Must watch veteran British actor Jared Harris’ movies for his character portrayals

From movies to television series, the actor as played meaningful roles

British actor Jared Harris is known for his character portrayals and impeccable dialogue delivery and has over the years done some amazing movies. Harris’ rise to popularity came with his portrayal of Lane Pryce in the drama series Mad Men, which got him the nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Not only this, Harris has been a part of the film circle and has often portrayed characters in films that are beyond comprehension. Here are some of Jared Harris’ must-watch movies.

The Last of the Mohicans

This 1992 epic historical drama film is set in 1757 the time of the French and Indian War. The film is based on the 1826 novel- The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 by James Fenimore Cooper. The film begins in 1757 and shows British Army Major Duncan Heyward arriving in Albany, New York, during the French and Indian War. Jared Harris essays the role of British Lieutenant.

I Shot Andy Warhol

This 1996 biographical drama film is about the life of Valerie Solanas and her relationship with artist Andy Warhol. The film stars Lili Taylor as Valerie and Jared Harris as Andy Warhol, besides Martha Plimpton as Valerie’s friend Stevie. The plot of the film opens begins soon after the shooting at The Factory in 1968, followed by Valerie Solanas taken into custody for shooting Andy Warhol. The film intently focuses on Valerie’s life from before and shows it in flashbacks

How to Kill Your Neighbor’s Dog

This 2000 black comedy film stars Kenneth Branagh and Robin Wright. Peter McGowan, played by Kenneth, is a chain-smoking, impotent, British playwright living in Los Angeles. His latest play is being directed by Brian Sellars, played by David Krumholtz while his wife Melanie, played by Robin, is adamant to have a baby. But he is busy building relationships with his new neighbour’s lonely young daughter.

Some other Jared Harris movies are The Rachel Papers, Far and Away, The Public Eye, Nadja, Smoke, Natural Born Killers, Dead Man, Blue in the Face, Tall Tale, , Fathers’ Day, Sunday, Chinese Box, White Lies, Happiness, B. Monkey, Gold in the Streets, Lost in Space, Lulu on the Bridge, Trance, Lush, The Weekend, Bullfighter. Also movies like Shadow Magic, Perfume, Mr. Deeds, Igby Goes Down, Dummy, Sylvia, I Love Your Work, Ocean’s Twelve, Four Reasons, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, The Notorious Bettie Page, Cashback, Cracked Eggs, 32A, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Ward, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Lincoln, Lady in the Water, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, The Devil’s Violinist, Pompeii, The Quiet Ones, and From Within to name a few.

Nirtika Pandita

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