Damian Harris Movies and Career Information
Aug 23, 1958
Actor, Director and Writer
Damian David Harris (born 2 August 1958) is an English film director and screenwriter. 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 brothers are English actors Jared Harris and Jamie Harris. In 1968 Harris debuted on screen as actor playing Miles in Otley. At the age of sixteen he appeared on his father's album of poetry and songs I, in the membership of my days together with his brothers Jared and Jamie. Later Harris studied screenwriting at New York University. He debuted as a director with short movies Killing Time (with Eric Stoltz) and Gleasy Lake and then moved to full-length movies debuting with The Rachel Papers, the adaptation of Martin Amis novel. He also directed some episodes for several TV series. His most recent work is the 2008 drama Gardens of the Night with John Malkovich. In 1981 Harris married British actress Annabel Brooks. They have one child together, daughter Ella. Later the pair divorced. Since mid-1990s Harris has been living with Australian model and actress Peta Wilson. They have one child together, son Marlowe, born in February 2002.