55 Facts About Neil Patrick Harris

1. Neil Patrick Harris managed to get his lawyer, manager, or agent involved to get a better price for his time on the screen.

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2. Neil Patrick Harris has become one of the darlings of film and television thanks to some hugely popular roles.

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3. Neil Patrick Harris said on "The Late Late Show with James Corden" Thursday that he finally answered a summons to report to jury duty.

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4. Neil Patrick Harris began his career as a child actor at the age of 15.

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5. Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor, comedian, magician as well as singer, and composer.

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6. Neil Patrick Harris was in a long-term relationship with the actor David Burtka in 2004.

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7. Neil Patrick Harris was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Time Magazine.

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8. At the age of 15, Neil Patrick Harris won a Golden Globe nomination for his performance opposite Whoopi Goldberg in the drama Clara's Heart.

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9. Neil Patrick Harris helped write and stars in nine episode series of Neil's Puppet Dreams.

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10. On September 15, 2011 Neil Patrick Harris received star on the Walk of Fame.

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11. On September 8, 2014, Neil Patrick Harris announced on his Twitter page that David Burtka and he were married over the weekend in Italy.

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12. Neil Patrick Harris was born June 15, 1973 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and grew up Ruidoso, New Mexico, with his elder brother and their parents, Sheila Gail and Ronald Gene Harris.

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13. Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor, producer, singer, comedian, magician, and television host.

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14. Neil Patrick Harris appeared on Broadway in Proof, Assassins and Rent, as well as a critically acclaimed performance as the host in Cabaret.

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15. Neil Patrick Harris-led vehicle has finally come to a close with this final season, but the comedy-drama hasn't lost a step.

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16. Neil Patrick Harris said on "The Late Late Show with James Corden" Thursday that he finally answered a summons to report to jury duty.

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17. In October 2014, Neil Patrick Harris attended a dinner for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and in September 2016, he and his husband were the honorary hosts of a culinary cookout to help raise money for the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation.

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18. On September 8, 2014, Neil Patrick Harris announced on his Twitter page that Burtka and he were married over the weekend in Italy.

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19. Neil Patrick Harris's debut young adult novel, The Magic Misfits, was released in November 2017 and is the first in a four-book series of the same name.

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20. Neil Patrick Harris previously served as the President of the Board of Directors of Hollywood's Magic Castle.

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21. In 2014, Neil Patrick Harris turned down the chance to replace David Letterman as host of the Late Show on CBS, stating that he feared he would get bored of the repetition that hosting a nightly talk show would entail.

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22. In 2010, Neil Patrick Harris filmed a pilot episode for an American adaptation of the British game show The Cube as host, though it was not picked up to series.

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23. Neil Patrick Harris hosted the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards on September 22, 2013, marking his second time hosting the event.

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24. In 2011, Neil Patrick Harris played the lead role of Bobby in Stephen Sondheim's Company with the New York Philharmonic in concert, opposite Patti LuPone and others.

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25. In 2010, Neil Patrick Harris directed a production of the rock musical Rent at the Hollywood Bowl; he cast his Beastly co-star Vanessa Hudgens as Mimi.

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26. Neil Patrick Harris played Tobias Ragg in the 2001 concert performances of Sweeney Todd.

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27. On February 22, 2015, Neil Patrick Harris hosted the 87th Academy Awards; it was his first time hosting the ceremony, and the first time an openly gay man hosted the Academy Awards.

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28. In 2014, Neil Patrick Harris showed a more serious side in Gone Girl, directed by David Fincher.

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29. Neil Patrick Harris starred in the films The Smurfs and The Smurfs 2 (2013).

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30. Neil Patrick Harris began his career as a child actor and was discovered by playwright Mark Medoff at a drama camp in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

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31. Neil Patrick Harris attended La Cueva High School in Albuquerque, graduating with high honors in 1991, which he attributes to being privately tutored half the school year while on set.

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32. Neil Patrick Harris's parents were lawyers and ran a restaurant.

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33. Neil Patrick Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico, with his elder brother and their parents, Sheila Gail.

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34. Neil Patrick Harris hosted the Primetime Emmy Awards in 2009 and 2013, and hosted the 87th Academy Awards in 2015, thus making him the first openly gay man to host the Academy Awards.

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35. Neil Patrick Harris is known primarily for his comedy roles on television and his dramatic and musical stage roles.

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36. Neil Patrick Harris was born on June 15, 1973 and is an American actor, writer, producer, magician, and singer.

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37. Neil Patrick Harris will resume his role as Count Olaf, the evil uncle who will stop at nothing to get his hands on the children's inheritance.

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38. Neil Patrick Harris says New Yorkers are nicer during the holidays.

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39. Neil Patrick Harris is back as Count Olaf in the third and final season of A Series of Unfortunate Events.

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40. Neil Patrick Harris took to Twitter on Tuesday with a teaser trailer for the final episodes, as well as confirmation of when fans can expect the final episodes to debut.

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41. Neil Patrick Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 15, 1973.

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42. Neil Patrick Harris was in attendance with his husband and children, along with Martha Hunt, Phillip Lim, Olivia Palermo and Gigi Hadid.

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43. Neil Patrick Harris is all smiles as he hits the red carpet with his husband David Burtka at the opening night party for the revival of Torch Song held at the Helen Hayes Theatre on Thursday.

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44. Neil Patrick Harris was famously the club's longtime president, aka "Ambassador of Magic", and during his tenure regularly regaled guests with his illusion skills.

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45. Neil Patrick Harris wants to know if you've got the moves.

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46. Neil Patrick Harris is a big fan of the cult TV series Nelson worked on, Mystery Science Theater 3000.

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47. In 2007, Neil Patrick Harris worked with Mike Nelson on an audio commentary for RiffTrax.

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48. Neil Patrick Harris won the Tannen's Magic Louis Award in 2006 and hosted the 2008 World Magic Awards on October 11, 2008.

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49. Neil Patrick Harris is a fan of magic, like his character on How I Met Your Mother.

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50. Neil Patrick Harris hosted the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards on September 20, 2009.

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51. Neil Patrick Harris went on to win the 2014 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical.

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52. Neil Patrick Harris has worked on Broadway in both musical and dramatic roles.

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53. Neil Patrick Harris was named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in 2010.

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54. Neil Patrick Harris has hosted the Tony Awards in 2009, 2011, 2012, and 2013, for which he won several special class Emmy Awards.

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55. Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor, writer, producer, comedian, magician, and singer.

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