Jared Francis Harris (born 24 August 1961) is a British character actor, well known for playing the obnoxious Mac McGrath in the Adam Sandler film Mr. Deeds, and for his portrayal of Lane Pryce on the AMC series Mad Men.
Harris was born in London, one of three sons of the late Irish actor Richard Harris and his first wife, Welsh actress Elizabeth Rees-Williams. His younger brother is actor Jamie Harris, and his older one director Damian Harris. From 1971 to 1975, actor Rex Harrison was married to his mother. He earned a BFA from Duke University in 1984.
On 16 July 2005, Harris married Emilia Fox, daughter of actors Edward Fox and Joanna David. He filed for divorce from Fox in January 2009. The Harris-Fox divorce was final in June 2010.
Harris began his film career as director of an unfinished feature length film for Duke University's Freewater Films named Darkmoor in 1983. His first film appearance as an actor was in The Rachel Papers in 1989. He played the role of the aged Will Robinson in the movie adaptation of the television series Lost in Space. Harris played Dr. Charles Ashford in Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Benmont Tench in Jim Jarmusch's Dead Man, and Kenneth Branagh's...