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Both of his parents are lawyers.
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Went to the same high school as Freddie Prinze Jr..
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Has performed magic tricks on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson", "Late Show with David Letterman", "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno", "Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson".
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Has sung since he was a child. His father played the folk guitar and together they entertained.
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His favorite movie is "Rear Window" by Alfred Hitchcock.
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His parents own a restaurant called "Perreniel's" in Albuquerque. His brother is now running the restaurant.
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Based on his Los Angeles stage performance in the musical Rent, he was attached to play Mark Cohen in a television mini series based on the Broadway musical, with Wilson Cruz as Angel, Rikki Lee Travolta as Roger Davis, and singer Shakira as Mimi, but the rights were pulled in order for Chris Columbus to make a film adaptation using much of the original Broadway cast including Anthony Rapp in the role of Mark.
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Is an avid Les Miserables fan, and performed the song "The Confrontation" with his co-star Jason Segel (both of "How I Met Your Mother" fame) live on "The Megan Mullally Show". He performed the role of Javert, to wild cheers from the audience.
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He is an amateur magician, which he once demonstrated on the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon.
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Typically, actors playing themselves on film are listed "as Himself" in the film's credits. Due to the over-the-top, outlandish nature of his role in "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle" and "Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay", he requested that his credit read "Neil Patrick Harris" instead of "as Himself". This was to make clear that he was playing a fictional character that was in no way a true representation of himself.
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He is credited using all three names because there was already a different actor named Neil Harris in the Screen Actors Guild by the time he first got his SAG card. Harris joked on NPR's "Fresh Air with Terry Gross" that he uses all three names because it's "far more theatrical," and that he and his parents considered using names like "Neil Danger Harris" or "Neil Patrick Rocket".
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Harris's closest friends include his companion David Burtka, Amy Acker, Lori and Lex Medlin, Becky Baeling, and Brandon Boyce.
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Enjoys Red Bull so much on and off the set of "How I Met Your Mother" that he was given a lifetime supply of it and a mini-refrigerator by the company that makes the drink because of the amount of free advertising he has given it.
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Told Howard Stern that he had plastic surgery to pin his ears back so that they would not stick out as much as they did when he was an adolescent.
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Agreed to be the announcer for the CoasterRadio.com podcast after being impressed by the show's year-long "Neil Patrick Harris Project".
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Friends with his "How I Met Your Mother" co-star, Alyson Hannigan.
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Is of Irish descent.
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Is a huge fan of the series, "Mystery Science Theater 3000", and noted that he never missed an episode while making "Doogie Howser, M.D.".
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