How much is Harry Hamlin worth?
|Net Worth:||$11 Million|
|Date of Birth:||October 30, 1951|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Harry Hamlin
Harry Hamlin, whose full name is Harry Robinson Hamlin, is an American actor, business investor, entrepreneur, producer, and writer. He began acting in the 1970s and became famous after his role of Perseus in the 1981 fantasy film “Clash of the Titans”. Since then, he has taken part in many other films and series such as “L.A. Law”, and “Mad Men” from which he earned nominations for four Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy Awards.
How did Harry Hamlin earn his net worth?
What made Harry Hamlin rich are his roles in films and television series in the late years of the 20th century. His television debut came in the 1976 just after his graduation from the American Conservatory Theater. At that time, he starred in the comedy play “Taming of the Shrew”, influenced by William Shakespeare’s work. In the late 1970s, he starred in his first film,“Movie Movie”, and first television series – “Studs Lonigan”.
Besides earning his first nomination for a Golden Globe Award, in the 1980s, he also accumulated well over $300.000. His breakthrough role came in the 1981 fantasy film “Clash of the Titans”, where he played the role of Perseus. Thanks to the film, which earned more than $70 million, he was able to win nearly $500.000. In the late years of the century, he joined the NBC legal drama series “L.A. Law”, where he played the role of Michael Kuzak. Besides earning more than $1 million in total, he also earned his second nomination for a Golden Globe Award.
Why is he so famous?
The actor became famous when he landed the role of Perseus in “Clash of the Titans”. He was born on October 30, 1951, in Pasadena, California. He’s the son of Chauncey, an aeronautical engineer, and Bernice, a socialite. During his teenage years, he attended the Flintridge Preparatory School as well as The Hill School. At that time, he was passionate about various sports such as lacrosse and soccer.
He attended the University of California, Berkeley where he was a member and part-time president of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. In 1974, he graduated from Yale University with a dual Bachelor of Arts in drama and psychology. A few months later, he began acting in drama schools and theatres. In 1976, he was awarded a Master of Fine Arts in acting from the American Conservatory Theater. At that time, he took part in the production Equus, which attracted the attention of Stanley Donen.
What makes him so successful?
The success of the business investor comes from his many business ventures. Towards the end of the 20th century, Hamlin took part in many television movies – “Laguna Heat”, “Dinner at Eight”, “Deceptions”, and “Deadly Intentions”. In the 1990s, he also became a voice actor that joined the cast of “Batman: The Animated Series”. Besides landing leading roles in television series such as “Movie Stars”, “Veronica Mars”, and “Mad Men”, he also appeared in several video games such as “God of War II”.
Since the 1980s, the actor has been proactively taking part in both television and theatre projects. His Broadway debut came in the 1982 play “Awake and Sing”. As an avid Shakespearean actor, he has taken part in many world-renowned plays – “Hamlet”, “Macbeth”, “Henry V”, “King Lear”, “Summer and Smoke”, and “The Tempest” to name a few. In the past decade, in addition to writing his first book “Full Frontal Nudity”, Harry Hamlin also became a businessman. Currently, he’s an advocate and spokesperson of fusion power and angel investor and co-founder of the company “TAE Technologies”. He’s also on the board of governors of the educational and scientific organization NSS (National Space Society).
Harry Hamlin is an actor that has taken part in many films, theatre plays, television series, and video games. He started acting in the 1970s and attained mainstream recognition with his role in “Clash of the Titans”. During his illustrious career, which spans over four decades, he has participated in many television productions such as “King of the Mountain”, “Director’s Cut”, “L.A. Law”, “Law and Order”, and “Shameless”.
Mainly because of his incredible performances, he was able to earn more than $25 million while also winning prestigious awards and nominations for the likes of Primetime Emmys and Golden Globes.