Ageing like fine wine

Nov 28, 2013, 06:41 IST | The Centrestage Team

ED Harris, American actor, screenwriter and director turns a year older today

CS shares trivia about the Pollock actor

>> Ed became a father for the first time at 42 when his wife Amy Madigan gave birth to their daughter Lily Dolores Harris.

>> He is often called the thinking woman’s sex symbol.

>> In order to paint like American artist Jackson Pollock in the biopic Pollock, he had a studio built on his property and spent some time learning painting.

>> ED has appeared in three films based on Stephen King stories: Creepshow, Needful Things and The Stand.

>> One of his favourite books is John Steinbeck’s The Grapes Of Wrath.

>> A veteran stage actor, he made his European debut in Ireland in 2006 with Neil LaBute’s Wrecks.

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