Steve Harris

Actor
A sports injury curtailed his dreams of playing professional football, so Chicagoan Steve Harris brought his commanding presence to the entertainment arena. The hefty bald black actor honed his craft on stage, tackling ... Read more »
Born: 12/03/1965 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (49)

Chi-raq 2015 (Movie)

Old Duke (Actor)

NCIS 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ally McBeal 1992 - 1993, 1997 - 1998, 2001 - 2004, 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Celebrity Poker Showdown 2001 - 2004, 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Chicago Hope 1992 - 1993, 1996 - 1998, 2001 - 2004, 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Homicide: Life on the Street 1992 - 1993, 2001 - 2004, 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Justified 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Legends 2001 - 2004, 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Murder One 1992 - 1993, 1995 - 1998, 2001 - 2004, 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

New York Undercover 1992 - 1998, 2001 - 2004, 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Unseen 2014 (Movie)

Roy Clemens (Actor)

Awake 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Friday Night Lights 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Takers 2010 (Movie)

Lt. Carver (Actor)

12 Rounds 2009 (Movie)

George Aiken (Actor)

Eli Stone 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Quarantine 2008 (Movie)

Scott Percival (Actor)

The Batman 2004 - 2008 (TV Show)

Voice

Death & Texas 2006 (Movie)

"Barefoot" Bobby Briggs (Actor)

Heist 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Diary of a Mad Black Woman 2005 (Movie)

Charles (Actor)

The Practice 1997 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

World Poker Tour: Hollywood Home Game 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Bringing Down the House 2003 (Movie)

Widow (Actor)

AFI Awards 2001 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Presenter

Intimate Portrait: LisaGay Hamilton 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Minority Report 2002 (Movie)

Jad (Actor)

Soul Train Christmas Starfest 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2001 ESPY Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 32nd NAACP Image Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Performer

Civil Rights Martyrs: Free at Last 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Narrator

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 1999 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Skulls 2000 (Movie)

Detective Sparrow (Actor)

The 30th NAACP Image Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Mod Squad 1999 (Movie)

Detective Briggs (Actor)

The Rock 1996 (Movie)

Private McCoy (Actor)

Dark Eyes 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Law & Order 1995 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sugar Hill 1994 (Movie)

Ricky Goggles (Actor)

Seven Hours to Judgment 1988 (Movie)

Reardon's Van Driver (Actor)

Against the Wall (TV Show)

Actor

George Wallace (TV Show)

Actor

Nightmare Street (TV Show)

Actor

The List (TV Show)

Actor

The Yellow Canary (Movie)

Bake (Actor)

Biography

A sports injury curtailed his dreams of playing professional football, so Chicagoan Steve Harris brought his commanding presence to the entertainment arena. The hefty bald black actor honed his craft on stage, tackling roles in Shakespeare and in more contemporary fare before landing work in other media.

Relationships

Mattie Harris

Mother

John Harris

Father

Wood Harris Actor

Sibling

Sherwin Harris

Brother
Born in 1969 played Avon Barksdale in the HBO drama "The Wire"

EDUCATION

Northern Illinois University

DeKalb , Illinois 1989

St. Joseph High School

Westchester , Illinois

University of Delaware

Newark , Delaware 1992
Attended the Professional Theater Training Program

Milestones

2009

Played Special Agent George Aiken in Renny Harlin's "12 Rounds"

2008

Appeared in three episodes of the ABC series "Eli Stone"

2006

Cast in the short-lived NBC series "Heist"

2005

Starred in the feature adaptation of Tyler Perry's "Diary of a Mad Black Woman"; Perry also co-starred

2004

Lent his voice to the animated series "The Batman"

2002

Cast opposite Tom Cruise in "Minority Report"; directed by Steven Spielberg

2000

Played Detective Sparrow in the thriller "Skulls"

1999

Portrayed an internal affairs detective in the feature version of "The Mod Squad"

1997

TV series debut as regular, played attorney Eugene Young on "The Practice" (ABC)

1997

Re-teamed with Frankenheimer for the TNT movie, "George Wallace"

1996

Played small role in "The Rock" starring Ed Harris and Sean Connery

1994

Had a supporting role in John Frankenheimer's "Against the Wall," an HBO drama about the Attica Prison uprising of 1971

1994

Feature acting debut, "Sugar Hill"

1993

Landed a tiny part on the first episode of NBC's "Homicide: Life on the Street"

Grew up in Westchester, Illinois, just outside of Chicago

Dreams of playing professional football curtailed by sports injury

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