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Neil Patrick Harris

Read the latest news about Neil Patrick Harris, one of the most prominent gay actors in the United States. The Advocate brings readers news, reviews, video clips, and more of Neil Patrick Harris, who began his career as a child actor on Doogie Houser and has since gone on to star in one of the highest rated sitcoms, How I Met Your Mother. Take a look at Instragram photos of Harris, his partner David Burkta, and their children, which have helped change perceptions of LGBT families for the American public. Find the exciting Broadway productions the musically talented actor has starred in, including Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Cabaret, Proof, and Assassins.

Neil Patrick Harris Sitcom 'Uncoupled' Gets New Life at Showtime

The series about a newly single gay man learning to navigate modern dating was recently canceled by Netflix.

Neil Patrick Harris: New Doctor Who Will Feature 'First Gay Doctor'

Along with Ncuti Gatwa as the Doctor, Heartstopper's Yasmin Finney will also play a character named Rose. 

Neil Patrick Harris Learns Grindr After Breakup in Uncoupled Trailer

The Netflix series stars Harris as a gay man in his 40s learning how to navigate dating apps and Grindr profile pics. 

Neil Patrick Harris & Jonathan Groff on The Matrix's Queer Aspects

"The Alice in Wonderland element and going through the looking glass spoke to my little gay boy heart."

Neil Patrick Harris Thinks It's 'Sexy' for Straight Actors to Play Gay

The It's a Sin actor gave his thoughts on the debate over authentic casting.

Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka Show Married Gay Life Is a Party

Burtka's new recipe book, Life Is a Party, is also a taste of the joys of same-sex marriage.

Top 5 Halloween Costumes From Neil Patrick Harris and Family

Neil Patrick Harris and his family are the poster children for Halloween.

Why America Loves Neil Patrick Harris

For its 50th anniversary cover, The Advocate interviewed one of our most beloved gay actors about his impact, family, and EGOT dreams.

How Pop Culture Moved the Needle on LGBT Equality

Ellen DeGeneres changed everything, but she didn't do it alone. 

Fun with Neil Patrick Harris's and David Burtka's Twins

These two Instagram posts by NPH's husband will make you smile, and isn't that what you need right about now?

'Lemony Snicket' Has the Gay TV Villains We've Been Waiting For

Netflix's A Series of Unfortunate Events has broken the mold in family entertainment by introducing queer characters.

Neil Patrick Harris to Star in 'A Series of Unfortunate Events'

This marks a return to television for the gay actor, following the cancellation of his NBC show, Best Time Ever.

Bad Review: Neil Patrick Harris Joke Called 'Pitiful'

Gay journalist Glenn Greenwald called Neil Patrick Harris's quip about Edward Snowden "stupid and irresponsible."

WATCH: How Is Neil Patrick Harris Preparing for the Oscars?

It's like 'hosting a dinner party' and being a 'puppet master,' says NPH.

15 Things You Didn't Know About NPH's Marriage

As V-Day approaches, get some romantic inspiration from the gay lovebirds of our time.

The LGBT Faces of This Year's Magazines

A year-end look at who graced the covers of the nation's top publications.

Will NPH Be People Magazine's First Out Sexiest Man Alive?

Neil Patrick Harris is a top contender in the race for People's Sexiest Man Alive!

Neil Patrick Harris to Host the Oscars

Sorry, Billy Crystal.

WATCH: Neil Patrick Harris Reveals Why He Got Married

The Tony-Award winner went on The View to share how marrying his long-time partner was about affirming their family to their young children.