Harry Connick, Jr. Photo

Harry Connick, Jr.

Born: Sep 11, 1967

Birthplace: New Orleans

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Harry Connick, Jr.

Date of Birth : Sep 11, 1967
Birth Place : New Orleans

Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr. is an American singer, musician, and actor. He has sold over 28 million albums worldwide. Connick is ranked among the top 60 best-selling male artists in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America, with 16 million in certified sales. He has had seven top 20 US albums, and ten number-one US jazz albums, earning more number-one albums than any other artist in US jazz chart history. Connick's best-selling album in the United States is his 1993 Christmas album When My Heart Finds Christmas, which is also one of the best selling Christmas albums in the United States. His highest-charting album is his 2004 release Only You, which reached No. 5 in the U.S. and No. 6 in Britain. He has won three Grammy Awards and two Emmy Awards. He played Grace's husband, Dr. Leo Markus, on the TV sitcom Will & Grace from 2002 to 2006. Connick began his acting career as a tail gunner in the World War II film Memphis Belle in 1990. He played a serial killer in Copycat in 1995, before being cast as jet fighter pilot in the 1996 blockbuster Independence Day. Connick's first role as a leading man was in 1998's Hope Floats with Sandra Bullock.

Profession


  • Actor
  • Film Producer
  • Musician
  • Singer
  • Composer
  • Voice acting
  • Television producer
  • Songwriter
  • Pianist
  • Conductor
  • Lyricist
  • Arranger

Also known as


  • Connick, Harry, Jr.
  • Harry Connick Jnr
  • Harry Connick Junior
  • Connick Jr, Harry
  • Harry Connick Jr.
  • Harry Connick Jr
  • Harry Connick, Junior
  • The Vice-Chairman of the Board
  • Harry Connick, Jr
  • Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr.

Parents


  • Harry Connick, Sr.
  • Anita Livingston

Spouse


  • Jill Goodacre

Children


  • Charlotte Connick
  • Georgia Tatum Connick
  • Sarah Kate Connick

Awards Won


  • Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Direction
  • Billboard Music Award for Jazz Artist
  • Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male
Source: Freebase, CC-YY
Copyright © Famous-Peoples.com