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Steve Harris

Biography

The founder from the long-running rock outfit Iron Maiden, bassist/songwriter Steve Harris was created in London on March 12, 1957. An extremely touted soccer participant in his youngsters, he quit his sporting profession to go after his musical dreams, developing Iron Maiden in 1976. Although group’s 1979 debut EP The Soundhouse Tapes shown their punk inspirations, their self-titled 1980 full-length completely embraced metal, making a high Five hit in the home. Harris made up a lot of Maiden’s materials, sketching upon mythology as well as the occult to create hard rock and roll epics like “The Rime from the Old Mariner,” “Kids from the Damned,” and “The amount of the Beast.” The 1981 addition of vocalist Bruce Dickinson further solidified the band’s placement in the forefront of the brand new Wave of English ROCK and through the entire 1980s, Iron Maiden liked a huge pursuing in the home and overseas despite minimal mainstream media interest. Although Dickinson’s 1991 departure demonstrated a serious blow towards the band’s recognition, they soldiered on with fresh vocalist Blaze Bayley until Dickinson came back towards the lineup in 1999, with time to celebrate Iron Maiden’s 20th wedding anniversary. Although kept occupied by Iron Maiden, who continuing to make information and tour with Dickinson back again in the helm within the years that adopted, Harris could steadily record his 1st solo recording. Arriving in 2012, English Lion was the consequence of Steve Harris dealing with music artists from a music group of the same name that he previously managed and created with through the 1990s. With vocals supplied by Richard Taylor, alongside guitarists Graham Leslie and David Hawkins, the record was greatly affected by 70s rock and roll artists like the Who and UFO.

Quick Facts


Full Name Steve Harris
Height 1.83 m
Profession Bassist, Songwriter, Keyboard Player
Nationality English, British
Spouse Lorraine Harris
Children Lauren Harris, Maisie Harris, Faye Harris, George Harris, Stanley Harris, Kerry Harris
Parents Mattie Harris, John Harris
Siblings Wood Harris
Awards NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series
Music Groups Iron Maiden
Music Songs The Trooper, Run to the Hills, The Number of the Beast, Aces High, Hallowed Be Thy Name, Wasted Years, Wasting Love, 2 Minutes to Midnight, Speed Of Light, Can I Play With Madness, Flight of Icarus, The Wicker Man, The Evil That Men Do, Alexander The Great, Fear Of The Dark, Remember Tomorrow, Bring Your Daughter...To The Slaughter, Doctor, Doctor, Be Quick Or Be Dead, Afraid To Shoot Strangers, Mother Russia, If Eternity Should Fail, The Longest Day, Blood Brothers, Wrathchild, Empire of the Clouds, Caught Somewhere in Time, Stranger in a Strange Land, Running Free, The Red And The Black, Strange World, Holy Smoke
Albums The Book of Souls, British Lion, Dance of Death, Fear of the Dark, Powerslave, Piece of Mind, The Number of the Beast, Iron Maiden
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Black Movie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Movies Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Quarantine, Minority Report, Takers, 12 Rounds, Bringing Down the House, The Skulls, The Rock, In Your Eyes, The Mod Squad, Rip It Off, Nightmare Street, Ball Don't Lie, Death & Texas, King of the World, Burning Sands, The Unseen, Chi-Raq, The Yellow Canary, Let the Church Say Amen
TV Shows Legends, Awake, The Batman, Heist, The Practice, Emergency Bikers


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#Fact
1 His college football teammates teased him for wanting to be a professional actor.
2 Brother of Wood Harris.
3 Earned a BA from Northern Illinois University, and an MFA from the University of Delaware.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Revival! 2017 post-production The producer
Burning Sands 2016 post-production Dean Richardson
Chi-Raq 2015 Old Duke
NCIS 2015 TV Series Coach Tanner
Legends 2014 TV Series Nelson Gates
In Your Eyes 2014 Giddons
The Gable 5 2014 Short Lt. Wade
Justified 2014 TV Series Roscoe
Let the Church Say Amen 2013 TV Movie Simon Jackson (as Steven Harris)
Awake 2012 TV Series Detective Isaiah 'Bird' Freeman
Harry's Law 2011 TV Series Jeffrey Rollins
Eden 2011 TV Series Max Hunt
Takers 2010 Lt. Carver
Friday Night Lights 2009-2010 TV Series Virgil Merriweather Vernon Merriweather
12 Rounds 2009 George Aiken
Quarantine 2008 Scott Percival
Ball Don't Lie 2008 Rob
Eli Stone 2008 TV Series Jayson Turk
Good Behavior 2008 TV Movie Will Stone
Protect and Serve 2007 TV Movie Dennis Harvey
The Batman 2004-2006 TV Series Detective Ethan Bennett Clayface Ethan Bennett
Grey's Anatomy 2006 TV Series Omar Toussant
Heist 2006 TV Series James Johnson
The Unseen 2005 Roy
Diary of a Mad Black Woman 2005 Charles
Higglytown Heroes 2005 TV Series Sports Coach Hero
The Practice 1997-2004 TV Series Eugene Young
Death and Texas 2004 Barefoot Bobby Briggs
Bringing Down the House 2003 Widow
Minority Report 2002 Jad
Beyond the City Limits 2001 Troy
The Wild Thornberrys 2000 TV Series Makai
The Skulls 2000 Detective Sparrow
King of the World 2000 TV Movie Sonny Liston
The Mod Squad 1999 Briggs
Lovers and Liars 1998 FBI Agent
Ally McBeal 1998 TV Series Eugene Young
Nightmare Street 1998 TV Movie Detective Miller
Lesser Prophets 1997 Giant Black Man who throws brick
George Wallace 1997 TV Movie Neal
Chicago Hope 1997 TV Series A.S.A. Charles Lamb
The Rock 1996 Private McCoy
New York Undercover 1994-1995 TV Series Terry Ellers / T-Man Eller / Bulldog
Murder One 1995 TV Series Daryl Jackson
Law & Order 1994-1995 TV Series Calvin Tiller / Joey 'Dogs' Lang
Dark Eyes 1995 TV Series Jay Staples
Against the Wall 1994 TV Movie Cecil
Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III 1994 TV Mini-Series Magic Magee
Sugar Hill 1993 Ricky Goggles (as Steve J. Harris)
Homicide: Life on the Street 1993 TV Series Bernard
The Good Policeman 1991 Big Blue
Seven Hours to Judgment 1988 Reardon's Van Driver
Don't Mess with My Sister! 1985 Radio Announcer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Arsenio Hall Show 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Wendy Williams Show 2012 TV Series Himself -Guest
A Light in the Darkness 2009 Video documentary short Himself
Tavis Smiley 2006 TV Series Himself
Exploding Las Vegas 2005 TV Movie documentary Narrator
The Making of 'Diary' 2005 Video short Himself
The 19th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2005 TV Special Himself
Celebrity Blackjack 2004 TV Series Himself
Celebrity Poker Showdown 2004 TV Series Himself
35th NAACP Image Awards 2004 TV Special Himself
World Poker Tour 2004 TV Series Himself
The Wayne Brady Show 2002-2004 TV Series Himself
The Sharon Osbourne Show 2003 TV Series Himself
Intimate Portrait 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1999-2002 TV Series Himself
The World Sports Awards 2001 TV Special Himself - Presenter
The List 2000 TV Series
The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1999 TV Special Himself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and Presenter
Jeopardy! 1999 TV Series Himself - Celebrity Contestant
5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 1999 TV Special Himself
30th NAACP Image Awards 1999 TV Special Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series The Practice (1997)
1999 Q Award Viewers for Quality Television Awards Best Supporting Actor in a Quality Drama Series The Practice (1997)
1998 Q Award Viewers for Quality Television Awards Best Supporting Actor in a Quality Drama Series The Practice (1997)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Outstanding Actor, TV Movie or Limited Series Let the Church Say Amen (2013)
2005 Black Movie Award Black Movie Awards Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)
2005 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series The Practice (1997)
2004 Prism Award Prism Awards Performance in a Drama Series Episode The Practice (1997)
2002 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series The Practice (1997)
2001 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series The Practice (1997)
2001 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series The Practice (1997) · Michael Badalucco
· Lara Flynn Boyle
· LisaGay Hamilton
· Jason Kravits
· Camryn Manheim
· Dylan McDermott
· Marla Sokoloff
· Kelli Williams
2000 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series The Practice (1997)
2000 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series The Practice (1997)
2000 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series The Practice (1997) · Michael Badalucco
· Lara Flynn Boyle
· LisaGay Hamilton
· Camryn Manheim
· Dylan McDermott
· Marla Sokoloff
· Kelli Williams
2000 Q Award Viewers for Quality Television Awards Best Supporting Actor in a Quality Drama Series The Practice (1997)
1999 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series The Practice (1997)
1999 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series The Practice (1997)
1999 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series The Practice (1997)
1999 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series The Practice (1997) · Michael Badalucco
· Lara Flynn Boyle
· LisaGay Hamilton
· Camryn Manheim
· Dylan McDermott
· Marla Sokoloff
· Kelli Williams


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