an Actress. His younger brother Jamie Harris is an actor too. His elder brother Damian Harris is a director. His maternal grandfather David Rees is also a politician. It shows that the entire family is a well settled one. Jared Harris did his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Duke University, the USA in 1983.
Though Jared Harris has a great background from the field of acting, he never showed much interest in acting. After his graduation, he went to the UK and joined at The Central School of Speech and Drama, where he came to know his talent in acting. Jared Harris entered the film industry as a director for an unfinished movie Darkmoor in 1983. He joined in Royal Shakespeare Company, and he acted in Hamlet, 'Romeo and Juliet,' etc. After those characters, he appeared in The Rachel Papers in 1989 which became his screen debut.
His career as an actor started and he did some notable roles. He took the role of Andy Warhol in I Shot Andy Warhol. He performed the character of John Lennon in made for TV movie Two of Us. Jared Harris appeared as Vladimir in Happiness, which is a black comedy drama. Recently, he appeared in Stephen Spielberg's Lincoln as Ulysses S.Grant. He took the role of Lane Pryce in Mad Men. Coming to his personal life, he married thrice and divorced twice. Jared Harris married Jacqueline Goldenberg. In 1989, he married and in 1990's, he divorced her. Later be married Emilia Fox on July 16, 2005, and divorced in June 2010. Finally, he married a TV host Allegra Riggio on November 9, 2013.