Is Neil Patrick Harris Jewish?

No, Neil Patrick Harris is not a Jew. Harris is best known for his roles as Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother and on Doogie Howser, M.D.

Neil Patrick Harris Jewish

Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His parents, Sheila and Ron Harris, ran a restaurant. He attended La Cueva High School, where he acted in school plays and musicals.

Harris was named as one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in 2010 and was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in September 2011.


  1. When you censor free speech you don't deserve any comments. I bet this won't be approved though despite it not being hate speech or anti-semitism.

  2. First, you clearly don't get that some stuff should not be said. Yeah, I get the whole free speech aspect. But, that does not stop people from ridiculing racists. And you know what, I think that the ridicule is okay. However, when it is a fact, or a unoffensive generalization, the person should have the right to say it without anyone jumping on them telling them they are racist. Also note, that your comment was not taken down. So, maybe instead of being up in-arms about something that frankly is not that important, you should realize that maybe the blogger just does not want to see offensive comments. Have a nice day.

  3. Study the history of Spanish Jews and the Spanish inquisition. It's very interesting. Why does everyone seem to be unaware of all of that? What if they were Jewish, and converted to Catholicism? And were never told that they were originally Jewish? I bet there are lots of people who have some Jewish blood, even if they are not culturally Jewish. I have read stories about people who have been shocked to find that their DNA came back, showing them to be distinctly Jewish, without anyone ever having told them anything about it. What are we to make of that?


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