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FactBorn and raised in Massachusetts, Harrington studied theater at Syracuse University before he began acting professionally on stage and screen.

Jay Harrington is an American actor. He was born on November 15, 1971 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. His parents are Jane and Daniel Harrington. He has two sisters, Kate and Megan. He attended Worcester Academy and then Boston University, where he studied acting. After graduation, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career.

Harrington’s first major role was in the TV series “Becker” (1998-2004), in which he played the title character. He has also had roles in the TV series “Desperate Housewives” (2004-2012), “Samantha Who?” (2007-2009), “Better Off Ted” (2009-2010), and “Body of Proof” (2011-2013). In addition, he has appeared in the films “The Girl Next Door” (2004), “Couples Retreat” (2009), and “Ted” (2012).

Harrington has been married to Krista Harrington since 2002. They have two children together.

As of 2021, Jay Harrington’s net worth is $3 million.

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Full NameJay Harrington
Height1.82 m
EducationSyracuse University


MoviesAmerican Reunion, A Monster in Paris, Turkey Hollow, Octopus, Whatever It Takes, Anywhere but Here, Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy, A Little Inside, Catalina Trust, Sunny Side Up, Y/N: You Lie, You Die, Partner(s), Pilot, Nathan vs. Nurture, The News, Divorce: The Greatest Hits
TV ShowsBenched, Better Off Ted, The Inside, Coupling, Sex, Power, Love and Politics

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1Harrington resides in Los Angeles and is an avid sports fan who plays in the Entertainment League, a private celebrity basketball league (formerly the NBA-E League), and skates for a local amateur ice hockey team.
2Born and raised in Massachusetts, Harrington studied theater at Syracuse University before he began acting professionally on stage and screen.




High Low Forty2017completedGus
Divorce: The Greatest Hits2016Short completedMark
Five O'Clock Comes EarlyannouncedDan
Code Black2016TV SeriesDr. Leo Fields
*Loosely Exactly Nicole2016TV Series
Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow2015TV MovieRon Emmerson
Benched2014TV SeriesPhil Quinlan
Hot in Cleveland2012-2014TV SeriesAlec
Guilty2013TV MovieScott Shepherd
Massholes2012TV SeriesJay Harrington
True Love2012/ISam
American Reunion2012Dr. Ron
Harry's Law2012TV SeriesJames Higgins
The Love Guide2011Al
A Monster in Paris2011Emile (English version, voice)
Love Bites2011TV SeriesBrian
Nathan vs. Nurture2010TV Movie
Better Off Ted2009-2010TV SeriesTed Crisp
Burn Notice2009TV SeriesErik Luna
Private Practice2008-2009TV SeriesDr. Wyatt Lockhart
Emily's Reasons Why Not2008TV SeriesDr. Dan
The News2007TV MovieJudd Brinkmeyer
Sex, Power, Love & Politics2006TV MovieSpencer
Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy2006TV MovieTyler Lucas
The Inside2005-2006TV SeriesSpecial Agent Paul Ryan
Desperate Housewives2006TV SeriesDr. Ron McCready
Partner(s)2005Dave Denali
Ghost Whisperer2005TV SeriesMark Powell
Summerland2004-2005TV SeriesDr. Simon O'Keefe
Las Vegas2004TV SeriesCole Helmsley
Without a Trace2004TV SeriesWill Sterling
The Amazing Westermans2004TV Movie
A.U.S.A.2003TV SeriesTad
Coupling2003TV SeriesSteve Taylor
Hourly Rates2002Tom
The Division2001-2002TV SeriesTheodore Blumenthal
The Shield2002TV SeriesTom Ross
Star Trek: Voyager2001TV SeriesDr. Ravoc
Straight White Male2001TV MovieMarshall
Octopus2000VideoRoy Turner
Whatever It Takes2000Cop
Time of Your Life2000TV SeriesWalt
Catalina Trust1999Marshall Pike
A Little Inside1999Ryan McGillian
Anywhere But Here1999Waiter
Nash Bridges1999TV SeriesScott
Enough Already1998
The Pretender1998TV SeriesDet. Maxwell
Pacific Blue1998TV SeriesMitch


From Broadway to Syracuse: The Journey of Arthur Storch2014Documentary shortHimself
Imagine2003TV Series documentaryHimself
I Love the '80s Strikes Back2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Àngel Casas Show1988TV SeriesHimself

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Hot in Cleveland2013TV SeriesAlec
Chelsea Lately2012TV SeriesDr. Ron McCready
Desperate Housewives Special: The More You Know, the Juicier It Gets2006TV MovieDr. Ron McCready (uncredited)

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