After first entering America’s homes regularly as the title character, Doogie Howser, MD., Neil Patrick Harris has been a fixture of American pop-culture for nearly three decades. Currently starring on the hit TV show, How I Met Your Mother, Neil plays “Barney,” a philandering playboy, currently running it’s ninth and final season on CBS for which Neil won multiple awards including the Emmy. Other notable film credits include The Smurfs and the Harold and Kumar franchises. An avid fan of live theater, Neil has also performed on Broadway in both musical (Sweeney Todd), dramatic roles (Proof) and even hosted the Tony Awards three times (’09, ’11, ’12).
Outside of his acting work, Neil is also an accomplished magician having won the Tannen’s Magic Louis Award in 2006. He currently serves as the President of the Board of Directors for the world famous Hollywood Magic Castle.
In 2010, Neil was named one of TIME magazine’s ‘100 Most Influential People of 2010.’ Neil currently resides in Los Angeles.