David Harbour is currently one of television’s biggest stars thanks to his iconic role as Chief Jim Hopper on Stranger Things. Not only has Harbour been nominated for Emmys and many other awards, but he’s also become somewhat of a social media sensation!
Learn all about the Netflix star with five fast facts about David Harbour right here.
Ivy League Grad
Harbour isn’t just a fantastic actor, he’s also incredibly smart. In fact, he graduated from Dartmouth College in 1997. While there he was also a part of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
From Crush to Co-Star
Harbour had a big crush on his current Stranger Things co-star, Winona Ryder, way back when. Ryder was a major movie star in the early 90s — when Harbour was still in high school — and now he gets to act alongside her.
Man of His Word
Back in 2017, Harbour promised a high school senior that if her tweet got 25,000 retweets he would take her senior photos with her. The girl managed to get way over 25,000 retweets and Harbour, true to his word, took the photos with her!
Actor Rites of Passage
Like many other successful movie and television stars, Harbour’s first role ever was in Law & Order back in 1999. He has also been on Law & Order: SVU and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
Along with being on television shows and in movies, Harbour has been in a number of plays. In fact, he was nominated for a Tony Award back in 2005 for his work in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?