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Desmond Harrington (born October 19, 1976) is an American actor. He is known for movies such as The Hole (2001), Ghost Ship (2002), and Wrong Turn (2003). He joined the cast of the Showtime series Dexter in its third season, as Det. Joseph "Joey" Quinn and appeared in a couple of episodes of Gossip Girl.
Harrington in 2013
October 19, 1976 |
Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
Life and career
Harrington was born in Savannah, Georgia and raised in the Bronx, New York. His first role was Aulon in Luc Besson's The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999). He soon afterward nabbed prominent roles in films such as The Hole (2001), Ghost Ship (2002), and Wrong Turn (2003). Harrington also appeared in the Steven Spielberg sci-fi drama Taken, in which he played Jesse Keys, an abductee of aliens.
In January 2012, it was reported that Harrington would return to Gossip Girl in the "last third of the season". In the same month, he made a guest appearance in the season three premiere of Justified, playing Fletcher "The Ice Pick" Nix. He also played a small role in The Dark Knight Rises (2012) as a police officer and had a role in the Nicolas Winding Refn 2016 thriller film The Neon Demon.
|1999||The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc||Aulon|
|2000||Boiler Room||JT Marlin Trainee||uncredited|
|2000||Drop Back Ten||Spanks Voley|
|2001||Riding in Cars with Boys||Bobby|
|2001||The Hole||Mike Steel|
|2001||My First Mister||Randy|
|2002||Life Makes Sense If You're Famous||Jay|
|2002||Ghost Ship||Jack Ferriman|
|2002||We Were Soldiers||Sp4 Bill Beck|
|2003||Wrong Turn||Chris Flynn|
|2003||Love Object||Kenneth Winslow|
|2006||Bottom's Up||Rusty #1|
|2007||Fort Pit||Mike Sokeletski|
|2008||Exit Speed||Sam Cutter|
|2009||TiMER||Dan the Man|
|2009||Life Is Hot in Cracktown||Benny|
|2009||Not Since You||Sam|
|2012||The Dark Knight Rises||Police Officer on bridge|
|2016||The Neon Demon||Jack|
|2002||Taken||Jesse Keys – Adult||3 episodes|
|2003–04||Dragnet||Det. Jimmy McCarron / Det. Dexter McCarron||10 episodes|
|2006||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Tim Rainey||Episode: "Vacancy"|
|2006||Kidnapped||Kenneth Cantrell||Episode: "Special Delivery"|
|2006–07||Sons & Daughters||Wylie Blake||9 episodes|
|2007||Rescue Me||Troy||7 episodes|
|2008–13||Dexter||Det. Joseph Quinn||72 episodes|
|2009–12||Gossip Girl||Jack Bass||11 episodes|
|2012||Justified||Fletcher 'The Ice Pick' Nix||Episode: "The Gunfighter"|
|2014||Those Who Kill||Bronte||3 episodes|
|2015||The Astronaut Wives Club||Alan Shepard||10 episodes|
|2015||Limitless||Agent Casey Rooks||3 episodes|
|2016–17||Shooter||Lon Scott||3 episodes|
|2017||Sneaky Pete||Pete's Kidnapper||Episode: "The Longest Day"|
|2017||Brooklyn Nine-Nine||Officer Maldack||Episode: "Moo Moo"|
|2005||Fangoria Chainsaw Awards||Best actor||Love Object||Nominated|
|2009||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||Dexter||Nominated|
|2010||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||Dexter||Nominated|
|2011||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||Dexter||Nominated|
|2012||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||Dexter||Nominated|
- "Desmond Harrington Back as Jack Bass". DesmondHarrington.net. Archived from the original on 2009-11-09.
- "Gossip Girl brings back 'Jack'". TVLine.com.
- Bierly, Mandi (January 18, 2012). "'Justified': EP Graham Yost dissects season 3 premiere in first of our weekly postmortems". Entertainment Weekly. Time Inc. Retrieved April 30, 2012.
- "Full cast of The Dark Knight Rises". IMDb.
- "Refn’s 'NEON DEMON' Begins Production in L.A.". Fangoria.