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13th May 2015

Fact: Oscar nominee Ed Harris and his actress wife Amy Madigan are heading back to the stage together to star in a revival of Sam Shepard's 1978 play BURIED CHILD. Harris and Madigan, who have been married since 1983, were last seen onstage together in a 2013 production of Beth Henley's The Jacksonian. The New Group theatre company's production will mark the first major run of the Pulitzer Prize-winning family drama, about an Illinois farming couple struggling with personal and economic issues, in New York in two decades.

6th March 2015

Fact: Ed Harris will be honoured with the 2,546th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on one of the year's unluckiest days. The actor will unveil his plaque on 13 March (14) in front of the historic Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard. His Pollock co-star Marcia Gay Harden and pal Andy Garcia will be among the speakers.

5th August 2013

Fact: Actor Ed Harris is set to star alongside Ethan Hawke in a modern-day film adaption of William Shakespeare's play Cymbeline. The A Beautiful Mind star will play King Cymbeline in the movie, which begins principal photography on 19 August (13). The revamped story chronicles a battle between crooked cops and a drug-dealing biker gang set in a corruption-riddled 21st century America.

29th March 2011

Quote: "I think he's a very fine actor, a great actor. I obviously haven't read the book, so I don't think I'll be watching the film. I've been made very aware of its depiction of me, and it is what it is." Former U.S. presidential candidate John McCain on the casting of Ed Harris as him in the movie adaptation of John Heilemann and Mark Halperin's bestseller Game Change.

4th October 2008

Fact: Actor Ed Harris was presented with the Santa Barbara International Film Festival's Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film during a ceremony in California on Friday (03Oct08).

5th September 2008

Fact: Movie star Ed Harris has been named the third recipient of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival's KIRK DOUGLAS Award For Excellence. The POLLOCK star will be presented with his latest accolade at the upcoming California film event by Douglas himself.

7th August 2007

Fact: Renee Zellweger, Viggo Mortensen and Ed Harris are teaming up to star in Harris' second film as director, western APPALOOSA.

14th January 2007

Fact: A History of Violence stars Ed Harris and Viggo Mortensen are teaming up to play western lawmen in APPALOOSA, Harris' first attempt at directing since POLLOCK in 2000. The film marks the A Beautiful Mind star's debut as a screenwriter.

24th October 2005

Fact: <p>Oscar winner Al Pacino received the 20th annual American Cinematheque Award on Friday (21OCT05) in Los Angeles, with several of his fellow actors paying tribute to him. Among those singing his praises were Keanu Reeves, Charlize Theron, Ed Harris, Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro and Bruce Willis, who presented the award. </p>

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