Neil Patrick Harris, the Benefit of Older Parents



Neil’s parents were both born in 1946 and brought Neil into the world in 1973. Unless my math skills are failing me right now that equates to his parents both being around the age of thirty-three when Neil made them the parents of two boys.

The benefits of having parents that were not super young have to be part of what has greatly affected Neil Patrick Harris in his life. Plus, having an older brother to look up to in some ways always helps too.

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Neil the Magician



Neal Patrick Harris has been in love with magic sense he was a small child. Learning tricks and comedy to go along with tricks is one of the many things he is really very talented at. To become this good at magic the learning and retaining of how things work in the magic world must have started very young.


Honestly acting is probably second in line of things Mr. Harris likes to do as far as entertaining and ‘work’ but we all know the world of acting is much more supported then that of magic as far as being profitable. Somehow Neil always gets a little magic into everything he does.

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Sexuality During Doogie Howser



Neil Patrick Harris has been reported as saying to having the first feelings of being gay at the age of 13. The report said that Neil told his mother he feared he was gay. His mother’s response was reassuring saying his parents would love him no matter what he was, but it might be just a phase of feelings that would pass.


During the filming of Doogie Howser Neil says his sexual orientation was never reviled because no one knew what the truth was, not even himself.

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