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Harry Connick is a Actor, Executive producer and Sound American born on 11 september 1967 at New Orleans (USA)

Harry Connick

Harry Connick
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Birth name Joseph Harry Fowler Connick
Nationality USA
Birth 11 september 1967 (56 years) at New Orleans (USA)
Awards Primetime Emmy Award

Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr. (born September 11, 1967) is an American singer, musician, and actor. He has sold over 28 million albums worldwide. Connick is ranked among the top 60 best-selling male artists in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America, with 16 million in certified sales. He has had seven top 20 US albums, and ten number-one US jazz albums, earning more number-one albums than any other artist in US jazz chart history.

Connick's best-selling album in the United States is his 1993 Christmas album When My Heart Finds Christmas, which is also one of the best selling Christmas albums in the United States. His highest-charting album is his 2004 release Only You, which reached No. 5 in the U.S. and No. 6 in Britain. He has won three Grammy Awards and two Emmy Awards. He played Grace's husband, Dr. Leo Markus, on the TV sitcom Will & Grace from 2002 to 2006.

Connick began his acting career as a tail gunner in the World War II film Memphis Belle in 1990. He played a serial killer in Copycat in 1995, before being cast as a jet fighter pilot in the 1996 blockbuster Independence Day. Connick's first role as a leading man was in 1998's Hope Floats with Sandra Bullock. His first thriller film since Copycat came in 2003 in the film Basic with John Travolta. Additionally, he played the violent ex-husband in Bug, before two romantic comedies, 2007's P.S. I Love You, and the leading man in New in Town with Renée Zellweger in 2009. In 2011, he appeared in the family film Dolphin Tale as Dr. Clay Haskett and in the 2014 sequel, Dolphin Tale 2.


On April 16, 1994, Connick Jr. married former Victoria's Secret model Jill Goodacre, originally from Texas, at the St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans. Jill is the daughter of sculptor Glenna Goodacre, originally from Lubbock and now Santa Fe, New Mexico. The song "Jill", on the album Blue Light, Red Light (1991) is about her. They have three daughters: Georgia Tatum (born April 17, 1996), Sarah Kate (September 12, 1997), and Charlotte (born June 26, 2002). The family currently resides in New Canaan, Connecticut and New York City. Connick is a practicing Roman Catholic.

Connick Jr. is a supporter of hometown NFL franchise New Orleans Saints. He was caught on camera at the Super Bowl XLIV, which the Saints won, in Miami by the TV crew of The Ellen DeGeneres Show during the post-game celebrations. Ellen's mother Betty was on the sidelines watching the festivities when she spotted Connick Jr. in the stands sporting a Drew Brees jersey.

Best films

Dolphin Tale (2011)
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)

Usually with

Mae Whitman
Mae Whitman
(3 films)
Dean Devlin
Dean Devlin
(1 films)
Dean Wellins
Dean Wellins
(1 films)
Mark Isham
Mark Isham
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Harry Connick (23 films)

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Dolphin Tale 2, 1h47
Directed by Charles Martin Smith
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Seafaring films, Transport films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un cétacé
Actors Harry Connick, Ashley Judd, Nathan Gamble, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Kris Kristofferson, Morgan Freeman
Roles Dr. Clay Haskett
Rating64% 3.20873.20873.20873.20873.2087
Four years after saving Winter, a CMA dolphin who lost her tail, a now 15-year-old Sawyer gets a chance at a scholarship to attend an elite SEA Semester program which involves three months at sea to do marine mammal research after impressing the council with a show where Bethany Hamilton comes and swims with Winter.
Angels Sing
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Christmas films
Actors Harry Connick, Connie Britton, Chandler Canterbury, Fionnula Flanagan, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson
Roles Michael Walker
Rating58% 2.9481452.9481452.9481452.9481452.948145
The film stars Harry Connick, Jr. as the history professor Michael, who as a child loved Christmas, but after a tragic accident, his holiday spirit was crushed. As a grown up, he still can't find the joy of Christmas. But as his son faces a tragedy, he needs to find his holiday spirit again. He gets a push in the right direction when he meets a man named Nick (Willie Nelson), who gives him a gift that helps him find the joy of Christmas again.
Dolphin Tale, 1h52
Directed by Charles Martin Smith
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Seafaring films, Transport films, Cétacé, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un cétacé
Actors Harry Connick, Nathan Gamble, Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman, Kris Kristofferson, Cozi Zuehlsdorff
Roles Dr. Clay Haskett
Rating68% 3.40143.40143.40143.40143.4014
Sawyer Nelson (Nathan Gamble), a lonely 11-year-old, has fallen behind in school since being abandoned by his father five years earlier. His only friend is his cousin Kyle (Austin Stowell), a champion swimmer who hopes to compete in the Olympics. Kyle leaves to spend time in the army.
New in Town, 1h37
Directed by Jonas Elmer
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Renée Zellweger, Harry Connick, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, J. K. Simmons, Frances Conroy, Rashida Jones
Roles Ted Mitchell
Rating57% 2.851032.851032.851032.851032.85103
A high-powered consultant (Renée Zellweger) in love with her upscale Miami lifestyle is sent to New Ulm, Minnesota, to oversee the restructuring of a blue-collar manufacturing plant. After enduring a frosty reception from the locals, icy roads and freezing weather, she warms up to the small town's charm, and eventually finds herself being accepted by the community. When she is ordered to close down the plant and put the entire community out of work, she's forced to reconsider her goals and priorities, and finds a way to save the town. After tasting her secretary's secret recipe of tapioca pudding, she decides to adapt a former yogurt production line to produce this special recipe of tapioca.
Living Proof
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about cancer
Actors Harry Connick, Paula Cale, Angie Harmon, Amanda Bynes, Bernadette Peters, Regina King
Roles Dr. Dennis Slamon
Rating67% 3.3951053.3951053.3951053.3951053.395105
The film follows the true story of Dr. Dennis Slamon (played by Harry Connick, Jr.), who helped develop the breast cancer drug Herceptin, over the course of 8 years from 1988 to 1996. Dr. Slamon is a research doctor at UCLA Medical Center (Los Angeles), where he has developed the experimental drug Herceptin, which he believes will become a treatment for breast cancer. However, when the drug company stops funding for research, philanthropists, including Lilly Tartikoff (Angie Harmon) and Ronald Perelman help him continue tests of the drug. Funding was done with an initial donation from Perelman's Revlon charity, and continued over the years with the "Fire and Ice Ball" organized by Tartikoff.
P.S. I Love You, 2h6
Directed by Richard LaGravenese
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Lisa Kudrow, Gina Gershon, James Marsters, Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Roles Daniel
Rating70% 3.50143.50143.50143.50143.5014
Holly and Gerry are a married couple who live on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. They are deeply in love, but they fight occasionally. By winter that year, Gerry suddenly dies of a brain tumor and Holly realizes how much he means to her as well as how insignificant their arguments were.
Bug (2007)
, 1h43
Directed by William Friedkin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Théâtre, Natural horror films, Films about spiders, Films about insects, Films based on plays
Actors Ashley Judd, Michael Shannon, Viola Lynn Collins, Brían F. O'Byrne, Harry Connick
Roles Jerry Goss
Rating60% 3.049953.049953.049953.049953.04995
Agnes White is a waitress at a gay bar living in a run-down motel in rural Oklahoma. Unable to move on from the disappearance of her son some years previously, she engages in drug and alcohol binges with her lesbian friend, R.C. Lately, she has been plagued by silent telephone calls that she believes are being made by her abusive ex-husband, Jerry Goss, who has recently been released from prison.
The Happy Elf, 46minutes
Directed by John Rice
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Animation
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Christmas films, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Harry Connick, Rob Paulsen, Carol Kane, Mickey Rooney, Kevin Michael Richardson, Mae Whitman
Roles Lil' Farley
Rating47% 2.3750052.3750052.3750052.3750052.375005
The story centers on the lovable Eubie the Elf (Rob Paulsen), whose quest is to bring Christmas joy to an entire town of naughty children in a gloomy little town called Bluesville.
Mickey (2004)
, 1h30
Directed by Hugh Wilson
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Sports films, Baseball films
Actors Harry Connick, Mike Starr, Michelle Johnson, Hugh Wilson
Roles Glen
Rating64% 3.2393.2393.2393.2393.239
Tripp Spence (Harry Connick, Jr.) is a widowed Maryland-based lawyer who becomes the focus of an intensive IRS investigation regarding false bankruptcy claims he filed during his wife's fatal illness. Realizing his case against the inevitable criminal charges is hopeless, he takes his 13-year-old son Derrick (Shawn Salinas), who loves playing Little League baseball and is competing in his final year of eligibility due to age restrictions, and flees from the investigation, moving out west to Las Vegas, Nevada. Through a corporate connection, Tripp acquires new identities for the two of them, with Tripp becoming Glen Simon Ryan and Derrick becoming Michael "Mickey" Jacob Ryan, whose fictional backstory is that they recently moved into town from Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Basic (2003)
, 1h38
Directed by John McTiernan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Actors John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Connie Nielsen, Timothy Daly, Giovanni Ribisi, Roselyn Sánchez
Roles Dr. Peter Vilmer
Rating64% 3.2007553.2007553.2007553.2007553.200755
In Panama, a team of Army Ranger trainees and their instructor, Master Sergeant Nathan West (Samuel L. Jackson), engage in a training exercise: navigate the jungle in hurricane conditions using live fire to hit targets before rendezvousing at a bunker.
Life Without Dick, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Romance
Actors Sarah Jessica Parker, Harry Connick, Johnny Knoxville, Craig Ferguson, Teri Garr, David Koechner
Roles Daniel Gallagher
Rating38% 1.9113151.9113151.9113151.9113151.911315
Colleen Gibson doesn't realize live-in boyfriend Dick Rasmusson, a third-rate private detective, has been cheating on her until phony psychic Madame Hugonaut inadvertently provides accurate details about his most recent indiscretion. When Colleen confronts him with what she believes is an empty gun, she shoots and kills Dick, who ironically had loaded the firearm without her knowledge.
The Simian Line, 1h46
Directed by Linda Yellen
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Harry Connick, Cindy Crawford, Tyne Daly, William Hurt, Monica Keena, Samantha Mathis
Roles Rick
Rating54% 2.7094252.7094252.7094252.7094252.709425
When Katharine (Lynn Redgrave) throws a party on Halloween, a psychic called Arnita (Tyne Daly) predicts that one of the three couples present at the party will break up by the end of the year. The guests don't take her seriously. Arnita doesn't tell them that she can see a fourth couple at the party, the long dead Mae (Samantha Mathis) and Edward (William Hurt). As days go by, Katharine grows increasingly jealous of her lover Rick (Harry Connick, Jr.), and his flirting with her neighbor Sandra (Cindy Crawford). Sandra is married to Paul (Jamey Sheridan). Marta (Monica Keena) and Billy (Dylan Bruno) are rock musicians who live in the same building as Katharine.
South Pacific, 2h15
Directed by Richard Pearce
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals, Téléfilm musical
Actors Glenn Close, Harry Connick, Rade Šerbedžija, Jack Thompson, Natalie Mendoza, Ilene Graff
Roles Lt. Joseph Cable
Rating58% 2.9001752.9001752.9001752.9001752.900175
L'histoire se passe durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale dans le Pacifique. Glenn Close joue le rôle d'une infirmière qui tombe amoureuse d'un cultivateur français (Rade Šerbedžija).
My Dog Skip, 1h32
Directed by Jay Russell
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes L'adolescence, Films about animals, Films about education, Films about children, Films about families, Films about dogs, L'enfance marginalisée, Political films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Films about school violence
Actors Frankie Muniz, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson, Kevin Bacon, Cody Linley, Caitlin Wachs
Roles Narrator
Rating69% 3.498413.498413.498413.498413.49841
Willie Morris as an adult is looking back on his childhood in the early 1940s and how it was colored by his dearly beloved dog, a Jack Russell Terrier whom he had named Skip (Enzo). In the beginning, Willie (Frankie Muniz) is a lonely child with a gruff, proud father (Kevin Bacon) and a charismatic, talkative mother (Diane Lane), but he is an only child and small for his age with few friends. His one companion is a young man who lives next door, Dink Jenkins (Luke Wilson), who is the local sports hero in Mississippi. However, when Dink is drafted to go to war, Willie's mother decides to buy him a dog, against his father's wishes, in order that he should have some company.
Wayward Son, 1h36
Actors Harry Connick, Pete Postlethwaite, Patricia Clarkson, Vinessa Shaw, Walton Goggins, Michael Gaston
Roles Jesse Banks Rhodes
Rating63% 3.1848853.1848853.1848853.1848853.184885
The movie tells the story of a southern man, Jesse Banks Rhodes (Harry Connick, Jr.), who is released from a prison work camp in Louisiana, 1936, after being wrongly imprisoned for eleven years. He heads back to Georgia, only to find that most people are keen to keep him down. He begins working for a plantation owner (Walton Goggins) and rents a shed from a farmer (Pete Postlethwaite) with two daughters (Patricia Clarkson and Vinessa Shaw). After witnessing the murder of a black worker at the hands of a drunken white racist boss, Jesse is forced to prove his innocence, so injustice will not happen again.