|Neil Patrick Harris|
|Guest Star Information|
|Born||June 15, 1973|
|Claim to fame||Actor, Singer, Magician, Director|
|First appearance||"Bart the Murderer"|
Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor, most famous for his role as Barney Stinson of How I Met Your Mother. He appears as a guest voice in The Simpsons.
Harris was born in New Mexico to a pair of restaurant owners. He became a child actor, then proceeded to work in Broadway. In 1991, he voiced Bart Simpson on The Simpsons. He then went on Guest Star in Family Guy, Glee, Sesame Street and The Penguins of Madagascar as well as many others.He was a character on Stark Raving Mad, and is a regular character on How I Met Your Mother, where he plays Barney Stinson, a womanizing businessman.
Harris is in a civil partnership with his life partner David Burkta, and has two children, Gideon Scott, male, and Harper Grace, female. Harris is openly gay, and as Same-Sex Marriage is legal in New York as of 2011, he has stated intentions to marry Burkta.
Harris has won Best Young Actor Staring in a Television Series in three consecutive years, he has also won:
- Best A-List Male Actor
- Best Male Actor in a Comedy Wed Series
- Best Performance by an Actor in a Comedy Television Series
- Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
- Outstanding Special Class Program
- Best Performance by a Human Male
- Favorite TV Comedy Actor
This means Harris has 3 Young Artist Awards, a Bravo A-ist Award, a Streamy Award, a Golden Icon Award, 2 Emmy Awards, a Spike Video Game Awards, and a People's Choice Award.