Hollywood has many celebrities, some of them are extremely talented, some are extremely good looking, and then there is Desmond Harrington. Forever known as the man who appeared in famous TV series like Dexter, Desmond Harrington has managed to imprint his persona inside thousands of people’s heart all over the globe. He makes acting seem effortless, and the same goes with playing mysterious characters in movies.
Most movies that have Desmond as an actor is bound to topple up the ratings or box office, wherever it goes. Don’t lie. You loved watching the Wrong Turn even though it clenched your stomach. Speaking of the stomach, it isn’t wise to talk about human body parts while the movie is on the topic.
Everything said about Desmond Harrington; every single thing eventually turns to become praise. But still, we cannot get enough of talking about his work and dedication towards his acting career. So, that is why we will first learn about who he is. Let us ask you one question. How much do you know about Desmond Harrington in real?
Do you know who Harrington is married to or anything substantial about his personal life? If somehow your answer is anything but yes, then friends, you are in total luck today. Today, you get to know all there is about this handsome actor Desmond Harrington who has managed to steal hearts – literally. Find more about Desmond right here.
Desmond Harrington Early Life
American actor Desmond Harrington was born on October 19, 1976, in Savannah, Georgia, United States of America. He is currently 42 years old, and frankly, Desmond is just like a good barrel of wine. Do you know how wine gets better along they age? Well, that is the same case with Desmond Harrington.
As a child, Desmond grew up in The Bronx after his parents decided to move there. He was born to parents Michael Harrington and mother Mary Harrington who also were born and raised in America. Desmond’s parents raised him as a Christian boy, and he firmly believed in kindness and honesty.
From a very young age, Desmond liked the concept of acting and appearing on TV as an actor portraying roles. However, due to circumstances, he did not pursue a career in acting and rather started his career elsewhere before becoming an actor who now reigns over lots of ladies heart.
Born in Georgia and raised in the Bronx, Desmond attended the local high school there and performed averagely in school. He was quite active in extra activities and curriculum, which helped him socially. After graduating with fair grades from high school, Desmond wanted to study more and get a college degree.
After he graduated from high school, Desmond joined the Manhattan College where he studied very hard so that he could get a college degree with good grades. He studied a lot of subjects there and eventually, graduated with very good grades and decided it was time he started a career.
Desmond is a very attractive man, and no one can deny this fact. People always wonder if this handsome man is dating anyone and the majority of the question asking people are women of course. They want to know if this heartthrob is single or dating anyone. But before that, let’s look at his past affairs.
Harrington previously dated a woman named Amber Valletta. She is an American model who born and raised in America itself. The couple started dating in 1999; however, shortly after, the couple split and broke up without giving any formal reason to anybody. For some years, Desmond concentrated on his career until he met another gorgeous.
In the early 2000s, Desmond met Jennifer Meyer, a Jewelry designer by profession. Desmond and Jennifer became inseparable in a very short period, and the love only grew stronger and stronger. However, after some time, the love started getting sour, and the couple decided it best to quit and break up.
After that, Desmond dated another woman named Eve Mauro in 2010. This time, things looked pretty nice for Desmond, and both became very serious about each other. Soon, they started dating and meeting very frequently. Sadly, after two years of dating, the couple broke up.
From 2012 to 2013, Desmond dated two women but not at the same time, of course. He dated Amanda Seyfried and Gabbie Hanna later. His relationship did not last any time longer. He never married anyone and called anyone his wife. Maybe you could be the one for him and get engaged and possibly married to him.
|Date of birth||October 19, 1976|
|Birthplace||Savannah, Georgia, United States of America|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
As mentioned earlier, Desmond did not immediately pursue a career in acting because of circumstances earlier. After graduating from Manhattan College, Desmond started working as a bartender in a bar located in Manhattan, where he gained a lot of experienced and made a living.
Apart from bartending, Desmond has also worked as a laborer and a landscaper so that he could sustain his lifestyle and live in the city bearing all living costs such as rent, food, clothing, and all those stuff. After working from one job to the other for quite some time, Desmond gave acting a shot.
In 1999, he decided to audition for a movie called The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc. He got the part and portrayed the role of Aulon. He then appeared in Boiler Room as JT Marlin Trainee but unfortunately, he did not get any credits for that more. But this was only the beginning for Desmond.
He soon started appearing in various movies back to back. In 2000 alone, Desmond appeared in two other movies. Harrington appeared in Massholes as Bing, Drop Back Ten as Spanks Voley. 2001 turned out great as well because he appeared in Riding in Cars with Boys as Bobby, The Hole as Mike Steel and My First Mister as Randy.
Since then, Desmond gave major appearances in other movies such as Life Makes Sense if You’re Famous, Ghost Ship, We Were Soldiers, Wrong Turn, 3-way, Taphephobia, Fort Pit, Exit Speed, Life Is Hot In Cracktown, Not SinceYou, The Dark Knight Rises, and The Neon Demon.
Desmond Harrington TV Series Career
Harrington started his TV series career a little late than his movie career. Desmond made his first TV debut in 2002 with Taken where he portrayed the role of Jesse Keys for three episodes. The following year, he appeared in Dragnet as Det. Jimmy McCarron. He appeared in the show for a total of 10 episodes.
However, Harrington received his breakthrough role with Dexter back in 2008. He appeared in the series as Det. Joseph Quinn and appeared in the show for a total of 72 episodes. Everyone loved his character in the TV show, and they all appreciated his hard work that clearly reflected.
After the show ended in 2013, Harrington made appearances in other major TV shows such as Gossip Girl as Jack Bass, Justified as Fletcher “The Ice Pick” Nix, Those Who Kill as Bronte for 3 episodes, The Astronaut Wives Club as Alan Shepard for 10 episodes and Sneaky Pete as Joe for 7 episodes.
Desmond most recently appeared in Brooklyn Nine-Nine as Officer Malick and currently appears in Elementary as Michael. He is regular in this show. People usually prefer Desmond in officer and detective roles because of his stern gaze and mysterious personality. People do love him surely.
As discussed, Desmond Harrington has a very extensive career in acting. He previously worked jobs as laborer, Landscaper, and bartender so that he could sustain his life and live in the city where people found more opportunities. After working very hard, Desmond earned himself quite the life.
At the moment, Desmond has a net worth of over $4 million. With dozens and dozens of film credits under his belt, the number is not very surprising. Desmond likes fast cars and is very fond of his Audi, which cost him around $40, 000. Now that is one sweet price for an equally sweet car.
Desmond HarringtonSocial Reach
Facebook: Desmond Harrington