David Harbour

David Harbour

Date Of BirthApril 10, 1975
Age49 years 2 months 10 days
Day of BirthThursday
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, United States
Zodiac SignAries
Profession Actor
Birth Name David K Harbour

Personal Information
Religion Christianity
Languages Italian , English
Star SignAries
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Body Features & Measurements
Height190 CM
6 Feet 3 Inches
Eye color Blue
Hair color Blonde
Weight77 KG
170 lbs
Body Type Athletic
Family Information
Father John Kenneth Harbour
Mother Nancy Riley
Grandfathers Victor J. Harbour (paternal)
Richard Floyd Riley (maternal)
Grandmother Esther Muriel Carr (maternal)
Education Qualifications
Education (High School) Byram Hills High School (Armonk, New York)
Education(College) Dartmouth College (Hanover, New Hampshire)
Alma MaterDartmouth College (Hanover, New Hampshire)
Love, Romance, Marriage
Girlfriends Julia Stiles (Ex; 2011-2012)
Maria Thayer (Ex; two were engaged at one time)
Career Information
Years Active 1999
Debut (TV) Law & Order(1999)
Debut(Broadway) The Rainmaker(1999)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Beverage Coffee (Americano)
Social Networks, Web links
Twitter ProfileDavid Harbour Twitter Profile
Instagram ProfileDavid Harbour Instagram Profile
More Information
Teacher Tony Greco (Acting)
Friends Winona Ryder
Finn Wolfhard
Net worth$4 Million
$3 Million (2016)


David Harbour is an American stage and movie actor. David is popular for playing Jim Hopper in Netflix Supernatural science fiction horror drama 'Stranger Things'. His role as agent Gregg Beam in British spy film Quantum of Solace is popular as well. 

Childhood - Family

David Harbour was born on 10th April 1975 in White Plains, New York to Nancy Riley(mother) & John Kenneth Harbour(father). 


Both the parents of David Harbour work in real estate. His mother works in Residential resal estate while father in the Commercial real estate.


  • Byram Hills High School: David attended BHHS- a four year co-ed public secondart school  located in in Armonk, New York. Actors Sean Maher & Eyal Podell were his school mates the school.
  • Dartmouth College: David attended the Ivy League research university located in Hanover, New Hampshire. He graduated with major in Drama & Italian language in 1997.
    • Sigma Phi Epsilon: He was part of the fraternity ΣΦΕ while at the Dartmouth College.

Girlfriend - Dating

David Harbour & Lily Allen

David has been in relationshhip with singer Lily Allen (Lily Rose Beatrice Cooper) since Octover 2019. They appeared together at the 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards.

David Harbour & Lily Allen

[ David Harbour & Lily Allen ]

David Harbour & Alison Sudol

David and american actress/ singer Alison Sudol had been in relationship from January 2018 to early 2019. They broke up after an year

David Harbour & Alison Sudol

[ David Harbour & Alison Sudol ]

Interesting Facts

  • Ancestry: He is of English, German, Irish & Scottish Ethnicity
  • Politics: He has been critical of republican president Donald Trump and his policies.
  • Michael Jackson in the dream: Michael Jackson once appeared in his dream, MJ knocked on his door and asked "David Harbour" to teach him dancing.
  • Prankster: He often involves himself with challenges and pranks on internet with his fans.
  • Loves Poems: He loves poetry.
  • Activism - Philanthropy:
    • He actively participated in the FreeInternet campaign, a campaign to stop few tech companies take over the internet.
    • He volunteers to help raise cancer awareness.
  • Odd Jobs: When he was a young man, he delivered pizzas to homes.
  • Animal Lover: He likes animals, he is often seen taking selfies with puppies, ducks, birds, squirrels.
  • Failed Audition: He auditioned to play Blob in the Wolverine X-men movie but did not get the role.
  • Is David Harbour Gay?
    • There are rumors that he is gay, however he has had girlfriends in the past and there is no substantial evidence to support claim of his homosexuality.
  • David playing David: David has played many characters that had the same first name 'David' as him. In 'The Wedding Weekend' he plays David, in "State of Affairs" he plays David Patrick, in "Rake" he plays "David Potter".


A woman named Christin Croft jumped out of David Harbour's apartment in Manhattan and died back in 2015. Later David informed it was a friend struggling from mental illness.


Stranger Things

David apepars in the Netflix horror series as the chief of Hawkins Police Department- Jim Hopper. He is the guardian of the Lead character 'Eleven' played by Millie Bobby Brown. 

Jim Hopper's daughter had died of cancer which had lead to his divorce with the wife and eventual Alcohol addiction. 'Eleven' entry into his life brings back responsibiltiy into him.

David Harbour & Millie Bobby Brown- Stranger Things

[ David Harbour & Millie Bobby Brown- Stranger Things ]


Movies List

Year Movie Character Comments
2020 Extraction    
2020 Black Widow Alexei Shostakov (Red Guardian)  
2019 Hellboy Hellboy Lead Role
2018 Human Affairs Ronnie  
2017 Sleepless Dennison  
2016 Suicide Squad Dexter Tolliver  
2015 Black Mass John Morris  
2014 A Walk Among the Tombstones Ray  
2014 The Equalizer Masters  
2014 X/Y Todd  
2013 Parkland Gordon Shanklin  
2013 Snitch Jay Price  
2012 Midnight Sun Ethan Davies TV Movie
2012 Between Us Joel  
2012 End of Watch Van Hauser  
2012 Knife Fight Stephen Green  
2011 Tilda   TV Movie
2011 Isolation Dr. Sloan  
2011 W.E. Ernest  
2011 Thin Ice Bob Egan  
2011 The Green Hornet Scanlon  
2010 Every Day Brian  
2009 State of Play PointCorp Insider  
2008 Revolutionary Road Shep Campbell  
2008 Quantum of Solace Gregg Beam  
2007 Awake Dracula  
2006 The Wedding Weekend David  
2005 Confess FBI Agent McAllister  
2005 Brokeback Mountain Randall Malone  
2005 War of the Worlds Dock Worker  
2004 Kinsey Robert Kinsey  


TV/ Web Series List

Year Series Character Comments
2016-2021 Stranger Things Jim Hopper Main role; 33 episodes
2018 Animals. Hawk (voice) Roachella(Season 3 Episode 10)
2018 Drunk History Vietnam Memorial Head Underdogs (Season 5 Episode 6)
2016 Crisis in Six Scenes Vic Season 1 Episode 2
2015-2016 Banshee Robert Dalton We All Pay Eventually( Season 3 Episode 10); Something Out of the Bible (Season 4 Episode 1)
2014-2015 State of Affairs David Patrick Season 1 Episodes 1-13
2012-14 The Newsroom Elliot Hirsch 10 episodes; Season 1-3
2014 Manhattan Reed Akley 10 episodes; Season 1
2014 Rake David Potter Main Role; 13 episodes; Season 1 Episodes 1-13
2012 Elementary Dr. Mason Baldwin Lesser Evils( Season 1 Episode 5)
2012 Blue Cooper Mom , Jack the Ripper, Paying for S*x(Season 1 Episodes 1,6,7)
2011-2012 Pan Am Roger Anderson 6 episodes; Season 1
2009 Royal Pains Dan Samuels It's Like Jamais Vu All Over Again (Season 1 Episode 9)
2004-2009 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Paul Devildis/ Wesley John Kenderson Silver Lining( Season 4 Episode 8), Family Values(Season 8 Episode 9)
2009 Lie to Me Frank Ambrose "The Better Half' (Season 1 Episode 10)
1999-2008 Law & Order Jay Carlin / Mike Patsy(Season 10 Episode 7); Submission (Season 18 Episode 12)
2007 The Unit Gary Weber Five Brothers (Season 3 Episode 7)
2006 The Book of Daniel Kevin Warwick Acceptance (Season 1 Episode 3)
2003 Hack Christopher Clark Presumed Guilty (Season 2 Episode 3
2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Terry Jessup Dolls (Season 4 Episode 7)


Short Movies List

Year Movie Character Comments
2019 El Hormiguero: Vacaciones en el Titanic David Harbour  
2019 Frankenstein's Monster's Monster, Frankenstein David Harbour He is also the executive producer
2007 Midnight Son Mulligan  



Year Track Movie/ TV Comments
2019 You Don't Mess Around with Jim Stranger Things (Chapter Two: The Mall Rats)  

Stage/ Theater/ Broadway

David has had quite a popular stage career, he has been awarded for some of his stage performances. His notable stage performances include

Year Play Role Comments
2012-13 Glengarry Glen Ross John Williamson  
2010-11 The Merchant of Venice Bassanio  
2007 The Coast of Utopia: 3- Salvage Seashore Doctor  
2006-7 The Coast of Utopia: 2- Shipwreck George Herwegh  
2006-7 The Coast of Utopia: 1- Voyage Nicholas Stankevich  
2005 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Nick Tony Awards Nomination
2001 The Invention of Love Moses John Jackson  
1999 The Rainmaker Noah Curry  
  Between Us    
  The Two Noble Kinsmen    
  A Bad Friend    
  Fifth of July    
  The Time of the Cuckoo    



Year Won? Award Project Category Comments
2020   Golden Raspberry Awards Hellboy Worst Actor  
2018 Nomination Primetime Emmy Awards Stranger Things Outstanding Supporting Actor (Drama Series)  
2018 Nomination Golden Globe Awards Stranger Things Best Supporting Actor – Series  
2018 Nomination Screen Actors Guild Awards Stranger Things  Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor  
2018 Nomination Screen Actors Guild Awards Stranger Things  Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble  
2018 WON Gold Derby Awards Stranger Things Best Drama Supporting Actor  
2018 WON Critics' Choice Television Awards Stranger Things Best Supporting Actor- Drama Series  
2017 Nomination Gold Derby Awards Stranger Things Best Drama Supporting Actor  
2017 Nomination Primetime Emmy Awards Stranger Things Outstanding Supporting Actor - Drama Series  
2017 Nomination Fangoria Chainsaw Award Stranger Things Best Supporting Actor- TV  
2017 WON Screen Actors Guild Awards Stranger Things Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble- Drama Series  
2005 Nomination Tony Awards Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Best Actor (Play)  


News & Updates

  • He appeared on Jimmy Fallon show in 2014.


  • You don't deserve me, internet. You really don't deserve me.
  • The very American & inspiring free press doesn't need to be attacked anymore.
  • Stop with the greed, Washington. It went out of style in 1984.
  • Pure passion does not a lasting marriage make
  • In the face of terror our best option is to remain unafraid.
  • In the silence you don't know, you must go on, I can't go on, I'll go on.
  • Don't give me the freedom to choose my provider, just provide me with healthcare.
  • Do not compromise your desire.
  • Who doesn't have a troubled past?
  • I've been booed on a Broadway stage and never demanded an apology.
  • The only good demogorgon is a dead demogorgon


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