Jared Harris is best known for his role as 'Lane Pryce' in the American period drama television series ‘Mad Men’ (2009 – 2012) for which he won a 'Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series' and was nominated for an 'Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor.'
His other high rated performances came in his role as 'King George VI' in the historical drama series ‘The Crown’ (2016 – 2017) and as 'Francis Crozier' in ‘The Terror’ (2018). His performance as 'Valery Legasov' in the historical drama miniseries ‘Chernobyl’ (2019) earned him a 'Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie.'
Harris has appeared in several movies in supporting roles and received positive reviews for his performances in ‘Searching for Bobby Ficher’ (1993), ‘Smoke’ (1995), and ‘Certain Women’ (2016).
His ‘The Last Face’ was selected to compete for the 'Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival,' in 2016, but ended up receiving negative reviews.