Desmond Harrington

Desmond Harrington

  • Highest Rated: 64% TiMER (2010)
  • Lowest Rated: 16% Ghost Ship (2002)
  • Birthday: Oct 19, 1976
  • Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, USA
  • Raised in the Bronx, Desmond Harrington went to a Catholic prep school and worked as a bartender and construction worker before beginning his acting career. His film debut was in Luc Besson's The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc, which led to a visit to the Sundance Film Festival and a few small roles in independent features such as Drop Back Ten and Massholes. In 2001, Harrington appeared in two big projects, Christine Lahti's directorial debut, My First Mister, and Riding in Cars With Boys with Drew Barrymore. He continued to work in dramas (We Were Soldiers), but then made the thriller Ghost Ship. He played a starring role in a short film called Life Makes Sense if You're Famous, and made his television debut in the miniseries Taken. In 2003, Harrington stuck with thrillers for a leading role in Wrong Turn. Harrington found continued success on the small screen with recurring roles in Dragnet, Sons & Daughters, and most prominently the Showtime serial-killer series Dexter. Even with these steady gigs, he worked in projects like TiMER and Life Is Hot in Cracktown.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

59% The Neon Demon Jack 2016
64% TiMER Dan the Man 2010
No Score Yet Not Since You Sam Nelson 2009
50% Life Is Hot in Cracktown Benny 2009
No Score Yet Exit Speed Sam Cutter 2008
No Score Yet Bottoms Up Rusty #2 2006
No Score Yet 3-Way Ralph 2004
40% Love Object Kenneth 2003
40% Wrong Turn Chris Finn $15.2M 2003
16% Ghost Ship Ferriman $30.2M 2002
52% My First Mister Randy 2002
63% We Were Soldiers Beck $78.1M 2002
49% Riding in Cars With Boys Bobby $29.7M 2001
50% The Hole Mike Steel 2001
No Score Yet Drop Back Ten Actor 2000
30% The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Aulon 1999

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

96% Elementary
2012
Michael
  • 2018
97% Brooklyn Nine-Nine
2013
Officer Maldack
  • 2017
No Score Yet Shooter
2016-2018
  • 2017
57% Limitless
2015-2016
Agent Casey Rooks FBI Agent Casey Rooks
  • 2015
47% The Astronaut Wives Club
2015
Alan Shepherd
  • 2015
72% Dexter
2006-2013
Joey Quinn Quinn
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
97% Justified
2010-2015
Nix Fletcher
  • 2012
  • 2011
84% Gossip Girl
2007-2012
Jack Bass
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
89% Rescue Me
2004-2011
Troy
  • 2007
No Score Yet Law & Order: Criminal Intent
2001-2011
Tim Rainey
  • 2006
No Score Yet Sons & Daughters
2006
Wylie Blake
  • 2006
No Score Yet Steven Spielberg Presents 'Taken'
2002
Jesse Keys (adult)
  • 2002

QUOTES FROM Desmond Harrington CHARACTERS

Joan of Arc
[voice-over] This is the third and last time I will write to you... If you are still here at noon, I warn you that you will hear from me to your very great destruction. Please give me your answer speedily.
Dunois
[yells from the tower over Aulon] Go fuck yourselves!
Joan of Arc
[Aulon returns] What did he say?
Aulon
He said he'd think about it.
Aulon
But how do you know that these voices aren't just really you?
Joan of Arc
They are me. That's how God speaks to me. Even you could hear them if you listened hard enough.
Aulon
Jeanne! Are you alright?
Joan of Arc
Yes, I'm fine. Why are you staring at me?
Aulon
Because-- there's an arrow in your leg.
Joan of Arc
[Looks down at arrow] So there is.But that doesn't stop you from climbing!
Joan of Arc
[looks down at arrow] So there is.But that doesn't stop you from climbing!
Aulon
[leaves]
Joan of Arc
Raymond! Take this arrow out of my leg.
Aulon
You have an arrow on your leg.
Joan of Arc
So, I have an arrow on my leg.
Kenneth
"Relationships come and go , but formaldehyde last forever"
Kenneth
Relationships come and go, but formaldehyde lasts forever.
Mike Steel
For me, all for me. I killed my best friend, you let me think I was going to die, and you watched me kill my best friend. I killed him for a fucking coke! You let Frankie die! You held her hand and you let her die.