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Name: David Harbour

Real name: David Kenneth Harbour

Birth date: 10 of April 1975 (44 y.o.)

Place of birth: White Plains, New York, U.S.

Height: 191 cm

Weight: 97 kg

Birth Sign: Aries

Chinese zodiac: Rabbit

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Biography of David Harbour

David Harbour who became successful by the time he had turned 40 is not only known as one of the most talented actors but also as one of the most eccentric ones. While the whole world is expecting the premiere of the new Hellboy (2019) and another season of the TV show Stranger Things, the actor is communicating with penguins and doing weddings of his fans.
In the Picture: David Harbour
In the Picture: David Harbour

Childhood and First Roles

David Harbour was born into a family of real estate agents, Kenneth and Nancy Harbour, in New York on April 10, 1975.
Little David Harbour
Little David Harbour
David wanted to be an actor since childhood. After he had graduated college in 1997, he debuted on Broadway stage in the play The Rainmaker. His participation in The Mousetrap, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and other no less famous classic plays earned him a great reputation and even first nomination for the prestigious Tony.
Young David Harbour
Young David Harbour
David combined his work in a theater with work in entertainment TV shows; he also played small parts in successful projects and TV shows. His first screen debut was in 1999 in the TV show Law & Order in which he portrayed a homeless man.
Young David Harbour
Young David Harbour
The actor's big screen debut was in 2004 in the drama based on a true story Kinsey with Liam Neeson and Laura Linney.

David's part in the blockbuster War of the Worlds (2005) was pretty small, but his participation in the picture with recognized stars of the world cinematography such as Tom Cruise and Tim Robbins gave the young man confidence and optimism.
David Harbour in Brokeback Mountain
David Harbour in Brokeback Mountain
In that same year, David appeared in the legendary Brokeback Mountain in which he played a small part again. The actor portrayed Randall - one of the secret Jack's lovers. In that tragic picture, Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger portrayed in love cowboys.
A Moustached David Harbour in Quantum of Solace
A Moustached David Harbour in Quantum of Solace
David Harbour's years of obscurity had been lasting for almost ten years and ended in 2008 after the release of two sensational pictures with him. The first one was a new film about James Bond Quantum of Solace with Daniel Craig, in which Harbour portrayed an agent, Gregg Beam. At the same time, the release of the melodrama Revolutionary Road with Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio took place. In this commercially successful picture that earned three Oscar nominations, there was a room for Harbour's character, Shep Campbell.
A Frame from the Film Revolutionary Road
A Frame from the Film Revolutionary Road
Later, he portrayed a district attorney, Scanlon, in the crime thriller The Green Hornet and Bob in the comedy thriller with a surprise at the end Thin Ice.
David Harbour in Parkland
David Harbour in Parkland
In 2013, David was approved to portray one of the FBI agents in the bibliographical drama Parkland. Zac Efron, Paul Giamatti, and Billy Bob Thornton also starred in it.

Deserved Recognition

Recognizable appearance and participation in a number of pictures made David a successful actor, but he was far from the world recognized stars. His career breakthrough came in 2014 after the premiere of A Walk Among the Tombstones. Critics noticed David Harbour as one of the killers whose acting resonated with viewers' emotions, and it was as good as acting of Liam Neeson and Dan Stevens.
David Harbour in A Walk Among the Tombstones
David Harbour in A Walk Among the Tombstones
In that same year, the actor appeared in the political thriller The Equalizer. He worked alongside Denzel Washington and Chloë Grace Moretz. The high quality of David's acting, his charm, and talent to accustom to any character (from a good policeman to a disgusting maniac killer) earned rave reviews once again and became signs of coming success.
David Harbour and Denzel Washington in The Equalizer
David Harbour and Denzel Washington in The Equalizer

Stranger Things Master

The first season of the Netflix project Stranger Things had great success among fans. The Duffer Brothers who are known for their work Wayward Pines with a legendary Matt Dillon starring in it, were very careful when it came to actors for their new project.
Stranger Things - A Trailer of the First Season
The twin brothers' opinions concerning some actors split, but both brothers, Matt and Ross, didn't doubt in David for the role of a chief of police, Hopper. The actor did a great job in two seasons. Viewers enjoyed watching his investigation, struggle with alcohol, and relationship with Winona Ryder's character.
On the Set of Stranger Things
On the Set of Stranger Things
The presence of people with superpowers, parallel worlds, secret experiments, love, and friendship made the project successful. In the TV show, each viewer could find something that appealed to it. The actors, and especially David Harbour who became the star of the TV show by portraying an ordinary man, a scampish and world-weary policeman of a small town, also contributed to the success of the project. But a character, Hopper, was so natural and attractive that became David Harbour's starring role.
David Harbour as a Policeman, Hopper
David Harbour as a Policeman, Hopper
Work alongside a starry cast of Suicide Squad became the natural growth of triumphal breakthrough of the 40-years-old actor in Hollywood. He portrayed the National Security Council official, Dexter Tolliver. Joel Kinnaman, Margot Robbie, Scott Eastwood, and Jared Leto also starred in the picture.
David Harbour in Sleepless
David Harbour in Sleepless
At the end of 2017, the release of the police thriller Sleepless took place. In this picture, David worked alongside Jamie Foxx, Michelle Monaghan, Dermot Mulroney and some other actors.

Private Life of David Harbour

The actor, whom success captivated completely, pleases his fans with eccentric tricks. Headlines scream the news that in 2018, David danced with penguins in the Antarctic, and in September, he did a wedding ceremony for one of his fans in a costume of a policeman, Hopper.
David Harbour Dances with Penguins
David is very active on social media and loves to share his life with fans. Once, the actor told that he had big problems with alcohol when he was young, and as a result, he was diagnosed with a mental disorder. He started to hear voices: he thought God was speaking to him. His parents got scared a lot, so they sent their son for treatment, for which he was very grateful.
David Harbour and Julia Stiles
David Harbour and Julia Stiles
In 2009, the actor started dating Maria Thayer. Their relationships lasted a little longer than a year. After Maria, he started dating Julia Stiles, but their relationships didn't last long, too. Julia was the initiator of their breakup. According to her, she expected more stability in relationships.
In early 2018, the actor started dating Alison Sudol. The couple doesn't hide its tender feelings; they often appear together on different events.

David Harbour Now

In 2019, there will be the premiere of the fantasy Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen in which David will appear as Hellboy and fight against an ancient witch. Unlike the previous parts of Hellboy that had been directed by Guillermo del Toro, this one was directed by Neil Marshall.
Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen - Trailer
Test film previews that took place in 2018 showed high expectation rating of the picture and great comments concerning a new actor, portraying the character of cult comic books, despite admiration to Ron Perlman, the actor who had portrayed Hellboy earlier.
How David Harbour Became Hellboy
Milla Jovovich and a British star of the TV show Deadwood, Ian McShane, also starred in the picture.
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