Harry Connick, Jr. Biography (1967-)

Full name, Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr.; born September 11, 1967, in NewOrleans, LA; son of Joseph Harry Fowler (a district attorney and an owner ofrecord stores) and Anita (a lawyer, judge, and owner of record stores) Connick; married Jill Goodacre (a model), April 16, 1994; children: Georgia Tatom,Sara Kate, Charlotte. Addresses: Agent: Creative Artists Agency, 9830Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Musician, actor, composer, songwriter
Birth Details
September 11, 1967
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Work
  • Musical director (with Marc Shaiman), and special musical performances and arrangements, When Harry Met Sally..., Columbia, 1989
  • Soloist, The Godfather III (also known as Mario Puzo's The Godfather: Part III), 1990
  • Film Appearances
  • Clay Busby, Memphis Belle, Warner Bros., 1990
  • Eddie, Little Man Tate, Orion, 1992
  • Daryl Lee Cullum, Copycat (also known as Copykill), WarnerBros., 1995
  • Captain Jimmy "Raven" Wilder, Independence Day (also known as ID4), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • Greg Kistler, Excess Baggage, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997
  • Voice characterization, Action League Now!! (short film), Paramount, 1997
  • Justin Matisse, Hope Floats, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998
  • Voice of Dean McCoppen, The Iron Giant (animated), Warner Bros., 1999
  • Jesse Banks Rhodes, Wayward Son, 1999
  • Voice of narrator, My Dog Skip, Warner Bros., 2000
  • Rick, The Simian Line, Gabriel Film Group, Inc., 2000
  • Himself, Film-Fest DVD: Issue 3-Toronto, 2000
  • Daniel, Life without Dick, TriStar Pictures, 2001
  • Mickey, 2002
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Music arranger, Call Me Claus, TNT, 2001
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Dr. Leo Markus, Will & Grace, NBC, 2002-
  • Miniseries
  • Voices, Jazz, PBS, 2001
  • Movies
  • Lt. Joseph Cable, South Pacific (also known as Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific), ABC, 2001
  • Specials
  • Grammy Living Legends, CBS, 1989
  • Super Bowl Saturday Nite, CBS, 1990
  • Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come, CBS, 1990
  • Harry Connick, Jr. & His Orchestra: Swinging Out with Harry, PBS, 1990
  • Carly in Concert: My Romance, HBO, 1990
  • A Videosyncrasy Valentine with Harry Connick, Jr., Family Channel,1991
  • Guest performer, Great Performances, PBS, 1991
  • Himself, The Best of Disney: 50 Years of Magic, 1991
  • Super Bowl XXVI, CBS, 1992
  • Simply Mad about the Mouse, Disney Channel, 1992
  • MDA Jerry Lewis Telethon, syndicated, 1992
  • Host, The Harry Connick, Jr. Christmas Special, 1993
  • Let the Good Times Roll, PBS, 1993
  • Host, Grammy's Greatest Moments, CBS, 1994
  • Fox All-Star Challenge, Fox, 1995
  • The Sci-Fi Channel's Invasion of Independence Day, The Sci-Fi Channel, 1996
  • Independence Day Concert, ABC, 1996
  • Happy Birthday, Elizabeth--A Celebration of Life, ABC, 1997
  • Christmas in Rockefeller Center, syndicated, 1997
  • Wild on Mardi Gras, E! Entertainment Television, 1998
  • To Life! America Celebrates Israel's 50th (also known as America Celebrates Israel's 50th), CBS, 1998
  • "Harry Connick, Jr.: Romance in Paris," In the Spotlight, PBS, 1998
  • Walt Disney World Very Merry Christmas Parade, ABC, 1999
  • Himself, The Making of "The Iron Giant," The WB, 1999
  • Narrator, Harry Connick, Jr., Bravo, 1999
  • And So This Is Christmas, CBS, 1999
  • The Great American History Quiz: Pursuit of Happiness, History Channel, 2000
  • Narrator, Pistol Pete: The Life and Times of Pete Maravich, CBS, 2001
  • Host, Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular, NBC, 2001
  • Joan Rivers: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Artists and Entertainers, CNN, 2001
  • 2002 Olympic Winter Games, NBC, 2002
  • Also appeared in The New York Big Band Concert and Swinging OutLive.
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 63rd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1991
  • The 33rd Annual Grammy Awards, CBS, 1991
  • Presenter, The 50th Annual Golden Globe Awards, 1993
  • The Second Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, 1996
  • Presenter, The VH1 Fashion Awards, VH1, 1996
  • Host, The VH1 `97 Fashion Awards, VH1, 1997
  • The 5th Annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Fox, 1999
  • Episodic
  • The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, 1988, 1991, 1992
  • Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1990
  • Russell Boyd, "A Diminished Rebecca with a Suspended Cliff," Cheers, NBC, 1992
  • "The Nova Quiz," Nova, PBS, 1993
  • The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001
  • Himself, "What's Up with Alex," Ghostwriter, 1994
  • The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 1996
  • Himself, The Panel, 10 Network, 2000
  • Also appeared in The Arsenio Hall Show, syndicated; ABC in Concert, ABC; London Underground; Evening at Pops, PBS; as himself, Parkinson; and as host, Mad TV, Fox.
  • Stage Appearances
  • An Evening with Harry Connick, Jr. and His Orchestra, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 1990
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • Harry Connick, Jr., Columbia, 1987
  • 20, Columbia, 1987
  • When Harry Met Sally... (motion picture soundtrack), Columbia, 1989
  • We Are in Love, Columbia, 1990
  • Lofty's Roach Souffle, Columbia, 1990
  • Blue Light, Red Light, Columbia, 1992
  • Eleven (recording of 1978 performance), Columbia, 1992
  • 25, Columbia, 1992
  • She, Columbia, 1994
  • Star Turtle, Columbia, 1996
  • When My Heart Finds Christmas, Columbia, 1997
  • To See You, Columbia, 1998
  • Come By Me, Columbia, 1999
  • Songs I Heard, Columbia, 2001
  • 30, Columbia, 2001
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Music
  • (With Marc Shaiman) When Harry Met Sally..., Columbia, 1989
  • Television Theme Songs
  • Nero Wolfe, Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Stage Musicals
  • Thou Shalt Not, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 2001-2002

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Musicians, Volume 4, Gale, 1991
    • Newsmakers 1991: Issue Cumulation, Gale, 1991
    Periodicals
    • Life, February, 1998, p. 28
    • People Weekly, April 8, 2002, p. 19
    Electronic
    • Harry Connick, Jr., www.harryconnickjr.com, December 12, 2002

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