Madigan’s career has also flourished over the past four decades. The year after her wedding she earned a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award nomination for Twice in a Lifetime. She went on to star opposite Kevin Costner in Field of Dreams, opposite John Candy in Uncle Buck, and opposite Timothy Hutton in The Dark Half. She even reunited on screen with her husband in Pollock, Gone Baby Gone, and The Rock. She has also had a lengthy television career.
Madigan starred in the HBO series, Carnivàle, about the United States Dust Bowl and Great Depression, and made appearances on primetime shows like Grey’s Anatomy, Criminal Minds, Law & Order, Living Proof and Saving Grace. TV film Roe vs. Wade earned Madigan an Emmy Award Nomination and Golden Globe Award and miniseries And Then There Was One earned her a CableAce Award.
Outside of starring in films like Winter Passing, Riders of the Purple Sage, Grey Lady, The Prince of Pennsylvania and The Last Full Measure, Madigan appeared on Broadway in 1992 in A Streetcar Named Desire and on the West End in Buried Child.
Throughout all of their successes, Harris and Madigan prioritized their family. They welcomed one daughter, Lily Dolores Harris, in 1993. Harris told The Guardian that the day Lily was born was the happiest day of his life. He also describes his wife as the great love of his life. Here’s to many more years of happiness to one of our favorite Hollywood couples!
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