Four-time Academy Award® nominee Ed Harris (Senator John McCain) starred in the HBO miniseries 'Empire Falls,' for which he received Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG nominations. His other television credits include 'The Last Innocent Man,' 'Running Mates,' 'Paris Trout' and 'Riders of the Purple Sage,' which received the Western Heritage Wrangler Award for Outstanding Television Feature Film. On screen, Harris's film credits include 'Man on a Ledge,' 'What's Wrong with Virginia?,' 'The Way Back,' 'Touching Home,' 'Appaloosa' (which he co-wrote, co-produced and directed), 'Copying Beethoven,' 'A History of Violence' (earned him a National Society of Film Critics Award), 'The Hours' (Oscar®, Golden Globe, SAG and BAFTA nominations), 'Pollock' (directing debut, Oscar® nomination), 'Gone Baby Gone,' 'The Truman Show' (Oscar® nomination, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor), 'Apollo 13' ( Oscar® and Golden Globe nominations, SAG Award), 'The Right Stuff,' 'The Abyss,' 'The Rock,' 'The Human Stain,' 'A Beautiful Mind,' 'Stepmom,' 'The Firm,' 'A Flash of Green,' 'Places in the Heart,' 'Alamo Bay,' 'Sweet Dreams,' 'Jacknife,' 'State of Grace' and 'The Third Miracle.'
In 2005, Harris marked his Broadway acting debut with the premiere production of Sam Shepard's 'Fool for Love,' for which he won an Obie Award, and can soon be seen on stage at the Geffen Playhouse in Beth Henley's play 'The Jacksonian.' His other theatre credits include 'Taking Sides,' 'Simpatico' (Lucille Lortel Award for Best Actor), 'Precious Sons' (Drama Desk Award), 'Prairie Avenue', 'Scar,' 'A Streetcar Named Desire,' 'The Grapes of Wrath,' 'Sweet Bird of Youth' and 'Wrecks,' which earned him the 2010 LA Drama Critics Circle Award as well as an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination and a Lucille Lortel Award nomination.